AGENDA
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
MONDAY – JANUARY 14, 2019
8:30 A.M. – ROOM A – TOWN CAMPUS

8:30 a.m. Regular Session
1. Pledge of Allegiance 
2. Approval of minutes – December 19, 2018
3. First Selectman’s comments
4. Citizen comments

NEW BUSINESS

5. Discuss and take action on setting standard mileage rate at .58 cents per mile for all business miles driven per IRS guidelines – effective as of January 1, 2019. 

6. Discuss and take action to approve promoting Colleen Kiesewetter to the position of Tax Collector located within the Tax Collector department.  The position is Exempt.  Rate of pay is Grade 13, Step 3 $80,194.36 annually.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  The position vacancy was created by a resignation. 

7. Discuss and take action to approve the appointment of David B. Blackwell, Jr. of The Swan Funeral Home as Subregistrar of Vital Statistics for the Town of Madison pursuant to CGS Sec. 7-65 (b). 

8. Discuss and take action to close the East Wharf Beach Park Walkway Account.

9. Discuss and take action to approve a Special Appropriation request from the Police Department / Communications in the amount of $10,677.70 to fund radio equipment due to unanticipated failure current equipment. 

10. Discuss and take action to approve a Line Item Transfer request from the Beach & Recreation Department in the amount of $24,200. 

11. Discuss and take action to approve a Line Item Transfer request from the Public Works Department in the amount of $40,000.

12. Discuss and take action to appoint Guy MacPherson as the Interim Tree Warden for a term to expire June 30, 2019. 

13. Discuss and take action to approve authorizing the First Selectman to execute an Agreement between the Town of Madison and Connecticut Communications, Inc. for a New VoIP Unified Communications System for the Madison Police Department. The Agreement will be consistent with the RFP issued by the Town on October 15, 2018 and the vendor’s response to the RFP.

14. Discuss and take action to call a Special Town Meeting on Monday, January 28, 2019 in Town Campus Room A, at 6:45 p.m. to for the following item: 

1. To approve a funding request from the Special Education External Placement Reserve account to replenish the current Special Education Excess Cost Accounts of $85,000.

15. Discuss and take action to approve adding two alternate positions to the Charge of the Ad-Hoc Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. 

16. Discuss and take action to approve the resignation of Cathi Bosco from the Ad-Hoc Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. 

17. Discuss and take action to approve the appointment of David Tomasso to the Ad-Hoc Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. 

18. Update on the Strategic Planning Process. 

19. Citizens comments. 

20. Liaison Reports/Selectmen Comments. 

21. Adjournment.   
 
The Town of Madison does not discriminate on the basis of disability, and the meeting facilities are ADA accessible.  Individuals who need assistance are invited to make their needs known by contacting the Town’s ADA/Human Resources Director Debra Milardo at 203.245.5603 or by email to milardod@madisonct.org at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting.