Brattleboro Spring 2021 Water Main Flushing Schedule

Utilities Division crews will start Spring Flushing of the Town water mains on Thursday April 22, 2021 at 10:00 p.m. and continue through Saturday May 8, 2021

NOTE: Some daytime flushing will continue throughout the weeks of May 10th and 17th 

Customers are asked to check the flushing schedule closely as flushing causes water discoloration, low water pressure and in some areas, intervals of no water.

Please note that water main flushing will occur at night and during the day.


Brattleboro Traffic Safety Meeting Agenda

AGENDA 

1. Minutes – February 18, 2021 

2. Public Participation 

3. Monthly Report on Pedestrian and Bicycle Incidents 

4. Monthly Report on Traffic Data Collection 

5. Updates/Continued Discussion on Ongoing Matters 

(a) Route 9 Bike Lane Scoping Study 


Melrose Street Closure

On Friday, April 2, Utilities Crews will be working to repair a water main on Melrose St between the intersection with Western Ave and 39 Melrose ST.  The work will begin at 7:00 am.  The road will remain closed through Tuesday, April 6.   

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


April 21, 2021 Brattleboro Development Review Board Agenda

2021-31                 B & C Management – Vermont, Inc. for Stephen & Wynetta John and Catherine & Rich John; Service Center District; request for Site Plan Approval to change use to 34 unit multi-family dwelling with site improvements at 1043 Putney Road; Tax Map Parcel #70718.000


Route 9 (Exit 2 – Main Street) Bicycle Lane Scoping Study: Alternatives Meeting, Monday, March 29 at 6:00 p.m.

Please join us for the second public meeting for the Route 9 Bicycle Scoping Study. This presentation and discussion will be focused around the alternatives along the corridor which have been developed and analyzed based on the feedback collected during the first public meeting. Share your ideas and thoughts on the future of mobility, safety, and accommodations for all modes of travel along this corridor.

Date: March 29, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm


Preston Lot Closed Wednesday 6 am – 3 pm

On Wednesday, March 17 the Preston Lot will be closed beginning at 6:00 am and will remain closed until approximately 3:00 pm.  Crews will be working to remove the Whetstone Pathway Bridge in preparation for repairing the failing retaining wall along the Whetstone Brook.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Public Works at 254-4255


Lower Main Street Traffic Restrictions, Water Service Interruption

On Wednesday, March 17, Utilities Crews will be working in the junction of lower Main Street and Canal Street.  The work will begin at 9:00 pm and continue through approximately 6:00 am Thursday morning, March 18.  Traffic will be restricted in that area during the scheduled time while the Utilities Division works to repair a water main leak.  

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


Whetstone Pathway Closed

Effective immediately, the Whetstone Pathway Bridge connecting the Whetstone Pathway and the Preston Lot on Flat Street is closed.  

A section of the retaining wall beneath the Whetstone Pathway Bridge has failed.  The Department of Public Works is working with engineers,  contractors and the State’s Stream Alteration Engineer to develop a plan for repairing the retaining wall.  The bridge will be closed until the repairs are made and the safety of the bridge is restored.


Washington Street Road Closure

On Thursday, March 4, Utilities crews will be working in the area of 80 Washington Street for a sewer repair.  The road will be closed to through traffic in that area from 7:00am until approximately 3:00pm.  Please seek an alternate route.  

If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Department of Public Works at 802-254-4255 or email Mike Earle at mearle@brattleboro.org


March 17, 2021 Brattleboro Development Review Board Agenda

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.


A Statement from the Brattleboro Planning Commission Regarding Retail Cannabis and Zoning

In October 2020, S.54, Act 164 became law. This legislation outlines how Vermont will establish retail cannabis sales. The implementation of the legislation is still very much a work in progress. The Act empowers communities to create a local cannabis control commission and for such commission to condition issuance of a local license on any zoning bylaw adopted pursuant to 24 V.S.A §4414.

The purpose of this memo is to provide information on what zoning controls are authorized under the legislation. Many details have been left to be decided on by the State Cannabis Control Board which will be formed in 2021. As currently written, the law allows the following types of zoning regulations:


February 17, 2021 Brattleboro Development Review Board Agenda

Call to Order
Review and Approve Minutes of previous meeting.
One 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.


Brattleboro Design Review Committee Meeting: February 2, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Review and Approve Minutes of previous meeting.

3. Review of Development Proposals

a. 47 Flat Street LLC; Urban Center District, Downtown Historic District; Request for exterior modifications which include an addition to the north side of the building along with a fifth story and new entrance on the east side of a contributing building at 47 Flat Street; Tax Map Parcel #275462.000