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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 08/13/07


Selectboard Members present: Bill Ormerod, Jeff Blake and Randy DeVine. Staff Members present: Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard, and Don Pigeon, Road Foreman. Public Present: Jennifer and Will Skerritt.

1.Call to Order

Bill Ormerod, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:00PM.

2. Minutes

Jeff motioned to accept the minutes of the meeting on Monday, August 6th, as written. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor.

3. Items on the Agenda

A. Don Pigeon -Cut down trees near the Fire Station and on Nichols Road; the site visit to the River Road bridge with Ray Doherty of Vermont Emergency Management has been postponed until August 23rd; the highway department has drawn 1,900 yards of winter sand so far; the new oil furnace has been installed.

B. Randy DeVine- Updated the board on the progress of the lagoon cleanout; he is trying to contact Larry Kelly of Newport who can pump out the rest of the sludge in lagoon 2, and mix the lime. Randy does not have access to the equipment capable of doing this. Randy estimates that it will cost between $2,000-$3,000. Randy has posted signs for the sludge field.

C. Will and Jennifer Skerritt - Coordinators for the Safe Routes to School grant; reviewed the grant application with the board. The board members present at the meeting signed the Travel Plan, which is part of the application.

4. Other Business

A. E-mail from Ted Cantwell; Bill will follow up with Ted on this.

B. The board will discuss the final report from Dubois & King when all members of the board are present.

5. Public Input

There was no public input this evening.

6. Adjournment

Jeff motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:07PM. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 8:07PM.

Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard

The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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