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Fairfax Selectboard Minutes of 12/10/07

Selectboard Members present: Bill Ormerod, Jeff Blake, Charlie Swanson, Judy Cleary, and Randy DeVine. Staff Members present: Don Pigeon, Road Foreman. Public Present: Billy Boufford, Peter King, Shawn St. Pierre, and Colleen Steen

1.Call to Order

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

2. Minutes

Charlie motioned to approve the minutes from the meeting on December 3, 2007, as written. Randy seconded. Four board members voted in favor and one board member abstained.

3. Items on the Agenda

A. Don Pigeon - Don informed the board that the road signs for Fletcher Road and River Road have arrived; he will put these up in the spring. Don also informed the board that all 4 Town Highway Department trucks are up and
running after a series of mechanical breakdowns; the International Truck Company will pay for half the cost of the repair to the turbo on the 2004 truck.

B. Randy DeVine - Reviewed the Water Usage Summary and the VT Monthly Water Systems Operations Report for November 2007. He has inspected water meters for lot 1A, unit 101, and lot 7 on Old Academy Street; he has also done some composite sampling and snow removal. He also inspected the water meter at 1192 Main Street. Jeff informed Randy that there are four meters of existing water and sewer customers that need to be replaced. The board would like Randy to replace the meters of the existing customers before doing inspections on new units.

4. Public Input

Colleen Steen spoke to the board regarding her e-mail to Geoffrey Green of the Act 250 board regarding Goodall Street.

5. Other Business

A. Jeff informed the board that he received a phone call from Clarice Streets, DRB alternate, indicating that she intends to submit a letter of interest to fill the full-time vacancy on the DRB.

B. The board would like Fire Chief Dean Potter to attend the Selectboard meeting on December 20th to discuss the use of Goodall Street in Larry and Barbara Young's proposed subdivision.

6. Executive Session

Judy motioned to enter Executive Session to discuss a personnel matter at 7:30PM. Jeff seconded. All board members voted in favor. The board came out of Executive Session at 8:00PM.

7. Adjournment

Judy motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:14PM. Charlie seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 8:14PM.

Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard


The above minutes are unapproved , subject to amendment.

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