Fuller Park Public Forum Postponed to July 10

Due to inclement weather in the forecast, the public forum at Fuller Park, which was originally scheduled for tonight, Thursday, June 20, has been postponed.

The public forum has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 10, 2024, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Fuller Park (also known as Esteyville Common), located at 115 Estey Street in Brattleboro. The rain date for this event is July 11, 2024, at the same time and location.


Review Living Memorial Park Pool Options

BRATTLEBORO – The Town of Brattleboro welcomes the community to participate in an interactive session to review the conceptual design options for the proposed improvements to the pool and aquatics facilities at Living Memorial Park, and share input on those options. It will provide the opportunity to review the results and outcomes of prior public input sessions held during the summer and fall of 2023 and will be led by the Town’s contracted design consultant team. This session continues the work of the feasibility study to determine the optimal conceptual design and cost estimate for a new facility at the park. The Town welcomes input from both those who attended the prior sessions and those who did not.


Fuller Park Public Forum

The Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department and the Planning Department will be hosting a community input session on Thursday, June 20 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Fuller Park (aka Esteyville Common) located at 98 Estey Street in Brattleboro. If you’re interested in attending, we please ask that you bring along a lawn chair. 

While the park is in fair condition, the park’s major feature, a hexagonal bandstand constructed in 1913-1914, is in poor condition and has gone unused due to safety and accessibility concerns. 


June 17, 2024 Brattleboro Development Review Board Agenda

Review of Cases/Public Hearings to be reviewed under the Brattleboro Land Use Regulations.
 2024-50                Megan Talbot; Residential Neighborhood 3600 District; request for Waiver of Dimensional Standards Approval to construct 4th floor where 3 stories is a permitted dimensional standard, converting the building from 8 units to 13 at 33 Oak Street; Tax Map Parcel #275253.000

 2024-56                Tri-Park Cooperative Housing; Residential Neighborhood 5400 District; request for Flood Hazard Approval to re-deck the Winding Hill Bridge at Mountain Home Park; Tax Map Parcel #60159.200


April 17, 2024 Brattleboro Development Review Board Agenda

AGENDA

Call to Order
Review and Approve Minutes of previous meeting.
Review of Cases/Public Hearings to be reviewed under the Brattleboro Land Use Regulations.
2023-146              MWF Industries; Rural Residential District; Site Plan Approval for the construction of 4 dwellings and a 3,600 sq. ft. garage/storage/office building with site  improvements, at 680 West River Road; Tax Map Parcel #70317.000


Brattleboro Planning Commission Meeting: April 1, 2024 at 6:00 pm

6:15 – 6:50 Downtown Economic Development
Guest: Kate Traszkos, Downtown Brattleboro Alliance Executive Director
Presentation about downtown economic development efforts, data, and opportunities for the Planning Commission to engage in inventory efforts.

6:50 – 7:05 Vernon Dam Relicensing
Endorse comment letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding the Vernon Dam relicensing.


Brattleboro Planning Commission and Conservation Commission Workgroup Agenda: March 15, 2024

A workgroup of members of the Brattleboro Planning Commission and Conservation Commission will meet on Friday, March 15 at 9:00 am in the Planning Department meeting room. They are meeting to discuss comments for the Town of Brattleboro to submit to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the relicensing of the Vernon Dam.


Brattleboro Planning Commission Meeting: March 4, 2024 Meeting Agenda

6:15– 7:00 Bike Parking Standards
Planning Commission votes on whether to pursue short-term bike parking standards, long-term bike parking standards, rack performance standards, site design guidelines, and potentially other related elements.

7:00 – 7:40 Certified Local Government
Review of Certified Local Government(CLG) ordinance and proposed change to Historic Resource Overlay Purpose (Section 252.A) for potential recommendation to the Selectboard to pursue CLG.


Brattleboro Planning Commission Meeting: February 5, 2024 Meeting Agenda

6:15 – 6:45 Neighborhood Center Zoning District Amendment Request
Potential Action on moving forward a proposed Neighborhood Center Zoning District amendment to the Land Use Regulations that would amend Section 224.E.6 pertaining to the location of vehicular service bay doors.

6:45– 7:15 Bike Parking standards
Guest: Jonathon Weber, Local Motion
Discussion of available background information and rationale regarding short term and long term bicycle parking requirements.

7:15 – 7:40 Certified Local Government
Review of Certified Local Government(CLG) ordinance and proposed change to Historic Resource Overlay Purpose (Section 252.A) for potential recommendation to the Selectboard to pursue CLG.


Brattleboro DRB and DRC Site Visit

Call to Order.
Tour the newly refurbished building to see the results of a project review by the Committee and Board. No motions or decisions will be made. No applications will be heard.
Public Comment.


Brattleboro Planning Commission Meeting: January 8, 2024

6:15 – 6:45 Neighborhood Center Zoning District
Discussion of Neighborhood Center Zoning District and land uses in light of request from Bohler Engineering to amend Section 224.E.6 pertaining to the location of vehicular service bay doors.

6:45– 7:25 Historic Overlay District
Review of a comparison of the pathways and regulatory powers provided for in statute for historic preservation. Begin to consider the positives and negatives of each as applied to our existing historic areas.


Public Forum on November 29 About the Green Street at High Street Intersection

The Town of Brattleboro is considering improvements to the intersection of Green Street and High Street. We’ve engaged an engineering team to support this effort and are inviting you to join a public forum on the matter later this month.

This forum will be an opportunity to review the preliminary concept and offer comments or potential improvements. Please join us on November 29, 2023 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Selectboard Meeting Room.


November 15, 2023 Brattleboro Development Review Board Meeting Agenda

 2023-121              Jennifer Shay; Historic Resource Overlay District & Residential Neighborhood 3600; request for Design Review Approval to demolish a contributing structure in the Homestead Home Historic District at 198 Canal Street; Tax Map Parcel #325182.000

 2023-129              Wesley Babb & Stacy Salpietro-Babb; Residential Neighborhood District; request for Conditional Use Approval to construct an enclosure and keep a rehabbed raven at 31 Christie Lane; Tax Map Parcel #110326.220


Pool Your Ideas… Continued!

The Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Department is inviting the community to participate in an interactive session to share ideas about improvements to the pool and aquatics facilities at Living Memorial Park.

The session will occur on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Brattleboro Municipal Center at 230 Main Street, Brattleboro, in the Selectboard Meeting Room.

This upcoming session, which will be led by the Town’s contracted design consultant team, builds upon the work of a previous session that took place during the summer of 2023.


Brattleboro Development Review Board, September 20, 2023

Call to Order
Review and Approve Minutes of previous meeting.
Review of Cases/Public Hearings to be reviewed under the Brattleboro Land Use Regulations as warned on October 12, 2015.
2023-84                G & L Enterprise, LLC; Residential Neighborhood District; request for Subdivision Approval to create a new 1.5 acre parcel off of Marlboro Road; Tax Map Parcel #200003.000 Continued from August 16, 2023

2023-98                Kurt Daims; Residential Neighborhood District; Appeal of a Zoning Administrator’s determination that an 8′ fence located on a property boundary is allowed with a zoning permit under the Brattleboro Land Use Regulations at 16 Washington Street; Tax Map Parcel #325378.000