Middlebury Selectboard Meeting 9/22/20

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Middlebury Selectboard Meeting. Click here for the agenda. *(Description continues…)


1. **Call to Order
2. *Approval of Agenda
3. *Approval of Minutes of the September 8, 2020 Regular Selectboard Meeting
4. **Citizen Comments [Opportunity to raise or address issues not otherwise included on this agenda]
5. **Local Emergency Management Director/Chief of Police, Update on Pandemic Response
6. *Appointment of Alternate Representatives to the Addison County Communications Union District & a Representative and an Alternate Representative to the Addison County Regional Planning Commission’s Transportation Advisory Committee
7. *Recommendation of Local Health Officers to Vermont Department of Health
8. *Nomination of Fence Viewers and Memorial Sports Commission Member (if any applications for these positions are received
9. **Howard Widelitz & Richard Hopkins, Middlebury Energy Committee, with a presentation Carbon Emission Reduction Goals
10. **Dana Hart, Library Director, and Representatives of the Ilsley Public Library Board of Trustees Regarding their proposal for going “Fine Free”
11. *Dan Werner, Director of Public Works Planning, with updates and recommendations from the Infrastructure Committee Meeting of September 10, 2020
11.a.  Recommendation of Change Order for Police Reuse Project
11.b.  Updates on projects, including the preliminary engineering report on the Wastewater Treatment Facility, which provides a 20-year evaluation of the plant and consideration of options for plant improvements
12. *Recommendation Regarding a 4th Sergeant Position for the Police Department from the Personnel Committee Meeting of September 8, 2020
13. *Jennifer Murray, Director of Planning & Zoning, Request for Authorizing Resolution for a 2021 Municipal Planning Grant
14. **Follow-up on Discussion of Community Engagement on Anti-Racism, with the discussion focusing on how to solicit personal stories from members of the Middlebury community about their experiences with racism
15. **FY21 Year-to-Date Budget Reports as of August 31, 2020
16. **Discussion of Options for Conducting Selectboard Meetings, including video conferencing and “hybrid” models (the “hybrid” under discussion being the option of in-person attendance for Selectboard members, and remote attendance via video conferencing for Selectboard members opting for remote attendance, the staff and the public)
17. *Approval of Check Warrants
18. **Town Manager’s Report
18.a. Brief overview of Staff Report on projects eligible for Vermont Community Development Program (VCDP) funding, including potential uses of the Town’s VCDP Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Balance
19. **Board Member Concerns
20. *Executive Session – Not Anticipated
21. **Action on Matters Discussed in Executive Session


22. *Adjourn
* Decision Item      ** Possible Decision

Additional information about most Agenda items is available on the Town’s website, www.townofmiddlebury.org on the Selectboard page.