May 12, 2008 Commissioners Meeting Minutes

May 12, 2008

Present: Commissioner Michael Acierno, Commissioner Robert Heritage, Commissioner Katherine Farquhar, Clerk Paul Geib, Clerk Cate McDonald, Academy Manager Andrea Scanlon, Gazette Reporter Terri Hogan

Minutes: The April 2008 Commissioners Meeting minutes were approved.

Financial Report: The April financial report was reviewed.

New Employees: Welcome to new Brookeville Academy Manager, Andrea Scanlon; Welcome to new Town Clerk, Cate McDonald, who will submit a set office schedule to the Commissioners.

Geothermal Status: Reviewed status of bids and CELP application from State. Andrea Scanlon will contact contractors about test boring to help determine cost of project

Citizen Energy Committee: Formally authorized by Commissioners vote; will review Mission Statement of new committee before the town meeting May 21

Town Budget: reviewed FY 2008-2009; will present at May 21 town meeting

Comprehensive Plan: submitted to Planning Commission for review

Town Election: The Town Election will by May 13th from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Town Directory: Andrea Scanlon presented draft of Town Directory. Will have draft copy available for residents to review at Academy after they vote.

Market Street Repairs: The Commissioners asked the Clerk to contact Montgomery County to receive the rate charged to the county for road repairs.

August 24 Committee: Formally authorized by Commissoner vote; buildup to 200th anniversary War of 1812

Heritage Grant: report due sometime in June; Clerk McDonald will start working on the report.

Greenskeepers: need to contact about trail maintenance; with recent rain, may need to have trails serviced 3 times this year vs. 2 times.

Meeting Adjourned at 9:45 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted by:
Cate McDonald