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Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a seven member board, appointed by the Selectboard, with members serving staggered, four year terms. The function of this Commission is long range planning which includes preparation of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan of Development, Zoning Regulations, and Subdivision Regulations. The Planning Commission may undertake studies and make recommendations regarding future development.

The Planning Commission usually meets on first and third Tuesdays at 7:00 pm, in-person and online with Zoom. 

Click here for meeting agendas and minutes. 

Planning Commission Members: 

Terms expire at the end of the fiscal year (June 30, year) as listed below:

  • Ellie Beckett, Co-chair, 2027
  • Meghan Cope, 2026
  • Chapin Kaynor, 2025
  • Hana Kessler, Vice Chair, 2027
  • Shayla Livingston, Co-chair, 2027
  • Mickey Myat, Alternate, 2025
  • Jill Pardini, 2026
  • Steven Shepard, 2027

How to Contact the Planning Commission:  

Every meeting begins with a public forum - anyone can address the Commission with general questions or comments. Public comments/questions related to a formal Public Hearing or specific agenda item may be taken later on during the meeting. To write the Commission, please direct your letter or email to "Williston Planning Commission" and choose your delivery method: 

  • Email to Matt Boulanger, Planning Director, mboulanger@willistonvt.org
  • Drop-off: Planning Office in Town Hall Annex (7878 Williston Road, M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm). After Hours: Drive-Through Drop Box in parking lot behind Town Hall. 
  • Mail to: Williston Planning Commission, c/o Planning & Zoning, 7900 Williston Road, Williston VT 05495

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