Nov 162022
 

Minutes DRAFT Brookfield Planning Commission

Date: November 8, 2022

Present: Gwynn Zakov (Chair), Martha Judy, Keven Ring, Will White, Timothy Gershon

No public was present.

Will White and Martha Judy moved to approve minutes from the September meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.

The Commission continued to review Article 2 of the Bylaws. Discussion of how to encourage clustered development and affordable housing occupied much of the meeting. The next meeting will consider Section 2.1 on Conservation Districts.

New and old business discussion focused on a possible new planning commission members.  Chair Zakov submitted a grant proposal to encourage affordable housing.

The next meeting is scheduled for December 13 at 7:00 p.m.

Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:19 p.m.

Respectfully submitted, Martha Judy

 

Nov 022022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – November 8th, 2022
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Approve minutes of 9/13/2022 meeting
Review zoning bylaws – Continue review of Article 2: Development Districts and “Permitted Uses” in Village Districts.
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Adjourn

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Sep 202022
 

Minutes DRAFT Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: September 13, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov (Chair), Martha Judy, Keven Ring, Wil White, Christina Harlow, Timothy Gershon
Public present: Connor Rigney
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
Judy and Gershon moved to approve minutes as amended.  The minutes passed unanimously.
Commissioners heard from Connor Rigney of Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Planning Commission (TRORC) on how TRORC can help Brookfield apply for a grant supporting bylaws revisions. Deadline for grant application is November 1.
Commissioners completed their review of Article of 1: General Provisions, and began review of Article 2: Development Districts. Commissioners will resume their discussion of “Permitted Uses” in the Village Districts at their next meeting.
No other new/old business
Date of next meeting set for Tuesday October 11th, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:33 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Timothy Gershon
 
 
 
 

Sep 082022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – September 13th, 2022
Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting and in-person at the Town Offices at 40 Ralph Road (link below)
MEETING: Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
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Approve minutes of 8/23/2022 meeting
Meet with Planner, Connor Rigney from Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) regarding the application for state funding for a bylaw modernization grant. Discuss the potential terms and scope of the work of TRORC under the application.
Review zoning bylaws – focus on General Provision section (re-review from May meeting) and begin review of Article 2: Development Districts.
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Aug 302022
 

Minutes DRAFT Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: August 23, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov (Chair), Martha Judy, Keven Ring, Will White, Christina Harlow, Timothy Gershon
Public present: Richard Bizzozero, David Christensen, Eric Christensen
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
Will White & Christina Harlow moved to approve minutes from the July 12th meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.
David Christensen and Eric Christensen present in order to obtain finality for turbine wind turbine today on Old Post Rd.
Motion to approve preferred site designation for 15 kW wind turbine on a 100′ tower on Old Post Rd. made by Keven Ring, seconded by Christina Harlow. Will White votes yes, Tim Gershon yes, Keven Ring yes, Martha Judy no, Christina Harlow yes, Gwynn Zakov yes, motion carries and is approved.
Gwynn has been in contact with the state to apply for housing grant, would like to approach the town select board to submit grant. TROC is able to assist us.
No other new/old business
Date of next meeting set for Tuesday Sept 13th, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at  7:54 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Christina Harlow
 

Aug 112022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – August 23rd, 2022
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MEETING: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
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Approve minutes of 7/12/2022 meeting
Meet with David Christensen to discuss, review and make a determination on preferred siting designation for a wind turbine project at 734 Old Post Rd., Brookfield, VT
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Jul 132022
 

Minutes DRAFT Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: July 12th, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov (Chair), Martha Judy, Keven Ring, Will White
Public present: Amy Ingressia, Jack Zebora, David Christensen, Stu Edson (Select Board)
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
Will White & Martha Judy moved to approve minutes from the May 24th meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.
Stu Edson came to talk about current and potential cannabis regulations for Brookfield and how it applies to the current and future bylaws. Amy Ingressia and Jack Zebora had questions on a potential wholesale/retail operation.
David Christensen presented more information to the commission about his planned wind turbine installation on Old Post Rd. David Christensen will provide the Planning Commission with more information on his request for a preferred site designation at next meeting.
Commission then reviewed Development Districts and Current Use in town bylaws. Gwynn (Chair) will contact TRORC on campgrounds and retail definitions in surrounding towns
No other new/old business
Date of next meeting set for Tuesday Sept 13th, 2022
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:33 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Keven Ring
 

Jul 082022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – July 12th, 2022
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MEETING: Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
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Approve minutes of 5/24/2022 meeting
Meet with Stu Edson from the Selectboard to talk about current and potential cannabis regulations as they may apply to Brookfield bylaws.
Meet with David Christensen to discuss preferred siting designation for a potential wind turbine(s) on his Brookfield property.
If time permits begin review of Sections 2 in Brookfield bylaws.
Any other new/old business
Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday September 13th, 2022
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May 252022
 

Minutes DRAFT Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: May 24, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Martha Judy, Keven Ring, Christina Harlow, Will White, Tim Gershon
Public present: Michael Fiorillo Administrative Officer, David Christensen
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m.
Judy/Ring moved to approve minutes from the May 10th meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.
The commission met with Michael Fiorillo, Brookfield Zoning Administrative Officer, to discuss current development bylaws, suggestions for future development bylaw revisions, any current or pending applications or development review issues and any other topic related to the work of the Planning Commission and Zoning Administrative Officer.
David Christensen presented information to the commission about his planned wind turbine installation on Old Post Rd. The commission discussed the rules and regulations that apply to an installation of this type. David Christensen will submit a request for preferred site designation which will be discussed in the next warned commission meeting.
No other new/old business
Date of next meeting set for Tuesday July 12th, 2022
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:25 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Will White

May 182022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – May 24th, 2022
Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting and in-person at the Town Offices at 40 Ralph Road (link below)
MEETING: Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
TOPICS:

Public to be heard
Approve minutes of 5/10/2022 meeting
Meet with Michael Fiorillo, Brookfield Zoning Administrative Officer, to discuss current development bylaws, suggestions for future development bylaw revisions, any current or pending applications or development review issues and any other topic related to the work of the Planning Commission and Zoning Administrative Officer.
Any other new/old business
Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday July 12th, 2022
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