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Monday, December 29, 2014

Selectboard Meeting 1/7/15 Agenda

TOWN OF PEACHAM
SELECTBOARD
SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, January 7, 2015  6:30 P.M.



  1. Call to Order

  1. Review and Approve Minutes of 12/17/14 and Special Meeting Minutes 12/29/14

  1. Additional Agenda Items

  1. Road Crew Discussion with Barry Snow

  1. Energy Committee/ Coordinator

  1. Concluding Budget Work for FY2015

  1. Review and Approve Bills

  1. Review Correspondence


  1. Adjourn

Job Opening: Peacham Road Crew

The Town of Peacham seeks a full time Road Crew member. Responsibilities include operating town trucks and heavy equipment safely and effectively, road grading, road repairs, plowing snow and sanding, hauling sand and fill, applying chloride, ditching, brush clearing, maintaining equipment and the garage, and responding to extreme weather road emergencies. CDL Required. Experience preferred, some training possible. Must be able to interact well with citizens and coworkers and follow instructions. Paid weekly; good health benefits.


Download an application at: https://archive.org/details/JobAppFormRoadCrew or email the Selectboard Clerk: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com(802) 592-3218 (79 Church Street, Peacham, VT 05862). Submit an application ASAP.

Job Opening: Peacham Transfer Station Attendant

Apply now for this position! 

Application available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/JobApplicationFormTransStn.1

Job Description available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/PchmJobDescriptionTranferStation

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TOWN OF PEACHAM
Job Opening

Date:  12/29/2014

Job Title:  Peacham Transfer Station Attendant

Job Summary:  
The Transfer Station Attendant is responsible for the acceptance of trash and recyclable materials, and the general overall duties for the successful operation of the facility. The Attendant reports to the Peacham Selectboard.

Areas of Responsibility:
Handle money, including taking cash payments and making change. Be accountable for payments with the Town treasurer.
Assist Customers to identify and provide direction to recycle disposal materials
Must be able to deal effectively with the public
Maintain a neat and orderly work environment, including the proper maintenance of buildings and grounds
Attend the Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District Board of Supervisors Meetings in Lyndonville.
Field the occasional call during the week
Notify the Selectboard of any problems in a timely manner
Turn in weekly time sheet no later than noon on Wednesday.
Direct the activities of any volunteers or other town employees that are assisting at the Transfer station
Other responsibilities include calling the appropriate numbers for having the containers dumped, the compactor serviced, the propane heater services and porta pottie serviced. Monitoring the dumping and recycling to be sure things are in the correct spots and keeping things neat.
Other appropriate duties as needed or assigned

Qualifications:  
High-School diploma or GED equivalent
Experience in waste recycling preferred
Honesty, integrity and proven work ethic
Impeccable customer service skills, on phone and in person
Experience with the safe operation of a variety of hand tools, motorized equipment, and heavy equipment
Ability to follow directions
Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, including walking and lifting up to 50lbs
Ability to work in an industrial environment exposed to weather year round
Must have reliable transportation

Starting Date:  Immediately.  Currently the transfer station hours are Saturdays from 7:30am to 4pm

Position:  This is a part-time employment position approved for up to ten hours a week.  The position is hourly and is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Town Personnel policy available to review upon request or in Town Clerk’s office.

Pay:  Commensurate with skills or experience.

Application process:  Please submit the Job Application Form for Peacham Transfer Station Attendant. Copies are available: at the Town Clerk's office; online at www.peachamblog.blogspot.com; or by request via email from Clerk to the Peacham Selectboard at melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com.  Either email applications to melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com and/or mail to the attention of the Peacham Selectboard, PO Box 244, Peacham, VT  05862. Applications can also be dropped off at the Town Clerk's office at 79 Church St, Peacham.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Selectboard Special Meeting 12/29/14 Agenda


TOWN OF PEACHAM
SELECTBOARD
SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA

Monday, December 29, 2014  7:30AM

  1. Call to Order

  1. Opportunity for public comment or new business.

  1. Budget work for 2015.

  1. Adjourn

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Auditors Meeting 12/22/14 Unapproved Minutes

PEACHAM TOWN AUDITORS
MEETING
Monday, December 22, 2014
Peacham Town Offices
UNAPPROVED

PRESENT:
Auditors: Charlie Byron (Minutes), Jan Eastman (Chair)
Staff: Stan Fickes, Tom Galinat
Public: none

