Meetings This Week


Monday, Feb. 3

Sunderland Selectboard

Sunderland Elementary School, 7 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Call to order 2. Introduction of those present by chair 3. Approval of minutes from previous meeting(s) 4. Reports from Road Liaison and/or Highway Foreman 5. Old and Unfinished Business 1. Kelley Stand Reconstruction update 6. New Business 1. Hazard Mitigation Plan Review and possible approval 7. Review of bills and signing of selectboard’s orders 8. Review of correspondence. Shaftsbury Selectboard

Regular Meeting Cole Hall, 6:30 p.m.

Agneda: 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Minutes 3. Approval of Warrants 4. Conflict of Interest Statement 5. Announcements 6. Public Comments 7. Town Officer Vacancies -- status 8. VT Health Exchange -- Enrollment changes for Small Businesses 9. KAS, Inc. -- Sidewalk Design Services: Contract Amendment #1 10. Winter Highway Budget -- Status 11. New (2013) VTrans Road and Bridge Standards -- Discuss, action 12. Approval of Annual Certificate of Highway Mileage Report 13. Award of PCB Oil removal Bid 14. Town Meeting Preparations 15. Town Administrator’s Report 16. Other Business 17. Adjournment.

Bennington Planning


Town Office Conference Room, 5:15 p.m.

Agenda: 1. 2014 Work Plan Discussion 2. Projects Update 3. Other Business.

SVSU Policy Drafting Committee

SVSU Central Office Conference Room, 4:30 p.m.

Agenda: 1. #4020 Appointments of Administrators 2. #4080 Background and Criminal Records Check Policy 3. Draft Policy on participation in Board Meetings 4. Draft Policy on employee expectations A. Code of Professional Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct for Vt. Educators B. New Hampshire Sample Employee Ethics C. Student Relations 5. Tracking Sheet 6. Other.

SVSU Legislative Breakfast

SVSU Offices at 7:45 a.m.

Agenda: 1. Public Comment 2. Discussion of Legislative Breakfast Schedule: Legislators have found an increased number of legislative committee meetings and invitations to meet with constituents. We will discuss the monthly meeting schedule for the remainder of the legislative session. 3. FY15 Proposed Budgets: Status and Governor’s comments within his budget address. 4. Report of the UCS Legislative Breakfast: Continued Discussion: Community mental health needs for families and children. Community supports needed in response to opiate and other drug use. 5. Report of Vermont Commerce and Transportation House Committee Visit Jan. 28 6. Minimum Student to Staff Ratio Report 7. Bills and needs related to early childhood education: H.270 PreK status; Medicaid reimbursement for ABA services for children with autism status 8. State Board of Education suggested themes and directions for the Legislature 9. Innovation Zones H.615 10. Additional Comments/Questions/Topics: Legislators, Board and Prudential Committee Members, SVSU Administrators 11. Public Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Bennington Development Review Board

Bennington Fire Facility, Third Floor at 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Minutes 2. Interested Persons -- Appeal Rights - Reading of Witness’ Oath 3. Disclosure of Ex parte Communications and Conflicts of Interest 4. Town of Bennington

and Southern Vermont College, SVC Campus, Mansion Drive: Seeking development plan approval for water tower 5. Other business.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Pownal Development Review Board

Pownal Town Office, 6 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Approval of Feb. 5 Agenda 2. Approval of Continuance of Public Hearing Minutes of Jan. 15 re: Frey, Permit #NB120023 3. Approval of Special Meeting Minutes of Jan. 15 4. Approval of Continuance of Public Hearing Minutes of Jan. 15 re: TAM Inc., Permit #NB130031 5. Approval of Site Visit Minutes of Jan. 18 re: TAM Inc., Permit #NB130032 6. Approval of 2 continuance of Public Hearing Minutes of Jan. 29 re: TAM Inc., Permit #NB130032 7: Approval of Finding of Facts of Jan. 29 re: Tam In., Permit #NB130032 8. Mail 9. Other Business 10. Public Comments 11. Guests.

Bennington School District Board

Monument Elementary Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Presentation (none) 2. Task List from last meeting 3. Citizens’ Comments 4. Financial Report A. Treasurer’s Report, January 5. Personnel 6. Consent Agenda 7. Educational Matters A. Regular Education 1. School Effectiveness Work, Continued a. Green Mountain Star b. SWIFT c. Trauma Sensitive Schools B. Special Education 1. Responding to Changes in Special Educational Population and Programming for FY15 8. Policies A. #5003 Prevention of Bullying of Students by other students ADOPT 9. Old Business 10. Committee/Board Meeting Reports A. FSAC B. SVSU Technology Committee C. Teacher Negotiation Status 11. Chair’s Report 12. Superintendent’s Report A. SVSU Legislative Breakfast, Feb. 3 B. Timeline for 2014-15 Student Enrollment Projections 13. Other 14. FYI A. SVSU Student Enrollment for Feb. B. Budget Status Report C. Attendance Report for First Trimester 15. Task List Review for this meeting 16. Adjourn by 9 p.m. Executive session if necessary.


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