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Zoning Board of Appeals Minutes 4/1/08
Becket Zoning Board of Appeals
Approved Minutes
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

New Business
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.

Respectfully submitted,

Heather Hunt
Administrative Assistant

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~~~~~~~~~~ Susan Schneider, Chair

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~~~~~~~~~~~ Joshua~ Lombard, Alternate member

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~~~~~~~~~~~ Donald Munger~

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~~~~~~~~~~ Marc Burgwardt

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~~~~~~~~~~ Robert Gorden

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