TOWN OF NEWFANE
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES (UNAPPROVED)
Date: April 24, 2017
Place: NewBrook Fire Department
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Present: Jay Wilson, Greg Record, Todd Lawley, Steve Jones.
Absent: Josh Brookes
>Moved to approve the minutes of 3/17/16 (J.W., T.L.). Motion carried.
>The purpose of this meeting is to review and update the Basic Emergency Operations Plan for the Town of Newfane, Vermont. Updates were made regarding Select Board member changes, shelters, animal resources, and daycare facilities. The new information will be given to the Town Administrative Assistant. Copies are to be sent to Committee members after acceptance by the Newfane Select Board and Windham Regional Commission.
*A Municipal Guidance for Flood Emergencies In Vermont, provided from W.R.C., was made available to Committee members. A copy of this and the approved Emergency Plan will be on file at the NewBrook firehouse.
>Meeting adjourned at 7:45 P.M. (J.W., G.R.)
FOR THE 2017 ANNUAL NEWFANE TOWN MEETING
MARCH 7, 2017
The legal voters of the Town of Newfane, Vermont, are hereby notified and warned that pursuant to Title 17 V.S.A. Section 2655, they are to meet at the Williamsville Hall in Williamsville, Vermont on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. to act upon the articles below.
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane elect all Newfane Town Officers as required by law for the ensuing year? (Voting on this article to be by Australian Ballot from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.)
Constable 1-year term
Collector of Delinquent Taxes 1-year term
Lister 3-year term
Moderator – Town 1-year term
Selectboard Member 3-year term
Selectboard Member 1-year terms (Two Positions)
Town Agent 1-year term
Town Clerk 1-year term
Town Treasurer 1-year term
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane authorize the Treasurer to collect current taxes, pursuant to 32 VSA §4791?
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane pay taxes for the ensuing year on a quarterly basis, due on the 15th of August, October, January and April; the late charge for interest being at the maximum legal rate of 1% per month for the current fiscal year and 1.5% per month for each month thereafter until paid?
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane authorize the Selectboard to sell or otherwise convey property acquired through tax sale proceedings?
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane raise and appropriate the sum of $5,178 for Southern Vermont Economic Development Strategies (SeVEDS)? [Not in the budget]
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane vote to authorize capital fund expenditures in the amount of $381,638 as proposed in the Capital Needs Plan for Fiscal Year 2018?
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane authorize the Selectboard to raise the amount of $206,400 for Fiscal Year 2018 capital needs?
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane authorize the Selectboard to borrow up to $30,000 for Fiscal Year 2018 capital needs?
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane vote to raise the amount of $100,000 to be added to the Capital Reserve Fund to be solely dedicated for future capital needs?
Shall the voters of the Town of Newfane authorize Town and Highway operational expenditures in the amount of $1,378,908?
[NON BINDING] Do the voters of the Town of Newfane wish to keep, or look into the possibility of keeping two recycling bins on town property?
To transact any other business that may legally come before the Town.
Todd Lawley, Chair
January 30, 2017