Oct 292020
 

Minutes of the Meeting of

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD
SELECTBOARD

Town Clerk’s Office
October 26, 2020

THOSE PRESENT: John Benson, Chair; Dennis LaRocque, Board Member; Tim Higgins, Road Crew Foreman; Betty Lord, Secretary

A. CALL TO ORDER: Mr. Benson called the meeting to order at 6:36 p.m.

B. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA: None

C: PUBLIC COMMENTS: None

D. NEW BUSINESS: None

E. HIGHWAY:

1. Access Permit – Mace: Mr. Benson made a motion to approve the access permit for Aaron Mace as noted. Mr. LaRocque seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

2. Aubuchon Credit Application – The Board approved the credit application as presented.

3. The new Road Crew Foreman, Mr. Higgins, reported his first week at work was positive. He met with some of the Town’s people and talked with them about various issues. Mr. Benson asked Mr. Higgins to start taking inventory of the equipment and materials at the Town Garage and to start putting together some numbers for purchases that need to be made in anticipation of the up-coming FY 2021/2022 budget. Mr. Higgins reported the road crew has been doing repairs and maintenance on the trucks and equipment in preparation for winter activities.

F. OLD BUSINESS:

Mr. Higgins was asked to follow up to determine where Randolph and other nearby towns are getting their sand and what they are paying for it. Mr. Benson will talk with Mr. Keith Sprague to discuss the draft lease agreement that has been drawn up between the Town and Mr. Sprague regarding a proposed Sand Pit. The draft lease agreement will be sent to the Town’s attorney for review.

G. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF 12 OCTOBER, 2020: Mr. Benson made a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting of October 12, 2020. Mr. LaRocque seconded the motion and it was unanimously approved.

H. PAYROLL AND A.P. WARRANTS: Mr. LaRocque made a motion to accept the Accounts Payable Warrants in the amount of $19,652.90, with the largest payment being made to Evans Group for diesel fuel in the amount of $10,982.25. Mr. Benson seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

I. OTHER PROPER BUSINESS: None

J. ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Board, Mr. LaRocque moved for adjournment. Mr. Benson seconded the motion and the meeting was unanimously adjourned at 7:18 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Betty Lord