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November 16, 2020 Selectboard Minutes

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BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Marion Dowling, Shelly Huber, Angela Sanborn and Michael Fitzpatrick Christopher Williams.

OTHERS PRESENT:  Christine Howe, Kate Albergh, Joan Weir, Hal Moore, Gloria Cristelli, Joanne Enhouse, Steven Geller, Shari, BCTV, Wannetta Powling

CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 6:06 p.m. by Chair Marion Dowling.

ADDITIONS/ AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA:

Mr. Williams made a request to add Obstruction of Town Right of Way in the Road Foreman’s Report Ms. Sanborn, seconded.  Motion passed.

MINUTES:

November 2nd, 2020 Regular meeting, Mr. Fitzpatrick made a motion to accept the minutes. Ms. Huber seconded. 5/0 Motion passed.

November 9th, 2020 Budget meeting, Mr. Williams made a motion to accept the minutes. Ms. Sanborn seconded.

4/1 Motion passed with Mr. Fitzpatrick abstaining.

ROAD FOREMAN’S AND ROAD COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:

  1. Sawmill Road is ready at the entrance. We are awaiting DMI to come and pave.
  2. The Depot Rd Culvert update: We have one easement still waiting on the bank and court for the other side of the road.
  3. Windham Regional put out the speed counters last week for the Highway Safety Audit for Newfane Village. Once they send the data it will be forwarded to the Audit people to include in the report.
  4. The Sand/Salt shed update: No updates.
  5. We have now graveled Adams Hill, Toby Hill and Upper New Rd

Mr. Williams would like the Board to be aware that the Town Right of Way on the end of Hobby Hill Road and Silver Mine Trail has a cable placed across the road.

Discussion ensued.  The Board asked the Administrative Assistant to send a letter to the owners requesting that they remove the cable by December 1st, 2020.

Ms. Sanborn made a motion to accept the Road Foreman’s report, Mr. Fitzpatrick seconded.

Motion passed 4/0.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT:

None

SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:

Social Services funds request qualifications for town appropriation considerations.

  1. Christine Howe – The MOOver (formally The Current)
  2. Kate Albergh –Green Up Vermont
  3. Joan Weir – Williamsville School Preservation
  4. Kelly Brown / Hal Moore – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern VT (HCRS)
  5. Joanne Enhouse – Senior Solutions
  6. Linda Brooks / Steven Geller – Southeastern Vermont Community Action
  7. Vickie Sterling /Shari – Women’s Freedom Center

UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:

None

OLD BUSINESS:

Penner Road – Tabled until December 7th.  Road Foreman Jay Wilson was not able to attend tonight’s meeting; He was to provide valuable input and video of location.

NEW BUSINESS:

Katharine Bristol of Townshend was selected by the Selectboard to fill the Part time Data Entry position.  They interviewed three applicants and were impressed with each of them.

With COVID 19 cases on the rebound it has the Selectboard pondering what will Town Meeting be like this March?  Other towns are considering the Australian ballot, to avoid the gathering for Town Meeting.   Newfane Board members will discuss this again at a future meeting.

CORRESPONDENCE:

PAY ORDERS:

  1. Accounts Payable No. # 21010                         Amount  $  238,931.85
  2. Payroll Warrant # 11481                                Amount  $ 6,436.76
  3. Payroll Warrant # 11482                                Amount  $ 4,118.53
  4. Payroll Warrant # 11483                                Amount  $ 4,610.83

Ms. Sanborn made a motion to approve pay orders. Mr. Fitzpatrick seconded.

Motion passed 5/1

ADJOURN:   Motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Fitzpatrick @ 7:34 pm.

 

Respectfully Administrative Assistant

Wannetta Powling

Selectboard November 9, 2020 Budget Minutes

Unapproved Draft

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Marion Dowling, Christopher Williams, Angela Sanborn and Shelly Huber.   Absent: Mike Fitzpatrick

OTHERS PRESENT:  Melissa Brown, Doris Knechtel, Jay Wilson and Wannetta Powling

CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chair Marion Dowling.

ADDITIONS/ AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA: None

OLD BUSINESS: None

NEW BUSINESS:

Revenue: The Treasurer has reviewed with the Board the anticipated Revenue from property taxes, grants, investment accounts and reimbursements.

Capital Budget; The Board reviewed the current Capital budget and the need to fund the account for the upcoming replacement and construction of the Arch Bridge, and the anticipated bridge maintenance that is necessary for a number of old bridges.

Expenditures: The board reviewed the Town Office Expense division it was recommended to level fund this account.

The Board has met with the Listers to review their proposed budget increase.  The amount represents 1 or2 Listers @ 18.00 per hour, a data entry person @ $15.00per hour and an Accessor for 1-2 days a month this is needed to keep the assessments consistent with the Towns (past) appraisals.

COVID 19 has the Board considering what Town Meeting will be like in March 2021.  There will be further input and recommendations from the State of Vermont and Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT.)

Articles: Tabled for future budget meetings     Warnings: Tabled for future budget meetings

Social Appropriations Donations: The Selectboard has been meeting with Organizations that have requested funds appropriation.  This is in an effort to reinstate an understanding of the Organizations benefit’s and services that Newfane residents receive. 

Meeting Adjourned 7:40pm

Respectfully Submitted,

Wannetta Powling

Selectboard Agenda November 16, 2020

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CALL TO ORDER

ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA

EXECUTIVE SESSION

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

November 2, 2020 Regular meeting

November 9, 2020 Budget meeting

ROAD BUSINESS

Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT                     

 SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

Appropriation Requests

  1. Christine Howe – The MOOver (formally The Current)
  2. Kate Albergh –Green Up Vermont
  3.  Joan Weir – Williamsville School Preservation
  4.   Hal Moore – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern VT HCRS)
  5.   Joanne Enhouse – Senior Solutions
  6.  Linda Brooks / Steven Geller – Southeastern Vermont Community Action
  7. Vickie Sterling – Women’s Freedom Center

  UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

OLD BUSINESS

  •  Penner Road – Consider the request for end of Penner Road to become a “Private Road”
  •  Follow required steps
  • Who is the Contact Person?

