Brattleboro Design Review Committee April 12th Agenda

1. Call to Order
2. Review of Development Proposals
a. Tom Bodett; Urban Center District; Downtown Historic District; request by applicant to revisit proposed façade treatment at 22-26 High Street; Tax Map Parcel 00275431.000, revised in response to State historic review feedback, previously recommended for approval by DRC in November of 2022.
3. Review and Approve Minutes of March 8 th, 2022

Sue Fillion Represents Brattleboro in Strongest Town Championship

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It was Brattleboro vs. Saranac Lake in the final round of the Strongest Town competition, held in a Zoom forum on Monday afternoon.

Brattleboro Planning Director Sue Fillion had her ‘I Love Brattleboro’ shirt on as she explained the Town of Brattleboro to Mike Pasternock and Rachel (?) from Strongest Towns. They asked about nature and seasons, arts and culture, housing, attracting young talent, being kid in summer, and other issues. There were also questions from the audience.

Mountain Home Park Buyout Project: 8 Step Process Early Notice

Find attached an early notice for the evaluation of floodplain impacts for the Mountain Home Buyout project. The purpose of the 8 step process is to evaluate floodplain impacts from proposed projects and consider alternatives that would better protect floodplains and public and personal health and safety. This project will develop 26 home sites in Mountain Home Park. The sites will be developed with bulk purchased mobile homes. Twenty six households living in floodways and areas of deep flooding will be relocated to the new sites. Homes, roads, utilities, and foundations for the discontinued sites will be removed and the area will be placed under a conservation easement. More details can be found on the Planning Department page at, see “Mountain Home Park Buyouts” in the right sidebar. Please submit comments or questions to this email, Brian Bannon, Zoning Administrator

Brattleboro Conservation Commission January 24 Agenda

D. New Business (5:30 – 6:55)

1. Discussion: Report out on Site Visit to Pleasant Valley Reservoir (5:30 – 5:45)

2. Discussion: Request from Public for Commission’s Input re: Invasives Management Day (5:45 – 6:00)

3. Presentation: Marie Caduto & Ryan O’Donnell: Whetstone Brook E. coli, 2022 water quality monitoring

Brattleboro Tree Advisory Committee Meeting – Shade Tree Ordinance

The regular meeting will be preceded, in the same room, by a public hearing of the tree removals at Pliny Park at 3:30 followed by the first public input, if any, concerning the Shade Tree Ordinance at 4:15. All board members are encouraged to attend these
hearings. The regular Board meeting will immediately follow the completion of public input on the Shade Tree Ordinance.

250 Birge Street Floodplain Restoration Presentation Dec 13


Call to Order
Jeremy Roberts, P. G., on behalf of the Vermont River Conservancy, will present elements of the proposed brownfield cleanup work at 250 Birge Street, a floodplain restoration project under the direction of the Town of Brattleboro. The presentation will review the Corrective Action Plan (CAP) objectives, methods, and project schedule. Meeting materials can be found at: 

December 21, 2022 Brattleboro Development Review Board 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 as warned on October 12, 2015.
2022-159              Windham Solid Waste Management District; Industrial District; request for Site Plan and Local Act 250 Approval to expand a composting facility with fabric building, aeration system, mixing pad, product storage and stormwater control at 327 Old Ferry Road; Tax Map Parcel #00080022.100

Walnut and Terrace Street Sewer Work

Beginning Monday, December 5, a Town sewer line will be replaced from the intersection of Walnut and Terrace Streets easterly to the bottom of the embankment near the railroad tracks. The replacement of this eight-inch sewer main will not impede the use of water or sewer during the project. The street is expected to be closed at the intersection of Walnut and Terrace from 07:00am on Monday December 5, through Friday December 9 at 5:00pm while Zaluzny Excavation performs the work.