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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 04/02/07

Selectboard members Jeff Blake, Judy Cleary, Charlie Swanson and Randy DeVine were present at the meeting. Also present were Erin McSweeney, Don Pigeon, Skip Taylor, Amanda Lafferty, Steve Stitzel, Peg Stewart, Clara Pedley and Maggie Rooney. These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board at the next regularly scheduled Selectboard meeting.

The meeting was called to order at 7:00PM. Don reviewed an Access Permit from ORB, Inc. Don informed the board that the location will need a culvert, and brush will need to be cut 200 feet each way. Don also informed the board that the turbo for the 2006 truck is under warranty and will be repaired. Don met with a representative from Pike Industries last Friday regarding the anticipated paving schedule. He will meet with representatives from SD Ireland and Whitcomb on Tuesday. Don and the board will discuss the draft of the Winter Operations Plan next week. Don and Judy hope to continue working on the Forest Management Plan at the end of April.

Randy informed the board that he went to inspect lots 3A & 4A on Old Academy Road; the board reviewed a memo from Randy regarding his findings upon inspection. Randy asked the board about the collection of sewer connection fees. Jeff informed him that he should ask Erin if fees have been paid prior to inspection of the line; Erin will have copies of documentation for payments received. Randy informed the board he will contact Vermont Rural Water Association for information about GPS for water valves and manholes. Randy will present a plan for inspecting and repairing the manholes in Town on April 9th.

Jeff motioned to accept the minutes from the meeting on March 26th. Charlie seconded. 4 amendments were offered; Charlie motioned to accept the minutes as amended. Judy seconded. All board members voted in favor.

Jeff read a road name application from Ann Lemieux. This application will take the place of an application submitted previously for a new road off Megan Road, originally named JD Country Road. By consensus, the board chose Navigator Road.

Skip Taylor distributed an Activity Report for February 27th-April 2nd. The board also reviewed a memo from him regarding the elapsed time for DRB subdivision approval.

Paul Bean, a local developer, and Doug Hensen of Lamoureux and Dickinson Engineers, attended tonight's meeting regarding a new road for his development on Mill Hill. Paul anticipates that he will be breaking ground on the new road on Tuesday. Don and the Town's Engineer need to be notified, and will also need to be on site.

Charlie motioned to enter Executive Session at 7:58PM to discuss a pending legal matter. Jeff seconded. All board members voted in favor.

Randy motioned to come out of Executive Session at 9:27PM. Charlie seconded. All board members voted in favor. The board came out of Executive Session at 9:27PM.

Jeff motioned to re-appoint Mark Hunziker and Richard Wimble to the Planning Commission for a 4-year term to expire on April 2, 2011. Charlie seconded. All board members voted in favor.

OTHER BUSINESS: The board reviewed the Correspondence Worksheet. The board also reviewed information regarding a revised total for the services provided by AM Peisch. By consensus, the board authorized payment of the invoice. The board signed liquor licenses for Steeple Market and Country Pantry. The board discussed an e-mail from Bill Ormerod regarding the Disaster Roundtable information from Steve Bessette and information regarding the Tax Breaks for Veterans program. The board also reviewed a letter from Sally Sweet regarding recycling pick-up by Clean Green; the board will address her concerns and some concerns the board has with Clean Green at a meeting taking place on Friday, April 6th at 3:00PM.

PUBLIC INPUT: There was no public input this evening.

Randy motioned to adjourn the meeting. Jeff seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 9:46PM.


____________________________________ Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard

The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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