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Board of Health Meeting

Monday, August 28, 2023, 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Town Hall Office Meeting Space
A meeting of the Board of Health

Meeting of Board of Health

Members: (Quorum)

  • Present: Kathy Llamas, Chair, at 5:00 PM
  • Present: Jackie Choate, Member, at 5:00 PM
  • Present: Emily Sweet, Member, at 5:00 PM

Also Present:

  • Laurie Lucier
  • Carl Nelke

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 5:00 PM

Meeting closed: 6:10 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. Title V Agent Report

    • General Discussion...
      7/24 - 482 Newhall Road - component replacement
      8/16 - 851 Roaring Brook Road - perc test
      8/22 - 37 Fisher Place - progress inspection
      8/23 - 132 Sabans Road - plan approval
      8/28 - 254 Bardwells Ferry Road - component replacement

  3. Meetings / Trainings attended by board members

    • General Discussion...
      Nothing to report

  4. Health and Wellness report

    • General Discussion...
      There has been an increase in COVID, still low compared to last year at this time, but double June's numbers. Current variant is BA2.86; this variant could evade vaccines and natural immunities. Franklin County, as of August 5th, has zero admission, zero ICU patients and zero hospitalized. In the U.S. there has been less than 1 per 100,000 admissions, 1 per 100,000 ICU patients and 2 per 100,000 hospitalized.

  5. Food Services and Inspections

    • General Discussion...
      Nothing to report

  6. Permit Applications

    • General Discussion...
      Installer Permits for WR Hillman and Pantermehl Land Clearing approved and signed.

  7. Outdoor Wood Boilers (OHH)

    • General Discussion...
      Quick review of current application - proposed changes agreed upon and Laurie will make them and present updated application at next meeting. Board members will review current regulations and discuss any updates/changes they feel may be needed at next meeting.

      MOTION, moved by Emily Sweet, seconded by Jackie Choate: to update application as presented by Laurie Lucier, Clerk.

      Pass: Aye: Jackie Choate, Emily Sweet, Kathy Llamas.

  8. Unanticipated items of concern that arises after posting

    • General Discussion...
      Laurie will work on draft for reminder letters to go out to Installers and Haulers early each year, to be reviewed at next meeting.

  9. Public comments

    • General Discussion...
      No members of the public in attendance

  10. Meeting Wrap-up

The listing of matters is those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

Minutes approved on Tuesday, Sep 12, 2023

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