OFFICE OF THE SELECTBOARD
Town of Halifax, Vermont
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
October 28, 2013
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 8:04 am. Board members in attendance were Lewis Sumner, Earl Holtz, and Edee Edwards. Others in attendance were Jessica Bruno and Brad Rafus.
Open Bids for Town Audit
Ron L Beaulieau & Co, Portland, ME- fixed fee audit $9,499 plus federal compliance automated service A-133 $4,999 for a total of $14,498.
Sullivan Powers & Co, Montpelier, VT- $15,000 total.
Pace & Hawley LLC, Montpelier, VT- not to exceed $12,250.
The Selectboard forwarded the technical proposals to the town auditors to review and follow up on references.
The highway orders were reviewed and signed.
Healthcare Law Benefits and Notifications
Edwards will draft the letters regarding the new healthcare laws for employees and bring for signature. It was also noted that they need to draft a direct agreement with Patricia Dow due to the “employee” definition issues.
Hearing of Visitors
Rafus reported that he found more used guardrail, which will be less than ½ the cost of the new guardrail. He also reported that it is possible they will have delivery of the new truck next week.
The 11/6/13 meeting that was scheduled will focus on personnel policy updates. The discussion regarding highway hours and budget will be rescheduled for Saturday November 7, 2013 at 7:30am.
The meeting was adjourned 9:06 am.