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minutes

June 2012

MINUTES SUBJECT TO CORRECTION BY THE SHELBURNE SELECTBOARD. CHANGES, IF ANY, WILL BE RECORDED IN THE MINUTES OF THE NEXT MEETING OF THE BOARD.

 

TOWN OF SHELBURNE

SELECTBOARD

MINUTES OF MEETING

June 12, 2012
MEMBERS PRESENT:        Tim Pudvar, Gary von Stange, Robert Roesler. (Bill Smith and Al Gobeille were absent.)
ADMINISTRATION:           Paul Bohne, Town Manager; Peter Frankenburg, Finance Director; Bernie Gagnon, Public Works Director; Jim Warden, Police Chief; Al Fortin, Police Sergeant; Josh Flore, Officer.
OTHERS PRESENT:           Dennis Barton, Bill Watterson, Meredith Burkett, Liz Curry, Kay Boyce, Rebecca and Blain Newton, Steve Antinozzi, Rob Donahue, Tucker Holland, Kate Lalley, Bonnie Caldwell, Mary Jarrett, Myra Handy.
 
1.         CALL TO ORDER
In the absence of Chairman Bill Smith, Tim Pudvar called the meeting to order at 7 PM.
 
2.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA
There were no changes to the agenda.
 
3.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES
May 22, 2012
Deferred to the next meeting.
 
4.         CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
There were no comments from the public at this point in time.
 
5.         ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Shelburne Central School 8th Grade graduation was held on 6/12/12.
 
6.         MANAGER’S REPORT
Town Manager, Paul Bohne, reported on the following:
  • Paving of Route 7 will take place this summer south of Ferry Road in Charlotte through Shelburne to 1-89 in South Burlington. Bike lanes on both sides of the road and the crosswalk at Harbor Road are included in the project.
  • Webster Road water main replacement work should be complete by June 22, 2012.
  • Webster Road bike path will be finished once the landscaping and line striping is complete.
 
7.         OLD BUSINESS
None.
 
8.         NEW BUSINESS
Introduction of Bill Watterson, CCTA General Manager, and Discussion of CCTA Activities in Shelburne
Dennis Barton introduced Bill Watterson, the new CCTA General Manager, and briefly reviewed Mr. Watterson’s 20 years of experience in transportation. Meredith Burkett and Liz Curry reported on CCTA fixed route and para-transit service, noting the following:
Ø  Ridership continues to increase.
Ø  Fixed route service in Shelburne is Route 7 and includes the Teddy Bear Factory, Monday through Saturday. There is also a commuter route from Middlebury through Shelburne to Burlington.
Ø  Average ridership in Shelburne is 971 passengers. Ridership is up 14.3%.
Ø  Para-transit service in Shelburne meets ADA requirements. Para-transit routes are off the fixed route in Shelburne.
Ø  Member assessment is tied to the cost to provide fixed and para-transit service per ADA requirements. There was a 20% increase in para-transit service in FY11-12.
Ø  CCTA is working with the town to scale back the increase in Shelburne’s assessment. CCTA is also working with Wake Robin.
Ø  The assessment for Shelburne is $110,700 for both the fixed route and para-transit service (fixed route is approximately $70,000 of the total assessment).
 
Gary von Stange expressed concern that the town is subsidizing Wake Robin to provide private transportation service to Wake Robin residents, and that CCTA decided without notice to member towns and especially Shelburne to provide premium service to Wake Robin.  Mr. von Stange also took exception to the ridership figures presented by CCTA, saying the figures appear to be highly inflated for Shelburne based on personal experience riding the bus and observing the number of passengers, and if assessment to the town is based on the number (or hours of service that are predicated on ridership) then Shelburne is paying too much. .  Mr. von Stange called for an independent assessment of CCTA ridership.
 
Liz Curry explained the para-transit service to Wake Robin with a private contractor and the regulation by the FTA of ADA services. To save costs CCTA found the ADA route could be matched to the fixed route in Shelburne at this point in time, but this may change as other users in different areas of town use the service. Ms. Curry assured it is not an intentional practice to provide premium service to a particular location.
 
The Selectboard wants to be kept informed on the services provided by CCTA and supports CCTA’s efforts to control costs.
 
