Meeting convened—6:30 p.m.
Present – Amos Meacham, Michael Billingsley, Dan Gadd, Sasha Thayer (ex officio), Bram Towbin
Evaluation of the recent P.U.C. filing, and update of Town’s involvement.
Bram’s narrative will name major storms, changes in weather and impact upon roadway safety and integrity, as well as costs. Patrick Martin will provide Hazmat narrative-response & evacuation plans (using LP gas tanker overturned at blinking light for example) as well as citizen protection/evacuation during floods, dam releases and storms; and will help document squad extra work during October wind storm event.
Dan will work on narrative re: household impact of floding & significant 2001-2017 flods. Amos will assist with flu pandemic & epidemics, as well as mental health response (regional, local) in event of traumatic hazard events. Greg Chanberlin will be checked with about water treatment & sewage treatment during floods, dam releases and extended electric outages.
Sasha will provide legal framework and related legislative framework as well as the structure and ordering of the final document. Michael will provide narrative writing in a number of sections, as well as results of hazard priority rating poll from early 2017.
Emphasis in discussion upon likely more severe and long-lasting storms, likely electrical outages, higher personal & vulnerable population dependency upon electricity.
Public meeting will solicit comments, seek narratives and ask for recommendations. Michael moved, Bram seconded… all approved, no abstentions.
Meeting adjourned 8:10 p.m.