01/26/2021 Special Selectboard Meeting


Special Selectboard Meeting

January 26, 2021 at 6:00 pm

“In accordance with the recent amendments to Vermont’s open meeting law, and in light of the ongoing public health crisis, this meeting will be held via conference call. You can access the meeting at the scheduled time by calling 802-210-4472.”

Present via Remote Conference Calling:

Megan O’Toole, Selectboard Chairperson

Daniel Burson, Selectboard Vice Chair

Charlie McMeekin, Selectboard Member

Present at the Town Office:

Loren Bent, Selectboard Member

Jessica Brassard, Town Clerk and Treasurer

Janice Russell, Administrative Assistant

Dylan Pratt, Road Foreman

Mr. Keegan Haupt, Selectboard Member, was unable to attend the meeting.

Ms. O’Toole called the meeting to order at 6:00pm.  A roll call was done to confirm what members and citizens were in attendance via teleconferencing.

The Board reviewed the agenda with Ms. O’Toole adding the FY ’22 Budget Approval to the agenda.

New business

  • Approval of Town Meeting Day 2021 Warning– The Selectboard Reviewed and held a brief discussion of the Town Meeting Day 2021Warning.

On motion of Ms. O’Toole, seconded by Mr. Bent, the Board unanimously approved the Town Meeting Day 2021 Warning.

  • Purchasing New Chainsaws for Highway Crew – Mr. Pratt described how the Town’s chainsaws are getting very old and not working up to the requirements needed of them. Purchasing four new chainsaws allows each highway crew member to have their own efficient piece of equipment. The cost of these chainsaws has been added to the budget numbers.
  • Budget – A brief discussion and explanation of the budget numbers occurred. An employment line was added for a Highway Commissioner for 5 hours a week.


On motion of Ms. O’Toole, seconded by Mr. Burson, the Board unanimously adjourned the meeting at 6:19 p.m.