Becket Zoning Board of Appeals
Tuesday, April 1st, ~2008
Board Members Present :~ Sue Schneider;Chairperson, ~Joshua ~Lombard , Donald Munger;Vice Chairperson, Marc Burgwardt, Robert Gorden
Board Members Absent:~ James Grady, Madeleine Swindlehurst;clerk.
Members of the~ Public Present: None
Meeting called to order:~ 7:04 p.m. Ms. Susan Schneider calls the meeting to order .
Approval of ~March 4th, 2008 Meeting Minutes – Chairman, Susan Schneider solicits for a motion to approve. Mr. Lombard makes a motion to approve the March 4th, 2008 meeting minutes. Mr. Munger seconds motion.Unanimous approval.
Public Participation- none
Review of various board positions and terms to expire-Mrs. Susan Schneider opens the discussion and states that although Ms. Swindlehurst is not present this evening , that she has sent the ZBA board members an email to serve as a~ reminder. Mrs. Schneider explains to the board members present that when this topic was discussed last month, Ms. Swindlehurst’s position as clerk / Regular ZBA member was not discussed simply because Ms. Swindlehurst was not present. Mrs. Schneider goes on to explain, however, that Ms. Swindlehurst’s email should serve as a reminder that her term will expire June 30th, 2008. After a brief discussion, Mr. Burgwardt states that he would like to see Ms. Swindlehurst stay with the board , even if only an alternate member. Mr. Burgwardt
explains that Ms. Swindlehurst contributes so much to the board. Mr. Lombard asks Mrs. Schneider exactly what the clerk position~ entails. Mrs. Swindlehurst explains the different positions of the ZBA to Mr. Lombard . Mrs. Schneider also states that at this time, there are not any applications submitted, therefore, there will not be a public hearing in the month of May.
Budget Review- Budget read and reviewed. Mr. Gorden asks the board members what the budget allotment is. Mrs. Schneider explains to Mr. Gorden that the Budget is for $2200.00 and details what some of the expenses are.
Correspondence- All correspondence read and reviewed.
~Mr. Munger makes a motion to adjourn. Mr. Lombard seconds motion. Meeting is adjourned at 7:30pm.
Schedule next meeting for Tuesday May 6th, ~2008.
Meeting Adjourned at 7:30 p.m.
~~~~~~~~~~ Susan Schneider, Chair
~~~~~~~~~~~ Joshua~ Lombard, Alternate member
~~~~~~~~~~~ Donald Munger~
~~~~~~~~~~ Marc Burgwardt
~~~~~~~~~~ Robert Gorden