Apr 142022
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Timothy Gershon, Martha Judy, Will White
No public present.
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.
Zakov/Gershon moved to approve minutes from the March meeting. With minor spelling
changes, the minutes passed unanimously.
The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaw Definitions. Started at definition “subdivision” up to “variance.”
Discussed potential meetings with ZBA and zoning administrator to get input on bylaw changes.
The planning commission will skip to review of Article 1 of the Development Bylaws at our next meeting. Commissioners should prepare for the potential review of Article 2 as well.
The next meeting will be May 10th at 7:00 p.m.
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:17 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Gwynn Zakov
 
 

Apr 072022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA –April 12, 2022
Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting and in-person at the Town Offices at 40 Ralph Road (link below)
MEETING: Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
TOPICS:

Public to be heard
Approve minutes of 3/8/2022 meeting.
Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.

In January we covered: definitions “light industry” through “land development”
In February we covered: definitions “lot” to “parking space”
In March we covered: definitions “planned commercial development” to “structure”

Any other new/old business
Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday April 12th, 2022.
Adjourn

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Mar 102022
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Timothy Gershon, Martha Judy, Kevin Ring, Will White
No public present.
Chair Zakov Called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.
White/Ring moved to approve minutes from the February meeting.  With minor punctuation changes, the minutes passed unanimously.
The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaw Definitions.  The Planning Commission will continue to work on the definitions at the next meeting.
Commissioner Ring updated us on his work with the Conservation Commission for the March 23rd public meeting.
The next meeting will be April 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:33 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Martha Judy

Mar 082022
 

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

Public to be heard
Approve minutes of 2/9/2022 meeting.
Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.

In December we covered: definitions “commencement of construction” through “hotel/inn”
In January we covered: definitions “light industry” through “land development”
In February we covered: definitions “lot” to “parking space”

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Feb 162022
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Christina Harlow, Martha Judy, Will White, Tim Gershon, Keven Ring
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
Public Present: None
Martha Judy/Christina Harlow moved to approve minutes from the January meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.
The planning commission continued its review of the Development Bylaws Definitions from “Lot” to “Parking Space”. Commissioners will continue their review at the next meeting, beginning with “Planned Residential Development”.
The next meeting will be Tuesday March 8th at 7:00 p.m.
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:22 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Tim Gershon

Feb 082022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – February 9th, 2022
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MEETING: Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
TOPICS:

Public to be heard
Approve minutes of 1/11/2022 meeting.
Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.

In October we covered: definitions “alteration” through “camp”
In December we covered: definitions “commencement of construction” through “hotel/inn”
In January we covered: definitions “light industry” through “land development”

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Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday March 8th, 2022.
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Jan 132022
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Christina Harlow, Martha Judy, Will White, Tim Gershon, Keven Ring
Public Present: None other than BCC
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.
Will White/Keven Ring moved to approve minutes from the December meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.
Brookfield Conservation Commission representatives Jon Binhammer, Kathy Kinter, Jon Jickling are present. Members of the Conversation Commission addressed the Planning Commission about partnering to gather information relating to Act 171.
Motion by Zakov to add planning commission to the forum on March 23rd seconded by Harlow. Unanimous vote by planning commission to approve this motion. Keven Ring volunteers to be liaison and Will White to attend select board meeting.
The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaws Definitions. The Planning Commission will continue to work on the definitions at the next meeting.
Annual update – tried for municipal planning grant and we did not receive the grant.
The next meeting will be February 15th at 7:00 p.m.
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:21 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Christina Harlow

Jan 062022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – January 11th, 2022
Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting (link below) and in-person at the town office at 40 Ralph Road
MEETING: Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
TOPICS:

Public to be heard
Welcome our newest member of the Planning Commission, Keven Ring.
Approve minutes of 12/7/2021 meeting.
Meet with members of the Brookfield Conservation Commission to discuss community mapping and the mapping of conservation districts.
Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.

In October we covered: definitions “alteration” through “camp”
In December we covered: definitions “commencement of construction” through “hotel/inn”

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Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday February 8th, 2022.
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Dec 082021
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Christina Harlow, Martha Judy, Will White, Tim Gershon
Public Present: None
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:08 p.m.
White/Harlow moved to approve minutes from the December meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.
No update on Municipal Planning Grant Application for Town Plan renewal. If grant isn’t submitted in 2022 most of the work will be done to be ready to submit in 2023.
Zakov/Harlow moved to put forth Keven Ring to the selectboard for one of the open commission positions. Vote was approved unanimously.
The commission continues to consider the options for the additional open position.
The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaws Definitions. The Planning Commission will continue to work on the definitions at the next meeting.
The next meeting will be January 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:30 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Will White

Dec 012021
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – December 7th, 2021
Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting (link below) and in-person at the town office at 40 Ralph Road
MEETING: Tuesday, December 7th 2021 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
*** NOVEMBER’S MEETING WAS CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM ***
TOPICS:

Public to be heard
Approve minutes of 10/12/2021 meeting.
Chair Zakov update on Municipal Planning Grant Application for Town Plan renewal.
Appoint replacement planning commissioner(s) to forward to selectboard for approval. During October meeting commissioners met Keven Ring and Jack Zebora who both expressed interest in joining.
Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.

In September we covered: definitions “accessory dwelling units” and “agriculture”
In October we covered: definitions “alteration” through “camp”

Any other new/old business
Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday January 11th, 2022.
Adjourn

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