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H.663 (Act 143)

An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Rep. Harvey Smith, Rep. Carolyn Partridge , Rep. Scott Beck, Rep. Susan Buckholz, Rep. Rodney Graham, Rep. Philip Hooper, Rep. Richard Lawrence, Rep. Terry Norris
5/21/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 21, 2018
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Senate 5/21/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 21, 2018
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An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Jake Claro, Farm to Plate Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Vera Simon-Nobes, Farm-Based Education Network Coordinator, Shelburne Farms
Alex Weinhagen, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
Seth Jensen, Lamoille County Planning Commission
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
Maddy Monty Kempner, NOFA VT
Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Organizer, Rural Vermont
15 minutes after Floor

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Committee Discussion

Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Alex Weinhagen, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
Bob Clark , Owner, Fisher Brothers Farm
10:45 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Dean Pierce, Planning and Zoning, Shelburne
Anne Tisbert, Valley Dream Farm, Cambridge
Joseph Tisbert, President, Vermont Farm Bureau

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Lauri Boyden, Owner, Boyden Farm
Doni Cain, Owner, Quillpig Farm
Susan Senning, Zoning Administrator, Town of Waitsfield
10:45 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Lindsay Harris, Owner, Mountain Home Farm
Rich and Cynthia Larson, Morningside Farm
Doug Flack, Owner, Flack Family Farm
15 minutes after Floor

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Tom Gilbert, Owner/Operator, Black Dirt Farm, Stannard VT
Laura Olsen, Co-owner, Green Mountain Girls Farm
Steve Reid, Owner, Fat Toad Farm
Judith Irving, Owner, Fat Toad Farm

Friday, January 26, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
11:45 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Committee discussion



Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
2:30 PM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Clara Ayer, Fairmont Farms, East Montpelier
Corie Pierce, Bread and Butter Farm
Bruce Hennessey, Owner/Operator, Maple Wind Farm

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
2:30 PM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
4:00 PM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

committee vote

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:45 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Committee discussion

Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
Rep. Harvey Smith, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
15 mins after floor

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Discussion

Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
Rep. Harvey Smith, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Rep. Harvey Smith, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Maddie Kempner, Membership and Advocacy Coordinator, NOFA-Vermont
Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Organizer, Rural Vermont

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:45 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Jake Claro, Farm to Plate Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
11:30 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Doug Flack, Owner, Flack Family Farm

Friday, March 16, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
Clara Ayer, Fairmont Farms, East Montpelier
Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Ellen Czajkowski, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:30 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Bob Stannard, Owner, Vermont Natural Beef

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Todd Heyman, Owner, Fat Sheep Farm
Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
10:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Committee discussion

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont

Friday, March 30, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:30 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:50 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Diane Snelling, Chair, Natural Resources Board
Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:45 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Peter Griffin, Legislative Council, Office of Legislative Council
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Alex Weinhagen, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 13, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
15 minutes after Floor

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Committee vote

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:30 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Discussion and vote



Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:30 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Sen. Brian Collamore, '

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
-

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses



Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:30 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Alex Weinhagen, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
Ellen Kahler, Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund

Friday, April 27, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:00 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Committee Discussion and vote

Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Dairy Farmers
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:45 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Cary Giguere, Pesticide Program Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Ellen Kahler, Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Sen. Robert Starr, Senate Committee on Agriculture

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
10:45 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Shouldice and Associates
Bill Rowell, Board Member and Green Mountain Dairy Farm owner, Green Mountain Dairy, Sheldon
Bob Wellington, Senior Vice-President, Agri-Mark
Kylie Chittenden, Farmer, Addison County
Richard Nelson, Farmer, Franklin County

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:10 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Vote

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Sen. Robert Starr, Senate Committee on Agriculture
12:45 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Vote



Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:30 AM

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Cary Giguere, Pesticide Program Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
Will Ball, Intern, Rural Vermont

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
-

H.663 - An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Committee discussion



An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Clara Ayer, Fairmont Farms, East Montpelier
  • Will Ball, Intern, Rural Vermont
  • Lauri Boyden, Owner, Boyden Farm
  • Doni Cain, Owner, Quillpig Farm
  • Kylie Chittenden, Farmer, Addison County
  • Bob Clark , Owner, Fisher Brothers Farm
  • Jake Claro, Farm to Plate Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
  • Sen. Brian Collamore, '
  • Doug Flack, Owner, Flack Family Farm
  • Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
  • Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
  • Cary Giguere, Pesticide Program Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Tom Gilbert, Owner/Operator, Black Dirt Farm, Stannard VT
  • Lindsay Harris, Owner, Mountain Home Farm
  • Bruce Hennessey, Owner/Operator, Maple Wind Farm
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Judith Irving, Owner, Fat Toad Farm
  • Seth Jensen, Lamoille County Planning Commission
  • Maddy Monty Kempner, NOFA VT
  • Rich and Cynthia Larson, Morningside Farm
  • Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Richard Nelson, Farmer, Franklin County
  • Laura Olsen, Co-owner, Green Mountain Girls Farm
  • Corie Pierce, Bread and Butter Farm
  • Dean Pierce, Planning and Zoning, Shelburne
  • Steve Reid, Owner, Fat Toad Farm
  • Bill Rowell, Board Member and Green Mountain Dairy Farm owner, Green Mountain Dairy, Sheldon
  • Susan Senning, Zoning Administrator, Town of Waitsfield
  • Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Shouldice and Associates
  • Vera Simon-Nobes, Farm-Based Education Network Coordinator, Shelburne Farms
  • Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Anne Tisbert, Valley Dream Farm, Cambridge
  • Joseph Tisbert, President, Vermont Farm Bureau
  • Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Organizer, Rural Vermont
  • Alex Weinhagen, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
  • Bob Wellington, Senior Vice-President, Agri-Mark
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Rep. Harvey Smith, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
Senate Committee on Agriculture
  • Aaron Adler, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Clara Ayer, Fairmont Farms, East Montpelier
  • Jake Claro, Farm to Plate Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
  • Ellen Czajkowski, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
  • Doug Flack, Owner, Flack Family Farm
  • Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Council, Office of Legislative Council
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Todd Heyman, Owner, Fat Sheep Farm
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Maddie Kempner, Membership and Advocacy Coordinator, NOFA-Vermont
  • Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Rep. Harvey Smith, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Diane Snelling, Chair, Natural Resources Board
  • Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
  • Bob Stannard, Owner, Vermont Natural Beef
  • Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Organizer, Rural Vermont
  • Alex Weinhagen, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
  • Cary Giguere, Pesticide Program Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Ellen Kahler, Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Dairy Farmers
  • Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Andrea Stander, Consultant, Rural Vermont
  • Sen. Robert Starr, Senate Committee on Agriculture
  • Alex Weinhagen, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association

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An act relating to municipal land use regulation of accessory on-farm businesses

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2017-2018 Legislative Session

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Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel

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