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Selectboard Members present: Bill Ormerod, Judy Cleary, Jeff Blake, and Randy DeVine. Staff Members present: Don Pigeon, Road Foreman, Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard, and Dean Potter, Fire Chief. Public Present: Amanda Haley, Tiffany Reed, Samantha Nalepa, and Sara Benson.
1.Call to Order
Bill Ormerod, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:02PM.
Judy motioned to approve the minutes from the meeting on December 17, 2007, as written. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor.
3. Items on the Agenda
A. Don Pigeon - Don is putting together information for the project on River Road. He would like Charlie to review the numbers for accuracy. The project will not be done until the water level is low in the summer.
B. Randy DeVine - He has set up 2 appointments for tomorrow to change water meters.
C. Dean Potter - Discussed Larry and Barbara Young's proposed subdivision near Goodall Street. Dean reviewed the set of plans that were included with Larry & Barbara's Act 250 application; these were not the plans that he
reviewed when he wrote a letter of endorsement for the project in the fall of 2006. The set of plans Dean reviewed in 2006 included a new 24' wide road, and the plans that were with the application have been revised to include a new 20' wide road instead. The board would like Dean to inform it when he is asked to write letters of endorsement for projects in the future. Also, Dean should review plans that are submitted with the Act 250 application.
Dean is currently working on the proposed Fire Department budget for 2008.
4. Public Input
There was no public input this evening.
5. Executive Session
Judy motioned to enter Executive Session to discuss employee salaries, benefits, a personnel matter, and business related to personnel at 7:52PM. Jeff seconded. All board members voted in favor. The board came out of Executive Session at 9:55PM.
6. Other Business
A. Judy motioned to amend the Employee Policy as follows:
1. Change the effective date from 2007 to 2008, and the "was updated" to 12/20/07.
2. The healthcare section is changed to read, "From January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008; the two person health plan will be the maximum paid to full-time employees by the Town. From January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009; the one person health plan will be the maximum paid to full-time employees by the Town. Health plan options for additional persons will be available through employee payroll deductions."
3. Mileage reimbursement rate was changed from .42 cents to .46 cents.
Jeff Blake seconded. All board members voted in favor.
B. Judy motioned to approve the Town Pay Schedule for Fiscal Year 2008 as revised. Jeff Blake seconded. All board members voted in favor.
Judy motioned to adjourn the meeting at 10:05PM. Jeff seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 10:05PM.
Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard