TOWN OF NEWFANE
SELECTBOARD SPECIAL MEETING
June 26, 2019
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Hendrik van Loon, Christopher Williams, Shelly Huber and Angela
OTHERS PRESENT: Doris Knechtel, Dennis Wiswall, Ken McFadden and Wannetta Powling.
CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order at 5:15 p.m. by the Chair, Hendrik van Loon
To Consider the Proposed Acquisition of the Solar Field Property and Lease from the Newfane School District
Mr. van Loon called attention to paragraph # 29 and #30 of the purchase and sales contract, advised the board to
Ms. Huber questioned the size of the property involved in the proposed “solar field” transfer.
Mr. van Loon said the area will be surveyed before transfer so all parties may agree on the exact property in
Ms. Knechtel said there are two separate parcels currently involved in the solar field.
In responds to a question from Mr. Wiswall, Mr. Mc Fadden said that “we would transfer the lease -revenue to
the Town of Newfane with the understanding that it would go to the NewBrook PTO to benefit the children in
Newfane and Brookline.”
Ms. Huber made a motion to accept the contract for the Proposed Acquisition of the Solar Field Property and
Lease from the Newfane School District; Ms. Sanborn seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4/0 in favor
Ms. Sanborn made a motion to adjourn Mr. Williams seconded the motion,
Meeting was adjourned at 6:04 pm