SELECTBOARD EMERGENCY MEETING FRIDAY  MARCH 27, 2020

EMERGENCY MEETING FRIDAY  March 27, 2020

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:

Marion Dowling, Christopher Williams, Michael Fitzpatrick and Angela Sanborn.

Via remote access Shelly Huber.

OTHERS PRESENT: Jay Wilson and Wannetta Powling

CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 4:55 p.m. by Chair Marion Dowling.

NEW BUSINESS:

Governor’s Addendum 6 to Executive Order 01-20: Stay Home/Stay Safe Keep social Distancing,

Town Operating Business as Normal (under the conditions) No Meetings by Selectboard will be held during this Governor’s Addendum 6 to Executive Order.

Scheduled at the Town Office, Carol- Hours 8-12 and Peter- Hours 12-5pm to answer calls and send Emails or records. Melissa and Wannetta will be working remotely, checking emails and responding to necessary mail as it comes in.

Memo to Selectboard from the Listers regarding Grand List that needs to be completed. Doris plans on coming into work to be available for Lister calls. Selectboard discussed Doris working isolated in her office unless she feels any symptoms, and then directed to stay home.

The Selectboard asked the Administrative Assistant to contact the town Attorney Bob Fisher and VLCT about the town authority to delaying the Tax payment until July 15th.

Discussion to consider if the school tax payment could be delayed or reduced while the schools are closed during COVID 19 pandemic.

EMEGENCY MANAGEMENT RECOMENDATIONS

Ask the website designer to update town website Latest local updates on COVID-19

·         The Town Office is here for you if you are a vulnerable person and needs assistance call 365-7772 Ext #4 and leave a message.

·         Care 211 registration for the home alone or elderly.

  • Link to Dept of Health
  • Call your Neighbors that you know are home alone.

 

PAY ORDERS:

Marion made a motion to have two Selectperson to volunteer to sign pay orders during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Angela Sanborn and Michael Fitzpatrick both said they were available. Christophe Williams is available for backup in case anyone is unavailable or ill.

 

Ms. Dowling made a motion to have Ms. Sanborn and Mr. Fitzpatrick are to come in to sign all future pay orders to begin  on April 6th 2020 during the COVID 19 pandemic.  Mr. Williams second motion.

The motion passed.

ADJOURN:

A motion was made by Mr. Williams to adjourn the meeting. Meeting Adjourned at 5:45.

 

Respectfully Submitted, Wannetta Powling