Town of Pittsford
Select Board Minutes 8/4/04
Thomas “Hank” Pelkey opened the meeting at 6:30 P.M.
The Board members present were: Thomas “Hank” Pelkey, Dave Markowski,
Allen Hitchcock, Larry Pomainville and Joseph Gagnon.
Also present were Michael Balch, and Paula Bizon Recording Secretary.
The Board minutes of 7/28/04 were reviewed, discussed and
approved. A spelling error was
corrected and the minutes were signed.
The orders of 8/4/04 were reviewed, discussed and
approved. The Board directed
M. Balch to research the Fire Departments monthly phone charges and make sure
this months charges are in line.
TOWN MANAGER’S REPORT
M. Balch has met with D. Nickless and has gone over various documents to
prepare for the union contract negotiations.
D. Nickless will be at the August 18th meeting and will be
ready for the negotiations.
M. Balch has been working with B. Babcock on his work plan.
The details will be presented to the Board once the plan has been
The bids have not gone out yet for the fuel bids.
However, they will be sent out soon.
No public comments were made tonight.
The Board recessed and went into Sewer Board at 6:36 P.M.
and reconvened at 6:45 P.M.
The Board asked if theTown has received an ending balance
on the Town funds. M. Balch stated that the auditors would be in next week.
However, there are some balances that need to be reviewed before the
numbers are published.
The Board asked when the winter road sand bids would be
sent out. M. Balch stated that it
is not too early to consider the sand pile.
The Board discussed the pros and cons of adding salt to the Town’s sand
pile. If salt is added to the sand
then a shed is necessary to protect the water table quality.
M. Balch will report back to the Board with various options.
In accordance with 1VSA 312(b) where premature general
public knowledge would clearly place the Municipality or person involved at a
substantial disadvantage, the Board unanimously agreed to go into executive
session to discuss contracts and Personnel at 6:59 P.M.
Michael Balch was invited to stay. All
others were excused. The Board came
out of executive session at 7:55 P.M.
Without any further
business, the Board adjourned at 8:00 P.M.
“Hank” Pelkey, Chair
Joseph Gagnon, Selectman
Allan Hitchcock, Selectman
Bizon, Recording Secretary