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April 8, 2016
Rutland Development and Industrial Commission
Meeting Minutes –4/8/2016
Rutland Heights Property @ Top of the Hill

Meeting opened at 6:30AM.  Attending:  Mike Sullivan, Doug Briggs, Mark O’Clair, Michele Van Reet
Visitors:  Dick Williams, Ken Dubovick & John Miller (Rutland Little League Baseball & Rutland Youth Soccer)
  • Dubovick and Miller (Rutland Little League &Youth Soccer) had staked out the area at the top of the hill adjacent to the Central Tree Middle School border that they wanted to consider for recreation.
  • Mike Sullivan indicated that we cannot facilitate a land “donation” to an entity that is not a town organization, such as Rutland Little League or Rutland Youth Soccer.  
  • Doug Briggs recommended the RFP route to put a parcel out for consideration to lease or sell with board approval.
  • There is time before town meeting to make a proposal for field plans to present at the town meeting.
  • We are on the agenda for the Select Board meeting at 6:00PM on Monday, 4/11/2016 to discuss the issue with school volunteers to clear mountain biking trails.
  • Tree Cutting – Sullivan spoke with DCR regarding foresters and will contact some regarding the tree cutting.
  • Ham Radio Field Day (Saturday/Sunday) – discussion concerning the need for a town use form.  ???
  • RDIC security - Mr. Williams will talk with the Rutland Police Department to initiate patrols of the property.
  • Next meeting:  Thursday, 4/28/2016 at 6:30AM at Community Hall Annex.
  • O’Clair motioned to adjourn.  Briggs seconded.  Unanimously adjourned at 7:10AM.

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