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August 21, 2017
            ****APPROVED****                                   cc: Town Clerk                                        
                                                                               August 21, 2017
6:00 p.m.
250 Main Street
Present:          Scott Gilroy, Chairman
                         Karin Prucnal, Vice-Chair  - left meeting @ 6:25 p.m.
                Elliott (Butch) Nadeau, Clerk
                         Richard Stevens, Health Agent
                Lynn Miller, Administrative Assistant

                Vincent Ross, 23 Glenwood Place
                The Landmark reporter

  • Opening of meeting by the Chair:  Scott Gilroy opened the meeting at 6:00 p.m.
  • Review & Acceptance of Minutes: Scott Gilroy motioned to accept the minutes of June 29, 2017.  Karin Prucnal seconded.  Vote was unanimous.
The Board of Health will be referred to as the “Board”.

New Business:   

            6:30 p.m.
  • Glenwood Place
Vincent Ross was present.

Scott Gilroy and Elliott Nadeau had a discussion with Vincent Ross who was present. Karin Prucnal recused herself from this discussion and left meeting at 6:25 p.m.

Vincent Ross, 23 Glenwood Place, expressed concern about Health Agent job posting process and the selection of Richard Stevens as Health Agent.  He expressed his concerns again about the perc tests that had been conducted about 20 years ago and more recent perc tests at Glenwood Place.  He stated that he believes that Randy Mizereck was not present for those perc tests.

Richard Stevens explained the process of septic installations.  Scott Gilroy invited Mr. Ross to attend the site inspection if and when they are scheduled and permitted by the owner of Glenwood Place lots.  Richard Stevens and/or the office can contact him if they are scheduled.

Scott Gilroy and Lynn Miller explained the job posting process to Mr. Ross. The job was posted internally initially for the appropriate time period and then it was posted externally for the appropriate time.  Several resumes were received and two individuals were found to be potential candidates. They were invited to this meeting for an interview.  Neither individual attended the meeting.   

BOARD OF HEALTH MINUTES                         August 21, 2017                                     2 of 2

Old Business:   

  • 541 E. County Road -  According to Seth Knipe, Fire Chief, DEP will not be conducting any soil evaluations of this property as of yet.  Once it is determined who the actual owner of the property is then they might proceed with soil evaluations.  

Health Agent’s Report:  

Correspondence:    All correspondence was reviewed as presented.

Schultz Fertilizing Program – After reviewing the packet from Casella Organics, the Board unanimously voted to approve the renewal of the project.  Scott Gilroy made a motion to renew the agreement. Elliott Nadeau seconded.  Vote was unanimous.  


Health Agent Interviews:  The Board invited two candidates that applied for the Health Agent position to attend the meeting for an interview for the Health Agent position.  Neither candidate attended the meeting.  

Health Agent Position:       The Board spoke with Richard Stevens, Assistant Health Agent about the Health Agent position. Potential candidates that were invited for an interview did not attend the meeting. He expressed interest in becoming the Health Agent for the Town.  Scott Gilroy made a motion to make Richard Stevens the Health Agent.  Karin Prucnal seconded.  Vote was unanimous.

Mark Popham Renewal Agreement – Scott Gilroy made a motion to renew the agreement.  Karin Prucnal seconded.  Vote was unanimous.

Next scheduled meeting is scheduled for September 25, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m.

Bills:  none

Adjournment:  Scott Gilroy made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Elliott Nadeau seconded.  Motion made and seconded.  Vote was unanimous. Meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,  Lynn M. Miller, Administrative Assistant

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