Housing Committee

Housing Committee Page

The Housing Committee will assist the Planning Commission by advising it and other Town committees on matters relating to  housing. Committee activities may include developing recommendations that help Shelburne achieve local and statutory housing goals and assembling material that helps Shelburne prepare and update the Housing element of the Comprehensive Plan.  The committee will also collect, collate, and analyze data on housing stock in Shelburne and to make housing information available to any town committee, commission, or board that requests it. 


The Housing data collected, collated, and analyzed by the committee may include:

  • Number of houses
  • Number of bedrooms per house
  • Location of house
  • Assessed price of house
  • Fluctuation in assessed value of house
  • District in which the house is located
  • Number of building permits historically issued
  • Increase/decrease in town/county/state population
  • Household make-up (demographics) such as number of adults and ages, number of dependents and ages
  • New building permits
  • Estimates of future residential building permits
  • Information from Walk Score
  • Understanding Shelburne’s housing in a broader context (county/state/national)

Information Sharing

The information can be used to assist a number of town entities in their duties:

  • Planning & Zoning
  • Public Works
  • Education
  • Library
  • Police
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Bike & Pedestrian
  • Natural Resources
  • Selectboard/Budgeting 

 Membership and Meeting Schedule

The committee will consist of seven (7) members who will meet on the first Monday of each month and/or other times as arranged. Meetings will be noticed and conducted in accord with the Vermont Open Meeting Law. The committee will be assisted by Shelburne Planning & Zoning staff, upon request. 

Membership Terms and Reappointment

Members of the committee will serve three (3) year terms with reappointment addressed by the Selectboard at the organizational meeting.


Agendas are available prior to meetings.


Related Documents

Committee Members                  Term Expires                                                             
Joyce George 04/01/2024
Pam Brangan, Chair 04/01/2025
Mark Capeless, Vice Chair 04/01/2025
Julie Gaboriault 04/01/2025
Maria McClellan 04/01/2024
Peg Rosenau 04/01/2025
Nikki Stevens 04/01/2025