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Town Of Fairfax Selectboard Minutes
March 1, 2010

Selectboard Members present: Robert Horr, Chair, Randy Devine and John Mitchell.

Staff Members present: Don Pigeon, Randy DeVine and Skip Taylor.

Public Present: Peter King and Gary Mills.

1. Call to order

Robert Horr, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

2. Agenda Items

A. Don Pigeon – Road Foreman: The VLCT detail loss report for municipalities reviewed. The State of Vermont Standard Grant Agreement and the Annual Financial Plan for Town Highways has been completed. Class 3 & 4 roads are posted (March 1 – May 1). The access permit for Gary Mills subdivision on Sam Webb Road has been signed off on.

(A new Access Permit Application will be in place for future use excluding the word plastic in the type of culvert that can be used.) Don will get quotes for fencing for the Town Garage.

B. Randy DeVine – Chief Operator W/S Dept. : Randy has been working on the Wastewater Collection System Spill Prevention Plan and the Electrical Power Outage Plan. The lagoons are beginning to open up. He is continuing with snow removal. The old phones have been returned. Paul Langelier is up-to-date on training for CEU. Randy will need training hours by July.

C. Skip Taylor – Zoning Administrator: Skip handed out his activity report for the time period of 2/1/10 – 3/1/10. Anne Lemieux has submitted a letter dated 3/1/10, requesting permission for a change of use to her property located at 1108 Main Street. The Planning Commission will have a draft of the new Zoning Regulations. They plan to meet with the SB and DRB to go over any changes. Martha Varney has expressed interest in being on the Development Review Board:

John Mitchell made the motion to appoint Martha to the DRB.

Randy DeVine second the motion. All in favor.

3. Public Input:

Gary Mills came in to discuss the naming of his road in his sub-division. He expressed his displeasure with the current road naming ordinance (which was last adopted in 1993). The road application naming the road Alden Road was accepted.

4. Minutes :

Randy motioned to accept the minutes of February 15, 2010 meeting as written. John Mitchell seconded.

5. Purchase Orders :


6. Correspondence:

Alexzis Road and Marsh Hill Road - loose garbage collecting on the road side along Goose Pond Road. Vermont Leagues of Cities and Towns.

Other Business:

John Mitchell met with Brad Morse regarding his property on Fletcher Road. Randy addressed the Board about the wastewater discharge is up for renewal by 3/31, which expires in September.

John made the motion to have Randy submit the renewal for the wastewater discharge permit and include the $100.00 fee. Bob second.


John Mitchell motioned to adjourn at 8:45 PM.

Randy DeVine second the motion. 3-0

The minutes respectfully submitted by Stacy Wells, Asst. Town Clerk.


Robert Horr, Chair

The minutes are unofficial until approved at the next Selectboard meeting.

The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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