BELGRADE — The Board of Selectpersons will get more information on the Dalton property Tuesday as the town moves closer to buying the land next to the Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons.

In March, town voters approved spending $150,000 to buy the property, which will give the town a right of way to Great Pond.

Town Manager Gregory Gill is scheduled to give the board an update on the possible purchase at the meeting, which is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Town Office.

Also Tuesday, the board will discuss the length of the lease between the Friends of the Belgrade Library and the town. The friends group is renovating a building on Depot Road for use as a new, bigger library. The group is on schedule to finish its part of the work by mid-November and hopes to open the new facility in late December, friends president Judy Johnson said.

For more than two years, the group has been raising money for a larger library to replace the small library space at the community center. The current library is so small that half of the collection is stored in a shed behind the building.

The group bought the cape-style home on Depot Road for $140,000 and is renovating it for use as a library. Twice in the last three years, voters overwhelmingly shot down proposals for a new building that would have included the Town Office, the library, the Belgrade Historical Society and a food pantry.

Also, Recreation Director Valencia Schubert will present a quarterly update and the board will review bids for the Chandler Road landfill project. The town is accepting bids for the removal of surface metal and to fill voids on a half-acre of the Old Belgrade Municipal landfill on Chandler Road, according to a public notice published earlier this week. All bids must be received by the town by noon Tuesday.

Susan Cover — 621-5643

[email protected]