Board of Health Remote Call-in

Monday, March 15, 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm
Remote call-in
A meeting of the Board of Health

Meeting of Board of Health

Members: (Quorum)

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

Also Present:

  • Susan Nagy
  • Clerk By phone remote meeting
  • Nick Venti called in at 7:12

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 7:00 PM

Meeting closed: 8:00 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

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

    • - Announcements, Information and log incoming mail.

    • - 1. It was stated that as of last week there were NO new COVID cases in Leverett. All Leverett Elementary School (LES) classes are running in Hybrid Mode. It is expected that teachers will have their first vaccination within the next two weeks.

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

    • - 1. The board discussed the possibility of opening the LCA (Leverett Crafts and Arts) for public exhibits. Fair will communicate with the Executive Director to see what theirs plans are for opening.

    • - 2. Hillman told the board that he was working on an issue at 20 Richardson Road. Owner would like to build another residence on property

    • - 3. With regards to community outreach to the senior population; the spread sheet is filling in nicely; the outreach liaison, Diana Bella was asked to only contact residents 80 years and older. Most seems to be in good shape as far as obtaining vaccination resources.

      General Discussion...
      Nick had questions regarding the information on the spreadsheet that it was possibly violating HIPAA laws. Fair stated that the information was obtained through the census. (public information)
      If more sensitive is obtained the board with address that at the time.

    • - 4. There was a discussion about the CARES money; what are the restriction? Hillman reported that Town Administrator, Margie McGinnis will contact Phoebe at FRCOG for clarification.

    • - 5. The board discussed what would be the best way to get the most accurate and updated information to the public. Possibly the Town Web-Site, Leverett Connects.... no decision was made so this discussion will continue.

    • - Adjourn and schedule next meeting.

      MOTION, moved by John Hillman, seconded by Sarah Todd: to adjourn at 8:01 PM.

      Pass: Aye: John Hillman, Michael Fair, Sarah Todd. Not Present: Peter Sylvan.

      Next meeting April 5, 2021 at 7:00PM

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

  2. Pending Items

    • 14 North Leverett Road

      General Discussion...
      The owners have requested a building permit for the main structure. Health agent, Steve Ball has spoken to the owners about expectations and regulations. Hillman will contact the County Building Inspector for clarification of the requested permit.

    • 112 Old Long Plain Road

      General Discussion...
      failed system October 2020 - Sent order to correct by April 30, 2021

    • Sunderland Regulations regarding septic pumping before title 5 Inspection

    • Health Agents letter to the Planning Board regarding Lot size for public water and private sewer.

  3. Meeting Wrap-up

    • Next Meeting:
      1. Mon, Apr 5, at 7:00 PM "Board of Health Remote Call-in" -- Remote call-in
    • Meeting Closed at 8:00 PM.

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 By Susan Nagy, Clerk

Minutes approved on Monday, Apr 5, 2021

Posted to: Board of Health