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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 07/16/07

Selectboard Members present: Bill Ormerod, Judy Cleary, Charlie Swanson, and Randy DeVine. Staff Members present: Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard, and Don Pigeon, Road Foreman. Public Present: Frank Russell, and Caroline Russell.

1.Call to Order

Bill Ormerod, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:02PM.

2. Minutes

Judy motioned to accept the minutes of the meeting on Monday, July 2nd, as written. Charlie seconded. All board members voted in favor.

3. Items on the Agenda

A. Frank Russell- Attended tonight's meeting to express his concern regarding damage to his property from stormwater runoff. The board advised Frank to contact the Agency of Natural Resources.

B. Don Pigeon- The board reviewed an Access Permit application from Barry & Debbie Ovitt; the application was approved with the condition that the existing driveway will be removed and a 5" culvert will be installed. The board also reviewed an Access Permit application from Jarett and Crystal Bates, which is for a different road cut than one that was approved by the Selectboard in September of 2006. The Selectboard approved the request for the new road cut instead of the road cut that was previously approved. The dump truck has been repaired at a cost of $6,700; the overhead door at the garage has been installed.

C. Randy DeVine- Reviewed the following reports: the Vermont Monthly Water System Operations Report, and the Water Usage Summary. Randy updated the board on the progress of the Lagoon Cleanout Process and Drawdown Plan.

4. Other Business

A. The board has received a letter of response from Comcast regarding public access television; the board will forward the response to the Public Service Board for its review.

B. Erin will contact Pastor Griffin to request a letter from the Baptist Building Board of Trustees to secure a right of way to install sidewalks if the Town is awarded a Transportation Enhancement Grant.

5. Correspondence Worksheet

A. Letter from Robbie Nuzzo regarding sand for this winter

B. Activity Report from Skip Taylor

C. Proposed Zoning Permit application; new format will replace the existing Building Permit application.

D. Memo from Skip regarding impact fees for accessory apartments; the board will review this next week.

6. Public Input

There was no public input this evening.

7. Adjournment

Judy motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:45PM. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 8:45PM.

Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard

The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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