Appointment of Kathleen Boyce to Shelburne Village Dog Park Committee for Term of One Year
Kay Boyce explained her experience and interest in serving on the dog park committee. Gary von Stange commended the dog park committee on their effort in successfully establishing and operating the dog park.
 
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to appoint Kathleen Boyce to fill Zack Clayton’s term on the Dog Park Committee (term of one year). VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Acknowledge Receipt of Proposed Amendments to Shelburne Zoning Bylaws from Planning Commission and Schedule Public Hearing on July 10, 2012
MOTION by Gary von Stange, SECOND by Robert Roesler, to acknowledge receipt of the proposed amendments to the Shelburne Zoning Bylaws from the Planning Commission and set a public hearing on July 10, 2012. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Acknowledge Actions of Officer Josh Flore and Sergeant Al Fortin at Incident in Charlotte and Police Department Effort in the Governor’s Traffic Safety Program (Chief’s Challenge)
Police Chief Warden briefly explained the dangerous situation in Charlotte that was successfully diffused by Officer Josh Flore and Sergeant Al Fortin without anyone being injured. Tim Pudvar read the Certificate of Merit recognizing Officer Josh Flore and Sergeant Al Fortin for their professionalism and courage.
 
Sergeant Al Fortin explained the State of Vermont Chief’s Challenge traffic safety program. Shelburne Police Department consistently wins top honors and is rewarded with traffic control equipment for the town (cameras, radar guns, fingerprinting equipment, and more). Paul Bohne echoed the exceptional work done by the Shelburne Police Department which is a small department handling significant traffic volumes and associated problems on Route 7 each day.
 
Final Approval of Plans to Construct Components of the LaPlatte Nature Park Trail and Overlook and Authorize Town Manager to Execute Necessary Documents
Paul Bohne explained the agreements with all involved parties to allow access to the LaPlatte Nature Park Trail and Overlook. Robert Roesler suggested conferring with the Town Attorney on whether both Tim Loucks and Lisa Myers must sign the agreement on the Loucks property.
 
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to approve the plans to construct components of the LaPlatte Nature Park Trail and Overlook and authorize the Town Manager and if necessary the Town Attorney to make minor changes in language in order to effectuate the change and project.
DISCUSSION: Rob Donahue, Paths Committee, asked about access to the town via the 60’ easement held by Tim Loucks. Paul Bohne explained the rights of access to the trail and overlook through the easement agreement. Gary von Stange expressed gratitude to Tucker Holland and family for their significant contribution for what will be a huge benefit to the town. Tucker Holland thanked the town for the opportunity to be involved in the project and thanked all the volunteers for their efforts.  Paul Bohne thanked everyone for their patience and the team effort on the project.
VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Consider Plans for Construction of Continuation of Webster Road Bike/Ped Path and Authorize Staff to Proceed to Construction
Public Works Director, Bernie Gagnon, explained the extension of the Webster Road path from Boulder Hill to Spear Street. The path is proposed to be 8’ wide (minimum allowed width) with a 5’ green strip. Easements from homeowners along the path are needed. Landscaping will be done along the path. The town will work with the property owners. There was discussion of the path width and federal/state requirements (10’ width recommended, 8’ width minimum).
 
Blain Newton explained their recent purchase of the Caldwell residence on the corner of Webster Road and Spear Street, and confusion about the proposed asphalt bike path on their property and impact on the existing fence and old willow trees. Mr. Newton also expressed concern about encouraging children to bike to Spear Street to then ride on the bike lane on Spear Street by the golf course. Traffic volume is very high and there are hazards with wayward golf balls on Spear Street. Mr. Newton suggested having a lesser path (6’ wide) to Spear Street which would save the fence and the willow trees. Mr. Newton said he will not entertain an easement until the idea is at least considered.
 
Bonnie Caldwell expressed concern about stormwater distribution, noting there is a situation now at the bottom of her driveway on Webster Road where runoff collects from the slope. Ms. Caldwell also stated it is incredibly irresponsible to have children riding bikes past the golf course with the potential to be injured by a golf ball. Bonnie Caldwell recalled when she sold the land to the developer of Boulder Hill there was a contingency to connect through the rear portion of the development to Shelburne Heights, but residents in the developments were not in favor of the plan. Ms. Caldwell advocated bringing back the plan and making the path connection through the approximately 30 acres of land owned by the town between the golf course and Shelburne Heights.
 
