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Selectboard members Jeff Blake, Judy Cleary, Doug Webb, Bill Ormerod and Charlie Swanson were present at the meeting. Also present were Erin McSweeney, Don Pigeon, and Randy DeVine. These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board at the next regularly scheduled Selectboard meeting.
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. Don informed the board that the River Road bridge project has been completed with the exception of seeding and mulching. Paving will take place next spring. The board asked Don for his feedback on the dumpster at the Town Garage, which is scheduled to be removed on December 1st. Don stated that there is an average of 7 man hours per week used for the maintenance of the dumpster. Most of that time is spent removing items that do not belong in the dumpster.
Randy reviewed the following Reports for the month of October: Phosphorus Monitoring Report, Operations Report, Sewer Discharge Report, and the Permit Monitoring Report. Randy stated he had not received the test results from Dubois & King for the most recent flow-gauging tests. Erin will follow up with Dubois & King regarding the status of the project.
Judy motioned to accept the minutes from last week's meeting as written. Bill seconded. All members voted in favor.
Doug read a road name application from Paul Bean. Doug motioned to name the new road across from Minor's Store East Road. Judy seconded. All board members voted in favor. Doug also read a road name application from Dan Valley. Erin will follow up with Dan to obtain better directions to the new road.
Bill motioned to have Erin contact Clean Green and inform the owners that the revised contract that was sent to them on November 8th should be signed and returned to Erin by Monday, November 27th. If the contract is not received, the Town will have to put the trash service contract out to bid. Charlie seconded. All board members voted in favor.
OTHER BUSINESS: Erin will follow up with a resident of Potter Road regarding plowing private roads. The board resumed its discussion of the dumpster at the Town Garage and the proposals from All Metals Recycling. By consensus, the board will proceed with the plan of removing the dumpster as of December 1st, as decided at the October 30th meeting. A sign will be put up after December 1st indicating that anything left at the Town Garage will be considered illegal dumping. Bill informed the board that a suspect has been arrested for the robberies of Nan's Mobil and Minor's Store.
PUBLIC INPUT: There was no public input this evening.
Doug motioned to enter Executive Session to discuss a pending legal matter at 8:04PM. Judy seconded.
The board came out of Executive Session at 8:46PM.
The Selectboard meeting was adjourned at 8:50PM.
____________________________________ Erin McSweeney, Selectboard Administrator