NEW BUSINESS

  • Part time Employee Hired for Data Entry Position – Working with the Listers
  • Due to COVID 19 Warning for Town Meeting Information

CORRESPONDENCE

  PAY ORDERS

  • Payroll Warrant # 11481    Amount $ 6,436.76
  • Payroll Warrant # 11482 Amount $ 4,118.53

ADJOURN

 

 

October 19, 2020 Selectboard Minutes

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BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Marion Dowling, Shelly Huber, Angela Sanborn and Michael Fitzpatrick. Absent: Christopher Williams,

OTHERS PRESENT:  Merle Tessier, Jay Wilson, Doris Knetchel, BCTV, Wannetta Powling

CALL TO ORDER:

The meeting was called to order at 6:06 p.m. by Chair Marion Dowling.

ADDITIONS/ AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA:

Ms. Sanborn made a motion to move the order of the Agenda Starting with Zoning Administrator to the top Ms. Huber seconded.  Motion passed 4/0.

SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:

Zoning Administrator Merle Tessier- Newfane has not had a change in its fees for over ten years.   Newfane’s zoning fees have been compared with area towns. Submitting a proposed increase in the fees if approved, would not be imposed until 2021 FY that would start July 1.   Discussion of these fees will be considered at the November 9th budget.

There is a current violation of a provisional permit granted by the Development Review Board.  Enforcement action may need to be taken if the current notice of violation is not corrected.  There is currently s a verbal agreement to agree to bring this back in to compliance. If this is not followed it would result in municipal fines being imposed.  The Selectboard needs to be aware of this.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

Entered into Executive Session at 6:12pm following 1 VSA 313 (a) (3) of the Vermont Statutes.

Adjourned Executive Session at 6:25 pm

A motion was made by Ms. Sanborn to have the Administrative Assistant send letters to all the applicants for the Data Entry position. We thank them for their interest and will notifying them of the Board’s decision. The motion was seconded by Mr. Fitzpatrick.

Motion passed 4/0.

MINUTES:

October 19, 2020 Regular meeting Ms. Sanborn made a motion to accept the minutes, Ms. Huber seconded. 4/0 Motion passed.

October 26, 2020 Budget meeting Mr. Fitzpatrick made a motion to accept the minutes, Ms. Huber seconded.

3/1 Motion passed with Ms. Sanborn abstaining.

ROAD FOREMAN’S AND ROAD COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:

  1. VTRANS has sent us an additional $37,000.00 in highway aid as a onetime payment for us to use on class 2 or 3 roads.
  2. Sawmill Road has been needing repairs on the entrance, there may still be time to do it this fall. The only paving company interested this time of year was DMI from Brattleboro and the price was $9,750 is that something you want to try?

Discussion ensued / Mr. Fitzpatrick made a motion to approve paving costs for DMI.

Ms. Sanborn seconded.

Motion passed 4/0.

  1. The Depot Rd Culvert update: Still awaiting easements.
  2. Windham Regional will be putting out the speed counters tomorrow for the Highway Safety Audit for Newfane Village.
  3. The Sand/Salt shed update: The Town Attorney is working on this.
  4. VTRANS should be putting out the bid for the Arch Bridge this week.
  5. I have ordered a stencil to mark our Cones and signs with; we have had trouble with people taking them.
  6. Land fill on Browns Road has been mowed.

Ms. Sanborn made a motion to accept the Road Foreman’s report, Mr. Fitzpatrick seconded.

Motion passed 4/0.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT:

  • There have been a number of complications getting the Monitor hooked up with the proper settings. We have had several people assisting me and testing – tonight is a trial run, so I hope that you will all bear with me.
  • Melissa & I have been working together inputting the proposed figures for the budget on the Nemrc program.
  • The Town Clerk received a Grant for $5,000 from the Center for Tech & Civic Life to assist with needed material for the Election.
  • The insurance for the Town has just been renewed thru VLCT. This covers the entire Town owned property (buildings and the highway vehicles.)

Ms. Sanborn made a motion to accept the Administrative Assistant’s report, Ms. Huber seconded. Motion passed 4/0.

SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:

Social Services funds request qualifications/ for town appropriation considerations.

 Andrea Seaton – Grace Cottage Hospital (funds approved)

Steve Ovenden – Green MT RSVP-(funds approved)

Jessica Cassarino – Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of VT & NH (funds approved)

 Joan Weir – Williamsville School Preservation (Rescheduled)

Kelly Brown – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern VT (HCRS) (Rescheduled)

 UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:

None

OLD BUSINESS:  

Penner Road – Tabled until November 16th.

Road Foreman Jay Wilson will provide a video of the location for the Board to review at the November 16th meeting.

CORRESPONDENCE:

Christine White Personal opinion dealing with newly established committees.

PAY ORDERS:

  1. Accounts Payable No. # 21009                         Amount  $  937,161.82
  2. Payroll Warrant # 11479                                Amount  $ 4,439.63

Ms. Sanborn made a motion to approve pay orders. Mr. Fitzpatrick seconded.

Motion passed 4/0

ADJOURN:

Motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Fitzpatrick @ 7:45 pm.