1. The Auditors reviewed year-end figures for various accounts. We confirmed
there is unlikely to be any year-end surplus in the highway fund accounts.
2. The Town appears to have sufficient balances to cover the further bills
anticipated this year.
3. Outstanding taxes are likely to be very close to last year’s figure, around
$177,000.
4. The Auditors agreed to recess the meeting until January 8, 2015, at 10:00 AM.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Planning Commission Meeting 1/6/15 Agenda

TOWN OF PEACHAM
PLANNING COMMISSION
MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, January 6, 2015  7:00PM

1.      Additions to Agenda

2.      Welcome Tim Scott to the Planning Commission

3.      Present the new zoning bylaws draft with comments from Nick Comerci and Geoff Sewake.

4.      Continue bylaws revision with a focus on some of the following items:

a.       Details of Waivers
b.      Determine Powers and Duties of the Planning Commission
c.       Agricultural Overlay
d.      Village Zoning ½ acre lot/100 ft road frontage
e.       Possibility of combining RR1 and RR2
f.       Definition of Structure
g.      Maps
h.      Wall/Fence Ordinance
i.        Determine parameters for residential signs


5.      Adjourn

Selectboard Meeting 12/17/14 Unapproved Minutes


Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/12.17.14SBMinutes

INSTRUCTIONS FOR DOWNLOADING DOCUMENTS FROM ARCHIVE.ORG:
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If you have any questions, please email Melissa at: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Planning Commission Meeting 12/16/14 Minutes

PEACHAM TOWN
PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES
Town Hall Conference Room
Tuesday December 16, 2014  6:30 P.M.
UNAPPROVED

Present:
Planning Commission Members: Nick Comerci, Geoff Sewake
Clerk: Melissa Laurita Kohl
Others: Mike Bruton

The Planning Commission did not hold an official meeting as quorum was not met.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Selectboard Meeting 12/17/14 Agenda

TOWN OF PEACHAM
SELECTBOARD
MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, December 17, 2014  6:30pm


  1. Call to order

  1. Review and approve minutes of December 3, 2014

  1. Additions to the Agenda

  1. Planning Commission openings


  1. E-911 Emergency coordinator opening


  1. Jock Gill regarding a potential town energy committee


  1. Update regarding Stawieki/Moore-Café-Town legal matter: will go into Executive Session
          for legal communications with town attorney


  1. Policy Review

  1. 2015 Budget

  1. Review and approve bills

  1. Review correspondence

  1. Adjourn

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Planning Commission Meeting 12/16/14 Agenda

PEACHAM TOWN
PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING
Town Hall Conference Room
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 7:00 P.M.
AGENDA
1.                  Call to order
2.                  Approval of Planning Commission Meeting 11/4/14 Minutes
3.                  Additions to agenda
4.                  Continue Zoning By-laws revision 
5.     Adjourn

School Board Meeting 12/8/14 Unapproved Minutes

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/2014128Unapprovedc_201412

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If you have any questions, please email Melissa at: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

URGENT: PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING CANCELLED

Due to severe weather this evening the Planning Commission meeting is rescheduled for Tuesday December 16th, 2014 at 7pm.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Selectboard Meeting 12/3/14 Unapproved Minutes

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/SelectboardMinutes12.3.14unapproved

INSTRUCTIONS FOR DOWNLOADING DOCUMENTS FROM ARCHIVE.ORG:
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If you have any questions, please email Melissa at: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com

Saturday, December 6, 2014

School Board Meeting 12/8/14 Agenda

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/PeachamAgenda12082014
INSTRUCTIONS FOR DOWNLOADING DOCUMENTS FROM ARCHIVE.ORG:
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If you have any questions, please email Melissa at: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com

Planning Commission Meeting 12/9/14 Agenda

PEACHAM TOWN
PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING
Town Hall Conference Room
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 7:00 P.M.
AGENDA


1.                  Call to order

2.                  Approval of Planning Commission Meeting 11/4/14 Minutes

3.                  Additions to agenda

4.                  Continue Zoning By-laws revision


6.                  Adjourn

Monday, December 1, 2014

Selectboard Meeting 12/3/14 Agenda



TOWN OF PEACHAM
SELECTBOARD
MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, December 3, 2014  6:30pm


