July 1, 2002
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Attending the meeting: Lynn Gardner, Andrea Morgante, Jon Trefry, John Guttler, Jeanne Wilson, Roger Kohn.
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.
Roger Kohn / Concerns Regarding Silver Street – The Board informed Roger that $15,000 has been allocated for engineering which can be used as the local match for an entire study for Silver St. Andrea stated the project is on the unified work plan at the MPO and is possible for the engineering study to be done this winter.
Approve Warrants: Jon moved that the Board vote to approve the warrants (including payroll warrants) for bills payable as presented by the Town Treasurer. Second by John and approved.
Approve Minutes of June 17, 2002: John moved that the Board vote to approve the minutes of June 17, 2002 as corrected, second by Jon and approved.
Approve Minutes of Joint Board Meeting of June26, 2002: Jon moved that the Board vote to approve the minutes of a joint meeting of the Selectboard, Planning Commission and Development Review Board held on June 26, 2002. Second by John and approved.
Appointment of Hinesburg Representative to the Iroquois Recreation District: The Board received a letter of interest in a reappointment from Charlotte Geer. In addition to requesting a reappointment, Carlie also asked that you inform her of any concerns or suggestions on how she can serve the Town better in this capacity. This vacancy has been posted and published.
Jon moved that the Board vote to reappoint Charlotte Geer as Hinesburg’s representative to the Lake Iroquois Recreation District for a two year term, which will expire on June 30, 2004. Second by Andrea and approved.
Andrea was questioning the new beach permit rates. She will speak with Carlie about this and report back to the Board.
Approval of Private Road Name / Mulberry Lane off Mechanicsville Road: This is the private road which will service Russell Barone’s development on the Ernest and Theresa Giroux property on Mechanicsville Road.
Jon moved that the Board vote to approve the name “Mulberry Lane” for the private road servicing the Russell Barone development on Mechanicsville Road. Second by Andrea and approved.
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Employee Salary Plan for FY 02-03: Andrea moved that the Board vote to approve the salary plan for Municipal Employees for FY 02-03 as presented 07/01/02. The listers rate is to be $11.80 and Mary Mills will be added as a lister. Second by Jon and approved.
Appointment of Fire Chief: Jon moved that the Board vote to reappoint Alton Barber as Hinesburg’s Fire Chief for a three-year term, which will expire on June 30, 2005, second by Andrea. After discussion of the Fire Dept making a recommendation for the Fire Chief in writing to the Board and changing the dates of the term, Jon withdrew his motion with approval of Andrea.
There seemed to be some confusion as to the exact amount of the Fire Chief stipend. Jon will check with Al Barber as to what he received last year and Jeanne will check past years amount.
VNA Agreement for FY 02-03: Andrea moved that the Board vote to authorize the chairman to sign the contract with the VNA for FY 02-03, to provide services to residents of Hinesburg for the amount of $5,628, as was approved by voters at Town Meeting in March of 2002. Second by Jon and approved.
Discussion of Funding for Town Hall Computer Server – Jeanne will check into this further and submit a proposal.
Planning for July 4th Celebration – Town pick up will lead the Ark of Hope with the Earth Charter.
Jon moved the Board go into executive session for personnel discussion, second by Andrea and approved.
Jon moved the Board come out of executive session and adjourn, second by Andrea and approved.
Valerie Spadaccini, secretary