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Select Board Minutes 12-24-19

Select Board Minutes 12-23-19

TOWN OF RUTLAND SELECT BOARD OPEN MEETING

RUTLAND TOWN CENTER RUTLAND FIRE STATION

619 US BUSINESS ROUTE 4, CENTER RUTLAND, VT  05736

DECEMBER 23rd, 2019

 

  • Board members present: Mary Ashcroft, Sharon Russell, Joe Denardo, John Paul Faignant
  • Meeting opened at 6:00 P.M. with the Pledge of Allegiance

 

Approval of Orders

The Board approved the orders

 

New Business: Board to discuss approval requests from Robert Clark of Otter Creek Engineering regarding the proposed to Randbury Road water main;

The Board reviewed requests from Robert Clark of Otter Creek Engineering for the proposed new water line on Randbury Road.  The Water and Sewer Committee had previously met with Mr. Clark and reviewed his project cost estimates and OCE’s proposal for engineering services. The next phase is to put the project out to bid.

Mr. Faignant moved to authorize William Sweet, Town Administrative Assistant to the Select Board, to sign an operating permit application to the State of Vermont, to be approved by the City of Rutland.  Motion was seconded by Ms. Russell.  All Select Board members present voted in favor of the motion.

Mr. Faignant then moved to authorize Otter Creek Engineering to proceed on behalf of the Town through the bid phase of the project at the bid phase engineering cost of $6,000.  Motion was seconded by Mr. Denardo.  All Select Board members present voted in favor of the motion.

Mr. Faignant then moved to authorize Ms. Ashcroft to sign on the OCE’s contract authorizing work through the bid phase.  Motion was seconded by Mr. Denardo and voted favorably by all Select Board members present.

The Board reviewed the packet for the meeting, and received on record the following:

–upcoming events calendar and pending committee agenda items;

–45-day notice on Otter Creek 3 Solar Project on Cold River Road for Section 248 permit application for certificate of public good

–minutes of the Town’s Water and Sewer Committee meeting held 12-16-19

–correspondence on Town Health Officer responsibilities from Meg McCarthy from the Vermont Department of Health.

The Board considered the request from Marie Pennington on behalf of Fire District #5 for the use of the downstairs meeting room at the Town Hall on January 20, 2020 for 1 hour at 7PM.  Mr. Faignant moved to allow this use at no cost as Town Police Chief Ed Dumas would be in attendance.  Motion was seconded by Ms. Russell and voted affirmatively by all Select Board members present.

On motion of Ms. Russell, seconded by Mr. Denardo, the Select Board went into Executive Session at 6:10PM   for the purpose of discussing a personnel matter.   The Select Board came out of Executive Session at 6:19 PM.  No action was taken.

On motion of JP Faignant, seconded by Sharon Russell, the meeting was adjourned at 6:20PM.

Respectfully submitted:  Mary C. Ashcroft, Select Board Clerk.

 

 
Joshua C. Terenzini, Chairman
 
Mary Ashcroft, Clerk
 
John Paul Faignant
 
Joseph Denardo
 
Sharon Russell

 

Center Rutland, VT.