May 18, 2011 BFCC Meeting

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May 18, 2011 BFCC Meeting

Postby Lisa Lannon » Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:25 pm

BUILDING FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
MEETING MINUTES
MAY 18, 2011

A meeting of the Building Facilities Construction Committee was held on May 18, 2011 at the Municipal Center. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM.

ATTENDANCE
PRESENT: William McConnell (Chairman), Sean Holland (Vice Chairman), Shirley Mosczynski, Virginia Howe, Linda Brown, Ed Gouin, Matt Sargent, William Cundiff (Town Engineer). Joe Biagioni (Ex-Officio), Ann Carlsson, Ellie Chesebrough.

REORGANIZATION/ANNUAL REAPPOINTMENTS
Discussion held regarding the reorganization and annual reappointments. Ms. Mosczynski made a motion to recommend Mr. Gouin to the full term position on the BFCC. Ms. Brown seconded the motion. Vote: Yes – 6, Abstain – 1. Motion carries.
Ms. Howe made a motion that the Committee structure remains the same. Ms. Mosczynski seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

SAFETY COMPLEX
Mr. Cundiff reported that work continues on the Safety Complex. He has spoken with the Police Chief and Fire Chief. The Fire Chief has indicated that he is interested in participating as the project moves forward.

LIBRARY ADA RENOVATION PROJECT
Mr. Cundiff distributed the scores submitted by members and asked them to compare to those entered into the spreadsheet for accuracy. He also discussed the ranking of Criteria 3, which was changed. He asked if anyone wanted to change his or her score based on the change. No one did. Mr. Cundiff distributed and reviewed the Summary – Quantity of Votes per Category and Score Summary – Library ADA Project. Discussion held.
It was agreed that all three companies would be interviewed. The process of interviewing and the scoring of the interviews were discussed. Ms. Chesebrough suggested that references be obtained from the Bureau of Library Commissioners. Mr. Cundiff indicated that he obtain the name of who to call there from Ms. Carlsson. He will also be calling three references from the lists provided by each company.
An email from Ms. Chesebrough regarding front doors was noted. Mr. Cundiff indicated that it has been forwarded to the Committee.

SITING OF A MUNICIPAL COMPOST FACILITY
Mr. Cundiff indicated that no further progress has been made on the siting of a municipal compost facility at this time.

HEMLOCK STREET BRIDGE
Mr. Cundiff discussed three proposals for the Hemlock Street Bridge, which were forwarded to the Committee. After discussions with the Town Administrator and the Highway Superintendent, they are recommending to go with MaGuire Group for the following reasons: lower price, pre qualified, and good references. This will be funded with Chapter 90 funds through the Highway Department. It was the consensus of the Committee to proceed as recommended. Mr. Cundiff will advise Mr. Furno and periodic reports will be brought to the Committee.

MUNICIPAL WIND TURBINE
Mr. Cundiff discussed a memo forwarded to the Committee regarding the Met Tower Data. This is only four months of data and further analysis will be forth coming. He noted that the sound level measuring devices have been installed.

INTERMEDIATE/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROJECT
Ms. Mosczynski reported on the School Project. She noted that meetings continue for the purpose of gathering information. Mr. Cundiff noted they are actively fine-tuning the design and discussed the process moving forward. Some discussion held. The Committee will be kept updated as to progress.

DCS ENERGY SOLAR PROPOSAL
Mr. Cundiff noted the RFP that Town Counsel has prepared. He asked that members review this to determine if it is something they want to proceed with and it will be put on the agenda for the next meeting.

GREEN COMMUNITITES PLANNING ASSISTANCE
Mr. Cundiff noted that the Board of Selectmen has requested that a cost benefit analysis be submitted to them. Mr. Cundiff will work on this for the Committee’s review and input prior to submittal.

MINUTES
The minutes of the May 4, 2011 meeting were reviewed. Ms. Brown made a motion to approve the May 4, 2011 meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Gouin seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

ADJOURNMENT
Ms. Brown made a motion adjourn the meeting at7:55 PM. Ms. Mosczynski seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,


Lisa Lannon
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