  1. Call to order

  1. Review and approve minutes of November 19, 2014

  1. Additions to the Agenda

  1. County Road Box Culvert

  1. 2015 Budget

  1. Review and approve bills

  1. Review correspondence

  1. Adjourn

Monday, November 24, 2014

Selectboard Meeting 11/19/14 Unapproved Minutes

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/SBMeeting11.19.14Minutes

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If you have any questions, please email Melissa at: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com

Friday, November 21, 2014

Development Review Board Meeting November 12, 2014 Unapproved Minutes

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/DRBMeetingMinutesNov122014

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Selectboard Meeting 11/19/14 Agenda

TOWN OF PEACHAM
SELECTBOARD
MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, November 19, 2014  6:30pm


  1. Call to order

  1. Review and approve minutes of November 5, 2014

  1. Additions to the Agenda

  1. Town Clerk

  1. Power Under the Road on Green Bay Loop

  1. County Road Box Culvert

  1. Transfer Station

  1. Policy Review: Reserve Fund and Balance Policy

  1. Review and approve bills

  1. Review correspondence


  1. Adjourn      

Saturday, November 15, 2014

School Board Meeting 11/10/14 Unapproved Minutes

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/20141110Unapproved.docx

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If this does not work for you, you can always copy and paste the text from a blog post into a document. If you have any questions, please email Melissa at: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com

Monday, November 10, 2014

Selectboard Meeting 11/5/14 Unapproved Minutes

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/SBMeeting11.5.14Minutes

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If this does not work for you, you can always copy and paste the text from a blog post into a document. If you have any questions, please email Melissa at: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com

Development Review Board Meeting November 12, 2014 Agenda

Peacham Town
Development Review Board Meeting
Town Hall Conference Room
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:30 pm
Agenda

Call to order
Public Comment session
Discussion and Review of DRB Rules of Procedure with regard to new VT Open Meeting Law and proposed Town Bylaw changes.
Discussion and Suggestions for application process for Public Hearing requests.
Other Business

Adjourn

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Planning Commission Meeting 11/4/14 Unapproved Minutes

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/PCMeeting11.4.14Minutesb

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If this does not work for you, you can always copy and paste the text from a blog post into a document. If you have any questions, please email Melissa at: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com

Monday, November 3, 2014

Selectboard Meeting 11/5/14 Agenda


TOWN OF PEACHAM
SELECTBOARD
MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 6:30pm


  1. Call to order

  1. Review and approve minutes of October 29, 2014

  1. Additions to the Agenda

  1. Policy Review

  1. Speed Sign

  1. Review and approve bills

  1. Review correspondence

  1. Adjourn

Selectboard Special Meeting 10/29/14 Unapproved Minutes

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/SBMeeting10.29.14Minutes

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If this does not work for you, you can always copy and paste the text from a blog post into a document. If you have any questions, please email Melissa at: melissa.laurita.kohl@gmail.com

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Planning Commission Meeting 11/4/14 Agenda



PEACHAM TOWN
PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING
Town Hall Conference Room
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 7:00 P.M.
AGENDA

  1. Call to order

  1. Approval of Planning Commission Meeting 10/7/14 Minutes

  1. Additions to agenda

  1. Continue Zoning By-laws revision

  1. Introduce Potential Planning Commission member(s)

  1. Adjourn

Thursday, October 30, 2014

School Board Meeting 11/10/14 Agenda

Minutes available at the Town Clerk's Office or at Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/PeachamAgenda11102014

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School Board Meeting 10/27/14 Unapproved Minutes

PEACHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ SPECIAL MEETING
Monday, October 27, 2014
Peacham School Multi-Purpose Room
UNAPPROVED


PRESENT:
Board:  Mark Clough, Jenny Land Mackenzie, Wynne Browne
Administration:  Mat Forest, Judy Ross
Staff:  Cheryl Stevenson
Public:  Wayne Nelson, Matt Kiley, Richard Scholes


  1.  Meeting called to order at 4:13  PM.


  1. Discussion ensued with Wayne Nelson (via telephone) of L.N. Consulting to follow up on his recently performed energy audit of the building and to consider possible recommendations for the school building’s improved code compliance, energy efficiency, and longevity.  


  1. The board authorized Cheryl Stevenson to ask contractors for quotes to replace some ceiling insulation, to replace windows and doors, and to compare two options for the heating system.


  1. Meeting adjourned at 5:05 PM.


Respectfully submitted,

Jenny Land Mackenzie