Pownal's Planning Commission consists of appointed positions. However, some towns in Vermont opt to make them elected positions.
Duties include preparing a municipal plan; making recommendations on matters of land development, conservation, and preservation; and participating in a regional planning program.
Makes site plan and subdivision permit decisions unless there is a development review board in town. Members should have a good working knowledge of all aspects of the town and be able to listen to many sides of an issue.
Learn More on the Planning Commission page
Approximate Time Required for this Position:
Time Commitment: Weekly meetings and lots of homework.
Is this an elected, appointed or a hired town position?
This is an appointed position.
Is this a paid town position?
Position is paid a stipend of $300.00 per year.
If you would like to learn more, you can view this Vermont link.