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Selectmen Meeting Minutes — March 24, 2009—3:00 p.m. — Memorial Hall.

Call to order: The meeting was called to order by Chairman Manners. Other members present: John Payne and Joe Judd.

Bolio Property Foreclosure - following a brief report from Joe, the Board has decided to suspend any further pursuit of the parcel.

Letter to DHCD RE: Requesting Extension to file Single Audit Report - the town's FY'08 audit has been scheduled for April 14th. In order for Shelburne to continue to receive grant draw downs from DHCD, the Selectmen must request a 90 day extension to file the Single Audit Report. A motion was made by John to submit the letter of request as presented so to receive a 90 day filing extension. Joe seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Clayton Davenport Trucking RE: Request for Trench Permit - Bob Manners acting in his designated role of "Trench" permitting authority approved a trench permit submitted by Clayton Davenport Trucking so to allow for the removal of an underground tank located at 57-59 Main Street. No further action required.

David Schochet RE: UMASS Extension "Keystone" Training - David; a member of the Open Space Committee has been accepted to this years' UMASS Extension Keystone Training. There is a $50 fee for all participants and he was inquiring as to whether or not the town had a mechanism for paying for this type of training. Although members of the Board recognize the value of training; funding for job-related trainings and conferences was eliminated for the remainder of the year at the most recent special town meeting. John will contact David and let him know.

FY'10 Budget Review - with the exception of a slight reduction to the Senior Center's assessment, the town's FY'10 budget is fairly complete. The revised Snow & Ice budget presented by Bob on Tuesday will remain at $95,869. The Board reviewed the omnibus budget and the proposed warrant articles in preparation for their review with the Finance Committee next Monday night.

Adjournment: a motion was made by Joe to adjourn the meeting at 4:45 p.m. Motion seconded by John. Motion passed.

Respectfully submitted,

Terry Mosher
Executive Secretary