Morgan Select Board Meeting 6/26/06

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on June 26th 2006 @ 7:00 PM

Present: R. Miller. R. Guyer, & B. Gray,

Guest: None

Meeting started at 7:05 PM

1. Minutes from June 12, 2006 meeting, Approved as written

2. From State of VT :Municipal Park & Ride Grant, Reviewed

3. From State of VT: Auto Salvage Yard Operations, Reviewed, no salvage yards
to our knowledge.

4. Fred’s Plumbing & Heating: Budget Plan for heating oil, Fill out form and
return.

5. Northeast Kingdom Chamber of Commerce: requesting town info for Web site,
Robert will work and coordinate this information with Al Wooley.

6. Northern Gas Transport: Excess weight permit, Reviewed but we need Proof
of Insurance before we can sign it!

7. NVDA : Approval of Morgan’s Municipal Plan, Reviewed

8. Discuss Milfoil: State Grant vs. Expenses- $7,000 in Grants Rather than
$14,500, Reviewed and tabled until next meeting. Richard is calling them to
see if this is all the moneys we will receive.

9. Waste Age: June, Brian is taking the magazine for review.

10. Expenditure & Revenue reports, Reviewed.

11. 4 Warrants to sign 28 & 28a, Reviewed and signed all but Payroll dated:
06/26/06! Clarification needed on Heather Gray being on the payroll.

Other business:

1. Al Wooley wrote the Select Board regarding the Ancient Road
committee. We will be discussing this issue soon! We will be contacting all
those who are interested within a month and they can form a committee to
discuss further. This will be noted accordingly prior to any meeting!

2. Roland Besaw has voiced interest in buying the Town Shed located
behind his barn. We will take this under advisement and dually note his
request for discussion at a later date.

Meeting adjourned @7:50 PM

Minutes written by Robert Guyer

Morgan Select Board Meeting 6/12/06

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on June 12th 2006 @ 7:00 PM

Present: R. Miller. R. Guyer, & B. Gray, R. Miller

Guest: Tom Wheeler

Meeting started at 7:00 PM

1. Minutes to May 22, 2006 meeting. Reviewed and approved

2. June addition of VLCT News. Reviewed

3. June addition of Opinions. Reviewed

4. Request for proposals from Vermont Rural Fire Protections Task Force.
Reviewed

5. Grants from State of Vermont Agency of Natural Resources to sign for
Milfoil Project. Reviewed and approved

6. MSW Magazine. Reviewed and passed on to Brian Gray

7. Environmental Protection Magazine. Reviewed

8. FY2007 Education Tax Information. Reviewed

9. The National Association of Cities and Towns Building America Economic
Development Program. Reviewed and passed on to the Zoning board

10. Land Use Permit; Charles & Barbara Norton. Reviewed

11. Railroad Tax payment received. Reviewed and approved

12. Results of spring 2006 Morgan Landfill testing.Update from Vermont
Correctional Industries. Reviewed

13. Spring 2006 Vermont Land Trust Magazine. Reviewed

14. Civil Infrastructure. Reviewed and passed on to Road commissioner

15. Waste Age Magazines. Reviewed

16. Expenditure & Revenue Reports. Reviewed

17. Orleans County Sheriff’s Department Report. Reviewed

18. Orders #27 to be signed. Reviewed, approved and signed

Other business:

1. Tom Wheeler asked if the town would be interested in having (2) lots
totaling less than 10 acres logged. They are located off Rte 111 on the east
end of Seymour. We said we would take it under advisement.

2. Robert asked Richard to write a letter to Paul Gillis (lawyer) regarding
Town lot off Rte 114. The information being forwarded is regarding both the
right of way and the camp situated on the property. Paul will give us some in
site as to how we should proceed.

Meeting adjourned @ 8:05 PM

Minutes written by Robert Guyer

Morgan Select Board Meeting 5/22/06

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on May 22nd 2006 @ 7:00 PM

Present: R. Guyer, B. Gray, R. Miller was absent.
Guest: Brian Judd

Meeting started at 7:10 PM

1. Minutes to meeting of May 8, 2006. Approved as written, minor error on Mr.
Guyer’s name. It should have been Robert instead of James.

