Selectboard Meeting Minutes 10/12/2021

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Selectboard Meeting Minutes

Otis Town Hall

Conference Room

Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at 6:30 PM


This meeting will be held in person at the location provided on this notice. Members of the public are welcome to attend. A remote option is offered via zoom with the link provided below. Please note that while an option for remote participation is being provided as a courtesy, the meeting will not be suspended or terminated if technological problems interrupt the virtual broadcast, unless otherwise required by law. Anyone with interest in any specific item should plan in person attendance.


Topic: Selectboard Meeting

Time: Oct 12, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Attendance: In person: Larry Southard-Chair, Terry Gould and Brandi Page. Via Zoom: Gary Thomas, BJ O’Brien, Sonia Morrison, Celeste Watman & Hal Kobrin.


Call to Order: 6:30 PM


Approval of Minutes: Motion made, seconded and passed to approve minutes from 9/28 as written.


Bridge Training for Police: Dan was present to update the Board on the Bridge Training. Once part time trained officers have completed all the necessary requirements they will be certified equally with full time offices. Based on the training schedule being put out Dan is signed up and is in the first wave of trainees. Dan outlined the cost to the Town and the Board agreed this can be supported by our ARPA funds.


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


Timber Cutting: Motion was made to award the sale to Meltz Lumber for $45,994.00. Motion seconded and unanimously approved.


West Center Paving Repair:  Motion was made to award the paving repair to Palmer Paving for $16,800.00. Motion seconded and unanimously approved.


Larry made a motion to convene into Executive Session for the purpose of contract negotiations with non-union personnel. The Board did not intend to re-convene in open session.


Adjournment: 6:53 PM