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Town of Leicester Selectboard Meeting Minutes Monday January 4, 2016 *Unapproved* ** See subsequent minutes for any changes Members Present: Diane Benware, Tom Barker, Ron Fiske, KenYoung, Brad Lawes Others Present: Julie Delphia, Arlan Pidgeon, Sandra Trombley, Secretary Call to Order: Meeting called to order at 6:42 p.m. by Chair. Pledge of Allegiance: Review of Agenda: Access Permit on hold. Couldn’t get in touch with applicant. Ron needs to look at information for the Meeting House ramp a little more before reporting back. Brad will look into flat storage tank prices and Arlan and Brad will report back. Ken mentioned the need to build up centers of dirt roads. Approval of December 28, 2015 minutes: Motion by Tom and second by Brad to approve minutes of December 28, 2015 as written. All in favor. So approved. Motion by Brad and second by Ron to approve the bills. All in favor. So approved. Reports from Town Officials, Committees: Town Clerk/Treasurer: Julie mentioned that the Certificate of Highway Mileage must be on agenda for the January 18th meeting. Delinquents are at $129,700. Auditors are coming on Thursday to finish up. At the next meeting on January 18th Board will talk about changes and finalize and do the warning. Julie needs everyone to help set up voting booths after January 18th meeting. Road Foreman: Arlan reported that they did plowing one day, but that was it. CORRESPONDENCE: None NEW BUSINESS: 2016 Budget Work: Julie provided an updated draft of the spreadsheet and Board reviewed each line item. Tom mentioned the Cemetery Committee would like to put some dollars into the budget for fencing, clean up and repairs. Ken has some ideas of his own, such as a war memorial, and would like to join the Cemetery Committee. Ken will do some research for April’s meeting. The Board was interested in Julie putting the lister position on a warning. They will continue to elect constables. Motion by Tom and second by Ron to increase Clerk by $500 and Treasurer by $500 for a total increase of $1,000. All in favor. So approved. Ron mentioned looking at zoning fees in the future. Ken recommended advertising the three sections of culverts for sale on a free on-line site. Arlan will provide detailed information to Julie. OLD BUSINESS: BUILDING NEEDS: HIGHWAY CONCERNS/NEEDS: Town Shed: Limited Public Opinion: None Executive Session: None Motion by Ken and second by Brad to adjourn at 8:25 p.m. Next Meeting: January 18, 2016 Respectfully submitted, Sandra L. Trombley Selectboard Secretary