BOS - January 4, 2011

BOS - January 4, 2011

Postby Suzanne Kane » Thu Dec 30, 2010 10:36 am

Board of Selectmen
Agenda
January 4, 2011


7:00 pm

• Call to Order

• Chairman’s Announcements

• Citizen’s Forum

1. Appointment – Historical Commission

2. MSBA – Final Design Enrollment Certification

3. Common Victualler’s License Renewal’s

4. Form of Government Proposal - Discussion

5. Minutes: Dec. 7, 2010 Exec. Session; Dec. 21, 2010; Dec. 21, 2010 Exec. Session.

6. Administrator’s Report

7. Old/New Business

8. Executive Session – Contract Negotiations

9. Adjournment
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Future Agenda Items

• Jan. 18th:
T.A. Quarterly Report

• March 1st: Review Finance Dpt.

• TBD: Policies; EDC; Update Master Plan; Housing Plan/Housing Authority; Sign Bylaw; Anonymous Letter Policy; Mtg w/Webster BOS; Green Communities Program – ICF International
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BOARD OF SELECTMEN
MEETING MINUTES
JANUARY 4, 2011
Approved January 4, 2011


• Call to Order
Mr. Bonin called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM
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ATTENDENCE:
Board: Tim Bonin, Paula Brouillette, Mitch Cohen, Jeffrey LaPorte, Suzanne Kane (Administrative Assistant).
Other Staff and Citizens: Jeanne Lovett (Finance Director), Susan Spencer (T&G), Christopher Menn.
ABSENT: Michael Hughes (Chairman).

• Chairman’s Announcements
There were no announcements.

• Citizen’s Forum
No Citizens came forward.

1. Appointment – Historical Commission
In the agenda is a memo from Ms. Kane dated 12/30/10, Application for Board/Committee, various memos relating to the application.
Ms. Kane discussed the application of Christopher Menn for the Historical Commission. Mr. Cohen made a motion to appoint Christopher Menn to the Historical Commission for a three-year term ending June 30, 2013. Mr. LaPorte seconded the motion. All – Aye.

2. MSBA – Final Design Enrollment Certification
In the agenda is a letter from Mary Pichetti (MSBA) dated 12/21/10, MSBA Design Enrollment Certification.
Mr. Guzinski read a letter received from MSBA regarding the final Design Enrollment Certification agreement. Some discussion held. Mr. Cohen made a motion to authorize Mr. Guzinski to sign the agreement and send back to MSBA. Mr. LaPorte seconded the motion. All – Aye.

3. Common Victualler’s License Renewal’s
In the agenda is a memo from Ms. Kane dated 12/28/10, applications for Common Victuallers License.
Ms. Kane discussed the license renewal for Common Victuallers Licenses. Mr. LaPorte made a motion to approve the Common Victuallers License Renewals contingent upon the recommendations. Mr. Cohen seconded the motion. All – Aye.



4. Form of Government Proposal – Discussion
In the agenda is a memo from Mr. Guzinski dated 12/30/10 and Proposed Finance Department Organizational Chart.
Mr. Guzinski discussed the proposal of combining the positions of Treasurer and Collector. Some discussion held. Mr. Cohen made a motion to approve the proposal to combine the position of Treasurer and Collector. Mr. LaPorte seconded the motion. All – Aye.

5. Minutes: Dec. 7, 2010 Exec. Session; Dec. 21, 2010; Dec. 21, 2010 Exec. Session
Dec. 21, 2010: Ms. Brouillette made a motion to approve the minutes of December 21, 2010 as presented. Mr. LaPorte seconded the motion. All – Aye.
Dec. 7, 2010 Exec. Session: Mr. LaPorte made a motion to approve the minutes of the Executive Session of December 7, 2010, releasing items 12D and 12G retaining all others. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. All – Aye.
Dec. 21, 2010 Exec. Session: Mr. LaPorte made a motion to approve the minutes of the December 21, 2010 Executive Session retaining all. Mr. Cohen seconded the motion. All – Aye.

6. Administrator’s Report
In the agenda is an agreement for services.
Mr. Guzinski discussed a draft agreement for services for a grant to do a study for regional dispatch services. The Towns involved include Douglas, Sutton, Uxbridge, Northbridge and Upton. Douglas would be the lead community. CGR is the company recommended to provide the service and the cost will be $110,000. Douglas would be the signatory for the agreement. He encouraged members to review this agreement for action at the next meeting. Some discussion held.

7. Old/New Business
OLD BUSINESS
There was no old business.
NEW BUSINESS
Mr. LaPorte noted that there would be a Water Shed Meeting tomorrow. He will have an update at the next meeting.

8. Executive Session – Contract Negotiations
This item was passed over.

9. Adjournment
Mr. LaPorte made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:18 PM. Mr. Cohen seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

Respectfully Submitted,
Lisa Lannon
Recording Secretary
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