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Selectboard and Board of Sewer Commissioners Meeting
(Note: Meeting will be on Monday at 5:00PM)
Roundabout Project - update and discussion about progress on the Roundabout project. Discuss will include proposed actions to accelerate the project, including bridge work and related traffic plan.
Attendees: Ivan Beattie (chair - arrived late), Wayne Bell, Carol Lattuga, Lisa Souls and Steve Nichols.
Other Attendees: John O'Keefe (Town Manager), Jason Waysville (Resident Engineer with Boswell Engineering), Kevin Ture (Project Manager with Schultz Construction), Tricia Hayes (Project Public Information Officer), Lee Krohn (Municipal Project Manager), Jeff Williams (DPW Director), Dave Sheldon (Water and Sewer Superintendent), Phil Bourn (Fire Chief), Michael Hall (Police Chief) and others.
Bell, acting as the chair per the Rules of the Selectboard, called the meeting to order at 5:05PM.
Center Bridge Closure - approval of change order
O'Keefe, Waysville and Ture spoke about the proposed closure of Center Bridge.
Bourn spoke about emergency response during the closure.
Beattie stated that he was disappointed and frustrated that the bridge needed to be closed, but that he would be even more frustrated if the bridge was not reopened within the 10 day closure window.
At 5:50PM, Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to approve the Change Order as drafted; provided, that the closure may also occur between September 4 and September 13 instead of September 8 to September 17 and further provided that pedestrian access shall be maintained on September 8 for the Maple Leaf Half Marathon. Motion carried 5-0.
Later, Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to authorize the Town Manager to make temporary changes to the Town's traffic pattern to facility the bridge closure. Motion carried 5-0.
Bell read a resolution honoring the one year anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene and the volunteers and town employees that served the community. Bell moved, seconded by Lattuga, to approve the resolution. Motion carried 5-0.
The Selectboard and others reconvened downtown to view the construction project.
Without a quorum, and pursuant to Selectboard Rules, the meeting was adjourned.