AGENDA BOARD OF SELECTMEN
MONDAY – MAY 8, 2017
8:00 A.M. – ROOM A – TOWN CAMPUS
8:00 a.m.Regular Session
1.Pledge of Allegiance
2.Approval of minutes – April 24, 2017 April 24, 2017 Special Meeting
3.First Selectman’s comments
5.Update from Department Head – Facilities
6.Discuss and take action to retain the services of Milano & Wanat, LLC as attorneys to represent the Town of Madison in assessment appeal cases that may be filed for the October 1, 2015 grand list.
7.Discuss and take action to approve the hiring of Christine Ouellette to the position of Assessment Technician I located within the Assessor’s Office. The position is Exempt. Rate of pay is $16.46 per hour. The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds. The position vacancy was created by a resignation.
8.Discuss and take action to approve the hiring of Edward Bethke, Jr. to the position of part-time Communications Dispatcher located within the Police Department, contingent upon completion of a background investigation. The position is Union; rate of pay is $19.89 per hour. The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds. The position vacancy was created by a resignation.
9.Discuss and take action to promote Bryan Morris to the position of Equipment Operator, Public Works, Step 1 $23.33 per hour, Teamsters Local #443. This is to fill a vacancy created by the internal promotion of the Superintendent of Highway. Funds are available within the Department’s budget.
10.Update from the Salt Meadow Park Governance Committee regarding the State Lands fronting Route 1 and Salt Meadow Park.
11.Discuss and take action to approve the purchase of a 16 passenger/2 wheel chair bus for Senior Services. The total purchase price is $63,850.00; funds in the amount of $51,080 are from Section 5310 Grant from State DOT and funds in the amount of $12,770 are from the 16/17 CIP.
12.Discuss the Shoreline Greenway Trail Grant including Grant information, next steps and Public Hearing schedule.
13.Update on the Town Campus Baseball Field project.
14.Update on the Arts Barn Roof Replacement bids.
15.Tax abatements / refunds.
11. Citizens comments.
12. Liaison Reports/Selectmen Comments
a.Discussion regarding security strategy and deployment