November 29th, 2021 Selectboard Budget Minutes

Zoom Meeting   https://zoom.us/joinameeting     Meeting ID: 972 2791 1757   Passcode: 352680

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:

Angela Sanborn,  Ann Golob, and Shelly Huber.

Mike Fitzpatrick, and Katy Johnson-Aplin (phone conference.)

OTHERS PRESENT:  

Jay Wilson, Melissa Brown, and Wannetta Powling.

CALL TO ORDER:

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chair Angela Sanborn.

ADDITIONS/ AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA:

Shelly Huber made a motion to add Special Town Meeting “Press Release” to the meeting’s agenda: 

Angela Sanborn seconded. Roll called – Motion passed 5/0  

 Angela Sanborn made a motion to add “Box Culvert” discussion to New Business, Ann Golob seconded. Roll called – Motion passed 5/0  

 

Angela Sanborn made a motion to move “Executive Session” to the end of the meeting,  Shelly Huber seconded. Roll called – Motion passed 5/0  

SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC: 

None

 

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Capital Budget: Progress was completed.
  • Expenditures: Progress on these items were discussed;
  1. Blue Cross & Blue Shield rates are going to be significantly lower than last year.
  2. Additional information needed for employee salaries, adding another member to the road crew was mentioned by Mike Fitzpatrick. This would allow Jay to search for additional grants, also to follow the large projects.  Discussion ensued.  Mike to work with Jay to come up with a proposal for the December 13th

NEW BUSINESS:

Box Culvert- Proposed notice of condemnation hearing for the property at 254 Depot Road from Michael McGillion (Fisher & Fisher Law Firm was received via email on November 29th, 2021) and was read. To the Board.

Mike Fitzpatrick made a motion to sign the Notice of Hearing to Replace Culvert and to Condemn the Property at 254 Depot Road for this purpose. Shelly Huber seconded.   

Roll called – Motion passed 5/0  

 

Katy Johnson-Aplin made a motion for 3 p.m on January 7th, 2022 as the site visit at 254 Depot Road, and the hearing at the Town Office for  6 p.m Monday, January 10th, 2022. Ann Golob seconded.

Roll called – Motion passed 5/0  

 

  • Articles for Town Meeting – Shelly Huber made a motion to list each Social Appropriations request as a separate article. Mike Fitzpatrick seconded.  Discussion ensued.

Roll called – Motion passed 5/0

  • Warnings – Tabled
  • Social Appropriations Donations –Tabled

 

  • Executive Session was not needed for the Employee Evaluations.

Discussion ensued.  Will continue evaluations at the next budget meeting.

Katy Johnson-Aplin made a motion to adjourn.  Meeting adjourned at 8:22 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Wannetta Powling

Administrative Assistant