*These are unofficial Minutes subject to the approval at the next regular meeting.
September 4, 2012
Bill Brooks, Nelson Tift, Tom Phillips, Frank Bruce, and Ann Tiplady
Present: Julie Sharon,
B. Brooks called the Selectboard meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
Minutes. The August 20th
meeting minutes were approved, on a motion made by N. Tift and seconded by F.
Bruce. Motion carried (5-0).
orders totaling $277,136.69 were approved on a motion made by B. Brooks and
seconded by F. Bruce. Motion
carried (5-0). This report contained
two significant invoices - the first payment for the bridge construction and the
Zoning Administrator. Until the
Planning Commission makes a recommendation to the Selectboard on appointing a
Zoning Administrator, Julie Sharon was appointed as Interim Zoning
Administrator, on a motion made by F. Bruce, and seconded by N. Tift.
Motion carried (5-0).
Phillips discussed the municipal ticket that Julie recently issued regarding the
Dairymen’s League Parcel. The
Selectboard discussed an email from Assessor John Tiffany.
the Dairymen's League property has been on the Grand List as Owner Unknown
with Owner #2 as Dairymen's League. The parcel status has been active, with tax
status "nontaxable". Last
year, the State's District Advisor stated that it cannot be an active
parcel and not be taxed because it legally is a taxable parcel. Subsequently, it
was changed to taxable, which created a tax bill.
The town needs to take the steps necessary to "take" this
parcel, make it town property, keep it, sell it or otherwise dispose
of it. This 1.4 acre parcel is
located at the southern entrance of
is also an 8.1 parcel on the town line with Tinmouth, west of West Hill Road
in the name of Scott. From what Mr. Tiffany learned, Mr. Scott doesn't
recognize any of his land being in
on BCA Decision. C. J. Abatiell,
Jr. has appealed the decision of the BCA to superior court.
Following some discussion, B. Brooks made a motion to authorize the Town
Agent to appoint Mr. Tiffany to represent the town in this matter.
Motion seconded by F. Bruce. Motion
carried (4-0). N. Tift pointed out
that he was not at the BCA meeting on July 12th as reported on the
official notice. His name as well as
T. Phillips will be removed.
Julie received an
amendment to the Enhancement Agreement for the
The meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m.
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