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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26, 2020, 5:30 PM

BROOKFIELD CONGREGATION CHURCH (Corner of RT 65 and Ridge Rd, Basement)


The following members attended: Stuart Edson, Michael Rutkovsky, Mike Stoddard, Dan Mason and Lew Stowell.

  • 5:30 PM: Call to Order No additions or deletions made to the agenda.
  • Review and approve of Unapproved Minutes July 29, 2020 meeting. Approved 5-0.
  • Open public comment period No guests or members of the public attended.
  • Continuing Review of OCSD Activities, Reports and Bills to include:
    • Patrol Hours and Budget- 14.25 patrol hours performed for $684.00.
    • Speed Cart Results- Two deployments: West Street and Stone Road.
    • Other-N/A
  • Parking in Pond Village- Town Office Parking Lot expansion not started yet because of Road Crew priority issues.
  • Town Traffic Enforcement Capability
    • Over Weight and Over Sized Status- L. Stowell to send recommendations to Select Board on Overweight Permit Process.
    • Traffic Sign Status- L. Stowell to send recommendations to Select Board on a sustainable traffic sign program.
    • Traffic Studies- The Two Rivers- Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) is conducting four traffic studies in Brookfield; on West Street, East Street, Northfield Road and Stone Road which should provide valuable traffic data.
    • Ordinance Review- L. Stowell to send members electronic versions of the latest Local Roads or VLCT model for Traffic Ordinances.
  • E-911 Sign Status- M. Rutkovsky to check on E-911 signs that have not been picked up yet.
  • Emerald Ash Borer Progress- L. Stowell to contact J. Kimmel about the storage of the EAB traps.
  • Public Safety Advisory Committee Website Use-The group email was used by a resident to report a broken tree threatening traffic vicinity Route 14 and Mckeage Road.
  • September Public Safety Message- School openings require increased driver vigilance.
  • Setting the Next Meeting- September 30, 2020 at the Congregational Church at 5:30 PM.
  • Inviting Guests to the Next Meeting- No guests to be invited.
  • Entertain a motion to adjourn the meeting- S Edson & M Rutkovsky. Approved 5-0.