 

Respectfully Administrative Assistant

Wannetta Powling

November 2, 2020 Selectboard Agenda

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CALL TO ORDER

  • ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  •  EXECUTIVE SESSION
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES
    1.     October 19, 2020 Regular meeting
    2.    October 26, 2020 Budget meeting
  • ROAD BUSINESS
    1. Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report
  •   ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  •   SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
    •  Appropriation Requests
    • 1.       Andrea Seaton – Grace Cottage Hospital
    • 2.       Steve Ovenden – Green MT  RSVP-
    • 3.       Jessica Cassarino – Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of VT & NH
    • 4.       Joan Weir – Williamsville School Preservation
    • 5.       Kelly Brown – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern VT (HCRS)
  • UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  •  OLD BUSINESS
    1.  Penner Road
    2. Data Entry Position
  • NEW BUSINESS
    1. Merle Tessier Zoning Administrator – Proposed Fee Changes & Other Business
  • CORRESPONDENCE
    1. Christine White – Personal Opinions
  • PAY ORDERS
    1. Payroll Warrant #                 Amount  $
    2. Payroll Warrant #                 Amount  $
  • ADJOURN

Monday October 19th Selectboard Agenda

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  • ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES

September 21, 2020 Regular meeting

October 13, 2020 Budget meeting

·        ROAD BUSINESS

Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report

·        ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPOR

·        SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

Sarah Lang – BDCC funds request

Chris White – SEVWA funds request

Dan Dewalt – Restorative Justice funds request

·    UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

  •  OLD BUSINESS

Part Time Data Entry Position

Penner Road

  • NEW BUSINESS

Maralee Chris – Request for choosing a name for private road off upper end of

“River Road”  (Horseshoe Lane)

·   CORRESPONDENCE

Zoning Administrator – Proposed Fee Increases.

Sam Kilmaurray – Does the Selectboard plan on making posting or holding a press conference to read the statement?

·        PAY ORDERS

  1. Payroll Warrant #            Amount  $
  2. Payroll Warrant #   Amount  $
  • ADJOURN

Monday October 5, 2020 Selectboard Meeting

Unapproved Draft

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Marion Dowling, Michael Fitzpatrick, Christopher Williams, Angela Sanborn and Shelly Huber.

OTHERS PRESENT:  Jay Wilson, Doris Knetchtel & Frank Suponski, Austin from BCTV, Wannetta Powling and Rich Hesselein (via Phone)

CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chair Marion Dowling.

ADDITIONS/ AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA:  Ms. Dowling made a statement that the events that are normally held on the Newfane Common are not Selectboard controlled but approved by the Newfane Court House.

MINUTES:  September 21, 2020 Regular meeting Mr. Fitzpatrick made a motion to accept the minutes, Ms. Sanborn seconded.

5/0 Motion passed.

ROAD FOREMAN’S AND ROAD COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:

  1. Daniels Construction will be back in a couple weeks to start the extra repairs on Monroe Bridge, at that point the road will be down to one lane for the duration of the repairs.
  2. The landfill is supposed to be kept mowed each year and it apparently did not get put into the contract with the solar people. It didn’t get mowed last year do you want me to get someone to mow it this year?

The Board agreed to the recommendation to get the mowing done to comply with the state closure agreement.

  1. The Depot Rd Culvert is tentatively scheduled to go out to bid mid-winter assuming the easements get done.
  2. The Road Safety Audit for Newfane Village has been started. Windham Regional will be doing the speed count in mid-October and that will be forwarded to the Safety Audit group.
  3. The Winter Sand went out to bid and they should be opened tonight.
  4. The Sand/Salt shed finished the environmental review process, the next step is I need to get the town attorney to sign a letter that the town owns the property free and clear.
  5. The gravel work under Monroe Bridge has been completed. The crushing in the So. Newfane yard is expected to begin this week sometime.

Mr. Fitzpatrick made a motion to accept the Road Foreman’s report. Ms. Sanborn seconded.

5/0 Motion Passed.

Selectboard opened the sealed Sand Bids:  Mr. Fitzpatrick Recused himself from this part of the meeting.

1.       Fitzpatrick Excavating bids was @ $11.50 per Yard with 1,500 yds delivered to Town yard               by November 15, 2020.

2.       Cersosimo Industries Inc. bid was @$16.00 per yard with 1,500 yds delivered to town yard             by November 15, 2020. Earlier delivery is possible if requested – this quote is good until                June 1, 2020.

Discussion ensued.

Mr. Williams asked were the material was coming from?   Brattleboro Pit

Ms. Huber wanted to know what the Town would normally use in a season.  2500 yards

Ms. Dowling asked if there was an issue with the quality of material, or if it was similar quality?  None was mentioned.

Ms. Sanborn asked if 2018 supply had caused any issues for the Highway crew.  None was mentioned.

Ms. Huber made a motion to accept the Fitzpatrick Excavating as the lowest bidder, Mr. Williams seconded.

Motion Passed 4 – 1 abstained (Mr. Fitzpatrick)

ADMINISTRATIVE AS SISTANT’S REPORT:

  • Social Appropriations letters have been sent to those Organizations who have previously received Newfane funding. The letter contained details for budgeting considerations and they need to make an appointment with the Selectboard during the Oct., Nov. and Dec. budgeting season. Research has shown that other towns have made each of these appropriations an article at Town Meeting – in the past Newfane has considered the appropriations as a one line item. I would like to recommend the board consider that each of the appropriations be its own article.
  • (10) Courtesy letters were mailed to residents between #492 Dover Rd. and the Intersection of Auger Hole Road in South Newfane, advising them of the Rock Crushing that is scheduled for approximately 7-10 days although this may be disturbing to some it is considered necessary work.
  • We have received a reminder email from SV Cable that before October 31st our current email address will need to be changed. As of today, all of Town Office employees and the Highway department have already set up this new email address.  Example tnewfane@svcable is now going to be tnewfane@newfanevt.com.  The end of email is the only change.
  • I have included again for your benefit the print out for the 70” monitor the webcam and wall mounting brackets, this will be to benefit the Selectboard to hold both live meetings here at Town Office and to host a Zoom meeting for the public to attend. This will be beneficial when we start the Budgeting season, it will allow those seeking appropriations to attend via Zoom. It will also allow us to do trainings & webinars from VLCT & the State of Vermont.

