Town of Halifax, Vermont


January 27, 2014


Call to Order


The meeting was called to order at 8:00 am at the town office.  Board members in attendance were Lewis Sumner, Earl Holtz and Edee Edwards.  Others present were Jessica Bruno and Brad Rafus.


Road Commissioner’s Orders

The Road Commissioner’s orders were reviewed and signed.

It was noted that they are paying the exchange rate for BCBS for February and the new rates apply.


Other Business

Edwards presented a draft of the report to be included from the Selectboard in the Annual Report.


Edwards reported that she received an e-mail from Todd Menees noting that an extension of dates has been granted for the Old County North bridge work.


It was noted that there has been no additional information from the Planning Commission regarding the VTel tower.


It was noted that the school may need to have an ADA audit.


Rafus reported that all of the trucks are back up and running. He also reported that they received the modem from Fairpoint at the town garage.


Rafus noted that he confirmed with Dow that the amount left in the equipment reserve fund is $25,592. He noted that $10,500 was transferred out of the gravel account to the equipment fund. He believes there is approximately $65k in the gravel reserve.


Rafus noted that the town needs to pay for the fuel containment unit by April 1, 2014 as it is part of a grant.


Rafus noted that a 2012 leftover truck is in the low $40k price range including the dump body.





The meeting was adjourned at 8:59 am.


Respectfully submitted,


Jessica Bruno

Selectboard Secretary