Pepperell Board of Health

March 16, 2010 Meeting Minutes



Call to order:   The Pepperell Board of Health was called to order at 7:05 PM by Mr. Lambert

Members Present:         Robert Lambert Chairman, John Marriner Member, Alfred Buckley Member

Members Absent:                                                                                                                                                               

Staff Present:              Kalene Garbarz RS, Health Agent, and Sandra Grogan Board Secretary

Guests Present:             Paul MacDonald Nashoba Publications

Minutes to be approved:   Mr. Marriner made a motion to accept the minutes of February 23, 2010 as written. Mr. Buckley seconded it. A vote was taken. All were in favor.

Topic of Discussion

Relevant Discussion

Action taken

Vote taken


Business: A


Region II PHER-GRANT for H1N1 Prevention



ˇ         A discussion ensued about the PHER-GRANT prevention of H1N1 unused monies from Region 2.

ˇ         The Board would like to purchase some back up dispensers in case of breakage and provide more hand sanitizers, batteries for the current dispensers and new ones.

ˇ         Since the Secretary has been working on this project she will get paid out of the grant money.

ˇ         Mr. Buckley will talk to the Accountant about the procedure of paying the Secretary out of the grant money.





Business: B

Nomination of Animal Inspector






ˇ         The State of Massachusetts department of Agricultural Resource has all Boards of Health nominate every year an inspector of animals as per requirement.

ˇ         Our current Animal Inspector is Robin Hebert.





Mr. Marriner made a motion to accept Robin Hebert as Animal Inspector.


Mr. Buckley seconded it.




A vote was taken.

All were in favor.






ˇ         5 Bancroft St. was granted a 1yr extension in order to complete the Certificate of Compliance.

ˇ         9 Fairchild Court issued a construction disposal permit

ˇ         48 Harbor St applied for an upgrade of the septic system.

ˇ         White Hen Pantry issued frozen desserts permit.

ˇ         G.W. Shaw & Son, Inc. issued rubbish hauler license.



The Board signed permits/licenses.


Other Item:

Update of 17 William St.


ˇ         The Board was inquiring about 17 William St.


ˇ         Health Agent Garbarz explained the owner is trying to pursue an easement from one of his neighbors. He has until the end of the month to get in touch with the Board.

ˇ         Health Agent Garbarz arrived late, due to traffic caused by the flooding. She missed the discussion of the remaining monies of the H1N1 grant.  She suggested some of the grant money may want to be used for signs at the H1N1 clinics, this would help direct people. The Board thought this is a good idea and suggested the BOH order 4 signs.





Mr. Buckley made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Marriner seconded it. A vote was taken. All were in favor.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:55 PM

Next Meeting: April 6, 2010

Respectfully submitted by:   Sandra Grogan


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  Robert Lambert, Chairman                   John Marriner                               Alfred Buckley