2. Reappraisal Agreement from the listers to sign. Reviewed and signed.

3. Annual Town & School Board minutes to approve & sign. Reviewed and approved

4. Orders #23, 23A & 25 to approve & sign. Reviewed and approved

5. Waste age magazine: Being reviewed by Brian.

Other business: Brian Judd of Juddy’s septic was present at the meeting. He
has proposed that he would supply (2) portable toilets at the parking lot
located at the public beach for less than the cost of (1). He sincerely wanted
to donate (2) as done in years past, but rising cost have made it difficult.
He has offered (2) units for $85.00 per month. R. Guyer made a motion to
accept the bid and Brian Gray agreed.

Meeting adjourned @ 7:55 PM

Minutes written by Robert Guyer

Morgan Select Board Meeting 5/8/06

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on May 8th, 2006 @ 7:00 PM

Present: R. A. Miller, and Brian Gray. James Guyer was excused.

The meeting opened at 7:00 p.m.
The minutes from April 24, 2006 were approved as written.

1. R. Miller will check with Juddy about toilets he might be donating to the
town.

2. April Opinions given to R. Miller

3. NESEC newsletter given to R. Miller

4. VLCT Newsletter: reviewed

5. Request for proposals on voting access for those with disabilities from the
Secretary of State: R. Miller will check with Tammy: re: To ascertain if this
need exists in our town.

6. Quarterly report from NEKWMD: reviewed: R. Miller will give to Maurice at
our town dump.

7. Public Works magazine: given to Brian Gray

8. We reviewed the Environmental Protection Magazine

9. Expenditure/Revenue Reports: we both reviewed them

10. Orders were signed.

New Business:

NVDA will be meeting at Morgan Town Clerk’s office on Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at
7:30 pm. Anyone interested in the business that will be conducted at this
meeting is welcome to attend. We should have one selectman to attend. Brian
Gray agreed to attend.

When R. Miller talks with Tammy about disabilities act he will also talk with
her about office hours.

R. Miller will be absent on May 22, 2006.

Meeting ended at 7:40 p.m.

Minutes taken by Richard A. Miller

Morgan Select Board Meeting 4/24/06

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on April 24th, 2006 @ 7:00 PM

Present: R. Guyer, B. Gray; R. Miller was absent.
Guest: None

Meeting started at 7:00 PM

1. Minutes from April 10, 2006 meeting to be approved. Reviewed and approved
as written.

2. Price increase from Pike Industries. Reviewed and a copy to be sent to
Road Commissioner.

3. Weight Permit from Kelley-View Farms, Inc. to be signed. Reviewed and
signed by: R. Guyer

4. Notice of wire transfer to bank from State of Vermont Highway
reimbursement. Reviewed

5. Letter and copy of check received from the Department of Taxes 2006 Parcel
payment. Reviewed

6. Letter from Vermont Planning Division on 2007 Enhancement Program Schedule
and Process. Reviewed

7. Request to pay $8.00 shipping and handling charges for a book for the
listers from PVR. Reviewed, approved and signed by R. Guyer

8. Information and instructions on Building and General Services Surplus
Property. Tabled until further review by R. Guyer.

9. Waste Age April addition. Gave B. Gray the magazine for review

10. Expenditure Report/Revenue. Reviewed by both B. gray and R. Guyer.

11. Orders #23 to approve and sign. Reviewed and approved as written, signed
by both members present.

Meeting adjourned @ 7:40 PM

Other business: R. Guyer asked for approval to spend up to $250.00 to acquire
Paul Gilles Attorney at Law to review documentation regarding Town Lot of 213
+/- acres off Rte 114. Request was approved and a package of information will
be forwarded to Paul on or before the next meeting.

Minutes written by Robert Guyer

Morgan Select Board Meeting 4/10/06

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on April 10th, 2006 @ 7:00 PM

Present: R. Miller, B. Gray, R. Guyer was absent.
Guest: E. Russell from the Sheriffs dept.

Meeting started at 7:00 PM

1. Minutes of March 27, 2006, Reviewed and approved

2. Notice of Election Trustee from the VT. Municipal Employees’ Retirement
System: Reviewed

3. Emergency and Public Contact Information Rolodex Card to be signed by
Select Board. Signed by R. Miller and B. Gray

4. Informational pamphlet from Northern Vermont RC&D: Reviewed

5. Change of Property classification after November 30, 2005: Reviewed

6. Grants for Cities and Towns Hot Line: Reviewed

Sheriff’s Deputy E. Russell stopped by with our contract which he and we
signed, and left a copy for Tammy.

