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Board of Health Notice of Public Hearing

REGULATION TO ENSURE THE SANITARY AND SAFE OPERATION OF MARIJUANA

ESTABLISHMENTS AND THE SALE OF MARIJUANA

A Hearing will be held by the Shelburne Board of Health, at the Shelburne Town Offices at 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, on Jun 19, 2018 at 6:30pm to consider the adoption of adult-use marijuana regulations entitled “Regulation to Ensure the Sanitary and Safe Operation of Marijuana Establishments and the Sale of Marijuana in the Town Of Shelburne.”  This regulation establishes a minimum legal sales age of 21 years old, details the process and regulations for the issuance of a  Marijuana Operating Permit by the Shelburne Board of Health; establishes the necessary compliance with all State and local laws and regulations; explains proposed enforcement and penalty regulations; prohibits (1) out-of-package sales, (2) self-service displays, and (3) vending machines; identifies where marijuana accessories can be sold; and addresses when variances from this regulation may be considered by the Board of Health.   The regulations are available for inspection in the Shelburne Town Clerks office during regular business hours.

To contact the Board of Health regarding this hearing, either call (413) 625-0300 ext. 8, or email Boardofhealth@townofshelburnema.gov.

Document Link:   Draft regulations

 

Annual Town Meeting

The Town of Shelburne Annual Town Meeting will be on Tuesday. May 1st at 7pm in Town Hall, Bridge Street, Shelburne.

Here is a copy of the final Town Warrant for the Annual Town Meeting.

Upcoming Annual Town Meeting & Town Elections

 

Nomination Papers for the Annual Town election for the Town of Shelburne are now available at the Town Clerks Office on Mon.-Tues. 10-5 and Thurs. 10-4

Nomination papers must be returned to the Town Clerk no later than Monday, March 26, 2018 by 5:00pm.

Seats to be filled are as follows:

ONE YEAR TERMS:  Town Clerk, Town Moderator, Tree Warden.

THREE YEAR TERMS: Board of Assessors, Selectman, 2 (Two) Shelburne Free Public Library Trustees., Town Collector.

FIVE YEAR TERMS: Housing Authority (unexpired term thru 2019), Planning Board, Recreation Committee.

The 2018 Annual Town Meeting will be held on May 1st, 2018 at the Shelburne Town Hall. Meeting starts at  starting at 7:00pm.

The Town Election will be held on May 14th, 2018.  Polls will open at 10:00am and close at 8:00pm. Voting will be held at the Shelburne Town Hall.

OTHER IMPORTANT DATES:

Last day to register to vote at the Annual Town Meeting is Thursday April 12th, 2018 by 5:00pm

Last day to register to vote at the Annual Town Elections is Thursday April 26th, 2018 by 5:00pm

Town Office will be open both these days from 10:00am to 5:00pm and in the evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Zoning Bylaw Proposal at ATM

The final draft warrant articles submitted by the Planning Board  ( click link ) for Shelburne's 2018 Annual Town Meeting related to zoning bylaw revisions are available.

To pass any of these articles, which includes proposed zoning regulations relative to adult use marijuana facilities, it will require a 2/3rds vote of Town Meeting.

Planning Board Public Hearing March 14

There will be a planning board public hearing on March 14th, 2018 regarding zoning bylaws and subdivision regulations.  Click here to view the final draft bylaw , or READ MORE to view the full Notice of Public Hearing.

Read more: Planning Board Public Hearing March 14