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Meeting Minutes

Town of Leicester
Selectboard Meeting Minutes
Monday August 1, 2016
** See subsequent minutes for any changes
Members Present:  Diane Benware, Tom Barker, Ron Fiske, Brad Lawes, Mark Stacey
Others Present:  Julie Delphia, Arlan Pidgeon, Sandra Trombley, Secretary
Call to OrderMeeting called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Chair.
Pledge of Allegiance:
Review of Agenda:  Added traffic concern under new business.
Approval of July 18, 2016 minutes:
Motion by Brad and second by Tom to approve minutes of July 18, 2016 as written.
All in favor.  So approved.
Review/Authorization to Pay Bills:
Motion by Ron and second by Mark to approve bills.  All in favor.  So approved.
Reports from Town Officials, Committees:
Road Foreman:
Arlan called Whitcomb and Wilk about paving bids and Whitcomb called back to say they were not interested in paving.  Arlan has not heard from Wilk and he called and left messages several times.  Arlan will contact D&F about his earlier quote.
Arlan reported that the chloride truck has been repaired.
Brad asked if Arlan had taken the tree down on Fern Lake Road.  Arlan has not, but intends on taking it down.
Diane asked about the grading of Old Jerusalem Road.  Arlan stated they will get to it now that the truck is fixed.
Tom mentioned some other debris.
Cemetery Committee:
Tom reported that Gus Letourneau trimmed the perimeter of the cemetery. 
There was discussion about the cemetery plot fee and reaffirmed the fee of $350. 
Health Officer:
Diane will be attending a presentation at Café Provence for town health officers on August 2nd.
Town Clerk/Treasurer:
Tom Telling Associates submitted their proposal to perform the audit ending June 30, 2016 for the total of $7,400.
Motion by Brad and second by Mark to approve the audit proposal from Tom Telling Associates for $7,400.  All in favor.  So approved.
Julie reported the tax bills went out today.
The Primary election is next Tuesday.  Julie asked for help to set up on Monday. 
Brad offered to be the 2nd person to deliver absentee ballots.
Julie reported that there is a zoning meeting on Wednesday, August 10th.  Adam Lougee will be sending something to review.  The Board will need to start the process of implementing the new zoning regulations.  Board needs to be thinking about the DRB process and getting more members.
Julie reported that Friday at 9:00, someone who works for Randy Hayes is coming to look at the pipe in the white building and make their recommendation.
Weight Permits: None
Traffic Concerns:
Diane reported that two teachers reported to her that they were leaving on separate occasions and someone came around the U and almost ran into them at the corner of the white building. 
There was discussion about this incident and past history of incidents.  There was no action taken.
Town Shed: 
Brad asked about the completion date of the garage.
Arlan stated he had been busy and had not been able to start.
Tom would like to put an October 15th completion date for the garage. 
No further discussion.
Motion by Tom and second by Brad to adjourn at 7:20 p.m.
Next Meeting:  August 15, 2016
Respectfully submitted,
Sandra L. Trombley
Selectboard Secretary