18-Year-Old Appointed to Planning Commission

Megan Lavalley may be the youngest planning commissioner ever, appointed to serve in Manchester, Vermont beginning Oct. 22nd.
October 14, 2009, 2pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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18 year old Manchester student Megan Lavalley has worked with the Planning Commission since 2007, serving as a high youth representative to the board.

The Manchester Journal asked Megan why she decided to serve on the Planning Commission in the first place:

""It just sounded really interesting," she said. "It sounded like one of the boards where you could make the most influence and leave your mark the most because it's rules about footprint and building sizes and stuff that will stay here in the town for, you know, a hundred years. I thought it was a good place to learn a lot and kind of contribute a lot at the same time.""

Thanks to Rebecca Sanborn Stone

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Published on Friday, October 9, 2009 in The Manchester Journal
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