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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 05/08/06


Selectboard members, Jeff Blake, Judy Cleary Doug Webb, Bill Ormerod and Charles Swanson were present at the meeting. Also present were Don Pigeon, Randy DeVine, Erin McSweeney, Colleen Steen and Jeff Moreau. These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board at the next regularly scheduled Selectboard meeting.

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. Don Pigeon reported that the Town has been awarded a grant for Pilon Road. He discussed the supporting documents needed for this grant including pictures before, during and after the project is completed as well as a town notice. Jeff and Don will review the paperwork.

Don also addressed a concern from John Casey regarding the noise from people using the town dumpster after hours. The board discussed possible solutions such as Sheriff's patrol and "No Trespassing" signs.

Jeff Blake addressed a concern from another resident of the town on Blarney Street, regarding people parking on their property. Town ordinance states that there is to be no parking on the south side of Hunt Street and Cain Street. Enforcement of this would be the best answer for this. Bill addressed a concern from a resident who had people riding 4 wheelers on his property. Bill asked the riders to leave, and they did.

Randy DeVine presented the water report for the month of April. The daily demand is down from that of April 2005.

Jeff Moreau, Executive Director of United Way of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties presented information regarding some of the new programs launched by United Way. One program is the LEAD program which hopes to inspire members of the community to be leaders and to volunteer.

Charlie motioned to accept the minutes from the May 1, 2006, meeting and Bill Ormerod seconded. All voted in favor.

OTHER BUSINESS: The sign that was made by the Eagle Scouts is okay in the previously reviewed location. Members of the board will not be attending the exercise by the LEPC, as it is the same day as The Household Hazardous Waste Day. They will also not be attending the discussion on the pandemic flu on May 15th. The Country Pantry's liquor license was reviewed and approved.

The board reviewed the proposal for the Waste Water Treatment Facility expansion feasibility evaluation. Charlie will make recommendations.

The organizers of the Egg Run will have to seek alternate route other than River Road for their event on August 5th since River Road will be closed. The board discussed options for keeping it safe for the anticipated 400 participants. One possible route is St. Luke's church to the town line and back. The organizers will do all the legwork; no town resources to be spent on this.

Randy and Charlie attended a public meeting regarding pollution control grant and loan programs.

PUBLIC INPUT: Colleen Steen gave information regarding a Transportation Enhancement grant.

Charlie Swanson made the motion to go to Executive Session to discuss legal issues at 8:48 P.M. Judy Cleary seconded the motion. All voted in favor. The Board came out of Executive Session at 9:10 PM.

The Selectboard meeting was adjourned at 9:10 PM.

____________________________________ Erin McSweeney, Selectboard Administrator

The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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