Selectboard Meeting

November 4, 2002

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Attending the meeting; Lynn Gardner, Andrea Morgante, Jon Trefry, Randy Volk, John Guttler, Jeanne Wilson, Rocky Martin, Robert Audette, Stuart and Lukas Martin.


Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.


Robert Audette / Request for Municipal Wastewater Service to Triple L Mobile Home Park – Mr. Audette is looking for the Town to include his mobile home park in the sewer service area if possible.  He asked if could install a pump station and force main line privately and hook into the Town line.

The Board explained the issue is capacity and explained the build out study that will be done.

The Board agreed to Mr. Audette’s request to include his park in the build out study.


Other Business


Approve Warrants:  Randy moved that the Board vote to approve the warrants for bills payable as presented by the Town Treasurer, second by John and approved.


Approve Minutes of October 21, 2002 Meeting:  Randy moved that the Board vote to approve the minutes of October 21, 2002 as corrected.  Second by Andrea and approved with Jon abstaining.


Driveway Permit for Labell on Turkey Lane :  Randy moved that the Board vote to approve the driveway permit application of Brian Labell for a road cut on Turkey Lane (Grand List Lot #12-1-73) as outlined on the permit dated 10/29/02, subject to the terms and conditions placed on the permit by the Highway Foreman and all state and local permits governing the development of this parcel.

Second by Andrea and approved.


Appointments to Block Grant Advisory Board:  As part of the terms for acceptance of the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, there needs to be an Advisory Board established to make non-binding recommendations.  The groups represented on this Advisory Board are laid out in the grant guidelines.  Randy moved that the Board vote to appoint the following parties to the 2002 Hinesburg Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Advisory Board for a one year term, which will expire on October 31, 2003:


                        Judge Brian Burgess representing the courts

                        States Attorney Robert Simpson representing prosecution

                        Jan Bedard representing Chittenden Youth (drug programs)

                        Principal Val Gardner representing CVU High School (schools)

                        Chief Chris Morrell representing Hinesburg Community

                      Officer Meadow Marmar representing the Hinesburg Community Police

Second by John. 

Discussed was the possibility of another member on the Advisory Board and suggestions as to where grant monies will go.

The motion was voted and approved with Andrea opposed.

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Discussion of LaPlatte River System:  Andrea would like the Town to recognize that as development proposals come up the Town must deal with storm water as a part of the development process.

As a village district the Town can come up with a master plan on how to deal with storm water, maintenance of the dams in the brooks and waterways.

The Board discussed the channeling of water and removing silt from brooks.


Review of FY 03 – 04 Budget Schedule  


Review of Road Reclassification Hearing Schedule:  Site visit scheduled for Saturday, November 30th at noon.  Meet at the intersection of Mill Road and Mechanicsville Road.  The site visit will then proceed to Place Road West Extension and then to Boutin Road South.  The Public Hearing is scheduled for Monday, December 2nd at 7 PM.


Adjustment to Grand List:  The Board has received a request from the Board of Listers to approve the following change to the lodged Grand List, which is a result of listing a lot next to the Post Office twice.  Last year’s value of an empty lot was included, and also as a second parcel, the land and building now owned by Mary McClements was included.  The parcel, which is only the land, is #000059.414 has a value of $50,400 and should be deleted.  Jon moved that the Board vote to approve the change in the lodged Grand List as requested in the letter from the Hinesburg Board of Listers, dated November 4, 2002.  This change will create a Municipal Grand List value of $248,282,343, and an Educational Grand List value of $238,832,478.   Second by Andrea and approved.


Additions to the Agenda


Water Service Agreement for Mechanicsville LLC:  John moved that the Board vote to approve the Water Service Agreement for Mechanicsville LLC for service to six single-family homes on Mechanicsville Road, subject to the terms and conditions placed on the agreement  by the Public Works Director and all state and local permits governing the development of this parcel.  Second by Andrea and approved.


Mechanicsville LLC Master Plan – The Board agreed this needs to go before the DRB first.


Next Meeting November 18

LLEBG Public Hearing

Start of Budget Sessions

Buck Hill Road Residents to discuss road improvements


John moved to adjourn at 8:10 p.m., second by Jon and approved.


Respectfully submitted,


Valerie Spadaccini, secretary