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Minutes Selectboard Meeting 01/02/2017

posted Jan 5, 2017, 8:44 AM by Bob Champagne-Willis   [ updated Feb 6, 2017, 5:10 PM ]


January 2, 2017


CTO: 7:07 P.M.

ATTENDANCE: Bradley McVetty, Douglas Lord, Bonnie Lovell and Susan Irwin.

APPROVE MINUTES: Doug moved to approve the minutes of the December 5th meeting as written.  Brad seconded the motion and the motion carried.

HEATHER ROBINSON, ESSEX COUNTY NATURAL RESOURCES: Heather was unable to attend but the Board reviewed Act 64, Vermont’s Clean Water Act and Municipal Transportation. They looked at the DEC Municipal Roadway General Permit Timeline and determined that they don’t have to do anything until 2018, probably July as indicated by Jim Ryan who oversees the wetlands permit.

HALL ROAD: No new information at this time.

CONTRACT WITH MCVETTY TRUCKING: VLCT Assistance Center informed us that the length of the contract is determined by the Selectboard.

2017 PACIF GRANT: The Clerk will contact VLCT to ask if the grant can be used to acquire Forest Fire Equipment.

UPDATE APPRAISAL PROCESS WITH THE STATE: A meeting with Doug Lay from Property Valuation and Review will be available in March to have a meeting with the Selectboard to address their concerns.

WORK ON TOWN BUDGET AND WARNING: The Clerk will call VLCT to find out the order of articles if we want to vote to elect Town Auditors and then elect them. Budget almost finalized.

SIGN SELECTMEN’S WARRANTS: These were reviewed and signed.

OTHER BUSINESS: 1. Red Cross Shelter Planning. Just FYI.

RECESS: To January 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.