MEETINGS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 12

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MONDAY



Arlington Board of Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Hall

AGENDA: I. Call to Order. II. Election Chairman and Reorganization of Selectboard. 1. Nominations and Election, Chairman. 2. Nominations and Election, Vice-Chair. 3. Nominations and Election, Clerk of Board. 4. Liaison, Highway and Fire. 5. Motion to authorize signature of payroll outside of regular meetings. III. Public comments. IV. Minutes of meeting of Feb. 19, 2018. V. Highways. VI. Water Department. WD Warrants and Orders. VII. Old business. 1. Camping on the Battenkill - Inv No. 000117. 2. Yellow Barn Storage. 3. Rec Park Trees at Drive. VIII. New business. 1. Stormwater Master Plan Scoping. 2. Liquor Licenses. IX. Warrants and Orders. X. Other business. XI. Executive session - if necessary.



Manchester School Board, 6:30 p.m., Manchester Elementary-Middle School

AGENDA: I. Call to Order. II. Public comment. III. Board Organization. 1. Elect Chair. 2. Elect Clerk. 3. Elect BRSU Board Representatives. 4. Elect Support Staff Negotiations Committee Representatives. 5. Authorize Chair to sign previously approved contracts. 6. Designate agenda posting locations. 7. Designate newspaper. 8. Establish stipend payment date. 9. Action: Reauthorization to sign orders. 10. Action: Approve proposed Board Meeting dates. IV. Recommendation to approve minutes. 1. Manchester Special Meeting, Jan. 11. V. Report of the Superintendent of Schools. VI. Report of the Principal. VII. Appointments/Resignations. 1. Action: Approve staff leave request. VIII. Other business. IX. Director's Orders. 1. Review. X. Adjournment.



Sunderland Selectboard Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Sunderland Town Hall

AGENDA: I. Call to order. II. Introduction of those present. III. Organization of selectboard. 1. Chair - currently Mark Hyde. 2. Clerk - currently Jon French. 3. Road Liaison - currently Rick Timmerman. 4. ISWAP/SWIP Liaison - currently Steven Bendix. 5. Insurance Liaison - currently Jon French. 6. Green Up Liaison - currently Rick Timmerman. 7. Police Liaison - currently Jon French. 8. Secretary to the selectboard - currently Stephanie Munoz Wells. IV. Approval of minutes from March 5 meeting. V. Reports from Road Liaison and/or Highway Foreman. VI. Old business. VII. New business. 1. Appointments. A. Newspaper of record - currently Bennington Banner. B. Date and time of selectboard meetings - currently first and third Monday at 6:30 p.m. C. Town legal counsel - currently Woolmington, Campbell, Bernal and Bent. D. Animal control officer/Pound keeper - currently Kerry Olson. E. Emergency management coordinator - currently Mike DiMonda. F. Health officer - open. G. Service Officer - currently Samuel Liss. H. Tree Warden - open. I. Webmaster - currently Mark Hyde. J. Zoning Administrator - currently Missy Johnson. K. Planning board appointments. a. Vacant position. L. Zoning board appointments. a. Rob Alexander - Expiring. b. Peter Van Vleck, Jr. - Expiring. M. BCRC representative - both positions filled. N. Open positions. a. Auditor - 3 positions. b. Lister - 2 positions. c. Planning Board - 1 position. O. Community Service Request Liaison - new position, but has been performed by John Williams in the past. 2. Discuss speed control measures and options, including digital speedometers like are being used in Manchester. VIII. Review of bills and signing of selectboard orders. IX. Review of correspondence.



TUESDAY



Bennington School District Board of Directors' Meeting, 7 p.m., Molly Stark Elementary Multipurpose Room

