June 28, 2010 Capital Improvement Committee Meeting

June 28, 2010 Capital Improvement Committee Meeting

Postby Lisa Lannon » Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:11 pm

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE
MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 28, 2010

A meeting of the Capital Improvement Committee was held on June 28, 2010 in the Municipal Center Resource Room. Chief Gonynor called the meeting to order at 2:12 PM.

ATTENDANCE
PRESENT: Paula Brouillette, Don Gonynor (Chairman), Mark Dunleavy (Vice-Chairman), Shirley Mosczynski, Ellie Chesebrough, Mike Guzinski (Executive Administrator).
ABSENT: Dean Iacobucci.

DISCUSS ANNUAL TOWN MEETING RESULTS – CAPITAL PROJECTS
Mr. Guzinski reported that at the Town Meeting all the articles were approved as presented. He will be working with the different departments and committees to move forward on projects.
Chief Gonynor reported that the fire exhaust system has been completed. It was appropriated at $49,000 and came in at approximately $36,000.

DISCUSS PROPOSED CAPITAL BUILDING/RENOVATION PROJECTS: Library, Police Station, Highway Garage, and Other
Mr. Guzinski noted that he has had discussions with representatives from the Library and Police Station with regard to the possibility of looking a different approach to these projects such having some appropriation for design work at a Fall Town Meeting. Ms. Chesebrough discussed the possibility of presenting a request for $49,000 for design work and bidding to determine the actual cost of the Library project. Discussion held regarding the funding of this.
In addition, discussion held regarding the need for an overall plan to move forward with all of the projects. Mr. Guzinski indicated that he could meet with the Town Engineer and representatives from the Police, Highway and Library to look at the approach to those projects moving forward and report back to the Committee in September. Some discussion held including the plan for the extension of the sewer system and the timing of that project.
Mr. Cundiff distributed a compilation of data he put together regarding recently completed police station projects. He noted that the unit price of the square foot cost of the proposed Police Station Project is in line with these other projects.
Further discussion held with moving forward with an Article for Fall Town Meeting for the design of the Library Project.

APPROVE MEETING MINUTES OF MARCH 22, 2010
Ms. Mosczynski made a motion to approve the meeting minutes of March 22, 2010 as presented. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.


OTHER BUSINESS
Chief Gonynor questioned how the money received in the settlement would be used by the Water and Sewer Department. Mr. Sullivan indicated that those funds have been put into the stabilization account. Some discussion held on whether these funds could be used for the design of the sewer extension. Mr. Sullivan has been gathering information on potential uses.
The next Capital Improvement Committee Meeting will be tentatively scheduled for September 13, 2010 at 2:00 PM.
Chief Gonynor noted that Ms. Betty Ann Therrien has resigned and therefore the vacancy will need to be filled.

ADJOURNMENT
Ms. Mosczynski made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 2:51 PM. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,



Lisa Lannon
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