WINDHAM SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT      Policy and Personnel Committee meeting  

 AGENDA and UNAPPROVED MINUTES

Day/date/time:  October 2, 2014 Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

BOS/committee members present: Jan Ameen, Michelle Cherrier, Nancy Meinhard, Lou Bruso, Cheryl Franklin, Tony Gordon

WSWMD staff present: Bob Spencer   Teleconference attendees: none        

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

Committee Quorum: YES M. Cherrier and J. Ameen and N. Meinhard

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Tonight’s agenda: Started at 6:30 p.m.

1] Changes or additions to Agenda  None

2] Review minutes and approve – Sept 4, 2014 AND Sept 25, 2014 Approved

3] Review Draft Variable Rate Pricing Ordinance (VRP) (or UBP Unit Based Pricing)

   Meeting participants reviewed and accepted changes that were made to second draft of the ordinance, then continued and completed review of Articles III, IV, V, and VI. Articles VII, VIII IX and X remain essentially the same.

   We anticipate that this is the final draft, for review and comment by the full Board of Supervisors at their next scheduled meeting on Thursday October 9, 2014.

 4] Hauler Licensing

   Likewise, wording and formatting changes were made to the VRP Hauler License Application, again with the expectation that this is the final draft.

5] Variable Rate Pricing Dinner Meeting-Selectboards

   The upcoming VRP meeting was discussed and RESCHEDULED from October 16 to November 6. This will allow time for the full Board of Supervisors to conduct a final critical evaluation of the above mentioned two drafts, and for them to be emailed and/or printed for Selectboard members and other attendees at the November 6 meeting.

6] Executive session if necessary None

7] Other business as required

   The Policy & Personnel committee has no scheduled meeting at this time.

8] Adjournment    8:05 p.m.

Official Policy and Personnel committee members (3): Jan Ameen, Nancy Meinhard, Michelle Cherrier-chair

Member Nancy Meinhard must be CALLED by telephone regarding upcoming meetings, and meeting papers SENT by USPS. These are the most reliable means of communication.

Official meeting time is: as needed

Minutes provided by Michelle Cherrier 10/05/14 by email to WSWMD staff and meeting participants.

The NEW VT state requirement for filing public meeting minutes is FIVE days after t

WINDHAM SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT  

Policy and Personnel Committee meeting

DRAFT AGENDA

Day/date/time: October 2, 2014 Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Tonight’s agenda: Started at        p.m.

Cycle the conference room closet engine before the meeting

1] Changes or additions to Agenda  

2] Review minutes and approve – Sept 4, 2014 AND Sept 25, 2014

3] Review Draft Variable Rate Pricing Ordinance (VRP) (or UBP Unit Based Pricing)

  

4] Hauler Licensing

5] October 16, 2014 Variable Rate Pricing Meeting

6] Executive session (if necessary)

7] Other business as required

Therefore, the next Policy & Personnel committee meeting is ddd mm/dd/yy at 6:30 PM

8] Adjournment        p.m.

 

WINDHAM SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT   Policy and Personnel Committee meeting   DRAFT

Day/date/time:  September 25, 2014 Thursday, 5:30 p.m.

BOS/committee members present: Jan Ameen, Michelle Cherrier, Nancy Meinhard, Lou Bruso, Cheryl Franklin, Tony Gordon

WSWMD staff present: Bob Spencer   Teleconference attendees: none        

Visitors and/or Area haulers and spouses/partners present: Reed and Sandy Cutting

Committee Quorum: YES M. Cherrier and J. Ameen and N. Meinhard

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Tonight’s agenda: Started at 5:30 p.m.

=> Cycle the conference room closet engine before the meeting <=

1] Changes or additions to Agenda  None

2] Review minutes and approve – September 4, 2014 SCHEDULED for next meeting 10/02/14

3] Review Draft Variable Rate Pricing Ordinance (VRP) (or UBP Unit Based Pricing)

   The attendees performed a detailed review of Articles I, II, III and IV (pages 1,2,3) of the draft ordinance. Wording changes were noted for the third draft. A ‘place holder’ will be inserted into Article III regarding member towns with solid waste facilities (transfer stations) or a curbside collection program. Jan Ameen and Bob Spencer will work on wording that is specific to these collection points. Articles V – X will be reviewed at the next meeting.

 

4] Hauler Licensing Attendees briefly discussed the draft license as provided. Bob Spencer provided an example of an application used by Southern Windsor/Windham Counties Solid Waste Management District. All agreed that we should add our list of towns to our form, indicating which ones are being served by the hauler.

5] Executive session if necessary None

6] Other business as required The workshop that had been planned for October 2 has been cancelled due to a lack of relevant content. Therefore, the next Policy & Personnel committee meeting is Thu 10/02/14 at 6:30 PM

7] Adjournment 6:36 p.m.

Official Policy and Personnel committee members (3): Jan Ameen, Nancy Meinhard, Michelle Cherrier-chair

Member Nancy Meinhard must be CALLED by telephone regarding upcoming meetings, and meeting papers SENT by USPS. These are the most reliable means of communication.

Official meeting time is: as needed

Minutes provided by Michelle Cherrier 09/29/14, in Google Docs, and by email to WSWMD staff and meeting participants.

The NEW VT state requirement for filing public meeting minutes is FIVE days after the meeting.