Minutes

TOWN OF ACTON

SELECTMEN’S MEETING

NOVEMBER 14, 2006

 

1. PUBLIC FORUM: Jim noted that in response to a letter in the New York

 

"AS election mishaps hindered voting on Tuesday from Cleveland to Denver, some people were already calling for giving up on the new electronic voting machines, which were themselves put in place to prevent another hanging-chad fiasco like that in Florida in 2000.

But this reaction to the bugs and glitches shows that Americans have not learned the right lesson from 2000: the problem is not with the technology of running our elections but rather with the people running them"-------- Sheila Parksof West Roxbury, Ma.,wrote about the vote counting in Acton, Maine.

 

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING:

4. WARRANT:

 

5. OLD BUSINESS:

(A) ASSESSING:

(B) CABLE CONTRACT:

6. NEW BUSINESS:

(A) APPOINTMENTS - SACO RIVER CORRIDOR COMMISSION (1 MEMBER, 1 ALTERNATE) BOARD OF ASSESSMENT REVIEW MEMBER:

(B) SIGN ESCROW ACCOUNT

(C)

7. ADJOURNMENT:

8. MEETINGS:

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

OTHERS PRESENT:

Times by Richard L. Hasen, a professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles who wrote