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Cemetery Minutes 11-20-08
Holland Cemetery Commission
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No meeting was held on October 28, 2008.

Cemetery Reports:

11-4-08
John Wells died on 11-1-2008 and was buried on 11-4-2008 in Section II, lot 37, plot C.  A $450.00 check for a summer opening and closing was received from Belanger and Bullard.

11-12-08
Vendor voucher paying Country Memorial $460.00 for the delivery of 4 corner markers for the following:
        Boisvert $115.00
Corriveau $115.00
Croke $115.00
LaPlante $115.00

Vendor voucher paying Howlett Lumber in the amount of $15.48 for miscellaneous supplies.

The Cemetery Commission will now meet on the third Tuesday of the month by appointment only until further notice.

11-18-08
The Cemetery Commission submitted to the Select Board for their consideration, our recommendation of an increase of cemetery fees as follows:

Plots from $50.00 to $100.00 for Holland residents
From $150.00 to $300.00 for non-residents

Perpetual Care (one-time cost)
1 Plot from $25.00 to $50.00
2 Plots from $50.00 to $100.00
3-4 Plots from $75.00 to $150.00
5-6 Plots from $100.00 to $200.00
7-10 Plots from $175.00 to $250.00

All other costs to remain the same (bound corner markers, standard grave and cremation grave opening and closings).

Price increase is to be effective as of January 1, 2009.

11-19-08
Pat and Sarto Caron met with Howard Fife at the cemetery where he selected 4 plots. We met again at the Town Hall.  Howard Fife submitted a $430.00 check for 4 Plots ($200.00) in Section IX (146, 147 and 173, 174), Perpetual Care  $75.00, bound markers $155.00.

We received from Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home a request to fill out a form from the Department of Veterans Affairs for the installation of a military marker (flat granite) for Thomas Mulrain who died January 28, 2007.
 
Respectfully submitted by:

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Patricia J. Caron, Secretary
~Copies to:  Select Board, Town Clerk and File.


 
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Phone: 413-245-7108 Fax: 413-245-7037
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