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Meeting Minutes - 12-03-18

Town of Leicester
Selectboard Meeting Minutes
Monday, December 3, 2018
** See subsequent minutes for any changes
Members Present:Diane Benware, Tom Barker, Ron Fiske, Brad Lawes
Members Absent:  John Rouse
Others Present:  Julie Delphia, Arlan Pidgeon, Sandra Trombley, Secretary                                                          
Call to Order:  Meeting called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Chair. 
Pledge of Allegiance:
Review of Agenda 
Approval of November 19, 2018 minutes:
Motion by Tom and second by Ron to approve minutes of November 19, 2018 as written.  3 yes and 1 abstention by Brad.  So, approved.
Review/Authorization to Pay Bills:
Motion by Brad and second by Tom authorizing Julie to pay the bills, appropriations and assessments. All in favor.  So, approved.
Reports from Town Officials, Committees:
Road Foreman:
Arlan reported that he got the new plow from Viking Cives of Vermont in Williston and they have spent time getting it adjusted to the truck.
Brad asked if Arlan had seen any difference in heating of the Town Shed.  Arlan stated that it hasn’t really been cold enough yet to tell.
Diane brought Board up-to-date on road inventory.
Town Clerk/Treasurer:
Julie reported they have a dog that continues to get loose.  She needs to talk with John about it.
Julie reported she has an 8’ table for free if Board would like one for Senior Center or here.  Diane said she would like to replace the one in the Senior Center.
Julie has been working on the LDFLA Grant.  It was quite a bit a work again.
Motion by Brad and second by Tom authorizing to send LDFLA a bill for hours Julie spent on the grant. All in favor.  So, approved.
Julie will have a preliminary 2019 budget for the next meeting.  There could be some big money projects for maintenance next year to be thinking about.
Julie wanted to talk about plowing.  There is supposed to be a set-up for plowing. There has been a little bit of difficulty with that.  Arlan talked with them and hopefully the problem will be solved.
Brad informed the Board that BLSG’s mosquito district budget is about $10,000 more than last year. 
Weight Permit:
Filling the Zoning Administrator Position:
Tom talked with Anna Scheck last Tuesday about the ZA position.  Her letter of interest was read.   She has two other part-time positions, but offered to work as an interim position to help out.  Office hours are 9:00 – Noon on Mondays. 
Diane will contact Anna on Tuesday about details and report at next meeting.
Finance/Maintenance Agreement:
Old Jerusalem Road
Julie provided copies to the Board to review and mark up.  She will mark up her copy; as well, and then send to Jim Carroll for legal review.
Town Shed:
Motion by Brad to adjourn the meeting at 7:10 p.m.
Next meeting:  December 17, 2018
Respectfully submitted,
Sandra L. Trombley
Selectboard Secretary