April 12, 2018

COMMITTEE MEMBERS PRESENT: Merrill Mundell, Chair, Wilmington; Jan Ameen, Westminster; Jim Damato, Readsboro: Tony Gordon, Marlboro.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS ABSENT: Tim Franklin, Vernon; Cheryl Franklin, Guilford.


WSWMD STAFF PRESENT: Bob Spencer, Executive Director; Vicki Hayes, Office Manager/Bookkeeper.

OTHERS PRESENT: Bob Matte, Readsboro Alternate.

Mr. Mundell called to Meeting order at 6:06 p.m.

1) Changes and/or Additions to Agenda: None

2) Approval of Minutes from March 15, 2018: Motion made to approve minutes with no changes, seconded, and carried to approve the Minutes of March 15, 2018.

3) Review of March Check Register: The Committee reviewed and discussed various items on the check register

4) Review of March 2018 Financials and MRF Closure Costs: Vicki reviewed the financial results with the committee. Various line items were discussed. The Committee discussed the status of the MRF Closure Costs and ANR repayment requirements. Bob explained that he was informed in an email from ANR that there would be repayment of the MRF loan required, and Bob has requested that be put into a letter from ANR to complete the closure file.

5) Update Composting Facility Cost Estimates and Financing Options: Bob discussed the current research on costs, and equipment needed to expand the compost operation. The Committee asked for more information and a recap grid for the next Finance Committee meeting.

6) Executive Session (if needed): None

5) Next Finance Committee Meeting: May 10, 2018 @ 6PM

6) Other Business as Legally Allowed: None

7) Adjournment: Meeting was adjourned @ 6:45 PM

Vicki Hayes

Office Manager/Bookkeeper