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Special Selectboard Meeting draft Minutes 05/15/2017

posted May 22, 2017, 11:53 AM by Bob Champagne-Willis


May 15, 2017

CTO: 7:01 P.M.

ATTENDANCE: Bradley McVetty, Douglas Lord, Bonnie Lovell, Kyle Bouthillier, Nancy Desrochers, Carrol Gorham, Alan Bouthillier, Bob Lancraft and Louise Lufkin.

MOWING BIDS:  The Town received 2 bids for the 2017 season. Kyle motioned to accept B & C Lawncare’s bid of $1,800 for the season. Doug seconded the motion and the motion carried. We did confirm that this will be weekly mowing and include spring and fall clean up.

APPOINT ROAD COMMISSIONER AND SELECTBOARD CHAIR: The Clerk received a petition of more than 5% of the voters to call a special town meeting for the following items:

Shall the Town vote to change the Road Commissioner position from a Selectboard appointed position to a Town Officer elected position for a two-year term?

Elect the Road Commissioner.

Doug moved that based on the petition, we will put the Road Commissioner’s position on hold.

Selectboard Chair – Doug nominated Brad, Kyle seconded it. Brad was nominated for Chair. Kyle nominated Doug for Vice Chair, Brad seconded it. Doug was nominated for Vice Chair.

AUSTRALIAN BALLOT: The town will include this item at the Special Town Meeting.

REVIEW BOX CULVERT PLANS: The Town received the State approved box culvert plans and steam alteration permit. The Selectboard will put out an RFP (Request for Proposal) for the Box Culvert and an RFP for the installation of the culvert. Doug motioned to accept this plan. Brad seconded the motion and the motion carried.

OTHER BUSINESS: Nancy Desrochers asked to add the 2016 Audit (Elected Officials) and Town status on policy and procedures on the June agenda.

ADJOURN: Kyle moved we adjourn at 7:57 p.m. Doug seconded the motion and the motion carried.

Respectfully Submitted by Bonnie Lovell