Are you thinking about building an addition, toolshed or adding an accessory apartment to your Charlotte home this year?
’Tis the season when “it’s” loses its most-favored contraction status and “’tis” often supplants it as the preferred contraction for “it is.”
Six years and eight zoning administrators.
The process of revamping Charlotte’s application process has hit another bump on the road to development planning and rural preservation harmony.
A deliberation is not a meeting. And because a deliberation is not a meeting, open meeting restrictions do not apply.
In some ways local government is like ultimate Frisbee: The players — or board members — call their own fouls in most instances.
Some may have hoped that switching to a development review board would have quieted controversy in Charlotte’s zoning and planning process. They would have hoped in vain.
Hundreds of Charlotters volunteer in many different capacities for a diverse range of organizations in town and beyond. We all benefit from their generosity, which helps make the town of Charlotte a healthier and more vibrant community.
For the second time this year, the town will be on the hunt for a new Zoning Administrator.
Former Zoning Board of Adjustment member Ronda Moore served a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on the town requesting “materials relating to my conduct as a member of the Charlotte Zoning Board of Adjustment.”
During their regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 7, the Planning Commission continued a public hearing on a planned nine-lot subdivision for 125 Lake Road.
Letter to the editor: Some things sit with you. You cannot shake them because they are just not right. Well, this is one of them for me.
The Selectboard’s community discussion on a potential re-organization of the Town’s Planning and Zoning processes was well attended by members of the Selectboard, Planning Commission (PC) and Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA), with a few “plain old” citizens attending as well.
After serving less than three months as a member of the ZBA, Ronda Moore has resigned.
Former ZBA member Stuart Bennett read a statement at the July 12 Selectboard meeting criticizing Selectboard Chair Matt Krasnow comments the latter made about a conflict of interest issue involving ZBA member Ronda Moore.
ZBA Chair Lane Morrison asked the Selectboard Monday to remove Ronda Moore from the zoning board citing her failure to disclose a conflict of interest with applicant The Charlotte Family Health Center.
At the joint ZBA and Planning Commission meeting on June 3, the boards discussed a proposal to build a new Charlotte Family Health Center.
Following open deliberations at its June 9 regular meeting, the ZBA approved John and Erika Bearman’s April 23 conditional use application for a stabilizing seawall on their property at 1576 Lake Road.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment is still working on its new rules and procedures.
At a Special Selectboard Meeting on May 27, board members discussed continuing efforts to hire a planning and zoning assistant for the town.