Mr. Fitzpatrick made a motion to spend the money to set up the system, Mr. Williams Seconded. Motion passed 5/0 

  • These finds cam come from the Misc. Office Budget expense as of today’s report there is $ 3,300.00 available in this account.
  • Ms. Sanborn made a motion to accept the Administrative Assistant’s report, Mr. Williams seconded.

Motion passed 5/0

SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:

Rich Hesselein – (via phone) Made a request of the Selectboard to allow the end of (Town Owned) Penner Road into Privately Owned, allowing him to put up signage to prevent people from traveling up into his yard, which is the “Dead End Road.”   Mr. Hesselein has offered to pay for the cost of creating a turnaround for the Town to turn the snow plow’s trucks.  The Board informed Mr. Hesselein that there is a process to follow in order for the Town to consider his request.  The Administrative Assistant was asked to send this paperwork to Mr. Hesselein for him to be aware of the process.  It includes a site visit, notification of the abutting land owners and a hearing before the Selectboard can consider the request.  The Selectboard will need to revisit this issue at a future meeting.

Lister’s Doris Knetchtel & Frank Suponski-Follow up regarding Lister Vacancy need to hire Data Entry Person.

Discussion ensued.

It was a recommendation to place an advertisement in the Brattleboro Reformer, the Town’s Website and Front-Page Forum “Immediate Part Time Data Entry Person Needed” with the job description and the deadline for submitting resume of October 14th in order for interviews to be set up. This will be scheduled on the October 19th agenda for consideration.

UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:  None

OLD BUSINESS:   None

NEW BUSINESS:

Budget Season Schedule:  Discussion ensued

It was decided that Budget Season would start on Tuesday October 13th and alternate with Selectboard Meetings on Monday nights at 6pm.

VT State Troopers Letter – Administrative Assistant will send a letter in respond to Lieutenant French letter of invitation to participate in shape the policing norm in Windham County and across the state.

Discussion Ensued.

The Selectboard is very pleased with the work that is being done

CORRESPONDENCE:

Nolan Edgar – Concerned with decision of the board to hold Selectboard meetings in person instead of Zoom.

Bob McCandless – Letter of resignation from the Planning Commission.

Thom Chiofalo – Rock River Preservation follow up from the 9.21.20 Selectboard meeting with additional information regarding annual contributions to NBFD, Rescue and WDFD.

 PAY ORDERS:

  1. Payroll Warrant # 11474                                 Amount  $ 4,927.63
  2. Accounts Payable No. # 21007                 Amount  $  820,067.66

ADJOURN:   Motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Williams @ 7:45 pm.

Respectfully Administrative Assistant

Wannetta Powling

October 5th 2020 Selectboard Agenda

In Person at Town Office

  • CALL TO ORDER
  • ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES

September 21, 2020 Regular meeting

  •  ROAD BUSINESS

Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report

  •  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  • SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

Rich Hesselein – Turning the end of Town Owned (Penner) Road into Privately Owned

Lister’s Doris Knetchtel & Frank Suponski-Follow up regarding Lister Vacancy need to hire             Data Entry Person.

  •  UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  •  OLD BUSINESS

Schedule Budget Season (Tabled) October 12 Holiday

         Draft Respond VT State Troopers Letter – Participation in shaping the law enforcement              changes and approach to policing in Newfane and across Vermont.

  •    NEW BUSINESS

Open Winter Sand Bids

  •  CORRESPONDENCE

Bob McCandless –Resignation

Thom Chiofalo – Rock River Preservation Outreach Coordinator

  • PAY ORDERS
  1. Payroll Warrant #                 Amount  $
  2. Payroll Warrant #                 Amount  $
  • ADJOURN

 

 

  Board of Liquor Control Tuesday September 8, 2020

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Marion Dowling, Michael Fitzpatrick, Christopher Williams and Shelly Huber.

OTHERS PRESENTWannetta Powling.

CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 8:37 p.m. by Chair Marion Dowling.

 NEW BUSINESS

  • Four Columns – Renewal Application

The Board reviewed The Four Columns Liquor License renewal application

A motion to approve the renewal liquor license for The Four Columns was made by Mr. Fitzpatrick, seconded by Mr. Williams.

Motion passed

Mr. Williams made a motion to adjourn.  Meeting adjourned  8:40pm

Respectfully Administrative Assistant

Wannetta Powling

 

Development Review Board (DRB) Decision regarding appeal of Zoning Application 20 -0001

Subject:

Development Review Board (DRB) Decision regarding appeal of Zoning Application 20 -0001

Background

Application 20-0001 is for change of use at 25 Moss Hollow Road from residential to commercial in order to allow operation of a Wellness Retreat/Nature Retreat as described by the appellant, Kathy J. La Bombard in her application and at the public hearing for this appeal on July 30, 2020.

