Regular Meeting of December 10, 2012
South Hero Town Hall, Monday 7:00 PM
Board Present: Chris Herrick, Jonathan Shaw, Sarah Jacoby, Skip Brown (also Board Secretary), Anne Zolotas
Others Present: Sharon Roy, Town Clerk. Don Smallwood, Administrative Assistant. Also see sign in sheet.
1. Called to Order:
-The meeting was called to order by Chris Herrick at 7:00 pm.
2. â€œNuisance Dogâ€ Hearing:
-Animal Control officer, Everett Dubuque submitted a notice of a â€œnuisance dogâ€ to Ms. Jan Marinelli and Mr. Keith Turman on November 19, 2012. The Selectboard received a copy of this â€œnuisanceâ€ dog complaint at the November 26, 2012 Selectboard meeting. In accordance with the Town of South Hero Dog Control Ordinance, Section VIII-A-2, the Selectboard is required to hold a hearing within 21 of days of the receipt of the complaint. Testimony was heard by Ms. Marinelli and Mr. Turman, as well as Mr. R.J. Sweeny. Skip Brown made a motion to have Anne Zolotas and Everett Dubuque meet with Ms. Marinelli & Mr. Turman, and both Mr. & Mrs. Sweeny in the near future to try to mediate the situation, seconded by Sarah Jacoby. The motion carried. Sarah Jacoby made a motion to recess the hearing until January 14, 2013, seconded by Jonathan Shaw. The motion carried.
–Sarah Jacoby made a motion to accept the Minutes of December 4, 2012 as written, seconded by Jonathan Shaw. The motion carried.
4. Public input:
5. New Business:
A. Sheriff Ray C. Allen was present to discuss the Grand Isle County Sheriff Departmentâ€™s budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.
B. The installation of spray foam insulation under the listers office area was discussed. When the insulation contractor came assess the area, he said that the Town would be better served to spray foam the whole perimeter of the crawl space, rather than just under the listerâ€™s office. Since an energy audit was already done to the building, the board will review the recommendation.
6. Old Business:
A. South Street update: Right of Way plans are being completed by the consulting engineers.
7. Administrative Assistant Report:
A. No written report was submitted.
B. The upcoming ZBA hearing regarding the Richardson application on Sunrise Drive has been adjourned until December 12, 2012.
8. Other Business:
A. Anne Zolotas made a motion to go into executive session to discuss legal matters at 9:17 pm, seconded by Jonathan Shaw. The motion carried.
B. Anne Zolotas made a motion to exit executive session at 9:27, seconded by Sarah Jacoby.
The motion carried.
– Anne Zolotas made a motion to adjourn at 9:30 pm, seconded by Skip Brown. The motion carried.
Respectfully submitted, Approved by,
Graham Brown Chris Herrick, Chair