Bristol Selectboard Agenda – Aug. 19

August 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Monday, August 19, 2019, 7:00 PM
Holley Hall

I. Call to Order: 7:00 PM
1. Review agenda for addition, removal, or adjustment of any items per 1 V.S.A. §312(d)(3)(A).

II. Public Forum.

III. Scheduled Appointments.
1. 7:00pm – Bob Spofford: continuation of water repair invoice appeal.

2. 7:10pm – Meridith McFarland: Use of Coffin Trail for Halloween event and other Halloween ideas.

3. 7:20pm – Melanie Kessler: Safe Routes to School Pleasant Street greenway proposal.

IV. Regular Business.
1. 70 Devino Lane: possible violation of ROW permit specifications.
2. Consider options for repair or replacement of DPW International DuraStar Dump Truck (Truck #2).
3. Public Works updates: North Street risers, paving, dry well installations, etc.
4. Mountain Street sidewalk replacement project update. May include deliberation in Executive Session regarding contract negotiations.
5. Consider Jackman’s Fuel pre-buy offer of fuel for Town operations for the period September 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020.
6. Consider citizen inquiry about Town’s interest in conveying Town-owned parcel on Mountain Street. May include deliberation in executive session regarding real estate negotiations.
7. Core Area Sewer application to increase allocation: Michael and Susan Keith, 20 Main Street.
8. Consider establishment of Town-wide Police Department Study Committee.
9. Consider bond sale bids for the public $259,715.60 stormwater improvement bond and $572,803.24 public water system improvement bond.
10. Approval of August 5, 2019 meeting minutes.
11. Authorize accounts payable warrant and any liquor licenses.
12. Selectboard concerns.
13. Town Administrator’s report.

V. Other Business.
1. Correspondence, reports, correspondence received.

VI. Executive Session: personnel matters per 1 V.S.A. §313(a)(3) and potential contract negotiations per 1 V.S.A. §313(a)(1)(A).

VII. Adjourn.

Next regular Selectboard meetings:
• Monday, September 2, 2019 (Labor Day)
• Monday, September 16, 2019

Minutes of meetings and some digital agenda materials can be found at:
Videos of meetings can be found at:

Questions? Contact me at (802) 453-2410 or

–Valerie Capels
Town Administrator