May 6, 2013 Finance Committee

May 6, 2013 Finance Committee

Postby Mary Wright » Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:18 pm

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013

A meeting of the Finance Committee was held on Monday, May 6, 2013. Mr. Bari called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM at the Douglas High School Auditorium.

ATTENDANCE
PRESENT: Todd Bari (Chairman), Carol Gogolinski, Pamela Holmes (Vice Chair), Ryan Hogan, Michael Hutnak, Jerome Kocur, Kate Murphy, Cynthia Shurick, Michael Guzinski, Jeanne Lovett
ABSENT: Scott Hackett

1. RESERVE FUND TRANSFERS
Ms. Cortney Keegan reported that the town received a check from Travelers Insurance in the amount of $8,607.73 to use to reimburse the School Department for the expenditures made for repairs due to the August middle school gym roof leak.
Mr. Hogan made a motion to approve a Reserve Fund Transfer to the School Department Expenditures and Salaries Account in the amount of $8,607.73. Ms. Gogolinski seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

2. SNOW & ICE DEFICIT SPENDING REQUEST
Mr. Bari presented a request from Highway Superintendent, John Furno, dated April 2, 3013 requesting a transfer to the Snow & Ice Account to pay unpaid bills.
Ms. Holmes made a motion to approve a Reserve Fund Transfer to the Snow & Ice Account in the amount of $10.000.00. Ms. Shurick seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
Ms. Lovett presented a bill from Staples for producing the flyer.

3. REVIEW MOTIONS & RECOMMENDATIONS – ATM & STM
Mr. Bari announced that the budget for the ambulance is reduced from the numbers they will present tonight at the Annual Town Meeting because the ambulance receipts are actually $82,000 lower. This discrepancy is due to a timing issue. A discussion was held.
Mr. Guzinski explained the modification to be made for Article 8.
Ms. Gogolinski made a motion to modify the Finance Committee’s recommendation on Article 8 to change the amount not to exceed from $50,000 to $30,000. Mr. Hutnak seconded the motion.
Mr. Guzinski stated that they would be passing over the Old Grammar School article because the Board of Selectmen voted to create a committee to discuss options for that building.

4. OTHER BUSINESS
There was no other business.

5. ADJOURNMENT
The meeting adjourned at 6:50 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Wright
Recording Secretary
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