AGENDA. I. Reorganization of Board and Appointments to Committees. II. Review of Policy No. 7300, Public Participation at Board Meetings. III. Statement by the Chair re: confidentiality of personnel issues. IV. Public Comments. V. Update on Safety and Security Protocol and Initiatives - Vic Milani. VI. Finance. 1. Treasurer's Report, Dec/Jan/Feb. 2. Donation for Instrumental Program at Molly Stark. 3. Peoples Bank signature authorization for Molly Stark Student Activity Accounts. 4. Procedure for Executing Contracts. VII. Consent Agenda. VIII. Educational Matters. 1. Regular Education. A. Mike Mugits, Principal: Molly Stark Elementary. B. Donna Cauley, Principal: Monument Elementary. C. Edie Dunn, Principal: Bennington Elementary. IX. Policies. 1. No. 2600 - Superintendent Evaluation and Review, adopt. 2. No. 3200 - Emergency Closings, adopt. 3. No. 5110 - Immunization, adopt. 4. No. 4400 - Safety and Security of Employees, warn. 5. Request Policy on Medical/Dental/Therapeutic Permission Slips - discussion and possible action. X. Superintendent's Report. XI. Chair's Report. XII. FYI. 1. SVSU Student Enrollment - March. 2. Budget Status Report - March. 3. Integrated Field Review. XIII. Executive Session, as per 1 V.S.A. 313(a)(3): "the appointment or employment or evaluation of a public officer or employee, provided that the public body shall make a final decision to hire or appoint a public officer or employee in an open meeting and shall explain the reasons for its final decision during the open meeting."



Sandgate School Board Meeting, 5 p.m., Town Hall. I. Call to Order. II. Reorganization of the Sandgate School Board. 1. Elect Chairperson. 2. Elect Vice-Chairperson. 3. Elect Clerk. 4. Elect BVSU Representative. 5. Designate newspaper (suggest Bennington Banner). 6. Designate Legal Services (suggest Lynn, Lynn and Blackman). 7. Designate School Board member to approve AP and Payroll. 8. Set regular board meeting schedule,currently second Tuesday at 5 p.m. 9. Designate places for posting meeting agendas and minutes. 10. Review and adopt Code of Ethics. 11. Agree to use Robert's Rule for Small Boards. 12. Decide to hold Annual Board Retreat. III. Public Comments. IV. Recommendation to approve minutes. 1. Action: Jan. 24 minutes. V. Report of the Superintendent of Schools. 1. Action: Second Reading of Capitalization and Conflict of Interest Policies. VI. Other business. VII. Next meeting date. VIII. Adjournment.



WEDNESDAY



Bennington County Solid Waste Alliance, 4 p.m., Arlington Town Hall

AGENDA: Review the second quarter report on the 2017 to 2018 work plan, plan for the May 12, 2018 household hazardous waste event, discuss the Universal Recycling Law and other matters and to offer members of the public an opportunity to discuss programs and activities of the Alliance with the Alliance board.



North Bennington Prudential Committee Meeting, 7 p.m., NBGS District Building Library

AGENDA: I. 1. Call to Order II. Reorganization of North Bennington Prudential Committee. 1. Oath of Office to new member, re-elected members administered by Clerk of NBGSD. 2. Election of officers, administered by Clerk of NBGSD. A. Chair, Vice Chair, Board Secretary, SVSU Board Representative and Alternate. B. Appointments of SVSU Committees: Policy, Personnel and Budget. C. Resolution to authorize signature to sign for board business (i.e. warrants) in interim between meetings. D. Discussion of board meeting schedule for succeeding year. III. Public comments. IV. Board Discussion of Ballot Article Results. V. Finance. 1. Treasurer's Report for Jan/Feb. 2. Budget Status Report - Feb/Mar. 3. Procedure for Executing Contracts. VI. Consent agenda. VII. Policies. 1. Adopt: No. 2600, Superintendent evaluation and review. 2. Adopt: No. 3200, Emergency Closings. 3. Adopt: No. 5110, Immunization. 4. Warn: No. 400, Safety and Security of Employees. VIII. Superintendent's Report. 1. Kindergarten Age Policy, Kate Abbott. 2. Tuition Payment Policy. IX. Chair's Report. 1. Facilities. 2. Insurance Claims. X. Other. XI. FYI. 1. SVSU Student Enrollment, March. XII. Adjourn.



Shaftsbury Elementary School District Board of Directors' Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Shaftsbury Elementary

AGENDA: I. Reorganization of Board and Appointments to Committees. II. Citizens' comments. III. Update on Safety and Security Protocols and Initiatives, Vic Milani. IV. Ventilation project update. 1. Update. V. Superintendent's Report. Vi. Action Items. 1. Financial. A. Treasurer's Report for Feb. 2018. B. Budget Transfer Request. C. Budget Status Report, February. D. Tuition Approval. 2. Procedure for executing contracts. 3. Consent Agenda. 4. Policies. A. Adopt: No. 2600, Superintendent Evaluation and review. 5. Facilities. 6. Personnel. VII. Reports. 1. Principal. 2. Chair. VIII. Chair. IX. FYI. 1. SVSU Student Enrollment, March. 2. Next meeting date is April 11.


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