May 13, 2019 Minutes

May 16, 2019

Selectboard Minutes
Regular Meeting of May 13, 2019
South Hero Town Hall, Monday 7:00 PM

Board Members Present: Jonathan Shaw, Skip Brown (also Board Secretary), Sharon Roy, Anne Zolotas
Board Members Not Present: David Carter,
Others Present: Janet Yates, Town Clerk and Martha Taylor Varney, ZA and Admin. Assistant. Also see sign in sheet.

1. Called to Order:
-The meeting was called to order by Chairman Shaw at 7:00 pm.

2. Adjustment to Agenda:
-add to Other Business: New Business B.: Discuss Whites Beach sticker program

3. Minutes:
-Anne Zolotas made a motion to accept the minutes of the meeting of April 22, 2019 as written. The motion was seconded, Skip Brown abstained, the others in attendance so voted and the motion carried.

4. Public input:
A. none

5. New Business:
A. The regular meeting was recessed to hold a public hearing re: road naming. Anne Zolotas made a motion to approve the name “Mabel Way” for a private road off of 25 Hill Rd. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried. The regular meeting was resumed when this matter was closed.
B. Sheriff Ray Allen was present to discuss and advise on enforcement for the new parking ordinance at Whites Beach. This year, the enforcement will be education and advisement about the ordinance. Sharon Roy made a motion to charge $$5.00 each for up to 2 parking stickers for South Hero residents and $45.00 for up to 50 non-residents. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried. There will be many new signs installed soon. Some of the funds for the stickers will go to paying for the signage. Also, during July and August, there will be 2 port-a-lets.
C. The “Friends of Lake Champlain” will hold a bike tour on June 15, 2019 and have asked to use Whites Beach as a refreshment stop. The Boy Scouts will be manning the stop and will be given temporary parking passes for the event.
D. Anne Zolotas made a motion to approve and sign “Delinquent Dog” list as presented by the Animal Control Officer. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried.

6. Administrative Assistant Report:
A. A written report was submitted. A hard copy with discussion points can be seen in Town Hall filed with these minutes or on www.southherovt.org.

7. Old and Ongoing Business:
A. Anne Zolotas made a motion to approve and sign the updated Town of South Hero Purchasing Policy. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried.

8. Announcements and Communications:
A. See other business

9. Other Business:
A. Anne Zolotas made a motion to sign orders 19-22 and 19-23 and to pay the bills associated with the orders. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried.
B. Skip Brown made a motion to approve and sign the 1st Class Commercial Kitchen beer and wine liquor license for Chef Works/Roving Feast Catering. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried.
C. Sharon Roy made a motion to establish a separate fund for South Hero Library operating account. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried.

D. DJ’s Tree Service removed a number of large trees (10) in the town right of way on East Shore Rd. on a per diem rate of $6500.00.
E. As of this date, there will probably not be a meeting on Memorial Day, May 27.
F. Anne Zolotas made a motion to go into executive session for legal and financial matters regarding the Zlotoff tax appeal case at 8:00 pm. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried. Executive session ended at 8:30 pm. No action was taken upon exiting executive session.

10. Adjournment:
-Skip Brown made a motion to adjourn 8:31 pm. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,                                         Approved by,

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Graham Brown                                                       Jonathan Shaw, Chairman

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