Regular Meeting of January 14, 2013
South Hero Town Hall, Monday 7:00 PM
Board Present: Chris Herrick, Jonathan Shaw, Skip Brown (also Board Secretary), Anne Zolotas, Sarah Jacoby (arrived at 7:05)
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:
A. The hearing from December 10, 2012 was reconvened. Ms. Marinelli made a statement, and the hearing was closed at 7:15 pm. The board will render a decision within 3 weeks.
–Anne Zolotas made a motion to accept the Minutes of January 7, 2013 as written, seconded by Jonathan Shaw. The motion carried.
4. Public input:
A. David and Barbara Carter were present to discuss a dog bite incident that occurred on July 3, 2012. Mr. Carter presented the board with State statutes regarding dog bite incidents. Animal control officer Everett Dubuque has been made aware of the situation and will investigate further.
5. New Business:
A. Acting SHVFDfire chiefKim Julow was present to submit the SHVFD budget request.
B. The certification of Town Highway Mileage was signed by the Selectboard.
C. Jonathan Shaw will write a proposal on how to best publicize vacancies on appointed boards. Most Board vacancies are filled in October.
6. Old Business:
A. South Street update: JonathanShaw made a motion to have the Chairman sign the engagement letter from Dinse, Knapp and McAndrew for the easements and abutting landowner rights of way preparation, seconded by Sarah Jacoby. The motion carried.
B. A letter written by Todd Cox and Don Smallwood to the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Watershed Management Division, regarding Keeler Bay Associates, LLC (campground) dock application was discussed. It will be sent before the before the January 22, 2013 deadline.
7. Administrative Assistant Report:
A. A written report was submitted.
B. The upcoming ZBA hearing regarding the Richardson application on Sunrise Drive has been adjourned again until March 13, 2013.
8. Other Business:
A. Anne Zolotas made a motion to go into executive session at 7:43 pm to discuss legal mater, seconded by Skip brown. The motion carried.
B. Anne Zolotas made a motion to exit executive session at 7:45 pm, seconded by Sarah Jacoby. 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