Due to the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration and related precautions, the Historic and Architectural Review Board (HARB) and Planning Commission will hold their meetings using a virtual meeting application of which will be recorded and placed on the Borough’s website.
The Borough will not make available any physical location from which members of the public may observe the meeting and offer public comment. Below you will find information on how to offer public comment on agenda items.
The HARB and Planning Commission Agendas will be posted on the Borough’s website at www.bellefonte.net no later than 4:30PM EST Friday prior to each regular meeting. The Planning Commission meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6PM. The HARB meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 8:30 AM.
E-MAIL PUBLIC COMMENT– You may submit your public comments via email to [email protected] with the subject “Public Comment”. You must include your name, address and the agenda item. Emails received by 3:30PM EST on the Monday of the Planning Commission Meeting or by Monday by 3:30PM EST prior to the HARB meeting on Tuesday will be compiled and entered into the public record during the public comment period.
LETTER FORM PUBLIC COMMENT– You may also drop off, in letter form, public comments by putting the letter in our mail slot in our entrance door at 236 West Lamb Street by 3:30PM EST on Monday of the Planning Commission Meeting or by Monday by 3:30PM EST prior to the HARB meeting on Tuesday. You must include your name, address and the agenda item. Comments will be compiled and entered into the public record during the public comment period.
REQUEST TO SPEAK-PUBLIC COMMENT-To make a comment during a public hearing, a request to speak must be emailed or put in letter form to the above addresses also by 3:30 p.m. the day of the meeting for the Planning Commission and the day before for the HARB meeting. Include name, address, phone number and the agenda item. At the time for public comment, the speaker will be called by the Borough and placed on a speaker.