Planning Commission

Overview

Although its members are appointed by the Select Board, the Planning Commission’s mission and responsibilities are defined by State Statute. For details, see VT State Statute Title 24, Chapter 117, Sections 4321-4328 (available online at http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes).

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 Hinesburg’s vision as expressed in the Town Plan. Nine member Commission. Members serve four year terms.

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 Hinesburg.

Public comment is always encouraged. To request to be on the agenda of an upcoming Hinesburg meeting, contact the Hinesburg Planning & Zoning Office.

Please visit the Hinesburg Planning & Zoning page for information about the Hinesburg Town Plan, Hinesburg Zoning & Subdivision Regulations, and Hinesburg Planning Projects.

Meeting agendas are typically posted a few days before each meeting.

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Commission Members

NameTitlePhoneTerm Expires
Rolf Kielman

Chairperson

(802) 482-3518

1/01/2022

Denver Wilson

Vice-Chairperson

(802) 482-5904

1/01/2024

James Donegan

Member

(802) 488-0283

1/01/2024

Barbara Forauer

Member

(802) 482-2511

1/01/2024

Marie Gardner

Member

(802) 482-2579

1/01/2025

John Kiedaisch

Member

(802) 482-3382

1/01/2024

Nina Friscia

Member

(917) 822-6675

1/01/2022

Lenore Budd

Member

(802) 482-4047

1/01/2025

Vacancy Three

1/01/2025