Hinesburg recreation fields win approval

By Gail Callahan The long-held dream of the Bissonette family moved a step closer to reality when the Hinesburg Development Review Board (DRB) approved four, separate applications to construct a town recreational field complex on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Continued from a Nov. 18 meeting, the board approved the project unanimously in private session. During the… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard approves state energy standards for zoning regulations

by Margery Sharp After opening the regular Hinesburg Selectboard meeting Monday, Nov. 17, chair Jon Trefry asked for comments on the public meeting concerning adoption of the state standards for residential building energy standards which the board previously indicated it would support. Hearing no comments, Trefry closed the public hearing and asked for a motion… Read More »

Hinesburg DRB talks signs, subdivisions and plat review

By Gail Callahan It was smooth sailing for five applications reviewed last Tuesday by the Hinesburg Development Review Board (DRB). The 70 minute meeting consisted of plat, subdivision, sketch plan, and sign reviews for an array of applications. The evening’s first hearing centered on changes to the Limoge subdivision based on a discussion at an… Read More »

DRB approves plans for Blanck, Green Street, Hinesburg Center

By Gail Callahan Decisions about large-scale projects in Hinesburg occupied much of the Development Review Board (DRB) meeting last Tuesday. Blanck: Staff provided the board with a draft decision. Much of the discussion centered on lighting, as existing lights are non-complying. According to information from the Hinesburg Planning and Zoning office, the proposed replacements would… Read More »

Hinesburg DRB tackles multiple development projects Oct. 7

By Gail Callahan The Hinesburg Selectboard appointed Andrea Bayer as the new, full-time, acting member of the Development Review Board (DRB) with John Lyman and Kevin Cheney as alternates. Catamount/Malone: Developer Larry Williams presented a revised application for the former Saputo Cheese Plant on Vermont 116. The new application includes an additional request for a… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard holds first public water bond meeting Oct. 6: Development Review Board positions filled

by Margery Sharp Forty community members attended Monday’s meeting to hear Selectboard Chair Jon Trefry open the first of three public informational meetings describing the proposed water supply and treatment bond of 1.5 million, which will be voted on Nov. 4. Current and future connected users will pay the project’s total cost, which will have… Read More »

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