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January 2, 2019 Agenda
Sheffield Select Board Meeting
Sheffield Municipal Building
Following Joint Select Board Meeting

Any Additions, Deletions or Amendments to Agenda
Correspondence
Possible Executive Session for Review of Town Employee Salaries and Benefits (Tabled from December Meeting)
Any other non-binding business that may properly be brought before the meeting
Adjournment

 

January 2, 2019 Agenda
Joint Sheffield/Wheelock Select Board Meeting
Sheffield Municipal Building
6:00 PM

Any Additions, Deletions or Amendments to Agenda
Report on Keniston and Dane Educational Fund
Report on Transfer Station Operations
Possible Executive Session for Review of Transfer Station employee salaries
Development of 2018 Transfer Station Budget
Any other non-binding business that may properly be brought before the meeting
Adjournment

January 2, 2019 Minutes
Sheffield Select Board Meeting
Municipal Building
Following Joint Sheffield/ Wheelock Select Board Meeting

Present: Walter Smith, Max Aldrich and Charles Gilman, Select Board
William St. Peter, Town Clerk; Wendy Scofield, Assistant Town Clerk (recorder)
Guests- Ed Richardson

The meeting was called to order at 6:26 PM by Walter Smith, as Chairman, with the following business being transacted:

Any Additions, Deletions or Amendments to Agenda- none

Correspondence- none

Annual Town Employee Wage and Benefit Review-
Walter Smith proposed that the stipend for the select board be increased to $1,000 per year. Approved.

Max Aldrich made the motion to increase the hourly rate for the Town Clerk, Assistant Town Clerk and Road crew by fifty cents per hour. Seconded by Charles Gilman. Motion passed.

Any other non-binding business that may properly be brought before the meeting.
The owner of the animals taken from the property at 2354 Old Duck Pond Road by the Animal Control Officer will be presented with surrender documents. If he signs the documents, the animals will be able to be re-homed. The animal owner will be billed for boarding fees since the animals were seized.
Ed Richardson reported that the Town Hall floor needs buffing. The middle of the floor receives foot traffic. The dirt and salt damages the floor.
Max Aldrich reported that the Department of Transportation will be paving Route 122 this summer north of the village.
Max Aldrich will speak with Biff Mahoney, Sheffield’s representative to Kingdom East about adding the Town to the School’s insurance to cover the town when plowing the school driveway. 

Adjournment
With no further business, Charles Gilman made the motion to adjourn. Seconded by Walter Smith. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 6:46 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

 

William St. Peter, Town Clerk

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Walter Smith, Chairperson

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Max Aldrich

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Charles Gilman

January 2, 2019 Minutes
Joint Select Board Meeting
Sheffield and Wheelock, Vermont
Sheffield Municipal Building
6:00 PM

 

Select Board Members attending:
Sheffield- Walter Smith (Chairperson), Maxwell (Max) Aldrich, Charles Gilman
Wheelock- Ann Lawless, Jason Diguilio, Dennis Sawyer
William St. Peter, Sheffield Town Clerk
Wendy Scofield, Sheffield Assistant Town Clerk (recorder)
Edward Richardson

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM with Walter Smith, Chairperson welcoming the Wheelock Select Board and residents with the following business being transacted:

Any Additions, Deletions or Amendments to Agenda:
There were none.

Report on Keniston and Dane Educational Fund
The financial report for the Keniston and Dane Educational Fund will be ready at the end of January 2019 and be ready for the February Select Board Meeting. Sheffield has nine students applying for funds. Wheelock has 17 students.

Walter Smith made the motion that Sally Wood-Simons receive $500.00 per year to administrate the fund. Seconded by Charles Gilman. Motion passed.

Report on Transfer Station Operations
Walter Smith stated that the Transfer Station is running smoothly and he thanked the employees and towns’ residents for how well the station is operating.

The 2018 budget for the Transfer Station was reviewed as presented. The towns have a full supply of trash bags. In consultation with Transfer Station staff, money will not be put into the 2019 budget for the purchase of trash bags and window stickers. William St. Peter noted that the fund checking account balance is
$9,481.14. Dennis Sawyer brought up the point that the recycling room is small and can be very crowded. Funds may be needed to add to the recycling room. Walter Smith made the motion to accept the budget as presented. Seconded by Max Aldrich. Motion passed.

Possible executive session for review of Transfer Station employee salaries
William St. Peter updated the Boards that the meeting is allowed to be adjourned for executive session but is not required according to the Open Meeting Law. Choosing not to go into executive session, Walter Smith made the motion to approve a fifty cent per hour raise for each Transfer Station employee. Seconded by Max Aldrich. Motion passed.

Development of 2018 Transfer Station Budget
See above agenda item on operations.

Any other non-binding business that may properly be brought before the meeting
There was no other business.

Adjournment
All business being concluded, the motion was made by Jason Diguilio to adjourn, seconded by Charles Gilman and passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 6:25 PM.

Respectfully submitted,
William St. Peter
Town Clerk

Approved                                               Approved
Select Board                                          Select Board
Town of Sheffield                                  Town of Wheelock

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Walter Smith, Chairman                         Jason Diguilio

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Charles Gilman                                      Dennis Sawyer

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Maxwell Aldrich                                   Ann Lawless

 

 

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