Town of Bolton

3045 Theodore Roosevelt Highway

Bolton VT 05676



Planning Commission/MPG Advisory Committee Minutes


February 12, 2003


Meeting called to order at 6:05 p.m.


Planning Commission members present: Linda Baker, Chair, Steve Barner, Jim Bralich, Chris Haggerty, Rodney Pingree


Planning Commission members absent: None


MPG Advisory Committee members present: Jen Andrews, Joss Besse, Rob Heimbuch, Jerry Mullen, Margot Pender, and Dick Ward


MPG Advisory Committee members absent: Pete Siegel


Clerk: Amy Grover




1.       MPG Advisory Committee consultant interviews

2.       Discussion of candidates and meeting dates

3.       Minutes January 8, 2003

4.       Other communications/mail

5.       Any other business

6.       Adjournment



Agenda Item #1 - Consultant Interviews

The MPG Advisory Committee held three consultant interviews.

1.     6:15 p.m. – LAPLATTE LAND PLANNING, LLC, Dana H. Farley and George T. Faris.

2.     6:45 p.m. – Burnt Rock Inc., Brian Shupe and Sharon Murray.

3.     7:15 p.m. – LandWorks, Natalie Sheen on behalf of David Raphael.


Agenda Item #2 – Discussion of candidates and meeting times

The Committee reviewed their notes taken during the three interviews and discussed the candidates responses to six questions each were given in advance of the interview (see attachment) and their meeting availability. Jerry Mullen made a motion to accept the proposal of Burnt Rock Inc., Brian Shupe and Sharon Murray.  Rodney Pingree seconded the motion.  All were in favor.


Agenda Item #3 – Minutes January 8, 2003

Rodney Pingree made a motion to accept the minutes of January 8, 2003.  Chris Haggerty seconded the motion.  All were in favor.


Agenda Item #4 – Other communications/mail

The Commission reviewed the proposed Municipal Plan from the Town of Waterbury.


The Commission reviewed a notice from the VT Environmental Board re McEwing Services prehearing conference report and order.


Linda Baker noted a workshop available on subdivision, PRD and PUD review offered by CCRPC.


The Commission reviewed VLCT announcement of the publication The Land Use – Property Tax Connection.


The Commission reviewed CCRPC’s Review and Consultation of Municipal Planning Efforts in Accordance With 23 VSA 4350 (Town Plan). Amy will file a copy in the Town Plan file


Agenda Item #5 – Any other business

The next scheduled meeting of the MPG Advisory Committee will be on Wednesday, April 2, 2003, 6 p.m. at Smilie School.  This meeting time is subject to change dependent on Burnt Rock’s availability on that date.


Agenda Item #6 – Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.


Amy Grover

Clerk, Planning Commission

These minutes are unofficial until accepted.


These minutes were read and accepted by the Planning Commission on


__________________________ , 2003.





Linda Baker, Chair