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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 12/04/06

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, Randy DeVine, Amy Sears, and Cathy Raymond. These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board at the next regularly scheduled Selectboard meeting.

The meeting was called to order at 7:00PM. The board discussed Dubois & King's Status Report on the progress of the WWTF Expansion Feasibility Study. Erin will follow up with Chuck Goodling of Dubois & King with some feedback from the board. One of the goals of the study will be to determine whether the existing plant can handle an expansion and increase of inflow of 50-100% of the current capacity. A second notice reminding Town water & sewer users that sump pumps are not to be used will be sent with the next billing.

Don read an Access Permit application from Neal & Dolores LaRiviere. Jeff reviewed and signed it and Erin will forward it to Skip. Don also discussed a plugged culvert on Comette Road.

Bill motioned to enter Executive Session at 7:43PM to conduct Employee Evaluations. Judy seconded. All board members voted in favor. The board came out of Executive Session at 8:47PM.

Bill motioned to accept the minutes from last week's meeting. Judy offered 2 amendments. Line 40 should read "…the Town to apply." Line 44 should reference the specific bill, H.817, that has come through the Legislature late in the session. Bill motioned to accept the minutes as amended. Charlie seconded. All board members voted in favor.

The board reviewed information from the Department of Environmental Conservation, Jim Pease & Wallace McLean of the Water Quality Division, and Bruce Pendleton, a resident of Hawley Road, pertaining to orphan stormwater systems. Bill motioned as this legislation is written, the Town of Fairfax not participate as a permittee or co-permittee to the orphan stormwater grant program. All board members voted in favor.

Bill read a road application from Dan Valley. Bill motioned to name the new road Valley Road. Charlie seconded. All board members voted in favor.

Bill motioned to enter Executive Session at 9:26PM to discuss a legal matter and a personnel matter. The board came out of Executive Session at 10:04PM.

OTHER BUSINESS: Jeff informed the board that Amy will call for a current pay-off amount for the loan for the original WWTF and pay the balance remaining. Bill reviewed the weekly summary from Lt. Evans of the State Police. Jeff informed the board that Dean Potter will provide a report of the Fire Department's inspection of the Fairfax Green Senior Housing project to the board. The board reviewed a letter outlining proposed future plans for a parcel of land on Route 104A.

PUBLIC INPUT: There was no public input this evening.

The Selectboard meeting was adjourned at 10:04PM.

____________________________________ Erin McSweeney, Selectboard Administrator

The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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