Wed, Mar 7, 2012 09:44 AM
KILLINGTON-Interim Killington Town Manager Seth Webb is one step
closer to making the job permanent.
Killington's board of selectmen held a special meeting on Monday,
March 5 to discuss the final contract negotiations in executive
Selectman Jim Haff moved to make a change in the agenda, because
the agenda item seemed confusing.
"I thought we were working with (attorney) Mark Sperry," Haff
said. "Saying 'appointment' makes it sound like we already have a
Some of the 20 people present wanted to discuss Webb's proposed
appointment, but chairman Chris Bianchi cut them off.
"This is a special meeting," he said. "We don't have to have
citizen comments at a special meeting. One of the jobs the state
has us do is to hire a town manager. After the contract is
finalized, it goes to Seth. We may make the appointment at the next
regular meeting" on March 13.
Nonetheless, the board allowed a few questions from the
"Wasn't it agreed to appoint Seth after a performance evaluation?"
asked resident Vito Resenas.
"Even if we did, there wouldn't be a public record," Bianchi
replied. "It would go into his personnel file."
Webb has been the presumptive candidate all along.
"The idea of a search was abandoned," Bianchi said.
Bianchi said residents have a week to speak privately with board
members before the appointment is made official.
Webb has been interim Killington town manager for the past four