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Selectmen Meeting Minutes
February 29, 2012 -- 3:00 p.m. -- Memorial Hall
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Call to Order: John called the meeting to order at 3:00 p.m. Other members present: Robert Manners and Joe Judd. Also present: Attorney Donna MacNicol.

Media Present: None

Order of Business:
Executive Session in Accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 30A, Section 21

Joe presented a motion to enter in executive session to discuss the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health, rather than professional competence, of an individual, or discuss the discipline or dismissal of, or complaints or charges against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual. Bob seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Joe - yes; Bob - yes; John - yes.

John indicated that the Board would reconvene in open session immediately after to discuss any other business before the Board.

Bob presented a motion to close the executive session at 4:18 p.m. Joe seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken as follows: Bob - yes; Joe - yes; John - yes.

Jeff Purinton RE: Part-time Winter Help - Bob and Mark Shippee met with Jeff Purinton this afternoon to discuss his request for employment as a part-time winter driver for the Highway department. Based on his experience and licensure held, Bob brought forth a motion to hire Jeff as part-time seasonal help at an hourly rate of $16.78 per hour. John seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Senior Center RE: Interim Director - Joe presented a motion to appoint Cathy Buntin as Interim Director of the Senior Center effective March 1, 2012 contingent upon successfully negotiating salary, hours, and continued good performance. Bob seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. Joe will meet with Cathy early next week and report to the Board.

Senior Center Regional Agreement - Joe reported that for the past several months, Council on Aging members and Consortium representatives have been working to revise the regional agreement however, in light of leadership changes, Joe would recommend that all efforts cease until members Boards of Selectmen have an opportunity to review the existing structure. John agreed and Bob agreed.

Adjournment: Bob presented a motion to adjourn the meeting at 4:30 p.m. Joe seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Terry Mosher
Town Administrator