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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 02/18/08

Selectboard Members present: Bill Ormerod, Jeff Blake, Charlie Swanson, and Randy DeVine. Staff Members present: Don Pigeon, Road Foreman, Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard. Public Present: Peter King and Josh Langelier.

1.Call to Order

Bill Ormerod, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:00PM.

2. Minutes

Charlie motioned to accept the minutes from the meeting on February 11, 2008, as written. Randy seconded. 3 board members voted in favor of accepting the minutes as written. One board member abstained.

3. Items on the Agenda

A. Don Pigeon - Don discussed the salt shortage; he informed the board that he has received one tandem load from the State. He has been advised that the State does not have a lot of salt left to spare. He projected that he has enough sand for 4 more storms. If necessary, he can draw more sand. Don received an estimate of $1500-$1600 to fix an overhead door at the Town Garage.

B. Randy DeVine - Randy informed the board that he attended to a couple of items of personal business last week; he reviewed preliminary sewer allocations that were awarded to Gabe Handy last fall for lots on Old Academy Street. The board reviewed a memo from Skip Taylor asking for clarification on which allocations are for which lots. He reviewed the Monthly Water Systems Operations Report for January.

Randy discussed the classified ad for the back-up operator; he distributed notes with what information the ad should contain. Bill will work on the ad and forward it to Erin.

C. Josh Langelier - Josh has submitted his resume and letter of interest for the 2nd Constable position. The board reviewed the Constable's responsibilities with Josh. The board will follow up with Josh after Town Meeting Day.

4. Other Business

A. The board reviewed the Civil Ordinance and the Road Naming Ordinance. These ordinances will be revised at a later date. The board also reviewed the Tree Cutting Policy; this policy will remain in place.

B. Bill, Jeff, Randy, and Charlie signed the Liquor License for Minor's Store.

5. Adjournment

Charlie motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:02PM. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 8:02PM.

Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard

The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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