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Dec 092016
 

Unapproved Minutes

Braintree Selectboard Meeting

December 6, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

Present

Richard Bowen, Acting Chair John Rose, Resident Regarding ATV Ordinance

Loren Bent, Selectboard Member Chris Blanchard, Resident Regarding ATV Ordinance

Megan O’Toole, Selectboard Member Brian Jones, Resident

Keegan Haupt, Selectboard Member Richard Arms, Resident Regarding ATV Ordinance

Jessica Arms, Resident Regarding ATV Ordinance

Niklaas Sargent, ATV Club

Holly Jarvis, Admin. Assistant

Jeff Masterson, Road Commissioner

Jessie Brassard, Treasurer/Town Clerk

Mr. Bowen called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.

The board reviewed the agenda adding Health Officer under new business.

Approve Minutes

 

  • On motion of Ms. O’Toole, seconded by Mr. Haupt, the board unanimously approved the minutes of November 15, 2016 as corrected.

 

Citizens’ Comments

  • none

Reports

  • Highway Report: the highway department is doing normal winter maintenance. Mr. Masterson advised he is looking into a fuel tracking system. Mr. Masterson is checking into the mowing options for next year. Mr. Bent advised that he talked to the salesman that Mr. Masterson is trying to reach. The price he was quoted was much closer to last year’s rate.
  • Irene Update
    • On motion of Mr. Haupt, seconded by Mr. Bent, the board unanimously approved the Irene Loan Paperwork. This is to renew the loan until the final payment comes in, which should be shortly.

A couple of concerns with the ATV Ordinance were discussed.  The board preliminarily agreed on updated language. The revised ordinance will be reviewed and considered for approval at the next meeting. Conversations between Mr. Sargent and the board will occur over the winter to determine what the signs along the roads will be.

2017-18 Budgeting draft was discussed and reviewed. It will continue to be refined.

Old Business

  • The Meadow Lane turn around was discussed.  The Board decided that the termination of Meadow Lane would be as shown on the survey.


New Business

 

  • On motion of Ms. O’Toole, seconded by Mr. Haupt, the board unanimously approved the proposed Town Contributions [90% of Premiums; 2/3 of out-of-pocket max available in an HRA] with the Blue Cross’ Blue Rewards Gold Plan as the base plan.
  • On motion of Ms. O’Toole, seconded by Mr. Haupt, the board unanimously approved appointing Mr. Masterson as the Clean Water Committee Representative for Braintree.

 

  • The office fuel tank was discussed. Mr. Masterson will get more information together about our options.
  • Vermont Rural Fire Protection Program: request for funds was discussed. On motion of Ms. O’Toole, seconded by Mr. Haupt, the board approved adding $100 to the budget line for dry hydrants. This is the program where towns’ get their grants from for constructing dry hydrants.  They are asking all the Towns in Vermont to contribute.
  • The term for the Health Officer expires the end of December. The current health officer does not want to be reappointed. Mr. Bowen suggested someone to ask. The board agreed that he should ask her if she is willing.

On motion of Ms. O’Toole, seconded by Mr. Haupt, the board unanimously approved the payment orders.

On motion of Ms. O’Toole, seconded by Mr. Haupt, the board unanimously adjourned the meeting at 8: 10 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Holly Jarvis

Nov 182016
 

Unapproved Minutes Braintree Selectboard Meeting November 15, 2016   Present: Richard Bowen, Selectboard Member                                                           Brian Jones, Resident Megan O’Toole, Selectboard Member                                                  Jessie Brassard, Treasurer Timothy Caulfield, Selectboard Member                                          Holly Jarvis, Admin. Assistant Keegan Haupt, Selectboard Member                                     Jeff Masterson, Road Commissioner Christian Hahn, Regarding Peth Road Jason Kuhn, Cemetery Commission Chair Kris Haupt, Cemetery Commission Member … Read more >>

Nov 052016
 

Approved Minutes Braintree Selectboard Meeting November 1, 2016   Present: Richard Bowen, Selectboard Member                                              Niklaas Sargent, LNAC/VASA Loren Bent, Selectboard Member                                                                Brian Jones, Resident Timothy Caulfield, Selectboard Chair                                                    Janice Thresher, Resident Megan O’Toole, Selectboard Member                                                 Robert Cruickshank, LNAC Keegan Haupt, Selectboard Member                               Angie and Justin Poulin, re: Stage Road Jessica Arms, LNAC and Resident Bob … Read more >>

Nov 022016
 

 Voting in Braintree is at the Town Hall (5379 Route 12A) Tuesday, November 8th From 7 am – 7 pm Absentee voters have until Monday, November 7th at 4pm Last day to register to vote is Wednessday, November 2nd.

Oct 212016
 

Approved Minutes Braintree Selectboard Meeting October 18, 2016   Present: Richard Bowen, Selectboard Member                                                        Stuart Kinney, Resident Timothy Caulfield, Selectboard Chair                                                   Philip Farnsworth, Resident Megan O’Toole, Selectboard Member                                                        Jessica Arms, Resident Keegan Haupt, Selectboard Member                                                         Richard Arms, Resident Loren Bent, Selectboard Member                                                            Michael Porzio, Resident Janice Thresher, Resident Robert Cruickshank, LNAC Niklass Sargent, LNAC Holly … Read more >>

Oct 212016
 

Approved Minutes Braintree Selectboard Road Hearing for Meadow Lane October 18, 2016 Present: Richard Bowen, Selectboard Member                                                     Meghan Sperry, Resident Timothy Caulfield, Selectboard Chair                          Pam Stafford, Attorney for Meghan Sperry Megan O’Toole, Selectboard Member                                                      Richard Ethier, Resident Keegan Haupt, Selectboard Member                                                             Brian Jones, Resident Loren Bent Selectboard Member                                                                Sam Paddock, Resident Kris Haupt, Resident   … Read more >>

Oct 172016
 

  Informational meeting on the proposed ATV use of Town roads.   Monday, October 17th at 6:30pm at the Town Hall.   This is an informational meeting and no actions will be taken. It is to exchange information and hear input from Town citizens.

Oct 142016
 

Braintree PC Meeting of 13 October 2016   Attending: Jenn Phipps, Malcolm Fitzpatrick, Linda Doane, Bob Moyer, Joan Richmond-Hall   Called to order at 7:10 pm.   The select board signed the application for the Municipal Planning grant.   Town plan: Flooding issues Village designation for Braintree Energy siting and compliance with Act 174 Reviewing … Read more >>

Oct 112016
 

Braintree Cemetery Commission  – October 5, 2016 DRAFT Minutes of Meeting (unapproved)   Attendees: Ed Smith, Kris Haupt, Linda Morse, Jason Kuhn, Keegan Haupt   Jason Kuhn called the meeting to order at 7:02pm   Minutes of the September meeting. It was moved and seconded that the minutes be approved. By vote of those present … Read more >>

Oct 112016
 

Approved minutes Braintree Selectboard meeting October 4, 2016 Present: Richard Bowen, Selectboard Member                                                          Brian Jones, Resident Timothy Caulfield, Selectboard Chair                            John Lamphere, access off Mud Pond Rd Keegan Haupt, Selectboard Member                                          Robert Barrett, Litter complaint Megan O’Toole, Selectboard Member                      Leslie Hutchinson, access off Mud Pond Rd John and Joan Bent, access off Mud Pond Rd … Read more >>