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Minutes - 09-03-19

Town of Leicester
Selectboard Meeting Minutes
Monday, September 3, 2019
** See subsequent minutes for any changes
Members Present:Diane Benware, Brad Lawes, Tom Barker, Ron Fiske
Members Absent:  John Rouse
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:
Approval of August 19, 2019 minutes:
Motion by Brad, second by Ron, to approve minutes of August 19, 2019 as written.  All in favor.  So, approved.
Review/Authorization to Pay Bills:
Motion by Tom, second by Ron, authorizing Julie to pay the bills.  All in favor. So, approved.
Reports from Town Officials, Committees:
Road Foreman:
Arlan reported that Scott did some grading.
Brad inquired about what quotes were received for salt.  Julie has a few, but Cargill’s has not come out yet.
Town Clerk/Treasurer:
Julie reported that the tax bills went out. Money is starting to come in.
Julie reported that Russell Graphics is sending the town a contract to review for the tax map work; which will include the 2020 changes.
Brad asked about grants through Regional Planning for potential town projects.  The application is due in October if interested.
Health Officer:
Animal Control Officer:
Cemetery Committee:
Weight Permits None
Correspondence was reviewed.  There were training sessions for rivers and roads, safety on the job, tick activity and diseases.
Old Jerusalem Road Culvert Finance & Maintenance Agreement:
Julie has concerns about letter (J) in regard to adequate right of way.  Once the Conceptual Plan is accepted, the town is in it for money and bills will start coming.  Julie’s questions who determines what an adequate right of way is.
Brad recommends Julie call Carolyn Carlson-Cota at the State and ask for clarification about letter (J); and   an update on the archeological testing project.
Board approved that Julie call the State for clarification of letter (J), who does the surveys and adequate right of way, and the archeological testing project and explain that the Board is prepared to approve and sign the agreement at the next meeting after these two questions are answered.
Town Shed:
Motion by Tom and second by Brad, to adjourn at 7:25 p.m.  
Next meeting:  Monday, September 16, 2019 
Respectfully submitted,
Sandra L. Trombley
Selectboard Secretary