Board of Health
September 1, 2016
Chairperson Vincent Forte, Jr., Vice Chair Ms. Leclair, Member Ms. McGovern, Health Agent Michael Catalano, and Minutes Clerk Elizabeth Donovan
Guests: Jason Talerman, Town Counsel
call to order
Mr. Forte called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
Mr. Sullivan’s request to appear before the board will be denied, he will be given permission to broadcast the meeting if Chairman Forte is notified prior to the meeting to be broadcast with the understanding that the meeting will not be disrupted by equipment noise, or vocal sound. If disruptive, the broadcasting will be stopped.
Attorney Talerman explained that all residents have the right to attend meetings, however, they do not have the right to speak or add items to the agenda. It is up to the chair whether or not to recognize a raised hand.
84 Ruth Ellen – The cleaning has been done, the DEP will be out within 2 weeks and a licensed site professional. Home remains uninhabitable at this time.
Review of Whole Foods Inspection Reports – Mr. Fisher’s inspection reports from July 5 – August 17 were reviewed. Because of the number of criticals noted in the report, Whole Foods will be invited to the September 15 meeting. Mike Sarasin will also be invited.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Ms. McGovern moved to approve the Minutes of August 4, 201 as amended; motion was seconded by Ms. Leclair; motion carried.
Ms. Leclair moved to table the Public Hearing until October 20th, Ms. McGovern seconded; motion carried.
HEALTH AGENT UPDATES
Bellingham Smoke Shop –The Jamils have not turned in their application or food permit since agreeing to do so at the August 4th meeting. An email wil be send to Tobacco Agent in this regard.
Animal Regulations – The Zoning Board will be invited to the next meeting to address the matter of chickens on small lots.
Flu Vaccines – Mr. Catalano will meet with Public Health Nurse to determine how to structure and market the flu clinic.
- Ms. McGovern moved to pay Marilyn Edge $165.00, Ms. Leclair seconded; motion carried.
- Ms. McGovern moved to pay Stephen J. Szczepanik Insurance $988.00 for Michael Sarasin, Ms. Leclair seconded; motion carried.
- Ms. McGovern moved to pay Bill Fisher $2,250 for inspections done in July and August, Ms. Leclair seconded, motion carried.
454 Hartford Avenue –Ms. McGovern moved to approve payment of $9,619.00 to P.L. Trufant, Brandon Faneuf and Robert Hefferman, Ms. Leclair seconded; motion carried.
454 Hartford Avenue - Ms. McGovern moved to approve payment of $1,471.00 to Ecosystem Solution, Inc., Brandon Faneuf and Robert Hefferman, Ms. Leclair seconded and motion passed.
19 Pelletier Drive - Ms. McGovern moved to approve payment to Robert Dumont and for $3,000 for soil testing. Ms. Leclair seconded motion, and motion carried.
Plans for Review
20 Valleyview Road - Ms. McGovern moved to approve request for local upgrade 310CMR:15.405(i) separation from ground water 4’ to 3’. Ms. Leclair seconded motion, and motion carried.
397 Center Street – Ms. McGovern moved to approve request for local upgrade 310CMR:15.405(i) separation from ground water 4’ to 3’. Ms. Leclair seconded motion, and motion carried.
Ms. McGovern moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:29 p.m.; motion was seconded by Ms. Leclair and motion carried.