Meetings This Week

Monday August 19, 2013

Monday, Aug. 19

Bennington Planning Commission

Town of Bennington conference room, 5:15 p.m.

Agenda: Housing study kickoff meeting -- identify steering committee; municipal planning grant; Benmont Avenue pedestrian improvements; project update; other business. Bennington Application Review Panel

Town Office conference room, 4:30 p.m.

Agenda: L&M Realty, 400 Main St.: seeking approval of sign design; Bennington Little League, 83 Little League Road: seeking development plan approval for installation off baseball field lighting; other business.

SVRTSD Governing Board

CDC Assembly Room, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: Regular meeting: Call to order and welcome, James Boutin; public comments; committee reports. Consent agenda: minutes from RGB full board meeting June 17; minutes from RGB special meeting July 15; minutes from RGB Strategic Planning Committee meeting July 11. Warrants. Cash flow statements: revenue and expenses, action items, nominations, reduce 2014 tuition, superintendent’s report, chairman’s report; executive session; other.

Shaftsbury Selectboard

Cole Hall, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: Conflict of interest statement; approval of minutes; approval of warrants; 6:40 p.m. announcements; public comments; establish 2013 town tax rate; municipal planning grant application - Solid Waste Planning (SWIP) Michael Batcher, BCRC; telecommunications tower - Buck Hill Road; application for renewal of Village Center Designation - ratification of 8/5/13 action to approve; approval of master lease agreement - tax exempt financing, with Municipal Leasing Consultants, LLC re: fiscal 2014 highway equipment purchases; health care reform - review/discussion of upcoming changes; new town garage status report; town administrator’s report; other business.

Sunderland Selectboard

Sunderland Elementary School, 7 p.m.

Agenda: Introduction of those present by chair; approval of minutes from previous meeting; reports from road liaison and/or highway foreman; old and unfinished business: update on town hall, building construction: heat in document vault discussion with possible bidding addendum based on best option, bidding update, contract discussion and possible award - additional services: Kelley Stand project update, Hazard Mitigation Plan, health insurance renewal, Bicycle Committee update; new business: sheriff contract update, Sunderland landfill water quality report results; review of bills and signing of selectboard’s orders; review of correspondence.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Pownal Planning Commission

Town Office, 7 p.m.

Agenda: Agenda approval; approval of regular meeting minutes of Aug. 6; mail; public comments; guest: Charles Gray; other business: ZA monthly log, personnel.

Bennington Development Review Board

Bennington Fire Facility, third Floor, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: Regular meeting minutes; interested persons -- appeal rights -- reading of witness’ oath; disclosure of ex parte communications and conflicts of interest, L&M Reality 400 Main St.: seeking -- approval of sign design. Rick Monroe, Pauline Monroe, Sally Collette, David and Lisa Monroe and Reta Mears -- Corner of Fuller Road and Middle Pownal Road: seeking approval for a five lot subdivision. Bennington Little League - 83 Little League Road: seeking development plan approval for installation of baseball field lighting; other business.

Cambridge Central School District Board of Education

Room 80 at 24 South Park St., 6 p.m.

Agenda: Regular meeting: If the need exists, the meeting will be called to order at 6 p.m. and immediately adjourn to executive session for the purpose of personnel matters or other issues appropriate for executive session under the Open Meetings Law. The meeting will reconvene at 7 p.m. for the public session and business meeting. There will be no action or discussion other than a motion to go into executive session at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Pownal Elementary School District Board

Pownal Elementary Library, 5:30

Agenda: Regular meeting: Public comments; personnel; action items: financial: treasurer’s report for June and July; consent agenda; principal’s report: beginning of the school year, update on facilities, summer projects: update on front door, update on bus cameras; chairman’s report: bus drivers contracts; superintendent/chief financial officer reports; other; FYI - SVSU student enrollment for June, budget status report; executive session for ESP negotiations update.

North Bennington Prudential Committee

North Benington Graded School

NBGS District Building Library, 5:30 p.m.

Agenda: Regular board meeting: Public comments: consent agenda; The Village School/first day; finance: treasurer’s report, July; board chair’s report: update on transitioning, facility update; Shaftsbury School District enrollment and tuition agreement with NBGS District; review tuition requests; executive session if necessary.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Hoosick Falls Central School Board of Education

High School Cafeteria, 7 p.m.

Agenda: Workshop.


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