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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 11/19/07

Selectboard Members present: Bill Ormerod, Judy Cleary, Jeff Blake and Randy DeVine. Staff Members present: Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard, and Don Pigeon, Road Foreman.
Public Present: Peter King

1.Call to Order

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

2. Minutes

Judy motioned to approve the minutes from the meeting on November 12, 2007. Randy seconded. Randy offered one amendment, changing line #84 to read, "…Randy seconded." 3 board members voted in favor of accepting the minutes as amended, and 1 board member abstained.

3. Items on the Agenda

A. Don Pigeon - Don met with Linda Bodette from Better Backroads to review a proposed project on River Road; he will meet with Randy Reed of VTrans this week to review the plans for the proposed project. Pat Pigeon used the new truck to plow on Friday; Don has trained Stan Jenkins to plow. Don would like to remove some trees on Fanton Road; he will contact Verizon for assistance with the nearby phone lines.

B. Randy DeVine - Randy worked on the WWTF reports for October last week; he will continue to work on the Sludge Removal Residual Report. He has contacted Endyne Laboratories regarding some information needed for the Sludge Removal Report. He has also retaken some samples which were cracked by the courier service. He is still waiting for the parts he needs to repair the Route 104 pump station.

4. Public Input

A. There was no public input this evening.

5. Other Business

A. The board received rate information for 2008 for employee health insurance through the VLCT Health Trust; the board will review this at next week's meeting when a full board is present.

B. Bill informed the board that the Safe Routes to School Committee is discussing the idea of an adopt- a- sidewalk program; local businesses could sponsor winter maintenance of sidewalks in Town.

C. Trash will not be picked up on Thursday due to the holiday; trash will be picked up on Saturday morning instead.

D. The Fire Department has invited Efficiency Vermont to evaluate the building and perhaps offer cost-saving ideas for it.

6. Adjournment

Jeff motioned to adjourn the meeting at 7:55PM. Judy seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 7:55PM.

Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard


The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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