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DRAFT minutes MAIDSTONE SELECTBOARD MEETING July 6, 2015

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DRAFT MAIDSTONE SELECTBOARD MEETING

July 6, 2015

CTO: 7:00 P.M.

ATTENDANCE: Bradley McVetty, Shawn Conant, Douglas Lord, Nancy Desrochers, Carl and Sandra Ramsdell, Carroll (Sam) Gorham, Robert Lancraft, Randall Northrop of Corrette and Associates, Franco Rossi of CAI and Susan Irwin.

APPROVE MINUTES: Shawn moved to accept the June 1st and 8th minutes as printed.  Doug seconded the motion and the motion carried.

CORRETTE AND ASSOCIATES: Randall Northrop gave an overview to the Board of what his firm hopes to accomplish, a projected time frame when the auditing would commence and approximately when it would be completed. He answered questions and concerns and is expecting to meet with the Treasurer in August when she is available.

FRANCO ROSSI FROM CAI TECHNOLOGIES: Franco Rossi President of CAI Technologies explained the advantage accepting the grant that has been awarded to the town from the State of Vermont Division of Vermont Center for Geographic Information aka ‘VCGI.” As Franco explained, it will give us “smart maps.” If it increases our annual contract with CAI, it will be minimal. Shawn moved to sign the agreement with a few slight modifications, Douglas seconded the motion and the motion carried.

WASTE PLAN ACT 148: After reviewing the letter that will be mailed about the act and making a few changes, Shawn moved to commence on August 3rd using the purple bags that are being issued for household rubbish collection.  Doug seconded the motion and the motion carried.

MAIDSTONE LAKE ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING: Bradley and Douglas will be on hand on July 11th to hand out the purple bags that we will be using for household waste disposal starting on August 3rd to those in attendance who have not yet picked them up from the town office.

TOWN PLAN AND ZONING BYLAW: The Board members are awaiting the papers that document compliance with Vermont Statute when they were going through the process of writing the plan and bylaw.

FIRE WARDEN APPOINTMENT: The final Selectboard member signed the papers appointing William Sanborn to another 5-year term.

SIGN NOTIFICATION OF POLE AND WIRE LOCATION: The Selectboard members signed this document that requires permission be given to Vermont Telephone Company Inc. by the Town Fathers to place these poles and wires within the town boundaries.

LEOP ADOPTION STATUS: Doug is working on the required courses.

ROBERT HEITZ: Road Commissioner, Bradley McVetty explained a situation involving Mr. Heitz’s lot at Maidstone Lake in which run-off is damaging his property.  Bradley met with Mr. Heitz and determined that the problem does not originate with the town. The two other Selectboard members concurred that it is not created by the Town and therefore the town has no jurisdiction to fix it.

PATRICK ROSS: Local musician wants to use the town hall to have a for profit event.  Shawn moved to allow Mr. Ross to hold his event in the fall as requested for the minimum charge of $10.00 to have the bathroom cleaned after the gathering.  Douglas seconded the motion and the motion carried.

MAIDSTONE LAKE QUALITY REPORT: Mary and Lee Stewart sent two additional pages that inadvertently did not accompany the original report they sent.

OTHER BUSINESS: There being no other business, Shawn moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:57 p.m. Doug seconded the motion and the motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT: 8:57 P.M.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY Susan Irwin

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