Charlotte neighbors want action on rentals

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer At least three residents of Hills Point Road, which is just north of the Town Beach, came to the Charlotte Selectboard on Monday seeking a solution to problems with short-term rentals. Resident Mike Wool said among the problems are speeding cars to the rentals while his grandchildren are playing in the… Read More »

Selectboard approves vote on Town Plan Nov. 5

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Charlotte Selectboard voted unanimously to schedule a special election on Nov. 5 for a vote to approve an amended Town Plan. The proposed amendment to the Town Plan would be the only item on the ballot. However, Town Administrator Dean Bloch said there is speculation that if the selectboard also… Read More »

Charlotte hires zoning official, backs Thompson’s Point plan

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Daniel Morgan is Charlotte’s new zoning administrator. The selectboard voted Monday to hire Morgan to replace Aaron Brown, who’s now the town administrator — and zoning administrator — for New Haven. In Charlotte, Morgan will also be the sewage control officer, E911 coordinator and health officer. Carrie Spear made the motion… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard hears speed concerns

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Of the more than 30 people who attended the Charlotte Selectboard meeting on Monday, at least half were there to talk about speed limits. There were many opinions, and they weren’t all for slower speed limits. Megan Price of Ferry Road was the first to speak during the public comment portion… Read More »

Energy concerns bring pause to library addition process

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The Charlotte Energy Committee came before the Charlotte Selectboard Monday to request a delay in the search for a company to build the new addition to the library. John Quinney, a member of the energy committee, said that the committee just learned on Saturday that the selectboard was planning on issuing… Read More »

Act 143 raises farming questions

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The Charlotte Selectboard spent the majority of its meeting Monday night listening to an Act 143 presentation and discussing some of the local issues related to the legislation. Act 143 is intended to promote the Vermont farm economy and to “increase the consistency across the State of municipal regulation and… Read More »

Charlotte prepares bond vote questions

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The Charlotte Selectboard unanimously passed resolutions approving the bond votes for $275,000 for an ambulance and $700,000 for an addition to the Charlotte Library on Monday, Jan. 28. During the public comment section of the Selectboard meeting, chair Lane Morrison said that former board member (2007-14) Winslow Ladue had passed away. Morrison… Read More »