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Selectboard and Board of Sewer Commissioners Meeting
(note time and date)
Execution of Bond Bank documents related to Park House and Park improvements (approval)
Liquor License - Al Ducci's on Elm Street (new license)
Farmers' Market - vending permit, use of Adams Park (approval)
Attendees: Ivan Beattie (chair), Wayne Bell (vice-chair), Carol Lattuga, Lisa Souls. Absent: Steve Nichols.
Other Attendees: John O'Keefe (Town Manager), Linda Spence (Town Clerk), Ruth Woodard (Finance Director), Ron Mancini, Mike Kilburn.
Beattie called the meeting to order at 5:05PM.
Execution of Bond Bank Documents
Bell moved, seconded by Souls, to approve bond bank documents. Motion carried 4-0.
Documents included: Resolution and Certificate; Tax Certificate; Loan Agreement; Bond; Certificate of Registration; IRC Section 148 and 265 Certification; IRS Form 8038-G. Board members and the Town Clerk signed the documents. Town Clerk sealed various documents.
Bell read then moved, seconded by Souls, to approve a resolution related to the use of reserve funds to be reimbursed from bond bank proceeds. Motion carried 4-0. The Town Clerk signed the resolution.
Al Ducci's Liquor License
The Board signed a new liquor license for Al Ducci's on Elm Street.
Farmers' Market Vending and Use of Adams Park
Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to approve the Manchester Farmers' Market vendors permit and use of Adams Park for calendar year 2012. Motion carried 4-0. O'Keefe signed the permit.
Other Business - Marketing Committee and Initiative
Mancini presented the Board a list of possible committee members. The Board and Mancini discussed the list.
The Board, Mancini, Kilburn and O'Keefe discussed the market initiative, approved by 2012 Town Meeting. Mancini and O'Keefe discussed goals and objectives of the initiative.
Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to approve the committee as presented. Motion carried 4-0.
Pool Pass Policy and Fee Schedule Amendment
O'Keefe noted that the Parks and Recreation Department has received some comments about the elimination of the family pool pass. O'Keefe and the Board discussed the rationale behind eliminating the family pass. O'Keefe presented to the Board language drafted by Parks and Recreation and the Town Manager.
Bell moved, seconded by Souls, to approve the following amendment to the pool pass policy and fee schedule:
No household headed by a Manchester resident (see page 11 of the 2012 Spring/Summer brochure for definition) shall spend more than a total of $200.00 for season pool passes for immediate family members (also see page 11 for definition) during the pool season (normally June through August).
Any fraudulent use of pool passes may, at the sole discretion of the Town, result in the immediate suspension or termination of pool passes without refund or credit.
Infants and toddlers three (3) years old and younger may enter the pool without charge with the paid admission (season pass or day pass) of an adult (18 years of age of older).
Motion carried 4-0.
Other Business - Equinox Valley Lacrosse Vending Permit
Lattuga moved, seconded by Souls, to approve a not-for-profit vending permit for Equinox Valley Lacrosse for a tournament at the Rec. Park. Motion carried. 4-0. O'Keefe signed the permit.
Other Business - Vending Permit for 4th of July for Lions Club
Bell moved, seconded by Souls, to approve a town event vending permit for the Lions Club to sell food at the 4th of July event at the Rec. Park. Motion carried 4-0.
Other Business - Use of Applejack Field for Non-Sporting Event
O'Keefe noted that the Selectboard must approve all non-sporting related events at Applejack Field.
Beattie moved, seconded by Souls, to approve the use of Applejack Field for a concert, picnicking and fireworks presentation on July 4, 2012. Motion carried 4-0.
Other Business - Student Appointment to Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee
Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to appoint BBA student Jon Amigo to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. Motion carried 4-0.
Souls moved, seconded by Lattuga, to adjourn. Motion carried 4-0.