Selectboard Meeting Minutes 03/08/2022

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Selectboard Meeting Minutes

Otis Town Hall

Conference Room

Tuesday, March 08, 2022, at 6:30 PM


This meeting is being conducted remotely through Zoom.

Pursuant to the Governor’s March 12, 2020 order suspending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, Sec 18, this meeting is being held via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Every effort is being made to ensure that any member of the public may access the meeting in real time, via technological means. Agendas will be amended to show the link and participation code to access the meeting no sooner than 48 hours before. Recordings are kept for the sole purpose of drafting minutes and are available by request.


Topic: Selectboard

Time: Mar 8, 2022 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Attendance: Chair Larry Southard, Gary Thomas, Terry Gould, Brandi Page, Ken Packie & Ilona Packie. On Zoom- Gail Gelburd, Celeste Watman & Shaw Izikson.


Call to Order: 6:30 PM


Larry expressed his heartfelt condolences to the O’Brien and Saloomey Families for their loss on behalf of the Board and the Town.


Approval of Minutes: The minutes from Feb22nd were approved as written.


Caucus Call: Gary read the Caucus call and the Board signed the original for the Town Clerk. Copy Attached


Pole Petition, 1184 Stebbins Road: Eversource was not present for the petition. Larry made a motion to table the petition until our next meeting. Motion was seconded and passed.


Review & Approval of Warrants: Payroll and vendor warrants are on the table for signature.


Not Anticipated: Brief discussion on whether to continue a hybrid format for the meetings or resume in person. It was decided to continue as we are doing for now. Also brief discussion on the authority to limit traffic on town gravel roads during mud season. We will continue as we have in the past. Follow up with Derek if any changes are needed.


Adjournment: 6:50 PM