Findings

  1. The property is located in Newfane’s Rural District and is part of an established neighborhood with rural character.
  2. The appellant wishes to operate a Wellness Retreat/Nature Retreat as a conditional use utilizing the existing residential facilities at 25 Moss Hollow Road.
  3. The appellant described her proposed use as an opportunity for small groups of healthy people to spend 3 to 5 days in nature and the surrounding community while focusing on their own well-being
  4. Section 331 of the Newfane Zoning Bylaw allows limited commercial uses in the Rural District that avoid unreasonable burdens on town roads and services or other adverse impacts on the rural character of the district.
  5. Section 212 / 5 /a of the Newfane Zoning Bylaw requires review of any proposed conditional use to determine whether it adversely affects:
  •  Capacity of existing community services or facilities
  •   Character of the area as defined by the purpose of the zoning district and specifically       stated  policies and standards of the Town Plan
  •   Traffic on roads and highways in the vicinity
  •    Any bylaws and ordinances of the Town of Newfane then in effect
  •    Utilization of renewable energy sources

 Conclusions

  1. The proposed conditional use is consistent with that of a Lodge/Inn whose function is providing their guests a program of organized group activities.
  2. In order to meet criteria of Zoning Bylaw Sections 331 and 1 / 5 / a and to limit adverse impacts on the rural character of the area, it is necessary to apply conditions to the proposed commercial use that limit its size and scope while preserving the overall rural character of the neighborhood.

Decision

Effective August 27, 2020, the Newfane Development Review Board  approves, with the following conditions, the application of Kathy J. La Bombard for change of use from residential to commercial (Wellness Retreat/Nature Retreat) at 25 Moss Hollow Road (also known as Moss Hollow Lane).

This approval is subject to the following conditions:

  1. The number of Retreat Session participants including leaders shall not exceed seven (7).
  2. Use of the property for Retreat Sessions shall be limited to twelve (12) days per calendar month.
  3. When travelling to or from the property for off-site activities, participants shall car pool to the extent possible with no more than two (2) vehicles involved.
  4. Noise generated by operations shall at no time exceed seventy (70) decibels measured at the property line.
  5. On-site parking shall be limited to seven (7) vehicles.

Appeal of this Decision

In accordance with Title 24 VSA, Section 4471, an interested person who has participated in the Public Hearing of this matter may appeal this decision to the Environmental Division of the Vermont Superior Court by filing a Notice of Appeal directly to the Court within thirty (30) days of the decision.

Participation in the referenced hearing shall consist of offering oral or written testimony, evidence or a statement of concern related to the subject of the hearing.

Newfane Development Review Board

David Cotton, Chairman

 

Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020      Time:  6:00 PM      Place: Zoom Conference Call – In keeping with “revisions from Act 92 (H.681) which Governor Scott signed into law on March 30, 2020. The act sets forth new Open Meeting Law procedures in response to COVID-19 … to encourage public bodies to meet electronically while also providing the public with electronic access to meetings in lieu of a designated physical location.” Updated 5.27.20. https://www.vlct.org/municipal-assistance/municipal-topics/vermonts-open-meeting-law

To access Zoom-based Planning Commission meeting:

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Agenda

  1. Call to order                                     6:00
  2. Introductions (Commission members, guests, and members of the public)         6:01 – 6:15
  • Additions to the Agenda 6:16 – 6:21

(“Additions” might include a suggestion for an action step with a specific timeline and a person assigned to the action step or a suggestion for a future agenda item.)

  1. Review and approve minutes from February 27, August 11, August 27             6:22 – 6:35
  2. Unscheduled members of the public 6:36 – 6:41
  3. Old Business                                     6:42 – 7:52
  4. Short-term Rentals – Collective work with Problem-Solving Document 6:42 – 7:30
  5. Enhanced Energy Plan – Lynn & contact with Windham Regional Commission        7:31 – 7:41
  6. Zoning bylaw, setback language – Ken & contact w/ Development Review Board 7:42 – 7:52

 

VII.     New Business                                                                                                             7:53 – 8:10

VIII.    Correspondence                                                                                                          8:11 – 8:15

  1. Adjournment                                                                                                            8:16

 

Note: Regular Planning Commission meetings are held at Newfane Town Office 2nd & 4th Thursdays at 6:00 PM.

All interested parties are most welcome to attend.

Posting locations: Newfane Town Office, WW Building Supply, Newfane Market, Williamsville Post Office

Town of Newfane web site:

http://newfanevt.com/meetings/meeting-schedules/

http://newfanevt.com/meetings/planning-commission-minutes/

Selectboard Agenda Monday August 3, 2020

  •  CALL TO ORDER
  •  ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGEND
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES
    • July 6, 2020 Amended Regular meeting
    • July 20, 2020 Regular meeting
  • ROAD BUSINESS
    • Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report
  •  TREASURER’S REPORT
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  • SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
    •        Doris Knechtel & Frank Suponski – Lister’s Vacancy
  • UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  • OLD BUSINESS
    •          Sign Wage Increase for Fiscal Year 2020-2021
    •         Review Updated Financial Policy – Checklist for Internal Control
    •         Review Updated Policy (Animal Control) for Board approval
    •         Employee Annual Reviews for Road Foreman and Administrative Assistant
  • NEW BUSINESS
    •  Remembering the Passing of Theodor Schreyer Jr. – Over 50 years of service to the Town of Newfane
  • POSSIBLE PROJECTS
  • CORRESPONDENCE
    •  Department of Public Safety VT State Police, invite to participate in shaping VSP                  approach to policing.
    • Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, helping connecting 375 businesses with “PPP” & Federal Relief programs.
    • EAP Supporting Healthy Organizations – Messenger & Leadership Newsletters
    • COVID 19 Executive Summary July 24, 2020 Key updates, Impacts & Action.
  • PAY ORDERS
    • Payroll Warrant #                 Amount  $
    • Payroll Warrant #                 Amount  $
    • Accounts Payable No. # Amount  $
  • ADJOURN

COVID 19 SAFETY PROCEDURES WILL BE FOLLOWED

Meeting to be held at 6 pm –      Town Office –    555 VT Route 30 Newfane

Selectboard Agenda Monday July 6, 2020

  •  CALL TO ORDER
  •  ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  •  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

