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Selectboard and Board of Sewer Commissioners Meeting
- Minutes from February 7, 2012
- Swearing in Police Officer Chris Mason
- Town Meeting - discussion
- Roundabout Project - update
- Liquor Licenses - approval
- Other Business
Attendees: Ivan Beattie (chair), Wayne Bell (vice-chair), Carol Lattuga, Steve Nichols, Lisa Souls
Other Attendees: John O'Keefe (Town Manager), Town Clerk Linda Spence, Michael Hall (Chief of Police) and Police Officers Dan Steere, Jamie Blanchard, Josh Epstein, and Christopher Mason.
Beattie called the meeting to order at 7:10PM.
Minutes from February 7, 2012
Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to approve the minutes from February 7. Motion carried 5-0.
Swearing-In Police Officer Mason
Town Clerk Spence administered the oath of office to Police Officer Christopher Mason. Mason, Spence and O'Keefe signed the appointment document, which will be filed in the Town Clerk's Office. Beattie and Hall spoke about the appointment and the Police Department.
Town Meeting - discussion
The Board and O'Keefe discussed Town Meeting, including a presentation that will be used during Town Meeting. The Board made changes to the presentation.
Other Business - Redetermination of Equalized Education Property Value
The Board and O'Keefe discussed the document. Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to authorized the chair of the Board to sign the document. Motion carried 5-0. Beatie signed the document.
Beattie and O'Keefe updated the Board on the Roundabout project. O'Keefe noted that the project is expected to start around May 1 of this year.
Other Business - Local Procurement
Nichols asked about the status of an earlier meeting regarding local contractors and bonding. The Board and O'Keefe discussed the issue.
O'Keefe noted that the Town already has a local preference component to its procurement policy and that the Town routinely procures services and good from local companies. He also noted that the Town typically uses Ed Thompson for water and sewer related excavation.
O'Keefe said that he would talk to the Town's engineering firm and legal counsel about the ramifications of eliminating the bonding requirement.
Liquor Licenses - approval
The Board, acting as the local board of liquor control, signed liquor licenses.
At approximately 8:30PM, Nichols moved, seconded by Souls, to adjourn. Motion carried 5-0.