• Town of Weathersfield, Vermont

  • Town of Weathersfield, Vermont

  • Town of Weathersfield, Vermont

  • Town of Weathersfield, Vermont

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Veterans Memorial Committee Meeting

October 15, 2018

Martin Memorial Hall

5259 US Route 5, Ascutney




Members Present: Edith Stillson, deForest Bearse, Patience Bearse, Gloria Ballantine, Cookie and Ernie Shand

  1. Additions or corrections to the agenda

No changes were made.

  1. Assign chairperson for committee

This item was not addressed.

  1. Approve minutes of the last meeting: March 27, 2018

Motion: To approve the minutes of March 27, 2018 as written.

Made by: Mr. Shand   Second: Mrs. Shand

Vote: Unanimous in favor

  1. Authorize Veterans Day wreath expense

Motion: To authorize payment of no more than $150 for Veterans Day flowers

Made by: Mrs. Shand              Second: Mrs. Ballantine

Vote: Unanimous in favor

  1. Veterans Day Ceremony plans

Plans are still formulating. Bill Kennedy, career Air Force veteran, will be the guest speaker. Weathersfield first responders will assist with the laying of the wreath. Catamount Sqadron has not confirmed their participation. Zachary Shambo will provide the music. Chip Cobb will assist with advertising. BJ Esty will provide the sound system. Programs will be finalized soon and printed at the Town Office. There was discussion about who would master the ceremonies – perhaps Mr. Shand or Chip Cobb, if Chip is in Town for the event.

  1. Replace Roll of Honor?

There is a large crack down the center of the panel and it has yellowed. It should probably be replaced soon. Discussion will be pursued at the next meeting.

  1. New display ideas for side podiums

This will be discussed at a later meeting.

  1. Other Business
  2. Set date, time, location and agenda for next meeting
  3. Adjournment

Motion: To adjourn the meeting

Made by: Mr. Shand               Second: Mrs. Ballantine         

Vote: Unanimous in favor

The meeting adjourned at 6:22 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

deForest Bearse