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Planning Commission

The Barre City Planning Commission is a seven member board, appointed by the City Council, with members serving three-year terms. The function of this Commission is long range planning which includes preparation of the City’s Municipal Plan, Zoning and Subdivision Regulations. The Planning Commission may also undertake studies and make recommendations regarding future development.

The Planning Commission normally meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month (with sometimes a more limited schedule in July and August) at 6:30 PM in Council Chambers, which is handicapped accessible by an elevator found in the rear access of the building with the Opera House.

Current members include:

Jackie Calder  (term expires June 2020) - jackie.calder@gmail.com
David Sichel   (term expires June 2022) - dsichel@charter.net
James Hart, III, Vice-Chair  (term expires June 2020) - jvhartiii@msn.com
Michael Hellein, Chair   (term expires June 2020) - michael@helle.in
Rachel Rudi   (term expires June 2020) - rachel.b.rudi@gmail.com
Rick Badem   (term expires June 2020) - rick.a.badem.mil@mail.mil
Jacob Hemmerick (term expires June 2022) - jmhemmerick@gmail.com

Correspondence to the Commission should be directed to:

Planning Commission
c/o Janet E. Shatney, Director
Planning, Permitting, & Assessing Services
6 North Main St. Ste 7
Barre, VT 05641
PPADirector@barrecity.org