Falmouth Board of Selectmen July 11, 2011

Falmouth Board of Selectmen July 11, 2011


MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011 – 5:30 P.M.


1. 5:30 P.M. Committee Incumbent Interviews and Re-Appointments

2. 6:30 P.M. Approve Minutes of Meeting – June 27, 2011

3. 6:35 P.M Sign Treasurer’s Bonds

4. 6:40 P.M. Approval of Interdepartmental, 2011 Year-End Transfers – M.G.L. 77 Acts of 2006

5. 6:45 P.M. Summary of Actions
a. Accept Donation to Beach Department Donation Account from British Beer Company
b. Approve Payment from Recreation Department Donation Account
c. Approve Payment from Harbormaster Department Donation Account

6. 7:00 P.M. Continuation of June 6, 2011 Wind Energy Facilities Reports – Agenda

7:00 P.M. Introduction
Mary Pat Flynn, Chairman, Board of Selectmen

Update on MassDEP/MDPH Expert Scientific Panel on Potential Health Impacts Associated with Wind Turbines – Comment Period extended to July 22, 2011
Nancy Farrell, Facilitator, Regina Villa Associates

7:05 P.M. Public Comments/Questions: For those who did not speak at the June 6 meeting. Please note that time limits on speakers will be enforced to ensure that as many people can speak as possible.

8:05 P.M. Abutter Presentations
8:05 P.M. Health Effects of Living near a Turbine, Malcolm Donald, resident
8:15 P.M. Turbine Wake Shedding and Vortices Effects, Mark Cool, resident
8:25 P.M. Neighborhood Survey, Jill Worthington/Katherine Elder, residents

8:35 P.M. Board Discussion

8:40 P.M. Responses to presentations and comments on June 6, 2011; Update on MassDEP Response
Chris Menge, HMMH

8:55 P.M. Board discussion

9:00 P.M. Facilities Update – Wind II
Fran Yanuskiewicz, Weston & Sampson 

9:05 P.M. Operations Update
9:05 P.M. Massachusetts Military Reservation Experience
Rose Forbes, MMR
9:15 P.M. Range of Mitigation Scenarios
Nancy Farrell, Facilitator

9:25 P.M. Board discussion

9:40 P.M. Public Comments/Questions on Range of Scenarios: Speaker time limits will be enforced. 
The Board is seeking to hear a variety of opinions.

10:10 P.M. Next Steps
Consensus Building Report – August 22, 2011
Board of Selectmen Report on Scenarios – To Be Determined

10:15 P.M. Adjourn