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Selectboard 6/5/23

  • Monday, June 5, 2023
    PM – 9 PM

Topic: Selectboard


Selectboard Minutes 06-05-23.pdf 523 KB

Approved on: Tuesday, June 20, 2023

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Selectboard Meeting Agenda for 6-5-23.pdf 78 KB

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Meeting of the Town of Richmond Selectboard                    June 5, 2023

Richmond Town Center Meeting Room, 3rd Floor – 203 Bridge Street, Richmond, VT. Meeting may also be joined online or by phone

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7:00 PM    1. Welcome and Public Comment: 
7:03 PM    2. Additions or Deletions to Agenda
7:05 PM    3. Items for Presentation or Discussion with those present

a)    Comninos Zachary Litigation re: 23 Pleasant Street – Executive Session to discuss pending litigation to which the Town is a party and confidential attorney-client communication for the purpose of rendering legal services to the Town and Selectboard - 1 V.S.A. § 313(a)(1)(E) and (F)* # (15 min)
b)    Update from Howard Center Assistant Director of Outreach Crisis Support Scott LaValley on the Community Outreach Program (15 min)
c)    Discussion of memorandum regarding Transit Service in Richmond # (30 min) 
d)    Public hearing for proposed amendments to Zoning Regulations for Village Residential/Commercial District and Gateway Residential/Commercial District and associated amendments* # (10 min)
e)    Consideration of applying for a VTrans Large-scale Bicycle and Pedestrian Grant for a sidewalk on Jericho Rd. from School St. to Southview Dr.* # (10 min)
f)    Consideration of appointments to the Andrews Community Forest Committee* # (10 min)
g)    Consideration of appointing a Tree Warden and Deputy Tree Warden* # (5 min)
h)    Consideration of request to close Farr Rd. on June 30 from 3 – 5pm for Little Tots Academy Graduation* (5 min)
i)    Consideration of approval of RUTFest trail running event* # (5 min) 
j)    Review of Recreation webpage # (5 min)
k)    Recognition of Juneteenth # (5 min)
l)    Update on Police Chief hiring process (5 min)
m)    Consideration of ratification of Agreement with New England Police Benevolent Association Local 415 regarding temporary support from Hinesburg Police Department, possible executive session* (10 min) 
n)    Consideration of approval of agreement with Umiak for ladder to exit the Winooski River near Overrockers parking area* # (10 min)
o)    Consideration of waiving the permit fees for installation of a fence at the Bridge St. cemetery* (5 min) 
p)    Consideration of setting the increase for the wage grid* (10 min)
q)    Consideration of approval of use of Town Center Reserve funds to pay for structural study of the Town Center roof * # (5 min)
r)    Consideration of approval of liquor licenses* # (5 min)
s)    Consideration of making appointments to the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Committee* (5 min)
t)    Update on approval from VTrans Traffic Committee regarding no parking area on Rt. 2 near Richmond Family Medicine and Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church # (5 min)
u)    Discussion of Naloxone training and supply (5 min)
v)    Update on future Conservation Fund request from Richmond Land Trust for the Gillett Pond Dam project (5 min)
w)    Discussion of next Selectboard meeting dates (5 min)

10:15 PM    4. Approval of Minutes, Warrants and Purchase Orders* 
a)    Minutes of 5/15/23*  
10:25 PM    5. Discuss Items for Next Agenda 
10:35 PM    6. Discussion of agreement for temporary police coverage with Hinesburg, possible executive session
11:00 PM    7.  Adjourn

Time is available at each meeting for public comment. Documents related to this meeting are available at    If you would like to schedule a time with the Board or need assistance to participate in the meeting, please call Josh Arneson, Richmond Town Manager at 434-5170 or email  Links to videos of Selectboard meetings can be found at
*Denotes Action Item  # Indicates documents in the packet