May 18, 2020 Amended minutes

June 15, 2020 Regular

June 22, 2020 Special

  • ROAD BUSINESS

Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report

  • TREASURER’S REPORT

Bids for Town Land   Quitclaim Auction Town Owned Property

Selectboad Appointment – Search for Bank Statement Reconciler

  •  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  • SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

Gloria Cristelli – Japanese Knotweed

  •  UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  •  OLD BUSINESS      

June 22, 2020 Special Meeting 2020-2021 Law Enforcement Contract

Zoning Administrator 3 Year Appointment Approval

  • NEW BUSINESS

Town Office Joint Authority 1VSA 172

Shelly- Interim Zoning Measure for Pandemic Emergency

Request that All Newfane Businesses follow COVID 19 Safety Procedures’

(MASK REQUIRED)

Review and Sign Town Tax Rate

  • POSSIBLE PROJECTS
  • CORRESPONDENCE
  •  PAY ORDERS
    • Payroll Warrant # 11457    Amount  $ 4,648.27
    • Payroll Warrant # 11458    Amount  $ 4,703.32
    • ADJOURN

COVID 19 SAFETY PROCEDURES WILL FOLLOWED

Meeting to be held at 6 pm –      Town Office –    555 VT Route 30 Newfane

Selectboard Agenda Monday June 15, 2020

  •  CALL TO ORDER
  •  ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  •  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

May 18, 2020 amended minutes

       June 1, 2020

  • ROAD BUSINESS

Road Foreman’s& Road Commissioner’s Report

  • TREASURER’S REPORT            
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  • SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  •  UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  •  OLD BUSINESS      

Law Enforcement Contract

Town Hall Addition

  • NEW  BUSINESS

VLCT: Local Government Resolution

Interim Zoning Measure for Pandemic Emergency

  •  CORRESPONDENCE

Thank you card from Henrietta Mantel – Cemetery Hill Road

  •  PAY ORDERS
  1. Payroll Warrant # 11453    Amount  $ 4,908.34
  2. Payroll Warrant # N/A       Amount  $  N/A

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Selectboard Minutes June 1, 2020

Unapproved

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Marion Dowling, Shelly Huber, Angela Sanborn, Michael Fitzpatrick and Christopher Williams,

OTHERS PRESENT: Jay Wilson, Melissa Brown, Sheriff Mark Anderson, Lieutenant Anthony French, Lynn Forrest, BCTV, and Wannetta Powling.

CALL TO ORDER: The Zoom meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chair Marion Dowling.

ADDITIONS/ AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA:

A motion was made by Ms. Sanborn to move the scheduled members to the top of the agenda. Ms. Huber seconded.

SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:

Sheriff Mark Anderson of the Windham County Sheriffs office, Lieutenant Anthony French of the Vermont State Troopers were both invited to meet with the Selectboard to discuss the current law enforcement and future contract options.  Both of the officers answered questions of public safety, criminal investigations, motor vehicles stops and traffic control in the villages of South Newfane, Williamsville and Brookside.  The Selectboard will consider the contract options on the next agenda.

MINUTES:

A motion was made by Ms. Sanborn to approve the May 4, 2020 minutes, Ms. Huber seconded.

Motion Passed.

A motion was made by Ms. Sanborn to “Table until amended” the May 18, 2020 minutes Ms. Huber seconded.

Motion Passed.

ROAD FOREMAN’S AND ROAD COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:

  1. The crack sealing of the pavement went very well, sealing was done on Depot. Rd, Dover Rd. and Auger Hole Rd.
  2. The guard rail work was completed on the two new Hunter Brook Bridges and we started at the bottom of Depot Rd. and repaired the first 990 feet.
  3. The town attorney has the information to prepare the easements for the Depot Rd. box culvert.
  4. The plans for the Sand/Salt shed have been updated again.
  5. The plans for the Depot Rd. box culvert have been updated again also. Once we get the easements signed that will continue to move along.
  6. The meeting with Northeast Municipal for the Hazmat and Safety at the garage went well we identified the top 3 area to work on first. These would be the items that VOSHA writes the largest fines for.
  7. We had the mandatory pre-bid meeting at Monroe Bridge this past Tuesday; we had one bidder we should have the bid to open at Monday’s meeting.
  8. There is enough money in the budget to go ahead and purchase another traffic radar sign to move from one location to another including S. Wardsboro Road.

A motion was made by Mr. Williams to approve the purchase of a new traffic sign. Ms. Huber seconded.

Motion Passed.

  1. There are several dead Ash trees in 2 different cemeteries’ that is not easily assessable. The State of Vermont Forest and Parks have advising us to take inventory of the Ash trees in the right of way, our inventory of these are in the 1,400 +/-. There needs to be a plan to remove these trees over the next fee years, before they become infected with the Emerald Ash Bore.

The Monroe Bridge Rehabilitation Bid was opened.

  1. Neil Daniels, Inc. (d/b/a Daniels Construction) Ascutney, VT / Bid   $ 561,970.00

Discussion ensued regarding the budgeted amount, recommendation to speak with VTrans, Marc Pickering.

A motion was made by Ms. Huber to have Jay speak with Marc Pickering tomorrow, and allow Road Foreman to follow any new speck recommendations from VTrans, Road Foreman & Road Commission decision as to a new bid being sent out Mr. Fitzpatrick seconded.

Motion Passed.

TREASURER’S REPORT:

Town Owned Property – I have completed gathering all the information needed for selling off the four Town-owned properties. I emailed everything off to Bob Fisher. I also emailed you what Bob sent back to me for the Board to sign and then we can put it in the Brattleboro Reformer. I think it is best that we advertise this in Saturdays issue; hopefully it will be seen by more people.