Rob Donahue, Shelburne Paths Committee, noted there is a volunteer effort for a gravel path and walking extension from Boulder Hill to Shelburne Heights. Regarding a 6’ wide bike/ped path, the Paths Committee would find this acceptable.
 
Kate Lalley, Shelburne Planning Commission, noted the work being done in town by the Planning Commission and other committees on connectivity. A map to show where connections between developments can be done is being drafted.
 
The Selectboard requested further information on the width and location of the path by the Newton residence, and urged all parties to work together to come to a resolution. Paul Bohne and Bernie Gagnon will meet with the property owners and redraft a design.
 
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to table action on the Webster Road path pending further information. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Approval of 2012-2013 Shelburne Waste Water Budget
Peter Frankenburg reviewed the budget noting the following:
  • The Wastewater department operates as an enterprise fund, separate from the Town’s general fund.
  • Shelburne has two treatment plants, one with 440,000 gallons per day capacity and one with 660,000 gallons per day capacity.
  • The town is below maximum capacity for both plants.
  • The collection system includes 19 pump stations, 34 miles of sewer mains, and 900 manholes.
  • The number of user accounts is approximately 2,121 up from 2,104 last year, largely residential versus commercial.
  • Annual volume billed in FY 2011-12 is 129 million gallons with 270 million gallons treated, illustrating the impact of  infiltration, which staff is addressing.
  • Wastewater Department has five full time employees.
  • Sewer rate is $10.83 per 1,000 gallons. An average household using 70,000 gallons per year would pay $758 per year.
  • FY 2012-13 expenses are $1.71 million or a 1% increase from FY 2011-12. Revenues other than user fees are $239,000. User fees are the largest source of revenues.
  • Total volumes billed for the current year (FY 2011-12) was 129 million gallons vs. 132 million gallons budgeted.  The new budget assumes 130 million gallons will be billed at a proposed rate of $11.35 per thousand gallons.  This is an increase of 52 cents or 4.8%. Impact on the average household using 70,000 gallons/yr is $36 per year.
  • The usage per customer has trended downward, mainly among residential users.
  • Debt service due to major upgrades at the treatment plants and in the system is a significant portion (37%) of  the budget. No new debt is anticipated in the 2012-13 budget.
  • Salaries and benefits are also a significant portion of the budget (22%) as are utilities (12%) due to the high energy use by the treatment plants and operations/maintenance for the mechanized pumps and equipment throughout the collection system.
  • Sludge disposal cost is set by CSWD.
  • Professional services expenses show an increase in the budget to cover costs for a long-range facilities plan (20 year outlook) including studying the impact of potential  new regulatory requirements.
  • Capital projects include $20,000 to replace over 300’ of old pipe along Route 7 in front of Shelburne Museum. Mechanized pumps and equipment replacement are another capital expense.
  • New connections pay into a Sewer Capacity fund ($3,400 one-time fee for a single family house). The money is used to pay for capacity upgrades to the treatment plants.
  • Other revenue sources (in addition to user fees) include septage from outside the  plant service areas and sludge from the South Burlington Bartlett Bay  treatment plant.  The treatment plant staff has showed great initiative in attracting these additional sources of revenue.
  •  $15,000 from the accumulated fund balance has been applied to the proposed budget.
  • The Sewer Capacity Fund balance at end of current budget year is approximately $200,000.
 
Tim Pudvar asked if the town can anticipate a time when the rates will go down. Peter Frankenburg stated the rates will stabilize once the user fee supports the existing debt without transferring funds from  the Sewer Capacity fund to the operating budget.  Mr. Pudvar asked about infiltration. Mr. Frankenburg stated the system is aged and infiltration continues to be a problem. Bernie Gagnon added there is runoff at every manhole and some people still have sump pumps connected into the sewer system. Staff continues to work on infiltration. Shelburne’s infiltration percentage is comparable to other towns.
 
