Regular Meeting of October 23, 2017
South Hero Town Hall, Monday 7:00 PM
Board Members Present: Jonathan Shaw, Anne Zolotas, George Rice, David Carter
Board Members Not Present: Skip Brown
Others Present: Sharon Roy, Town. Also see sign in sheet.
1. Called to Order:
-The meeting was called to order by Chairman Shaw at 7:00 pm.
2. Adjustment to Agenda:
George Rice moved to place from other business B. Discuss Town Health insurance options to New Business.
-Anne Zolotas made a motion to accept the minutes of the meeting of October 9, 2017 as written. The motion was seconded, the others in attendance so voted and the motion carried.
4. Public input:
A. David Hobbs, Chair of the Recreation Committee wanted to publicly thank Eoana Sturgis for her years serving on the Recreation Committee and to appoint Erin Morse to finish out Eoana’s term until 2019. George Rice made a motion to appoint Erin Morse to the Recreation Committee until 2019. The motion was seconded all in attendance so voted and motion carried.
5. New Business:
A. Luke Tremble, replacing Melissa Hood for the Library Trustees, presented the new by-laws for the Library and a letter from the Chair, Ken Kowalewitz asking for the Select Board to appoint Annie Brabazon to the Trustees. David Carter made the motion to appoint Annie Brabazon as a Library Trustee. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted, and the motion carried.
B. David Carter wanted Sharon Roy to give her permission to the Bcbsofvt people to talk with him to learn about health coverage for the Town She did not give it because of Hepa rules but all the information was available for them at the meeting. David Carter and George Rice would not sign the order number 18-08 with the Bcbsofvt bills in it.
6. Administrative Assistant Report:
A. A written report was submitted. A hard copy with discussion points can be seen in Town Hall filed with these minutes or on www.southherovt.org.
B. Anne Zolotas reported she went with Vincent Chiorgno, who is the Salvage Yard Compliance Manager for the State on 3 site visits to Gerald Poquette, Fred Reus and Mitchel Richardson and the problems will be resolved. This was just about motor vehicles State person will write letters to Poquette and Reus.
7. Old and Ongoing Business:
A. South Street reconstruction project from Landon to Martin Roads updates:
-Paving is finishing up and line stripping will be done. Signs and mailboxes will be replace within the next 2 weeks.
B. The emergency services building construction is underway with the concrete in place and walls being built..
8. Other Business:
A. Anne Zolotas made a motion to sign orders 18-08 and pay the bills associated with these orders. The motion was seconded, David Carter and George Rice refused to sign this order so voted
B. David Carter presented templates he received from the clerk for employee’s evaluations. Also some job descriptions for highway. Will talk with John Roy and John Beaulac about them and evaluations forms.
C. David Carter read the report from the Building Committee about the use of the Fire and buildings which is signed by the committee. (See attached)
D. Jonathan reported about the visit with Jim Surwillo from the State of VT, and the Chagnons on Dubuque Lane.
This will be on as an agenda item in the future.
-Anne Zolotas made a motion to adjourn 8:35 pm. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried.
Respectfully submitted, Approved by,
Sharon Roy Jonathan Shaw, Chair