Meeting Minutes : Liquor Board – 5/4/22

Town of Pittsford LIQUOR BOARD – May 4, 2022 


MEMBERS PRESENT:  A. Malay, W. Joseph Gagnon, David Mills, and Thomas Hooker; OTHERS PRESENT: Brenda Fox-Howard – Town Manager, Linda Drummond, Dollar General Representatives and Kelly Giard – Recording Secretary.

The Liquor Board was called to order at 7:23 PM by Chair Malay.

The minutes of the April 20, 2022 meeting were signed with no corrections.

Representatives from Dollar General were present to explain their procedures to the Select Board.  The representatives stated that there is a strict corporate policy and if an employee disobeys the policy, they will be terminated immediately.

Motion by T. Hooker and seconded by D. Mills to approve the application as presented by Dollar General.  Motion passed unanimously 4 – 0.



T. Hooker made the motion and seconded by J. Gagnon to go into Executive Session for Liquor Board Permit where premature knowledge could be damaging to the Town and may be jeopardized by public disclosure.

In accordance with 1 VSA 312 (b), where premature general public knowledge would clearly place the Municipality or person involved at a substantial disadvantage, the Board unanimously agreed to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of Liquor Board permit discussion at 7:40 PM.  Town Manager Fox-Howard, Police Chief Warfle and Champlain Farms Representative were invited to attend. 

The Liquor Board exited Executive Session at 8:05 PM with Approval of Champlain Farms application for Liquor License permit renewal passing unanimously 4-0.  Liquor Board adjourned at 8:05 PM.


Respectfully Submitted

Kelly Giard
Recording Secretary

Alicia Malay, Chair

David Mills, Vice Chair

Thomas Hooker, Selectman

W. Joseph Gagnon, Selectman