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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 08/20/07


Selectboard Members present: Judy Cleary, Jeff Blake, Charlie Swanson and Randy DeVine. Staff Members present: Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard, and Don Pigeon, Road Foreman. Public Present: Rep.Carolyn Branagan

1.Call to Order

Judy Cleary, Vice Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:00PM.

2. Minutes

Minutes from the meeting on August 13th could not be approved due to lack of a quorum present.

3. Items on the Agenda

A. Don Pigeon -Reviewed an access permit application from Dolores LaRiviere. Don informed the board that tires were stolen from the Town Garage; the Vermont State Police are investigating. Don anticipates he will take delivery of the new truck on Wednesday or Thursday.

B. Randy DeVine- Reviewed the following reports for the month of July: Monthly Water Systems Operations, Water Usage Summary, Phosphorus Monitoring, Operations Report for Aerated Lagoons, and the Sewer Discharge Report. Randy also updated the board on the progress of the lagoon cleanout. Kelley-View Farms Inc. pumped out the remaining sludge in the lagoon and mixed the lime; Randy estimated that the cost of this will be $17,712.00. All of the sludge was removed by Saturday afternoon. Randy inspected some water meters at the Fairfax Green Senior Housing building.

C. Skip Taylor - Distributed an Activity Report for July 31st-August 20th; he has issued 4 Certificates of Occupancy for the Fairfax Green Senior Housing building so far. The units that are currently occupied are being rented. The Planning Commission will be working on the questionnaire for the Town Plan.

4. Public Input

Rep. Carolyn Branagan discussed grant opportunities that are currently available.

5. Adjournment

Jeff motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:06PM. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 8:06PM.

Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard

The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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