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Meeting Minutes 02-20-2017

Town of Leicester
Selectboard Meeting Minutes
Monday, February 20, 2017
*Unapproved*
** See subsequent minutes for any changes
 
Members Present:  Tom Barker, Ron Fiske, John Rouse
Members Absent:  Diane Benware, Brad Lawes
Others Present:  Julie Delphia, Arlan Pidgeon, John McLaughlin, Jeremy Gildrian, Sandra Trombley, Secretary
 
Call to OrderMeeting called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Acting Chair.
 
Pledge of Allegiance:
 
Review of Agenda: Added 1 weight permit.
 
Approval of February 6, 2017 minutes:
 
Motion by Ron and second by John to approve minutes of February 6, 2017 with the correction on page 3, DRB - Code of Ethics.  Correction:  Provided there are no changes, the next meeting in March (correction from March 6th) is when there will be a full Board and they could be adopted by the whole Board.  Restructuring will be done at the first regular Selectboard meeting in March.  (correction from March 6th)    Brad and Ron will bring ballots from the school on March 7th (correction from March 6th) All in favor.  So approved.
 
Review/Authorization to Pay Bills:
 
Motion by Ron and second by John authorizing Julie to pay bills.  All in favor.  So approved.
 
Reports from Town Officials, Committees:
 
Town Clerk/Treasurer:
 
Julie mentioned setting up for voting after Town Meeting.  Town Meeting is March 6th.
Town Reports are going out.
 
Road Foreman:
 
Arlan had no report; other than they had done salting, sanding, plowing.
 
Cemetery Committee:
 
Health Officer:
 
Weight Permits:
 
Permit for Carrarra’s was approved and signed by Arlan.
 
CORRESPONDENCE:
 
NEW BUSINESS:
 
Public Hearing:  Unified By-laws:
 
John McLaughlin was present and stated he had read the definitions and was not sure what had changed.
Julie shared that this plan is a total re-write from the previous one and started by using the Salisbury by-laws; so that our by-laws are more in-line with Salisbury; especially around the lake area.  The by-laws were re-written by the Planning Commission with the help of Addison County Regional Planning and went through the Planning Commission’s open hearings for changes; and then was processed to the Selectboard.  This is the final public review before the Selectboard approves the Plan at their next regular meeting in March.  This is the last open meeting for questions, feedback or edits.  This Plan brings it more in-line with what Salisbury is doing so that both towns have the same rules.
 
John McLaughlin commented that he read parts of the plan on-line.  John had a question on page 59, the definition for well water and waste water.  It stated that you needed a state permit for each one of these.  He’s looking at construction of an apartment which will have a well and it’s own sewer system.  He had a question about the number of permits needed.  He has a designer and an application that has two pieces of paper.
 
Julie explained that he has to get a State water and waste water permit that needs to be filed with the Town.  His waste water site design engineer would complete the design and submit it to the State.  John would then get a three page document that outlines the plan and the conditions for  his water/waste water plan and that plan gets filed with the Town.  Julie explained that the Town usually gets a three page permit that says water and waste water. 
John mentioned that the by-laws state there are two separate permits.
Julie explained that it is what the state requirement is.  The part John is referring to is a reference to the state requirements.
 
John stated that was the only question he had.
 
Julie explained that provided there are no changes tonight, the plan will move forward to the Selectboard for their next regular meeting.
 
With no objections, the Board moved to have the plan move to the next regular Selectboard meeting.
 
BUILDING NEEDS:
 
HIGHWAY CONCERNS/NEEDS:
 
Town Shed:
Arlan talked with David about the furnace.  Arlan didn’t think there was any big rush about it right now.
 
LIMITED PUBLIC OPINION: 
 
EXECUTIVE SESSION:
 
Next Meeting:  Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. for re-organization.
 
Motion by John and second by Ron to adjourn at 6:45 p.m.
 
Respectfully submitted,
 
Sandra L. Trombley
Selectboard Secretary