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Planning Commission

The role of the Planning Commission is to provide leadership and long-term perspective on community planning matters. This involves public outreach and feedback including holding public hearings, conducting surveys, holding forums, and educating the community about issues facing the City of Barre. The Planning Commission is a policy board that works collaboratively with the community, other municipal boards, and regional/state partners to help define and achieve the City of Barre’s vision as expressed in the City's Municipal Plan. The principal responsibility of the Planning Commission is to prepare and amend the Municipal Plan and the land use regulations (e.g., Zoning Regulations, Subdivision Regulations, Official Map).

Regular Meetings:

Members:

The Barre City Planning Commission is a seven member board, appointed by the City Council, with members serving three-year terms.  The Planning Commission adopted their amended Rules of Procedure on September 26, 2019.

Each member serves a 3-year term.  Members and Officers for FY22 are:

David Sichel, Chair
term expires June 2022

Jackie Calder, Vice Chair
term expires June 2023

Michael Hellein, Secretary
term expires June 2023

VACANT
term expires June 2023

Amanda Gustin
term expires June 2023

Thomas Lauzon
term expires June 2023

Jim McWilliam
term expires June 2022

 

 

 

 

Correspondence to the Commission should be directed to:

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