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to approve and adopt the 2012-2013 Shelburne Waste Water budget as presented. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Execute Loan Documents with Municipal Bond Bank to Finance Construction of Harbor Road Sidewalk and Continuation of Webster Road Bike/Ped Path
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to execute the loan documents with the municipal bond bank to finance construction of the Harbor Road sidewalk and continuation of the Webster Road bike/ped path.
DISCUSSION:  There was discussion of submitting the loan application for both projects though a firm number is not known at this time for completion of the  Webster Road path.  The bids for the work on Harbor Road were less than the estimate. Current bond rates are low. The town will have two to three years to expend the funds. Following further discussion the Selectboard concurred to move forward with the loan application with the best estimate for the path on Webster Road.
VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Approval of Resolution Authorizing Susan Moraska, Assistant Town Treasurer, as Signer on Town Accounts
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to approve the resolution authorizing Susan Moraska, Assistant Town Treasurer, as signer on town accounts. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Approval of Agreement with Vermont Department of Taxes to Use Marshall Swift Cost Table by the Town Assessor
MOTION by Gary von Stange, SECOND by Robert Roesler, to approve the agreement with the Vermont Department of Taxes to use the Marshall Swift cost table by the Town Assessor. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Appointment of Bernie Gagnon as the Town Representative to Regional Planning Transportation Advisory Committee
MOTION by Gary von Stange, SECOND by Robert Roesler, to appoint Bernie Gagnon as the town representative to the Regional Planning Transportation Advisory Committee. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Appointment of Dean Pierce as the Town Representative to Regional Planning Advisory Committee               
MOTION by Gary von Stange, SECOND by Robert Roesler, to appoint Dean Pierce as the town representative to the Regional Planning Advisory Committee. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Approval of Tobacco License for Shelburne Camping Area
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to approve a tobacco license for Shelburne Camping Area. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Approval of Extension of Liquor License for The Bearded Frog to “Food for Thought Bakery and Café”
MOTION by Gary von Stange, SECOND by Robert Roesler, to approve extension of the liquor license for The Bearded Frog to “Food for Thought Bakery and Café”. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
Selectboard Questions or Comments
Robert Roesler noted receipt of an invitation for the Selectboard to attend the 31st Annual LCI Father’s Day Fishing Derby reception on 6/22/12 at Apple Island Resort, South Hero, at 6 PM.
 
9.         EXECUTIVE SESSION and/or ADJOURNMENT
MOTION by Gary von Stange, SECOND by Robert Roesler, to adjourn the meeting. VOTING: unanimous (3-0); motion carried.
 
The meeting was adjourned at 9:07 PM.
 
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MINUTES SUBJECT TO CORRECTION BY THE SHELBURNE SELECTBOARD. CHANGES, IF ANY, WILL BE RECORDED IN THE MINUTES OF THE NEXT MEETING OF THE BOARD.

TOWN OF SHELBURNE

SELECTBOARD

MINUTES OF MEETING

June 26, 2012
MEMBERS PRESENT:      Bill Smith (Chairman); Tim Pudvar, Gary von Stange, Robert Roesler, Al Gobeille.
ADMINISTRATION:          Paul Bohne, Town Manager; Peter Frankenburg, Finance Director; Bernie Gagnon, Public Works Director; Jerry Ouimet, Fire Chief.
OTHERS PRESENT:          Rebecca and Blain Newton, Steve Antinozzi, Rob Donahue, Marcos Ilona, Mrs. Ilona, Margo Livingston (Shelburne News).
 

1.         CALL TO ORDER
Chairman, Bill Smith, called the meeting to order at 7 PM.
 
2.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Add under Item 8 – New Business: Approval of First Class Liquor License.
 
3.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES
May 22, 2012
MOTION by Tim Pudvar, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to approve the minutes of May 22, 2012 as written. VOTING: 4 ayes, one abstention (Robert Roesler); motion carried.
 
June 12, 2012
MOTION by Tim Pudvar, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to approve the minutes of June 12, 2012 as written. VOTING: 3 ayes, 2 abstentions (Bill Smith, Al Gobeille); motion carried.
 
4.         CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
There were no comments from the public at this point in time.
 
5.         ANNOUNCEMENTS
There were no announcements.
 
6.         MANAGER’S REPORT
Town Manager, Paul Bohne, reported on the following:
  • The Selectboard will meet on July 2, 2012 at 7:45 AM to set the tax rate.
  • Staff and the contractor are commended for the speedy completion of the Webster Road waterline project.
  • Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Webster Road bike/ped path will be 7/10/12.
 
