May 10, 2018

COMMITTEE MEMBERS PRESENT: Merrill Mundell, Chair, Wilmington; Jan Ameen, Westminster; Jim Damato, Readsboro; Cheryl Franklin, Guilford.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS ABSENT: Tim Franklin, Vernon; Tony Gordon, Marlboro.

WSWMD STAFF PRESENT: Bob Spencer, Executive Director; Vicki Hayes, Office Manager/Bookkeeper, Kristen Benoit, Program Coordinator/District Clerk.

OTHERS PRESENT: Patrick Moreland, Brattleboro; Michelle Cherrier, Chair BOS, Dummerston.

Mr. Mundell called to Meeting order at 6:25 p.m. 

1) Changes and/or Additions to Agenda: Change the date on the minutes to April 12, 2018, Bob asked to add a discussion of the Lull situation to the Agenda.

2) Election of Committee Chair: Bob asked for nominations for the position of Finance Committee Chair.  Merrill was nominated, seconded.  Vote was carried to approve Merrill Mundell as Chair.

3) Approval of Minutes from April 12, 2018: Motion made to approve minutes with a change to the ANR Repayment to add no to the sentence, seconded, and carried to approve the Minutes of April 12, 2018 with noted changes.

4) Discussion of Lull/Loader:  Bob opened the discussion with a recap of the repair situation on the Lull.

He explained the rental of a loader from Nortrax.  It is a better fit for the uses than the Lull.  A possible purchase of the equipment was discussed, as well as payment options and timing.

 A motion was made to recommend to the Board of Supervisors that the Executive Committee be directed to make the final decision on whether or not to purchase the rental loader from Nortrax.

Seconded, and passed with three ayes and one no.

5) Executive Session (if needed):  None

6) Next Finance Committee Meeting: June14, 2018 @ 6PM

7) Other Business as Legally Allowed:  None

8) Adjournment:  Meeting was adjourned @ 7 PM

Vicki Hayes

Office Manager/Bookkeeper