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on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 7 PM

Minutes - Newfane Planning Commission, October 25, 2005, 7:00 p.m.

Present: T. Bedell, J. Feifel, G. Garbe, J. Spencer

Absent: J. Borta, K. Robinson

Meeting began with a Public Hearing:

Planning Commission chairman J. Spencer opened the Public Hearing at 7:07 p.m. to consider the revised Newfane Zoning Bylaws, incorporating those changes as required by 24 V.S.A. Chapter 117. No members of the public were present to comment.

J. Feifel made a motion, seconded by G. Garbe, to approve the zoning bylaw changes as presented, and forward them onto the Board of Selectmen for action.

The motion was carried unanimously (4:0).

G. Garbe made a motion to adjourn the Public Hearing, seconded by T. Bedell, and the motion was carried unanimously (4:0).

The Public Hearing was adjourned at 7:13.


1. Chairman J. Spencer called the regular meeting to order at 7:15. Reviewing recent meetings, it was determined that minutes of meetings on 8/23/05 and 9/13/05 needed to be presented and approved at the next meeting. There was no meeting as previously scheduled on 9/27 due to a power outage, and no meeting on 10/11 since there was no quorum.

2. Correspondence was reviewed.

Meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.

Tom Bedell, Secretary



--November 8, 2005, 7:00 p.m. – Regular meeting

--November 22, 2005, 7:00 p.m. – Regular meeting

--December 13, 2005, 7:00 p.m. – Regular meeting

--[December 27, 2005, 7:00 p.m. – Regular meeting [Tentative]

--January 10, 2006, 7:00 p.m. – Regular meeting


Agenda for next meeting, November 8, 2005, 7 pm

1. To continue work on revision of Town Plan

2. To consider any business that may come before the Planning Commission

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Route 30, P.O. Box 36, Newfane VT 05345, Tel. (802) 365-7772

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