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PC Meeting Minutes - 9-27-17 Recessed Meeting to 10-04-17

Leicester Planning Commission Meeting
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
6:00 P.M.
** See subsequent minutes for any changes
Members Present:  Donna Swinington, Suki Fredericks, Hannah Sessions
Members Absent:  Bill Shouldice, Peter Fjeld, Jeff McDonough
Others Present:  Julie Delphia, Diane Benware, Jeremy Gildrien, Sandra Trombley, Secretary
Call to Order/Roll Call:  Meeting called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chair and roll call. 
Review AgendaReviewed agenda. 
Approval of Minutes September 13, 2017:
Motion by Suki and second by Donna to approve minutes of September 13, 2017 as written.  All in favor.  1 abstention 2 yes.  So, approved.
Working Session Revising Town Plan:
Energy Plan:
Julie implemented the changes from Adam and Claire and shared the new draft of the plan with the Board.
After reading the plan, Julie had some questions and concerns.  Julie recommended that the Board take this plan and read it from cover to cover and make sure that it says what the Board intends for it to say before putting it to a vote.  There is new wording referencing child care, strip mall, energy and village center.
Jeremy talked about Act 248 energy regulation about preferred sites.  Jeremy explained that the wording of the energy piece is a legal framework and more like a regulation where it is not a statute, but it ties into state statutes.
Next Steps:
To be sure all Board members have reviewed this new draft of the plan and come back with final changes, with the goal to approve the Plan at the next meeting. 
Public Comment:  None
Motion by Hannah and second by Suki to recess the Planning Commission meeting at 6:50 p.m. and reconvene next Wednesday, October 4th at 6:00 p.m.  All in favor.  So, approved.
Reconvene Meeting 10/4/17.
Respectfully submitted,
Sandra L. Trombley
Planning Commission Secretary