7. Please sign Town Service Officer Appointment: We signed for Tammy Lee Morin
to be our Town Service Officer.

8. Notice of Public Hearing for Todd & Cindy Willis: Reviewed

9. The National Association of Cities Building America Economic Development
Dues: We voted no action be taken.

10. Environmental Magazine: Given to Brian Gray

11. VLCT Newsletter: R. Miller took the publication catalog

12. Orders #22 to be signed: Reviewed signed

13. Expenditure and Revenue Reports: Copies taken by Richard and Brian.

Meeting adjourned @ 8:00 PM

Other business: R. Miller read over the 2 letters which he is asking Tammy to
type and send out.

Minutes written up by Richard A. Miller

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Morgan Select Board Meeting 3/27/06

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on March 27, 2006 @ 7:00 PM

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting

Present: R. Miller, R. Guyer, B. Gray
Guest: Paula Keenan

Meeting started at 7:00

1. Minutes to meeting of March 13, 2006. Approved as written

2. Letter from State of Vermont Agency of Natural Resources on Post Closure
Certification Application, so complete. Reviewed

3. Three Weight Permits to be signed for: Calkin’s, Camp Precast Concrete
Products, Inc., & Gould Well Drilling. Along with proof of insurance and are
all paid in full. Reviewed and signed

4. Vermont Highway Stormwater Mitigation Program Application from Vermont
Agency of Transportation. Reviewed and passed on to Road Commissioner, Shawn
Austin

5. Copy of Waste Age Magazine. Reviewed

6. Memo form Newport City Police Department of a workshop on Emergency
Management. Reviewed and passed on to Emergency Management/ Civil Defense,
Steve Jenness

7. Two copies of Liquor License’s from Seymour Lake Market and Morgan Country
Store, there are 2 for each store please sign ALL 4. Thank you. Reviewed and
signed

8. Seminar request from Lister’s office. (3) Approved!

9. Petition to be warned from Steve Matson to the Select Board for Health
Insurance for the Town Clerk/Treasurer. Reviewed and we are in motion with the
request as required by law.

10. Warrants #21 to be signed. Reviewed and signed.

Other business:
1. Tabled item from March 13th meeting with regards to Derby Line Ambulance
Service. Approval for payment of $3,850.00 as previously paid in 2005.

2. Recommendations from the Morgan 2005 Audit, Approved as written. Please see
attached Audit Recommendations.

3. Paula Keenan asked if we would review the possibility of having a phone at
the land fill in case of an emergency. Richard Miller is pursuing this issue
for the next meeting!

4. Brian Gray has asked that a letter be written to the Seymour lake
Association regarding the Milfoil Project, asking them to try to monitor their
expenses such that they may stay with in their budgeted amount. He understands
that additional funds may be raised from the items which they will be selling
this year according to the Newsletter.

5. Brian Gray, on behalf of the Community House Committee has asked that a
letter be sent to Smitty’s Lawn Care regarding a broken window at the Town
Hall. The occurrence appears to have happened when they were mowing.

6. Brain Gray has asked that the Dog ordinance be posted in (3) locations with
in Town.

Meeting adjourned at 8:05 PM

Written by: Robert Guyer

Morgan Select Board Meeting 3/13/06

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on March 13th 2006 @ 7:00 PM

Present: Select board: Richard Miller, Robert Guyer, and Brian Gray
Guest: Bob Cain

Meeting started at 7:00 pm

1. Minutes to meeting held on February 27, 2006. Reviewed and approved as
written.

2. Order form for 2006-2007 Vermont Year Book. Reviewing may need to add
additional businesses. Information left with Tammy.

3. Letter of concern from Sharon Levin, Heather Webster & Chris Nicotera.
Letter has been passed onto the Road Commissioner for review prior to our
response letter.

4. Letter of introduction from Mark & Heather Gray, letting us know that
Smitty’s Landscaping, the lawn division has been transferred or sold to them.
Reviewed

5. Continuation from February meeting of Derby Line Fire Department. This
should be Derby Line Ambulance, and it is still tabled, pending prior contract
from previous years to review actual cost.

6. Weight Permits from Carroll Concrete, & Pike Industries. Reviewed and
signed.

7. Town Service Officer, asking if TammyLee Morin will continue. Tammy agreed
to continue for 1 more year. We accept and thank Tammy for filling this
position.

