Board of Health
April 7, 2016
Chairperson Kelly McGovern, Vice Chair Vincent Forte, Jr., Health Agent Michael Catalano and Member Tricia Leclair
call to order
Ms. McGovern called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Mr. Forte moved to approve the Minutes of March 17, 2016; with edits, motion was seconded by Ms. McGovern and carried.
Ms. Leclair moved to appoint Mr. Forte as Chairman, Ms. McGovern seconded the motion, and motion carried.
Mr. Forte moved to appoint Ms. Leclair as Vice Chairman, Ms. McGovern seconded the motion, and motion carried.
Mr. Forte moved to appoint Ms. McGovern as Member at Large, Ms. Leclair seconded the motion, and motion passed.
Ms. McGovern moved to approve Francis Cartier and Leslie Cartier as Burial Agents, Mr. Forte seconded and motion carried.
Housing Imitative Program - Town Planner, Jim Kupfer, was present to discuss a state program for abandoned homes. An electronic form will be accessible online. There will be a $100 fee that will cover administrative work. A task force is being compiled and Agent Catalano will represent this board. At Ms. McGovern’s suggestion, he will look into listing these homes publically.
TB Patient Update
A public hearing will be held on April 21st to address littering of private and public ways. A draft of the proposed bylaw amendment was distributed for review.
MEHA – The Annual meeting of MEHA will be held on May 4, 2016 at Gillette Stadium Conference Center in Foxboro.
Commission on Disability Minutes – were distributed for review.
HEALTH AGENT UPDATES
Franklin Charter School – Agent Catalano will be coordinating a clean-up day on April 25 for two hours with this school; suggestions included Arcand Park.
Circle CG - Robert Daley and Peter Daley Illness prevented attendance at tonight’s meeting. Members agreed that this matter needs to be completed by mid-September. Meanwhile Circle CG will continue to use current tight tank and pumper. They will be invited to the next meeting and asked to provide a timeline for this project.
Jalapenos – An isolated complaint was reviewed.
Ms. McGovern moved to pay $450 to Michael Sarasin for food inspections; Mr. Forte seconded; motion carried.
Ms. McGovern moved to pay $450 to William Fisher for food inspections; Mr. Forte seconded; motion carried. His Market Basket report was reviewed to ensure critical findings were addressed. A suggestion was made that stores with cutting boards be inspected a couple of times per year.
Ms. McGovern moved to pay Registry of Deeds $ 76.00 for recording betterment for 67 Blackstone Street; motion was seconded and carried.
Ms. McGovern moved to approved payment for $3,445.00 to Land Planning and Maureen Lydon for 29 Bliss Road, motion was seconded by Mr. Forte and carried.
Ms. McGovern moved to approve signatures for the deed registration for 67 Blackstone Street, Mr. Forte seconded and motion carried.
PLANS FOR REVIEW
650 South Main Street Ms. McGovern moved to approve the septic plan and variance for setback from 10’ to 9; per 310CMR 15:405I Mr. Forte seconded and motion carried.
Lot 3-5 Welker Way Ms. McGovern moved to approve septic plan for new construction; no variances. Mr. Forte seconded and motion carried.
GOOD AND WELFARE
19 Pelletier Road - complaints have been logged regarding septic leaking underground and into the lake. This will need documented by a Title V licensed inspector.
1451 Pulaski Blvd. – The system at 1472 Pulaski Blvd. was found to be bleeding into the sump pump to the new system at 1451 Pulaski Blvd. It will be corrected.
Mr. Forte moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:00 p.m.; motion was seconded by Ms. McGovern and carried.