7.         OLD BUSINESS
Continuation of the Webster Road Multi-Use Path and Authorization for Staff to Proceed to Construction
Bernie Gagnon reported the following:
  • Staff met with the Newtons and members of the Paths Committee to resolve the location of the bike/ped path by the Newton house on the corner of Spear Street and Webster Road.
  • Agreement was made on a 6’ wide path with a 3’wide green strip on the Newton property transitioning to an 8’wide path with a 5’ wide green strip for the remainder of the section (by the Caldwell and Boulder Hill properties).
  • Easements will be needed for the path by the Caldwell and Boulder Hill properties, but not by the Newton property because the path is in the town right-of-way.
  • Standard path width is 10’ with a 5’wide green strip, but there are incidents of 8’ wide paths with 3’wide green strips in town.
  • The Newton’s rail fence and invisible dog fence will need to be relocated out of the pathway.
  • No additional landscaping is proposed for the Newton property aside from reseeding any disturbed lawn.
  • The Newtons would like consideration from the town to help cover the cost of moving the rail fence and the dog fence. Cost estimate for both is about $1,900.
  • Staff recommends endorsing the current design (6’ wide path with 3’ wide green strip) and proceeding with the Town Attorney to secure two easements.
 
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Al Gobeille, to extend the Webster Road multiuse path with a 6’ wide path and a 3’ wide green strip from Spear Street on the western edge of the Newton property transitioning to an 8’ wide path with a 5’ green strip by the Caldwell and Boulder Hill properties and to proceed to secure two easements as necessary for the path.
DISCUSSION:  There was discussion of involvement of the Selectboard in the establishment of other portions of the bike/ped path in town and the town paying for the relocation of a dog fence of which a portion is in the town right-of-way. There were no further comments.
VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
Paul Bohne noted with the sidewalk on Harbor Road the Selectboard supported the town providing some landscaping for the residents whose property would be impacted by the sidewalk. The sidewalk on Harbor Road is in the right-of-way so easements were not necessary, but in most cases the front lawns were significantly reduced by the sidewalk because the houses are located so close to the road.  Bernie Gagnon commented on the town relocating the Newton’s dog fence and advised that the town would not want the liability of moving a private fence. Blain Newton requested the Selectboard allow them to work out an arrangement with Bernie Gagnon on how best to proceed.  Rob Donahue, Paths Committee, urged the town to participate in some way for good will to show other landowners who will be asked to provide easements to the town in the future.
 
MOTION by Al Gobeille, SECOND by Robert Roesler, to empower the Town Manager to negotiate in good faith to resolve the issue of the bike/ped path on the Newton property at the corner of Spear Street and Webster Road. VOTING: 4 ayes, one nay (Gary von Stange); motion carried.
 
8.         NEW BUSINESS
Consider Accepting Improved Portion of Pine Haven Shore Road as a Town Highway Provided Pine Haven Shore Homeowners Association Upgrades Pine Haven Shore Road to Specifications Agreed to with the Town
MOTION by Al Gobeille, SECOND by Tim Pudvar, to agree to accept the improved portion of Pine Haven Shore Road as a town highway provided Pine Haven Shore Homeowners Association upgrades Pine Haven Shore Road to specifications agreed to with the town.
DISCUSSION:  The condition of 170’ of the road including the “T” must be upgraded. The remainder of the road is fine. The same situation regarding upgrades exists with Champlain Drive. There were no further comments.
VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
Designate $28,000 in the 2011-2012 General Fund Balance “Assigned” Category to Replace the Roof on the Fire Station Budgeted for 2011-2012 and Scheduled to be Complete after July 1, 2012
Peter Frankenburg noted the funds are in the FY 2011-12 ‘assigned’ fund balance, but the project is being forwarded and will be done in FY13 rather than FY12.
 
