Minutes

TOWN OF ACTON

SELECTMEN’S MEETING JULY 2, 2009

SALUTE TO THE AMERICAN FLAG

  1. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved as written.
  2.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING: Approved as written.
  3. SIGNING THE WARRANT: Approved and signed.
  4. OLD BUSINESS:

(a) CABLE COMMITTEE UPDATE: Rey reported the next meeting will be July 11 at which time rules and regulations will be discussed.

5. NEW BUSINESS:

(1) ELECTION OF A CHAIRMAN: On a motion by Larissa, Tony Cogliandro was elected.

(2): SELECTMEN’S SALARIES: Tony stated he did not wish to take the chairman’s stipend and would like to have it divided among the three of them. On a motion by Dennis it was so voted.          

(3). APPOINTMENTS: The following were appointments were made: Eric Gallagher, Carl Davis, James Wilson, Richard Johnson, Barbara Seckar to the Mary Grant Nature Preserve Committee; Gregory Martin, Robert Meyers, Roy Trafton, Virginia Deboer, Elise Miller, John Moore, Tom Cashin, to the Comprehensive Plan Implementation Committee; Robert T. Gore, Emergency Management Agency Director; Peter H. Smith, Deputy EMA; Robert Anderson, Constable; Elias Thomas, Warrant and Finance Committee member; Leonard Turcotte, Zoning Board of Appeals member; .Ken Paul and Steve McDonough’s appointments were revised to include Local Plumbing Inspector as well as Code Enforcement Officer and Deputy CEO.

(4)    ROAD COMMISSIONER MOONEY: Scott asked that selectmen create a policy stating both Road Commissioner need to sign for disbursement of joint accounts.

(5)    PURCHASE ORDERS: Dennis asked Lorraine to notify all department heads that they will be required to use purchase orders for all purchases within their department.

(6)    TOWN CLERK’S VACATION TIME: Jennifer requested to carry over her two weeks vacation for 2008/2009 and combine with 2009/2010. The request was granted.

(7)    13TH STREET PROPERTY TO GO TO BID: Interest in the purchase of this property has arisen. Lorraine was asked to prepare the bids to go out, same as were written earlier this year.

(8)    MEET WITH WARRANT & FINANCE COMMITTEE: Debbie Rix was elected chairman and Karl Hodgdon as vice chair. They will meet July 9 at to receive assignments.  

(9)    OPEN BIDS FOR TOWN HALL REPAIR: Bids received were Iron, $39,900; Noon, $31,000; Murray, $38,510; Inglewood, $39,681; PJ, $25,600. All bids will be turned over to CEO Paul for his consideration and recommendation.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Larissa announced she will be in the office from Wednesday, Thursday, and on Friday. She and Linda will be attending training for assessing the first week of August. She is interested in forming a Town Committee to participate in the Apple Festival and would like anyone interested in being involved to contact her.

MEETINGS: MOUSAM LAKE ASSOCIATION   JULY 25

MEMBERS PRESENT: Tony Cogliandro, Dennis Long, Larissa Crockett

OTHERS PRESENT: Pat Hannon, Scott Mooney, Rey and Deborah Lopez,  Mary Stanton, Vicki Ridlon, John Moore, Marian Elliott, Barbara Seckar, Carol Long, Patti Dutil, Roger Roy, Dick Neal, Betty Mann, Ethan Current, Richard and Lois Michaud, Scott Dunham, Debbi Rix, Tom Thomas, Davey Winchell, Andy Brazier, Bob Anderson, Sharon Anderson, Jim Crowley, Karl Hodgson, Paul Poyant, Lorraine Yeaton