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Selectboard and Board of Sewer Commissioners Meeting
Downtown WiFi Project - recommendations and approval
Parks and Recreation Department Building Workgroup - update
Discontinuance hearings for various roadways - scheduling of hearing
250th Celebration - update with Nichols
Attendees: Ivan Beattie (chair), Wayne Bell (vice-chair), Steve Nichols, Carol Lattuga, Lisa Souls.
Other Attendees: John O'Keefe (Town Manager), Lee Krohn (Town Planning Director), Berta Maguinness (Chamber of Commerce), John Wilkenson, Jeff Wilkenson, Phil Bourn (Fire), Jim Baker (Police), Jeff Williams (DPW), Lt. Mike Hall, Bob Mattison.
Minutes from August 9, 2011
Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to approve the minutes from August 9. Motion carried 5-0.
WCW, Inc. Welcome
The Board welcomed WCW to Manchester. The company recently decided to relocate to Manchester. John and Jeff Wilkenson spoke. The Board took a photgraph with WCW officials. No further action was taken.
Tropical Storm Irene Update
O'Keefe, Baker, Bourn, and Williams updated the Board on the events related to Tropical Storm Irene. Board took no action.
September 11 Memorial Update
O'Keefe updated the Board on the plans to install a memorial at the Town Green. Board took no action.
Downtown Wifi Project Update
O'Keefe recommended that the Board authorize the Town to enter into an agreement with Summit Technologies for the purpose of installing a downtown wifi network. O'Keefe noted that the agreement would include an advertising element to help offset costs and possibly expand the network. O'Keefe noted that he would like to have the system up and running by fall 2011.
Nichols moved, seconded by Lattuga, to authorize the Town Manager to enter into a three year agreement, on behalf of the Town, with Summit Technologies. Motion carried 5-0.
Zoning Planning Application
Krohn and the Board discussed a proposed planning grant application relative to interconnected bike paths.
Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to authorize the filing of a grant application, as described above. Motion carried 5-0.
Krohn and the Board discuss proposed zoning amendments relative to FEMA flood regulations.
Bell moved, secondede by Lattuga, to schedule the hearing for November 15, 2011 begining at 7PM. Motion carried 5-0.
Roadway Discontinuance and Alteration Hearing
The Board and O'Keefe discussed a proposed hearing about the following roadways: Sugarhouse Lane, Wilcox Lane, Little John Road, Legal Trail 1 and Dufresne Pond Road (alteration). Residents of Sugarhouse Lane asked that the Board postpone scheduling a hearing until they had more time to research the issue.
The Board agreed to postpone action.
Parks and Recreation Department Building Workgroup Update
Souls and O'Keefe updated the Board on the first Building Workgroup meeting.
Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park Rules
The Board and O'Keefe discussed proposed amended Park rules that will be printed and posted at the Park.
Bell moved, seconded by Nichols, to approve the Rules (or an amended version, as necessary). Motion carried 5-0.
O'Keefe and the Board discussed recently announced local option tax revenues.
Lattuga moved, seconded by Nichols, to adjourn. Motion carried 5-0.