MOTION by Al Gobeille, SECOND by Tim Pudvar, to designate $28,000 in the 2011-2012 General Fund balance “Assigned” category to replace the roof on the Fire Station budgeted for 2011-2012 and scheduled to be complete after July 1, 2012. VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
Allocate $19,600 of the FY2011-12 General Fund Balance (FEMA funding) to the “Restricted” Category for Federal/State Grant Revenues Received but Not Spent as of June 30, 2012 to Repair Flood Damage to Harbor Road
MOTION by Al Gobeille, SECOND by Robert Roesler, to allocate $19,600 of the FY2011-12 General Fund balance (FEMA funding) to the “Restricted” category for federal/state grant revenues received but not spent as of June 30, 2012 to repair flood damage to Harbor Road.
DISCUSSION: Staff will bring the costs and the plan for the work to the Selectboard at the next meeting. Peter Frankenburg noted with FEMA grants, FEMA staff determines the estimated repair costs and pays 87.5% of this amount up front. The town has received the funding and $19,600 is the amount remaining. The funds are restricted by an outside entity. There were no further comments.
VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
Sewer Allocation in the Amount of 168 GPD to Heather and Peter Friedrichsen for a Daycare Facility at 84 Green Hills Drive
MOTION by Tim Pudvar, SECOND by Robert Roesler, to grant sewer allocation in the amount of 168 gallons per day to Heather and Peter Friedrichsen for a daycare facility at 84 Green Hills Drive.
DISCUSSION:  The allocation request is due to the expansion of the daycare. There were no further comments.
VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
Approve Action by the Town to Pursue Enforcement of Violation of Zoning Bylaws by Marcos Llona at 141 Pinehurst Drive
Paul Bohne explained the Notice of Violation to Marcos Llona for property at 141 Pinehurst Drive. Mr. Llona refused to submit an erosion control plan in association with 3,500 s.f. of fill that was dumped onto the property without a permit. There is a 30 day appeal period with the Notice of Violation. Mr. Llona did not exercise the option to appeal. The town would like the situation brought into compliance which can occur with the cooperation of the property owner. Otherwise the next step is to take the matter to court.
 
Marcos Ilona reviewed the chronology of events relative to the fill on his property and contact with the Zoning Administrator, John Adams, beginning on January 4, 2012. Mr. Llona contends he has complied with the regulations of the town per conversations with John Adams and the contractor, Hutchins, adding if the fill was not permitted then the first load would have been a violation because no dirt is allowed within 50’ of the brook, but John Adams approved the load.  There was discussion of the amount of fill estimated by Mr. Llona at 20 truckloads or 1,000 s.f. which Mr. Llona said John Adams estimated following inspection of the site, and the choice by Mr. Llona not to appeal the Notice of Violation. Mr. and Mrs. Llona stated they have replied to all correspondence and it is their understanding that because the site is less than an acre the requested certification and actions are not needed.
 
MOTION by Al Gobeille, SECOND by Tim Pudvar, to go into deliberative session to discuss the Llona violation on 141 Pinehurst Drive.
DISCUSSION: Gary von Stange stated the matter is not the province of the Selectboard, but rather should be handled through the Development Review Board. There were no further comments.
VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
The Selectboard will convene deliberative session following the regular meeting.
 
Approve Capital Improvement Refunding Note with Peoples United Bank in the Amount of $28,600 for a Term of One Year at an Interest Rate of 1.95% to Refinance the Waste Water Department Generator
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Tim Pudvar, to approve the capital improvement refunding note with Peoples United Bank in the amount of $28,600 for a term of one year at an interest rate of 1.95% to refinance the Waste Water Department generator. VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
Set Interest Rate for Late Payment of Property Taxes at the Current Rate of 0% for the First Month of Delinquency and 1.5% Per Month Thereafter
MOTION by Robert Roesler, SECOND by Tim Pudvar, to set the interest rate for late payment of property taxes at the current rate of 0% for the first month of delinquency and 1.5% per month thereafter. VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
First Class Liquor License for Village Wine and Coffee, LLC
The Selectboard signed the document(s).
 
Selectboard Questions & Comments
None.
 
9.         EXECUTIVE SESSION and/or ADJOURNMENT
MOTION by Tim Pudvar, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to adjourn the regular meeting and convene Executive Session to discuss contracts and litigation where premature public knowledge would place the town at a substantial disadvantage and to invite the Town Manager to attend. VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
The regular meeting was adjourned and Executive Session convened at 8:04 PM.
 
The Board exited Executive Session at 8:35 PM.
MOTION by Tim Pudvar, SECOND by Gary von Stange, to adjourn the meeting.  VOTING: unanimous (5-0); motion carried.
 
The meeting was adjourned at 8:35 PM.
 
 
 
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