Middlebury Selectboard 7/13/21

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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 Consent Agenda

3.a. Approval of Minutes of the June 22, 2021 Regular Selectboard Meeting & the June 23, 2021 Selectboard Meeting Retreat

3.b. Approval of 2nd Class Liquor License and Tobacco License for Global Montello Group Corp., dba Jiffy Mart (formerly Mac’s Convenience Store); Approval of 1st and 2nd Class Liquor License and Tobacco License for Twelve Acres, LLC, dba Shafer’s Market & Deli

3.c. June 28, 2021 Public Health & Safety Committee Meeting Minutes

3.d. Placeholder Consent Agenda Item

3.e. Town Manager’s Report

4. *Citizen Comments [Opportunity to raise or address issues not otherwise included on this agenda]


5. *Agenda Placeholder


6.a. *Request from Director of Public Works Operations Bill Kernan for authorization for the sole-source procurement of radio equipment and installation for the Department of Public Works’ new radio repeater

6.b. *Request for a sole-source contract award for repair of a portion of the granite fence on the Town Green damaged by a fallen tree during the May 26th storm

6.c. *Award contract for replacement of an electrically activated influent valve at the Wastewater Treatment Facility


7.a. *Downtown Railroad Bridge Replacement Project Community Liaison Jim Gish with a recommendation for the purchase and placement of downtown park benches, as budgeted by the Downtown Improvement District Commission

7.b. *Consideration of request to re-open Triangle Park, pending formal notification releasing the space for public use


8. *Howard Widelitz, Energy Committee Chair, with a recommendation on Net-Metering, including a request for a bond vote to finance the purchase of units in Acorn Energy Co-op’s Bristol Project


9. *Jeremy & Liz Parker, Request to Cross Town Right of Way with a Proposed Driveway to Access the proposed Parker Homestead & Forest Farm off Washington Street Extension


10. *Request from the Northeast Archaeology Research Center to transfer artifacts collected as part of its 2019 work for Green Mountain Power as part of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) hydroelectric relicensing process to the Vermont Archaeology Heritage Center


11. *Approve Warning for Special Town Meeting in Late August to Vote on Ripton’s Financial Plan for Withdrawal from the Addison Central School District


12. *Accept Quit Claim Deed from the Bushey Family, relinquishing any rights they may have in the so-called Bushey Cemetery on Washington Street Extension, and approve the Bushey’s request for the option of burying cremated remains in the cemetery (if available)


13. *Approval of Check Warrants

14. ** Board Member Concerns

15. *Executive Session – None Anticipated

16. **Action on Matters Discussed in Executive Session


17. *Adjourn

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