October 20, 2021 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.
2021-139              Jason P. Doubleday; Rural Residential District; request for minor subdivision approval off of Rice Farm Road; Tax Map Parcels #30002.000 & 30003.000 continued from 9.15.2021


Alternatives Presentation for Replacement of Bridge at Western Avenue and Melrose Street Intersection

An Alternatives Presentation for replacement of Brattleboro BF 2000(28), Town Highway 2 (VT Route 9), Bridge 54 over the Whetstone Brook will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, beginning at 6:15 PM in the Selectboard Meeting Room located in the Municipal Center at 230 Main Street, 2nd Floor Suite 212 in Brattleboro, VT. This is the bridge that is located on Western Avenue (VT Route 9) just west of the intersection with Melrose Street. The meeting will be held by the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and the Town of Brattleboro.


Brattleboro Planning Commission Agenda for Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

The Brattleboro Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 6:00 pm in the Hanna Cosman Room at the Brattleboro Municipal Center (230 Main Street). The public is encouraged to participate in the meeting over Zoom. The Municipal Center will be open to the public with limited seating spaced six feet apart and face coverings will be required in the meeting. The agenda contains information on how to access the meeting remotely, including the required “passcode.”


September 15, 2020 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.
 2021-130                   Paul Tokmakian for Grand Idea LLC; Residential Neighborhood District; request for Conditional Use approval of an accessory use at the Inn on Putney Road to hold outdoor events at 192 Putney Road; Tax Map Parcel #220078.100 continued from August 18, 2021


Chase Street – Notice of Road Closure and Water Service Interruption

There will be an interruption of water service on lower Oak ST and Chase ST from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, while Utilities personnel can replace valves in the intersection of Oak ST and Chase ST.

Work will begin on Monday, August 2, when the intersection will be closed for utilities crew to dig up the old valves and will remain closed until the work is completed on Tuesday, August 3. Residents at #6 – #26 Chase ST should use Forest ST for access and residents at #30 – #49 Chase ST will be able to use Linden ST for access in both directions.


Brattleboro Development Review Board, August 18, 2021

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.
2021-87                   Paul Belogour for Vermont Re Development, LLC; Service Center District; appeal of a Zoning Administrator’s determination that a ground sign cannot be refaced as it is non-conforming for height, lighting, and area, and non-grandfathered at 580 Canal Street; Tax Map Parcel #00340035.000 Continued from July 21, 2021


Chase Street Water Valve Repair

On Wednesday, July 28, Utilities Crews will be working to repair a water valve on Chase Street at the intersection with Oak Street.  The work will begin at 7:00 am and will continue though 5:00 pm.  

Motorists should plan to use alternate routes during this time period.

If you have questions or concerns please contact the Department of Public Works at (802) 254-4255.   


Brattleboro DPW Road Work Update

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

The Department of Public Works continues to have crews out in several areas of town working on road repairs following the severe rainstorm on July 17.  

Motorists and residents are asked to continue to use caution on roadways when approaching crews and equipment working on these repairs and to expect delays.  

Hinesburg Road

The stone culvert failed at the intersection of Hinesburg Road and Melchen Road.  The road will remain closed for several weeks while repairs take place.  


Brattleboro Department of Public Works Road Update

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

The Department of Public Works has crews out in several areas of town working on road repairs following the severe rainstorm on July 17.  The rain caused a great deal of damage throughout town and Town Officials are working with personnel from the State of Vermont and VTrans to manage and seek funding for these repairs.

Motorists and residents are asked to continue to use caution on roadways when approaching crews and equipment working on these repairs and to expect delays.  


Brattleboro Summer Paving Schedule 2021

2021 paving map

Monday, July 19th, D.M.I. Paving (a contractor of the town) will be starting our summer paving project. Cold Planning and paving operations will be taking place on Highland ST, Central ST, Pearl ST, Thomas ST, Pellet ST, Blakeslee ST and White Birch AVE. Weather permitting, work is expected to happen between 7 am and 5 pm, Monday thru Friday. On street parking will not be permitted during work hours. The project is expected to take approximately two weeks. 


Help Us Understand Housing Needs in Brattleboro

The Town of Brattleboro is conducting a housing survey to help the Town and its partners create housing solutions to address pressing housing needs. Your contribution to the study of housing needs is very important. Findings from the survey will be incorporated into a Housing Action Plan that is expected to be completed this fall. Take the survey at http://tinyurl.com/brattleborohousing. In addition to residents of Brattleboro, property owners and those who would like to live in Brattleboro but have had trouble finding housing are encouraged to take the survey.


Brattleboro Planning Commission To Release Downtown Plan For Review

The Brattleboro Planning Commission announces the release of the Downtown Plan. This Plan outlines a vision for placemaking and public space improvements to attract and retain businesses and residents. It looks at pedestrian and bicycle improvements, stormwater and landscaping, and how arts and cultural activities can enliven and revitalize public spaces.

In mid- to late 2019, a series of activities were held to engage the public. Surveys, walking tours, demonstration projects, and open studios were all used to allow the public to share ideas and aspirations for downtown. The Downtown Plan presents a starting point to help envision how to create an active, vibrant, and sustainable downtown.


Housing Coalition to Host Landlord Summit

The Housing Coalition of Southeastern Vermont will host a free, virtual Landlord Summit on Thursday, June 24th from 8:00 am to 9:30 am. People interested in attending can register at tinyurl.com/93ruu7tk.

The purpose of the Landlord Summit is to educate residential property owners about available financial resources and new housing policies related to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly new opportunities connected with the recently-passed American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). These resources include mortgage assistance, rental assistance, and an anticipated second round of the grants for rental property rehabilitation. The Summit will also include an update from the Town of Brattleboro on recent changes to zoning policies designed to promote development of new rental units.


Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Steering Committee Meeting Agenda

Agenda

June 21, 2021

5:30  pm             

Library Mtg Room

Call to Order                                                                                                1 min

2.  Agenda Review                                                                                             2


Revised Brattleboro Development Review Board Agenda

Call to Order
Review and Approve Minutes of previous meeting.
On the record review of Cases/Public Hearings to be reviewed under the Brattleboro Land Use Regulations. Pursuant to 24 VSA §§ 4464(a)(1)(C) and 4471(a), participation in this local proceeding is a prerequisite to the right to take any subsequent appeal.
2021-50                 Groundworks Collaborative Foundation, Inc; Mixed Use Neighborhood District; request for Site Plan Approval to demolish existing structure, retain existing masonry fireplace; construct new 2-story, wood-framed, saltbox-style building for social services use at 60 South Main Street; Tax Map Parcel #325266.000