Lake Buel District Board Meeting 1/02/2020

Lake Buel District Board Meeting
January 2, 2020
28 Corashire Road, New Marlborough

Members present: Peter Hagen, Kyle Pierce, Chris Hassett, Mark Amstead, & Wayne Dolby.
Meeting was called to order by Chairman, Mr. Hagen at 4:20PM.
A motion was made, seconded and so voted to approve November 19th minutes as amended.
Old Business:
Audit: LBD Treasurer mentioned that Mr. Thomas Scanlon’s office has completed the audit and will attend a future meeting to explain his findings. A motion was made, seconded and so voted to pay the auditor out of the reserve fund once the bill is received.
Mr. Amstead mentioned that Mr. Gary O’Brien’s crew began the permitted clean-up of outlet stream debris last week.
The Board discussed that they would like the harvester to start one week early in the 2020 season (May 18th).
Mission Statement: Mr. Hassett reviewed the Lake Buel District and its Board Members (Prudential Committee), Duties, Responsibilities and Powers they have as spelled out in Bylaws of The Lake Buel Restoration Preservation District. A printed copy of such was supplied to each Board Member. With this review and discussion it was deemed that a Mission Statement for the Prudential Committee was not needed.
New Business:

The Board discussed potential future remedies to manage weeds and silt, since it’s not known what the remedies may be. They proposed a reasonable amount ($20,000.00) be budgeted for five years to the Annual Warrant in order to be prepared if a solution is found.

Mr. Hagen will complete the cover letter for the Annual Warrant package, also to be included is a note asking for email addresses.

The Board reviewed and discuss Article #5 General Government and set the budget amounts with an increase of $1,833.34. Articles #6-8 & 10 will remain the same as the previous year. A new Article #9 will be added in the amount of $20,000 for a weed/silt removal account.

Next meeting is scheduled for May 14th at 6PM, Mrs. Pierce residence – Seven Arts Road, Monterey.

A motion was made, seconded and so voted to adjourn at 5:33PM and enter into executive session.

Respectfully submitted,
Kathy Chretien, District Clerk