8. Report from Orleans County Sheriff’s Department. Reviewed

9. March addition of VLCT News Letter. Reviewed and given to Brian for further
review.

10. Orders #19 to be signed. Reviewed and signed.

Other business:

1. Bob Cain visited the meeting regarding the Town lot and whether we had come
to a lease agreement. We have not, but we reported that we are in discussion
over the issue. Robert is working on completing some information to present as
well as reviewing minutes from previous meetings. One other issue of great
importance is the gate on this piece of property. This is being resolved as
well!

2. “Collector of Delinquent Taxes Policy Statement” reviewed and accepted as
written.

3. We reappointed all other town positions as written in the town report.

4. Note to Town Clerk: Tammy, please contact the town officials in the Town
Report, VIA letter, to make sure they will fulfill the positions. Let me know
if you have any questions.

Meeting adjourned @ 8:25 pm

Written by: R. Guyer

Morgan Select Board Meeting 2/27/06

MINUTES
Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on February 27th 2006 @ 7:00 PM

Present: Select board: Richard Miller, Robert Guyer,
Guest: Shawn Austin (Road Commissioner)

Meeting started at 7:05 pm

1. Minutes from February 13, 2006 meeting, Approved as written

2. Aquatic Nuisance Grant Closeout, Reviewed and Accepted

3. Local Emergency Planning Committee, Reviewed

4. Opinions vol. 8, Reviewed

5. VTRANS Performance report, Reviewed

6. Town Service Officer Appointment , from VT Agency of Human Services, Passed
on to Town Service Officer (Tammy Morin)

7. Weight Permit from Cardinal, Reviewed and signed by: R. Guyer

8. State of Vermont/ special weight limits for highways & bridges, Reviewed
and passed on to Road Commissioner

9. 2006 Vermont Better Back Roads Small Grants Program, Reviewed and passed to
Road Commissioner

10. 2006 Dry Hydrant Grants Program, reviewed and passed on to Shawn Austin
for any input on possible new locations

11. Copy of Aquatic Nuisance Grant for 2006, reviewed and signed by: R.
Miller

12. Pike Industries re; 1099-misc form, Reviewed and passed on to Town Clerk
for completion

13. Contract from North East Business Equipment- copier, Reviewed and accepted

14. Orders #18, reviewed and signed

Other business:

#6 from February 13th meeting was reviewed by Road Commissioner and signed by
R. Miller and R. Guyer on 02-27-06.

There was some discussion with regards to the upcoming Town Meeting.
Discussions related to delegation of certain topics at the meeting.

Meeting adjourned @ 8:00 pm

Written by: R. Guyer

Special Morgan Select Board Meeting 2/13/06

MINUTES
Special Morgan Select Board Meeting
Held on February 13th 2006 @ 7:00 PM

Present: Select board: Richard Miller, Robert Guyer, and Brian Gray

1. Minutes to meeting of January 23, 2006. Approved as written

2. Certificate #142065870 was renewed on 02-01-2006, #142066670 renewed today.
(02-06-2006) Reviewed and approved at prior meeting!

3. Copy of quarterly report from Waste Management. Reviewed

4. Weight Permits to be signed from Blue Seal. Reviewed and signed

5. Letter from Economic Development Council of Northern Vermont, Inc
requesting submission of proposed economic Development Strategy. Reviewed

6. Town Highway Structures and Town Highway Class 2 Roadway Programs from
Vtrans. Reviewed, please pass on to Shawn for further review.

7. Yearly Bill from Derby Line Ambulance Service, Inc. Need to review the past
year cost to compare prior to signing.

8. The Local Landscape on Environmental News in New England. Reviewed

9. February 2006 VLCT News. Reviewed

10. Out of the Blue Newsletter of Water Quality Division. Reviewed

11. February edition of Northeast Municipal Forum. Reviewed

12. Public Works Magazine. Reviewed

13. Copy of Policy Statement from Delinquent Tax Collector Jim Judd. Reviewed,
and tabled for further discussion

14. Copies of Revenue & Expenditure Report. Reviewed

15. Warrant #17. Reviewed and signed

Other business: We reviewed a letter received from VTRANS responding to our
letter/ petition regarding the second portion of RTE 111 extending to RTE 114.
Their letter clearly stated their intentions with regards to what they are
planning to do to the road. They are planning a grinding process similar to
what was done last year and also a reclaiming process. This should clarify
any concerns with regards to simply paving over the existing road. The state
decided against this process. The project is slatted for the summer/ fall of
2006.

Meeting adjourned @ 8:15 pm

Written by: R. Guyer