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Meeting Minutes - PC

Town of Leicester

Planning Commission Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, June 8, 2011



** See subsequent minutes for any changes


Members Present:  Donna Swinington, Chair, Pete Fjeld, Kate Briggs


Absent:  Bethany Menkart, Jeff McDonough


Others Present:  Sandra Trombley, Secretary


Call to Order & Roll Call:  Donna called the Planning Commission Meeting to order at 6:02 p.m. with roll call.


Reviewed Agenda:  


Town Plan Review:


Claire Tebbs presented the draft section for Natural, Scenic, and Historic Resources. 


Bethany left an email that she was fine with the draft.  Others liked the draft.


Document contained forestland, wildlife habitat and corridors, soils, earth resources, air resources, water resources, scenic resources, historic resources


Air Resources includes trash burning, outdoor wood-fired boilers, wood stoves and vehicle emissions.


Action Steps are recommendations but do not need to be done.


Reviewed the work breakdown plan.


Will have public meeting in August.  An open house, informal meeting at 6:30 p.m., August 3rd to share updates and action items.  Will have a draft on line prior to the meeting.  The Selectboard should see the draft and meet with the Planning Commission before the meeting on August 3rd.


Adam will be Claire’s back up person while she’s on maternity leave.


The Land Use section will be next section Claire will work on. 


Claire will update the statistical piece.


Discussion on maps.


Claire will work on a draft for the July 13th meeting.


Limited Public Comment:  None


Approve Minutes May 11, 2011:


Motion by Pete to approve minutes of May 11, 2011.  Second by Kate.  All in favor.  So approved.




Motion by Donna to adjourn PC meeting at 7:02.  Second by Pete.  All in favor.  So approved.


Next PC meeting July 13, 2011. 


Respectfully submitted,


Sandra L. Trombley

Planning Commission Secretary