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Meeting Minutes

Town of Leicester
Selectboard Meeting Minutes
Monday April 18, 2016
** See subsequent minutes for any changes
Members Present:  Diane Benware, Tom Barker, Ron Fiske
Absent Members: Ken Young, Brad Lawes
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
Approval of April 4, 2016 minutes:
Motion by Tom and second by Ron to approve minutes of April 4, 2016 as written. All in favor.  So approved.
Reports from Town Officials, Committees:
Town Clerk/Treasurer:
Julie asked for permission to provide Mary Anne with a $25 check for postage.
Motion by Ron and second by Tom to authorize Julie to provide Mary Anne with a $25 check for postage.  All in favor.  So approved.
Road Foreman:
Arlan reported that they worked on the chloride truck; removing an axle and taking the tank off and installed the stainless steel tank.
Tom would like to see that we get the material we need for the work on the town shed and get it done.
Arlan will get information on the pricing of the tin to repair the town shed and provide it for the next meeting.  The road crew will do the work on the town shed.
Health Officer:
Cemetery Committee:
Animal Control Officer:
 Weight Permits:
Weight permit from Kevin Bagley was signed by Tom.
VLCT Audit Results:
Jeffrey Theis, Risk Management Services from VLCT provided a follow up letter from his audit.    He surveyed the town hall, the meeting house, town clerk’s office and the salt shed.  There were seven minor things to be addressed and best practice procedures recommended.  Assignments of actions were made.  The Board needs to respond to his letter with a plan by the end of month.
Board approved Julie to purchase items necessary to comply with the audit.
ACRPC Appointments:
Motion by Tom to approve Diane and Ron as representatives of Leicester.  All in favor.  So approved.
Chair signed form indicating that she and Ron agree to continue for another year.
Diane read a letter from Ken to the Selectboard resigning his position effective immediately.
No action taken tonight.
Green Up Day:
Green Up Day is May 7th.  Kate and Diane are working on finding prizes for their workers.  They are doing the usual cookout.  Lem is going to pick up the green up bags/stuff.
Lem asked about mowing the roadsides three times this year. 
The Board agreed to two mowing.
Motion by Tom and second by Ron to approve the bills.  All in favor.  So approved.
Highway and Structures Grants:
Julie reported that the Highway and Structures Grant was submitted without Maple Run Road.
Heat Pump Update:
Julie reported that Glenn Peck looked over electrical work necessary for heat pumps.  Glenn indicated they would need a new panel with wiring for two units which he quoted at $1,457. 
The Board did not put anything in the budget for the heat pumps.
There was discussion about Green Mountain Power units.  There were also three other quotes.  Julie commented that they may require new quotes since these quotes were quite some time ago.
Motion by Tom to table the discussion until the next meeting. All in favor.  So approved.
Julie provided a draft of a Work in the Public Right of Way application for consideration.  If the Board wants a blurb in the new zoning regulations, a decision needs to be made and sent to the PC for their approval.
Town Shed: 
Motion by Diane to adjourn at 7:37 p.m.
Next Meeting:  May 2, 2016
Respectfully submitted,
Sandra L. Trombley
Selectboard Secretary