The information I gathered was; I calculated for each property what was sold at tax sale, plus what would have been owed to the town after the tax sales were completed. I researched back to see what the attorney fees were for doing the tax sales. I also pulled all the deeds for the properties. Doris printed me out all the Lister Card’s along with maps to the properties.

The reason I wanted the maps was so I could send out letters to all the abutting owners of the properties that are for sale. I figured that it would be a good idea to let them know the property that adjoins theirs will be up for sale in case they are interested. I will also send them a copy of the maps to show them which property is being sold, the minimum bid amount, plus the date the bids have to be in by.

You will notice that one of the properties does not have a minimum bid amount. The reason for that is because the property was sold back in 1986 for tax sale. We would never be able to sell the property for all the back taxes to recoup our loss. Per my discussion with Bob, it was best to just sell it for best offer.

The sealed bids will need to be in by July 6th for the Selectboard to open them.

Other Work – I have completed my VT State and VMER’s monthly reporting. All payroll, accounts payable and taxes are still being done daily. I will start going through all of my accounts and reports seeing as I am getting ready to close the year out at the end of this month. I will be making sure everything is balanced and doing my end of the year journal entries.

A motion was made by Ms. Sanborn to approve the treasurer’s report. Ms. Huber seconded.

Motion Passed.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT:

  1. I wrote the letters as request and I’m grateful for the quick responses from both the VT State Police and the Windham County Sheriff’s Department and agreeing to attend tonight’s Selectboard meeting.
  2. I have had several meetings with the Selectboard Chair.
  • Discuss the purchasing policy and the need to review overdue updates.
  • This week’s agenda
  • Scheduling items for future Agendas
  1. Meetings with road foreman regarding current updates and issues with DMV vehicle registration. Currently registration renewals are being returned to DMV due to the incorrect PO Box # on file at DMV.
  2. Building Committee meeting –
  • Research was done regarding permits and State regulations for the proposed 27′ X 30′ addition to Town Hall. This is both complex and time consuming. The town could be better served by hiring a knowledgeable engineer to handle these permits and to be sure that state regulations are followed, or there could be severe financial penalties, and unnecessary delays.
  1. I used ½ day on Wednesday 20th (sick).  ½ day on Thursday the 28th (personal).

A motion was made by Ms. Sanborn to approve the administrative assistants report. Ms. Huber seconded.

Motion Passed.

OLD BUSINESS:

Town Office vote from May 18th meeting to have bids from engineers was done in error. Professional services section on page three of the Purchasing policy excludes certain highly professional services from the required need for additional bids.  Cotton Designs has existing knowledge of work they have done in past years and as such should be considered both knowledgeable and qualified to do work at town hall.

Explanation of the permit process to get approved a needs engineer stampeded approval of the plans before state fire marshal would approve permit.  The Selectboard asked for additional information and plans to be provided for the next meeting.

A motion was made Ms. Sanborn to make all plans available to and to further consider if this is right time to consider building such an addition Mr. Fitzpatrick seconded.

 

Selectboard use of Town Attorney service invoice was included for discussion.

Action to be taken by the board is to be mindful of the need to call the attorney and that it should be a board recommendation as need for town business.

CORRESPONDENCE:

None

PAY ORDERS:

  • Accounts Payable 20025 in the amount of $38,438.38
  • Accounts Payroll 11453 in the amount of $ 4,908.34
  • Accounts Payroll 11454 in the amount of $ 5,826.04

A motion was made by Mr. Williams and seconded by Mr. Fitzpatrick to approve the pay orders.  The motion carried.

ADJOURN:

A motion was made by Mr. Williams to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 8:50 pm.

Respectfully Submitted, Wannetta Powling

 

**We are committed to the mandate issued by the Government regarding COVID 19 -Please Stay Safe.

 

 

Selectboard June 1,2020 Agenda

MONDAY JUNE 1, 2020

  •   CALL TO ORDER
  •  ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  •  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

May 4, 2020 amended minutes

May 18, 2020

  • ROAD BUSINESS

Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report

  •  TREASURER’S REPORT
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  •  SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

Windham County Sheriff Mark Anderson

Lieutenant Anthony French,   Vermont State Troopers

  • UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  •  OLD BUSINESS      

Town Hall Addition

Treasurer’s Legal Notice for Real estate auction – to be signed

  • NEW BUSINESS

Selectboard use of Town Attorney

  •  CORRESPONDENCE
  •  PAY ORDERS

Payroll Warrant # 11453    Amount  $ 4,908.34

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Selectboard Agenda Monday May 18, 2020

  •  CALL TO ORDER
  • ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES

March 27th 2020 Emergency Meeting (Amended)

May 4th 2020 Regular Meeting (Zoom)

  • ROAD FOREMAN’S & ROAD COMMISSIONERS REPORT:
  • TREASURER REPORT:         
  •  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT  
  • UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  • OLD BUSINESS

Appointment / Reappointment of Town Forest Fire Warden

VLCT Procedures for COVID 19 Safety & Health Work Plan

  • NEW BUSINESS

State of Vermont Troopers Contract – Expires June 30th

Town Office Building Permit – Process

  •  CORRESPONDENCE

Rare Plant Survey – River Road

Newfane Garden Club – Town Office

Christopher May – Email

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PUBLIC HEARING MINUTES PROPOSED BYLAW AMENDMENT

 TOWN OF NEWFANE SELECTBOARD PUBLIC HEARING MINUTES

PROPOSED BYLAW AMENDMENT MARCH 9, 2020

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marion Dowling, Mike Fitzpatrick, Shelly Huber, Christopher Williams and Angela Sanborn

OTHERS PRESENT:   Hendrik van Loon, Michael Mayer, Carol Hesselbach, Beverly Tier, Terry Chapman, Jan Newell, Lysa Moser, Jane Douglas, Bert Picard and Wannetta Powling

The hearing was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Marion Dowling, Selectboard Chair.

