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Charter Commission Minutes 08/18/2009
Buxton Charter Commission
Meeting Minutes
August 18, 2009
Call to order
Andrew Townsend called to order the regular meeting of the Buxton Charter Commission at 7:07pm on August 18, 2009 in Buxton Town Hall large meeting room.
Roll call
Members Present: Andy Townsend, Dianne Senechal, Jennifer Barschdorf, David Dunn, Brent Havu, May Schumacher, Judy Sjulander
Approval of minutes from last meeting
Charter Commission Meeting Minutes August 13, 2009.  Approved as amended 7-0-2 (Dan & Larry absent)
Open issues
Legal Counsel – Dianne found that Scarborough uses Chris Vaniotis from Bernstein Shur Counselors at Law, Gorham and Standish both use attorneys from Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry.
The proposed interview schedule for the August 27, 2009 meeting is (7-0-2):
7:30 Paul Frinsko (schedule by Dan)
8:00 & 8:30 Ken Cole & Chris Vaniotis (Dianne to schedule)
New business
Department Head Meetings:
A meeting was schedule between David Pinkham and Brent, David, & May (David couldn’t make the meeting) – it was said to have been a good conversation but the details were private and the rest of the board should talk to him on their own.
Andy - everyone needs to be notified of meetings ahead of time and people need to report back to the group about the meeting.
Brent - it was a confidentiality issue
David - the meetings are personal not to be discussed with anyone else.
It was asked if the committee could go into executive session
May reiterated confidentiality

Andrew Townsend adjourned the meeting at 7:27pm.
Minutes submitted by:  Jennifer Barschdorf

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