WINDHAM SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

327 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Policy and Personnel Committee meeting

 

NOTICE of meeting January 8, 2015 Thursday 5:00 p.m.

The purpose of this meeting is for the policy committee to discuss and make any final modifications to the

Draft Variable Rate Pricing Hauler Ordinance and Hauler License Application, based on the review and input by WSWMD attorney Chris Callahan. We will also review any statutory requirement for the Board of Supervisors and public notification and who should legally sign the Ordinance.

AGENDA

Day/date/time: January 8, 2015 Thursday 5:00 p.m.

BOS/committee members present: Michelle Cherrier,

Absent:

WSWMD staff present: Bob Spencer

Teleconference WSWMD staff attendees:

Visitors and/or Area haulers and spouses/partners present: WSWMD attorney Chris Callahan

Quorum:

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Tonight’s agenda:

1. Agenda Additions/Changes None

2. Variable Rate Pricing Hauler Ordinance

WSWMD attorney Chris Callahan has reviewed the draft Ordinance; the purpose of this meeting is to discuss and make any final modifications with the committee. We will also review any statutory requirement for the Board of Supervisors and public notification and who should legally sign the Ordinance.

3. Hauler License Application

Same business as Item 2, except for the Hauler License.

5. Executive session (if needed) None

6. Other business

If possible, this committee intends to put this Ordinance and Application on the board of supervisor’s meeting agenda for Thursday January 8. We anticipate a vote to adopt on either January 8, 2015 or the next meeting February 12, 2015.

As per Vermont Statute Chapter 59, 24 V.S.A. § 1972, we will post the ordinance (or a concise summary) and the application in five conspicuous places within the municipality. We will arrange formal publication of same in two newspapers, per our charter, within fourteen days.

7. Adjournment

Follow-up by staff and the policy and personnel committee: none noted

BoS Chair L. Bruso wants to make sure ALL committees have their agendas ready for publication before/by every board of supervisor meeting. Also any information about related future workshops, seminars and webinars should be forwarded to Exec Dir and the committee for educational consideration.

NOTE: the next Policy & Personnel committee meeting is NOT scheduled at this time

Minutes provided by Michelle Cherrier 01/dd/15

WINDHAM SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT   Policy and Personnel Committee meeting

AGENDA and UNAPPROVED MINUTES

Day/date/time: December 18, 2014 Thursday 6:35 p.m.

BOS/committee members present: Jan Ameen, Nancy Meinhard, Michelle Cherrier

Absent: none

WSWMD staff present: Bob Spencer

Teleconference WSWMD staff attendee: none

Visitors and/or Area haulers and spouses/partners present: none

Quorum: YES M. Cherrier, J. Ameen, N. Meinhard

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Tonight’s agenda:

1. Agenda Additions/Changes None

2. Approval of Minutes – October 2, 2014

Approval for prior meeting minutes was tabled until the next committee meeting.

3. Variable Rate Pricing Hauler Ordinance

The committee discussed and modified various updates in Articles II, III, and V, including Haulers renewal date and Facilities filing date. Article V was split into V and VI. Subsequent Articles were renumbered accordingly. Article VII Penalties and Civil Enforcement was further defined and fine-tuned following much discussion. After a final review by each committee member and the executive director, to be completed before December 31, the Ordinance will be forwarded to the WSWMD attorney for review and comment, and advice on any statutory requirement for whom should legally sign the Ordinance, and thereafter to the full board of supervisors.

4. Hauler License Application

The application form was reviewed and the wording was simplified. The date for renewal was updated and the order of line items was rearranged.

5. Executive session (if needed) None

6. Other business

The Ordinance and Application described above will be mailed and e-mailed to the WSWMD board of supervisors no later than Friday January 2, 2015.

If possible, this committee intends to put this Ordinance and Application on the board of supervisor’s meeting agenda for Thursday January 8. We anticipate a vote to adopt on either January 8, 2015 or the next meeting February 12, 2015.

As per Vermont Statute Chapter 59, 24 V.S.A. § 1972, we will post the ordinance (or a concise summary) and the application in five conspicuous places within the municipality. We will arrange formal publication of same in two newspapers, per our charter, within fourteen days.

7. Adjournment 8:29 p.m.

Follow-up by staff and the policy and personnel committee: none noted

BOS Chair L. Bruso wants to make sure ALL committees have their agendas ready for publication before/by every board of supervisor meeting. Also any information about related future workshops, seminars and webinars should be forwarded to Executive Director and the Committee for educational consideration.

NOTE: the next Policy & Personnel committee meeting is NOT scheduled at this time

Minutes provided by Michelle Cherrier 12/22/14

Windham Solid Waste Management District

Policy/Personnel Committee

will hold a special meeting on

Thursday, December 18, 2014

at 6:30 p.m.

at the

District Office

327 Old Ferry Road

Brattleboro, Vermont

AGENDA

1.Agenda Additions/Changes

2.Approval of Minutes – October 2, 2014

3.Variable Rate Pricing Hauler Ordinance

4.Hauler Licensing

5.Executive Session (if necessary)

6.Other business