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Board of Selectmen Meeting Minutes

Any and all corrections to the following minutes will be made at the 11/17/05 Board of Selectmen's meeting and are considered unapproved until then. Corrections will be noted in the minutes of that meeting.

MINUTES - SPECIAL MEETING - NEWFANE SELECTBOARD
NOVEMBER 10th, 2005
NEWFANE TOWN OFFICE

PRESENT:
Selectmen: Piet van Loon, Priscilla Cotton, Dan DeWalt, and Patricia Halloran.
Absent: Gary Katz
Also Present: Marshall Glickman, Delinquent Tax Collector and Alexander Shriver of Potter Stewart, Jr. Law Office, P.C.

1. CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was opened at 6:35 p.m.
2. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Glickman outlined some of his recent activities relative to delinquent taxes, and asked that the Board advise on possible future steps in the matter of the Culhane Estate account.
Dan DeWalt moved to go into Executive Session to consider a contract and negotiations and to include Mr. Glickman and Attorney Shriver in the session. The motion was seconded by Pat Halloran, and so voted at 6:44 p.m.
The Board returned to open session at 7:23 p.m.
Priscilla Cotton moved to authorize Alexander Shriver to negotiate on behalf of the Town of Newfane with the Estate of Frank J. Culhane regarding the amount of delinquent taxes now showing on Town records to be paid by the Estate. Pat Halloran seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.

4. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Priscilla Cotton reported generally on the sessions she had attended at the Town Officers' conference on November 10th.
B. Piet van Loon spoke briefly about the meeting of the State Covered Bridge Advisory Committee that he and Gary Katz had attended earlier in the day. The Committee voted to proceed with design for restoration of the Williamsville covered bridge. Piet offered to go into more detail at the November 17th Board meeting when Gary could be present to present his views on the meeting.
C. The problem that arose on the traffic calming cones in Williamsville, and the letter received from Walter Phelps on the situation was reviewed briefly. The question will be put on the November 17th agenda for further discussion.
D. No further action was taken on any matter.

5. ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Hendrik W. van Loon, Chair for the Board
Posted: Town Clerk's Office, Newfane Store, Williamsville General Store, South Newfane/Williamsville Post Office, and South Newfane General Store & Deli. www.newfanevt.com

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