Hendrik van Loon was introduced to the public and is the felicitator of the meeting; Mr. van Loon gave an overview including reading of the warning.

Members of the public went over various reasons of the benefits to Natural Burial.

The hearing adjourned at 7:00 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Wannetta Powling

Selectboard Minutes February 18, 2020

Tuesday February 18, 2020
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Hendrik van Loon, Christopher Williams, Shelly Huber, Michael Fitzpatrick and Angela Sanborn.
 OTHERS PRESENT: Jay Wilson, Marion Dowling, Merle Tessier, Erica Walch, Wannetta Powling and BCTV.
CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chair Hendrik van Loon.
MINUTES:
A motion was made by Ms. Sanborn to accept the Minutes of February 3, 2020 regular meeting Mr. Williams seconded.   The motion carried.
ROAD FOREMAN’S AND ROAD COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:
I apologize that there is no written report tonight; my computer was going thru an update. And then I need to go out to attend the roads.
  • We are looking at Northeast percurdues safety with Dover to share the cost.
  • The new light at the garage are completely installed and may need to get just one more for the corner.
  • People need to understand the little bit of snow on the road when we are expecting freezing rain, is to lay down the sand and plow it all off works much better than just sheets of ice.
  • Plans for the Sand and Salt are in front of you tonight, I apologize for the extremely small print these are intended to be printed on much larger piece of paper.
The Windham Regional is in charge of the planning and VTrans will send the work out to bid and then give recommendations to the Board.
There is projected $400,000 for the build with $320,000 in grant money and the towns share would be $ 80,000.  We can see that most of the cost is in the concrete the footings are 9′-10′ so that when you go in with the bucket loader you don’t know the walls
Ms. Sanborn made a motion to accept the Road Foreman’s report. Ms. Huber seconded.
The motion carried.
ADMINISTRATIVE AS SISTANT’S REPORT:
  • The Town Report will be here in the next day or 2, and will go out ASAP with help from Carol, Melissa, Doris and Marion has volunteered to help with labeling. I have spoken with Jay to get help taking them to the PO.
  • I have gone to the last 3 Windham Regional Broadband meetings; in your package tonight is the survey they would like us to send out to Newfane, Williamsville, South Newfane and Brookside residents. They have set up an online site for people take the survey, but for those that don’t have internet service we can leave some with the town clerk, and have some available at the town meeting. We hope for a good return.
  • I needed to reschedule the Public Hearing until the 9th of March for the proposed (Natural Burial) Bylaw Changes. This allows for the 15 days needed for Warning the hearing.
  • There was an issue with the Rental of the Williamsville Hall this past weekend for a Birthday party, with the Boards permission I would like to refund the rental fee. The heat didn’t work in parts of the building, the shoveling did not get done, and there were dirty dishes in the sink in the kitchen and trash in the Bathrooms. As well as the floors were not clean.
Ms. Sanborn made a motion to accept the Administrative Assistants report, Mr. Williams seconded. The motion carried.
SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC:
Erica Walch from the Moore Free Library would like to see additional posting of the Selectboard minutes and agenda’s.  She would be willing to post them at the Moore Free Library as well if they could be emailed to her. The Board agreed to do this.  An additional suggestion was to check with the Post Master to see if town notices could be displayed there as well.
The Moore Free Library has year offered to hold a Nuts & Bolts of Local Government.  It helps those to navigating the town report as well as understanding Robert Rules of Order.  There will be a meet the candidate for those that are running for election; I understand there is no opposition to the candidates running for re-election. It would be nice if the town were to hold a candidate’s forum next year.
Merle Tessier Zoning Administrator one of the biggest issues as Zoning Administrator is to deal with enforcing private road conditions. , as an emergency vehicle costing ½ million dollars going out on a call and is not be able to safely navigate the private roads, because of the lack of recommended upkeep.  It would consider a town plan rewrite for this area of concern, as well as the backing of Town officials when there is an issue to be considered.   The other concern is lack of building permits obtained before a build.  Right now the permit is generally $10.00 and the fine would be an additional $10.00.
           The first plan of action would be to go to the DRB and Selectboard than the Planning Commission for major updates of the bylaws.   The Lister’s get a copy of each permit that is issued and when they go out and about, they are able to compare the Listers cards with the improvements.  Is it a lack of Understanding regarding Zoning Permits? Should a Welcome to Newfane Package be made available listing the town required permits needed help?
NEW BUSINESS:
A motion by Ms. Sanborn to have the Chair draft a letter to Windham Regional Commission for Newfane’s Intent to Participate in Broadband Wireless was seconded by Mr. Fitzpatrick
The motion carried
A motion by Ms. Sanborn to appoint Ms. Forrest as point of contact person Ms. Huber seconded.

The motion carried

 CORRESPONDENCE:
1.       Gloria Cristelli Email – Green up Coordinator
2.       Deborah Luskin Email – Child Care for Town meeting
3.       Prevent Child Abuse – Pin Wheel Sale
 PAY ORDERS:
  • Payroll Warrant 11438 in the amount of $5,497.39
  • Payroll Warrant 11439 in the amount of $5,429.72
  • Accounts Payable 20017 in the amount of $ 40,761.53
A motion was made by Mr. Williams and seconded by Ms. Sanborn to approve the pay orders.
The motion carried
ADJOURN:
A motion was made by Mr. Williams to adjourn the meeting. Meeting Adjourned at 7:30 pm.
Respectfully Submitted, Wannetta Powling