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Selectboard Members present: Bill Ormerod, Judy Cleary, and Randy DeVine. Staff Members present: Donna Meunier, Town Clerk, Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard, and Don Pigeon, Road Foreman.
Public Present: Colleen Steen, Peg Stewart, Jennifer Skerritt, Will Skerritt, Bonnie Waninger, and Carolyn Branagan.
1.Call to Order
Bill Ormerod, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:00PM.
Judy motioned to accept the minutes of the meeting on Monday, July 23rd, as written. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor.
3. Items on the Agenda
A. Donna Meunier - Reviewed tax revenues for the municipal budget and warned items; she recommended a municipal tax rate of .339 or .34. Judy motioned to set the municipal tax rate at .339. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor.
B. Don Pigeon - Don reviewed the information from Hank Lambert of Vermont Local Roads; Judy will follow up with Hank.
He has received a price for a waste oil furnace, a budgeted line item; he will contact the vendor with some additional questions.
C. Randy DeVine- Discussed the progress of the lagoon clean-out project; he anticipates that lagoon 1 will be cleaned out by the end of the day Tuesday. He also anticipates starting on lagoon 2 this week.
D. Skip Taylor - Reviewed an Activity Report for July 10th-July 30th; discussed the current fee structure for building permits and accessory structures.
E. Will and Jennifer Skerritt - Coordinators for the Safe Routes to School grant; reviewed the grant application with the board.
4. Public Input
A. Colleen Steen offered feedback concerning the zoning by-laws. A public meeting to review the proposed amendments to the Zoning By-laws will take place next Monday, August 6th, at 7:00PM in the Community Library.
B. Peg Stewart informed the board that the School board will be reviewing the engineer's report for the "White House" on Tuesday.
Randy motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:52PM. Judy seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 8:52PM.
Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard