Monday, April 16, 2018, 9:00 am.
Pittsfield Town Office
Present: Ann Kuendig, Charles Piso (via phone), Sarah Gallagher
Agenda Modifications: None
1. Clerk/Treasurer Transition Planning – anticipated Executive Session
2. Special Town Meeting
Charlie phoned in and called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. and the Agenda was reviewed with no modifications.
1. Clerk/Treasurer Transition Planning. Charles moved the Board enter Executive Session under Title 1 § 313(a) of the VT Statutes to discuss salary plans and completing the hiring process for the Town Clerk/Town Treasurer position, Ann seconded and the meeting entered Executive Session at 9:05 a.m.
The Board exited Executive Session at 9:30 a.m. with the following noted: A salary plan was proposed with three review periods during the transition process. Ann moved and Charlie seconded to authorize the use of the Town’s credit card to pay for a background check. Salary schedule will be finalized with the full board in attendance at the next meeting.
2. Special Town Meeting. Discussion of the best and clearest ways to communicate to the taxpayers the Board’s position concerning the purchase of a replacement vehicle for the Pittsfield Volunteer Fire & Rescue ensued. The desire is to clearly communicate the support of the Board for the eventual purchase of a vehicle to replace the tanker, as well as to be clear about the tax impact of the purchase going forward. The Board discussed ways to engage and inform voters in support of a good voter turnout on May 16.
Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 17, 6 p.m.
Adjournment: Motion to adjourn by Charlie, seconded by Ann, and the meeting adjourned at 11:35 a.m.
Recorded by Sarah Gallagher
Approved: April 17, 2018
By: Charles Piso