BOS - November 23, 2010

BOS - November 23, 2010

Postby Suzanne Kane » Wed Nov 17, 2010 3:54 pm

Board of Selectmen
Agenda
November 23, 2010


7:00 pm
• Call to Order

• Chairman’s Announcements

• Citizen’s Forum

7:05 pm 1. Liquor License Transfer Hearing & Pledge of License/Stock – Gregory’s

2. Resolution of Support for Blackstone National Park

3. MIIA Insurance – 2 Yr Guarantee Proposal Offer

4. Personnel Policies & Procedures – Second Reading

5. Minutes: November 9, 2010; November 9, 2010 – Exec Session

6. Administrator’s Report

7. Old/New Business

8. Executive Session – Collective Bargaining/Contract Negotiations

9. Adjournment
____________________________________________________________________________________
Future Agenda Items

Dec. 7th:
Liquor License Renewals; Auditor’s Exit Conference;

Dec. 21st: All other License Renewals

March 1st: Review Finance Department

TBD: Policies; Anonymous Letter Policy; Fire Study; EDC; Master Plan; Housing Plan; Sign Bylaw; Webster BOS

Qrtly: Goals & Objectives
_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
MEETING MINUTES
NOVEMBER 23, 2010
Approved December 7, 2010


• Call to Order
Mr. Hughes called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Municipal Center Resource Room.

ATTENDENCE:
Board: Michael Hughes (Chairman), Tim Bonin, Paula Brouillette, Mitch Cohen, Jeffrey LaPorte, Michael Guzinski (Town Administrator), Suzanne Kane (Administrative Assistant).
Other Staff and Citizens: Emad Ghobrial, Mourcous Morgan.

• Chairman’s Announcements
The Chairman had no announcements.

• Citizen’s Forum
No citizens came forward.

7:05 PM
1. Liquor License Transfer Hearing & Pledge of License/Stock – Gregory’s
In the agenda is a memo from Ms. Kane dated 11/17/10, a copy of the Public Hearing notice, Douglas Liquor License Transfer Application Checklist. Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission Form 43, Personal Info Form and Manager Application, Articles of Organization, and Fire Department Inspection.
Ms. Kane discussed the application for the transfer of a license and pledge of license for Gregory’s Restaurant. Some discussion held. Mr. Cohen made a motion to approve the transfer of license as presented pending the receipt of the newspaper ad and the copy of the inspection. Mr. LaPorte seconded the motion. All – Aye.

2. Resolution of Support for Blackstone National Park
(After Citizen’s Forum, taken out of order due to time)
In the agenda is a letter from Mr. Sanderson dated 11/4/10 with Resolution and information regarding Blackstone National Park.
Mr. Guzinski discussed a letter from Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor regarding a resolution of support for the Blackstone National Park. Some discussion held. Mr. Cohen made a motion to sign the resolution as presented. Mr. Bonin seconded the motion. All – Aye.

3. MIIA Insurance – 2-Year Guarantee Proposal Offer
(After item 1, taken out of order due to time)
In the agenda is a memo from Mr. Guzinski dated 11/18/10 with a letter from Mr. LaBonte dated 11/12/10.
Mr. Guzinski discussed a rate proposal from the Massachusetts Inter-local Insurance Association for property, liability and workers compensation for a 0% increase for FY12 and a cap of a 2.5% increases for FY13. Some discussion held. Mr. Cohen made a motion to accept the two-year proposal as presented by MIIA. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. All – Aye.

4. Personnel Policies & Procedures – Second Reading
Mr. Guzinski indicated that he is in the process of reaching out to the employees for comments regarding the Personnel Policies & Procedures. He suggested that the Board table the third reading at this time to give sufficient time for review by all parties. Some discussion held. Mr. Cohen questioned if it would make sense to implement with the fiscal year. Mr. Guzinski will look into this. The Board agreed the third reading would be tabled until January.

5. Minutes: November 9, 2010; November 9, 2010 – Exec. Session
November 9, 2010: Mr. Cohen made a motion to approve the November 9, 2010 minutes as presented. Mr. LaPorte seconded the motion. All – Aye.
November 9, 2010 Executive Session: Mr. Bonin made a motion to approve and retain the minutes of November 9, 2010 Executive Session. All – Aye.

6. Administrator’s Report
Mr. Guzinski thanked all the Boards, Committees and staff for their help on preparing for the Special Town Meeting. He noted that the Building Facilities and Construction Committee is moving forward on the Library project as well as the Public Safety Complex. He will keep the Board updated on their progress.

7. Old/New Business
OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Cohen reported that since the funds were approved for the schematic design, at the next meeting of the School Building Committee proposals from the architects for moving forward would be reviewed. Ms. Brouillette questioned the status of the Webster Board of Selectmen regarding the Wind Farm update. Mr. Guzinski will ask Mr. Jané to come to the next Board of Selectmen meeting to give an update. He noted that the Webster Board of Selectmen had indicated the desire to attend in early December. He will confirm with them that they are still interested in coming in.
NEW BUSINESS
There was no new business.

8. Executive Session – Collective Bargaining/Contract Negotiations
Mr. Cohen made a motion to go into Executive Session at 7:23 pm for the purpose of collective bargaining/contract negotiations and to return to regular session for the purpose of adjournment. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. Roll Call Vote: Michael Hughes – aye, Mitch Cohen – aye, Tim Bonin – aye, Paula Brouillette – aye, Jeffrey LaPorte - aye.
Mr. Cohen made a motion to come out of Executive Session at 8:58 pm and return to regular session for the purpose of adjournment. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. Roll Call Vote: Mitch Cohen – aye, Tim Bonin – aye, Paula Brouillette – aye, Michael Hughes – aye, Jeffrey LaPorte - aye.

9. Adjournment
Mr. Cohen made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:58 pm. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. All – Aye.

Respectfully submitted,


Lisa Lannon
Recording Secretary
Suzanne Kane
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 586
Joined: Wed May 25, 2005 2:01 pm

Return to 2010 Selectmen Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron