Notice of Public Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing

In accordance with the provisions of 24 V.S.A. §§ 4442(a) and 4444, of the Vermont Statutes Annotated, and in consideration of the stay at home guidelines in STATE OF VERMONT EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT ADDENDUM 6 TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 01-20 with respect to the timing of a public hearing, the Selectboard for the Town of Weathersfield, Vermont, will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 3, 2020, at 7:00 P.M., in the Weathersfield Town Office, at 5259 Route 5 in Ascutney, Vermont, to hear public comments on the adoption of a proposed Zoning Bylaw amendment submitted by petition exempting fire processing as specified in the proposed amendment.

Pursuant to Governor Phil Scotts March 30, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, See H.681, and the Governor’s March 21, 2020 order imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the Weathersfield Selectboard provides an option to attend virtually via remote participation. If you have any questions on how to attend remotely please visit our website at or contact our offices directly at 802-674-2626.

Phone Number: 872-240-3412 | Access Code: 300-431-501

Statement of Purpose

A group of registered voters of the Town of Weathersfield have submitted a petition to amend the Zoning Bylaws that would have the effect of exempting firewood processing facilities of any size and in any district provided that the processing takes place on parcels of 25 acres or more. 

Geographic Areas Affected

The entire Town of Weathersfield is affected by this amendment.

Sections Headings

The proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments would add a new Section 4.2.6 Processing of Firewood and add a definition for Processing of Firewood.

Persons wishing to be heard may do so in person, be represented by an agent, or may file written comments with the Selectboard prior to the hearing.

Dated at Town of Weathersfield, Windsor County, State of Vermont, this 7th day of July, 2020.

Dave Fuller, Chair
Weathersfield Selectboard