Special Meeting on December 4, 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.
–Anne Zolotas made a motion to accept the Minutes of November 26, 2012 as written, seconded by Sarah Jacoby. The motion carried.
3. Public input:
A. Bob Buermann of ICE was present to discuss how the energy updates to the Town Hall have worked out. Due to the new furnace and weather sealing, close to a 50% energy savings should be realized. To try to help with further energy reduction, Anne Zolotas made a made a motion to have Bob Buermann spend up to $100.00 on a 7 day programmable setback thermostat, seconded by Sarah Jacoby. The motion carried.
B. In a related energy savings matter, Anne Zolotas made a motion to have 3â€ of spray foam insulation installed under the listers office area with the funds used from the Town Hall repairs and maintenance budget, seconded by Skip Brown. The motion carried.
4. New Business:
A. Town budget items were discussed.
B. Note: December will have special meeting dates, as the “normal” 4th Monday is Christmas Eve, and the 5th Monday is New Years Eve. There will be a regular meeting on December 10th, and a special meeting on December 18th. Special January meeting dates may be added, if necessary.
5. Old Business:
A. South Street update: Right of Way plans are still being completed by the consulting engineers.
6. Administrative Assistant Report:
A. No written report was submitted.
7. Other Business:
A. Anne Zolotas made a motion to go into executive session at 7:17 to discuss legal issues, seconded by Sarah Jacoby. The motion carried.
B. Anne Zolotas made a motion to exit executive session at 7:35, seconded by Skip Brown. The motion carried.
– Anne Zolotas made a motion to adjourn at 9:15 pm, seconded by Sarah Jacoby. The motion carried.
Respectfully submitted, Approved by,
Graham Brown Chris Herrick, Chair