Board of Health Remote Call-in

Monday, February 1, 2021, 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm
Remote call-in
A meeting of the Board of Health

Meeting of Board of Health

Members: (Quorum)

  • Remote: John Hillman, at 7:00 PM
  • Remote: Michael Fair, Chair, at 7:00 PM
  • Remote: Sarah Todd, Member, at 7:00 PM
  • Remote: Peter Sylvan, at 7:00 PM

Also Present:

  • Susan Nagy - Clerk

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 7:00 PM

Meeting closed: 7:52 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

    • Meeting Opened / Attendance Taken (see above).

    • No minutes to approve.

    • - Citizens Business: Permits and general questions for the board.

    • - 1. Clerk will contact Town Clerk to have David Stultz removed and post opening for Board of Health members for upcoming Town Meeting.

    • - 2. Fair received a call from Council of Aging (Chair) Judy Raphael; she was concerned about how to get the elderly population of Leverett to a vaccination site. Possibly volunteers. The Clerk will check with the Fire Chief to see if they have a plan with regards to this issue and to see if they have a list of homebound residents.

    • - 3. Update from the JLMC: Opening school for hybrid learning. Currently Grades K, 1 and 2 three (3) hours per day four (4) day per week. beginning 2/8/2021 Grades 3 and 4; beginning 2/20/2021 grades 5 and 6.

    • - 4. Four (4) cases of COVID- 19 reported for the month of January. One (1) couple ( no contacts) and 2 individuals.

    • - 5. Leverett Pond

      General Discussion...
      Whether or not treating certain sections of the pond with herbicides. It is becoming an issue between town residents and residents living around the pond.. Concerns about health and safety.
      It was stated that there was no treatment applied in the summer of 2020 and treatment is not scheduled for the summer of 2021.

    • - Announcements, Information and log incoming mail.

    • - Call meeting to order and review minutes of the previous meeting.

    • - Adjourn and schedule next meeting.

    • - To call in to the remote meeting 1-425-436-6363 access code 133125

  2. 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 prepared by Susan Nagy, Clerk

Minutes approved on Thursday, Feb 25, 2021

Posted to: Board of Health