Middlebury Selectboard 1/3/23


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1. **Call to Order

2. *Approval of Agenda

3. *Approval of Consent Agenda

3.a. Approval of Minutes of the December 13, 2022, Regular Selectboard Meeting and December 27, 2022 Special Selectboard Meeting

3.b. Acceptance of Selectboard Subcommittee Meeting Minutes

  • December 21, 2022 – Energy Committee

3.c. Selectboard Letter of Support Re: VELCO’s Application to Expand Quarry Road Substation

3.d. Town Manager’s Report

  • Middlebury Resource Recovery Center – Broke ground on their new facility on 12/15/22
  • Vacancy – Town’s Representative on the Addison County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors
  • Grant Opportunity – Town Letter of Commitment – 2022 Northwest Vermont TOD Grant – Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission

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


5. **Agenda Placeholder


6. Continued Review of Draft FY24 General Fund Budget

  • Kathleen Ramsay, Town Manager, Update of Latest Draft of Budget, including Correspondence with Battell Trustees regarding Land Conservation Fund
  • Presentation – Addison County Economic Development – Proposed Annual Town Funding – Fred Kenney
  • Presentation – Middlebury Community TV – Proposed Annual Town Funding – (speaker TBD)


7. First draft of the Town Meeting Warning, including the Finance Department’s proposal to Shift the

Town’s property tax schedule from a 3-bill cycle to a 2-bill cycle


8. **Middlebury Diversity Report/Racial Equity Survey Results – Next Steps/Discussion – Consultants Tabitha Moore & Lisa Ryan


9. Update on Municipal Carbon Footprint – Yearly Progress Report – From Town Energy Committee member Richard Hopkins


10. **Proposed Revisions/Amendments to the Town Noise Ordinance – Chief Hanley


11. **Airport Master Plan & Upcoming Close of State Public Comment Period – Discussion


12. *Approval of Check Warrants

13. **Board Member Concerns

14. *Executive Session – Anticipated – Real Estate

15. **Action on Matters Discussed in Executive Session


16. *Adjourn

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