JSB - February 13, 2012

Jamaica Selectboard
Regular meeting, Monday 13 February 2012

Selectpersons present: Lexa Clark (chair), Stewart Barker, Brian Chapin, Lou Bruso and Paul Fraser.
Public present: Valerie Heisler, David Heisler, Elaine Beckwith,Judy Flower and Ed Flower (secretary).

1.The meeting was called to order at 1904 hrs.

2.The minutes of 23 January were read and approved with the following corrections: in public present: Charis-Mink. Also Brian Chapin was absent. In Par 5 the total should read  $1082.50. Mr. Bruso moved to accept the minutes as amended. Mr. Fraser seconded the motion and it was carried.

3.Selectboard pay orders were circulated for approval and signature. Time sheets for the Highway Dept., Town Clerk's office and Listers were circulated for information.

4.Applications were received from Renaud Bros and Valley Crane for road use permits. The road commissioner will sign them with the usual restrictions.

5.Ms. Beckwith spoke to the issue of approving the extension of the expired town plan to satisfy the requirements of FEMA. Recognizing that a technical deficiency exists as a result of the Jamaica Town Plan and the intention of the Town of Jamaica to remain in compliance with all requirement of the National Flood Insurance Program, Mr. Fraser moved that the Jamaica Planning Commission be instructed to begin the process to readopt the Jamaica Town Plan dated June 2006 in whole and without revision pursuant to the provisions of 24V.S.A. Par 4385. Mr. Bruso seconded the motion and it was adopted.

6.Ms. Heisler presented the report of the Town Hall Program Sub-Committee.

7.The Town Assessment for the Windham Solid Waste Management district is up slightly from last year to $11,828.06.

8.Mr. Bruso moved that the board present a budget of $1,038,885.00 to the Town for approval.

9.Mr. Bruso moved to accept Choice Strategies as our manager for out of pocket medical expenses. Mr. Chapin seconded the motion and it was adopted.

10.The Listers have indicated that there is enough money on hand to allow them to perform a reappraisal of the town.

11.Four sealed bids have been received for selling a used town truck. The highest bid was from Fitzpatrick for $6,555.00. Mr. Fraser moved to accept that bid. Mr. Chapin seconded the motion and it passed.

12.The Board went into executive session at 2058 hrs.

13.The board dissolved the executive session at 2130 hrs.

The board adjourned at 2131 hrs.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 March 2012 00:19

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