BOS - January 30, 2001

BOS - January 30, 2001

Postby Suzanne Kane » Mon Nov 17, 2008 1:31 pm

Board of Selectmen’s Meeting
January 30, 2001 at 7:00 PM


Members Present: Rich Preston, Shirley Mosczynski, Ron Forget, Buff Therrien.

1. Call to order at 7:00 PM
2. Interim Town Accountant Service

• Three Candidates were interviewed.
 Pamela Le Duc
 Doris Metivier
 Michael Diorio
• The candidates were asked a series of questions including:
 Description of background and work experience
 Availability
 Delivery of services
 Cost of services
 Available to start
 Willingness beyond the FY01
• Discussion after the interviews.
 All of the candidates were willing to serve beyond FY01 if needed.
 Pam Le Duc
• Very well spoken/interviewed well.
• Least amount of experience but has a mix of working in several towns.
 Michael Diorio
• Dismissive to warrant
• Excellent credentials
• Would be good candidate for long term.
 Doris Metivier
• Only candidate who was completely flexible to our needs regarding schedule.
• Would be a good candidate for long term as well.
Buff Therrien motioned to offer Pam Le Duc the position, seconded by Shirley Mosczynski. VOTE: ALL IN FAVOR
• Pam Le Duc will check with the Board of Selectmen in Webster where she is Town Accountant as per her contract.

3. Reorganization of Financial Functions
• Norm MacNeill proposed amendments to the FYO2 Budget
 Remove Finance Director and change the department back to Town Accountant.
• Norm will re-work the work sheet with the appropriate adjustments.
• Shirley questioned if we go with a Finance Director, when it will go into effect.
 It would have to be discussed with the School Committee
• Shirley requested models from similar town governments.
• Buff Therrien excused himself and left the meeting at 9 PM.

4. Executive Administrator’s Report• Setting a meeting with Mr. Yacino regarding gun issues.
 Mr. Yacino has two dates available ( 2/13 or 2/27)
 Consensus to have the meeting on February 27 at 7:00 PM
 Rich will put together all of the information he has regarding this issue for the other members of the Board.
• February 12 – BVT Proposal to Finance Committee
 Board of Selectmen should be present at this meeting.
• Water & Sewer
 The Sutton Board of Selectmen are meeting tonight.
 Norm MacNeill expects that they will no longer be interested in bringing Manchaug to Douglas’s system.
 We will know their decision soon.
• Spring Meadows
 Expected to see Jon Audett at the February 6th Meeting but he may not be back to meet with the Board.
 There are 5 out of 69 property lots with questions.
• Failure to reserve a part of the road (easement).
• Special Town Meeting Date
 Norm MacNeill presented April 18, 2001 as another Special Town Meeting date, proposed by Tom Navaroli due to the amount of items.
 No decision needs to be made tonight, but a decision has to be made on February 6th.

5. Adjourn
• Ron Forget motioned to adjourn at 10:00 PM, seconded by Shirley Mosczynski. VOTE: ALL IN FAVOR



Respectfully Submitted,



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