Town and Village

Planning Commission invites comments on Draft 2023 Town Plan

PUTNEY — The Planning Commission will present and receive comments in person and virtually on its Draft 2023 Town Plan on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Putney Friends Meeting House, 17 Bellows Falls Rd.

The Draft 2023 Putney Town Plan covers the entire Town of Putney. Drafted with community input, it addresses State municipal planning goals as well as the aspirations and priorities of Putney community members. The eight-year plan includes eight topical chapters, each with recommended objectives, policies, and actions, summarized in an integrated implementation plan of the proposed actions.

The chapters include:

Chapter 1: Vision and Strategic Priorities

Chapter 2: Natural Resources and Land Use

Chapter 3: Housing

Chapter 4: Energy

Chapter 5: Economic Development

Chapter 6: Community Facilities and Services

Chapter 7: Transportation

Chapter 8: Resilience

Chapter 9: Implementation Plan

The 62-page Draft 2023 Putney Town Plan can be viewed and downloaded at Printed copies are available for review at Putney Town Hall, the Putney Library, the Putney General Store, the Putney Diner, Putney Cares, and Next Stage Arts Project.

For accessibility, the meeting will be held physically and electronically. The Putney Friends Meeting House is wheelchair accessible. The Zoom link for remote meeting access is or call toll free at 929-436-2866. The meeting ID is 857 3536 6899, and the passcode is 075169.

To enable post-meeting viewing, a link to the meeting recording will be posted to

The planning commission also welcomes written comments on the Draft 2023 Town Plan, but these must be received by Tuesday, Aug. 29, at [email protected]; by U.S. Mail at P.O. Box 233, Putney, VT 05346 - Attn. Planning Commission Clerk; or hand delivered to Town Hall, 127 Main St.

This Town and Village item was submitted to The Commons.

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