Livestream the Board of Selectmen Meeting

Board of Selectmen

Monday, August 22, 2022

7:00 p.m. - Hybrid Meeting

Town Campus, Room A and Remotely via Zoom


7:00 p.m.    Regular Session

1.    Pledge of Allegiance.

2.    First Selectwoman’s Updates. 

3.    Liaison Reports/Selectmen Comments.

4.    Citizen comments.


1.    Consent Agenda: 

a.    Minutes of July 25, 2022. 

b.    Minutes of July 28, 2022 Special.

c.    Minutes of August 15, 2022 Special.  

d.    Tax Abatements / Refunds. 

e.    Appointments:

i.    Kim Brunstad to Coastal Resiliency Commission, Term End 1/1/2025.

f.    Resignations:

i.    John Paulson, Bauer Park Advisory Board. 

g.    Routine Line Item Transfers for FY 22-23 totaling $4,132.50. 

h.    Hiring of Molly Fahey to Social Services Coordinator, 35.5 hours/wk. Salary Grade 7, Step 3, $53,755.02, budgeted. 

i.    Hiring of Mathew Briggs to Truck Driver, 40 hours/wk. Salary Grade 3, $27.37/hour, budgeted. 

j.    Hiring of Adam Hornik to Landfill Gate Attendant, 28 hours/wk., Union, Step 3, $20.36/hour, budgeted.

k.    Approve a recommendation from Director of Beach and Recreation to award the Feasibility Study for Exchange Fields to Tom Irwin Advisors and to authorize the First Selectwoman to sign all necessary contracts and documents to execute the award; project is budgeted and funding is in CIP

l.    Proclamations: Vistalife Graduates 2022.

2.    Discuss and take action to place the following questions regarding proposed amendments to the Town Charter on the ballot in conjunction with the November 8, 2022 Election:

a.    Question 1: Shall the proposed Charter Amendment to Section 4.1 of the Town’s Charter changing the term of the First Selectman and all other members of the Board of Selectmen to four (4) years, as set forth in the Charter Revision Commission’s Final Report and accepted by the Board of Selectmen, be adopted?  YES/NO

b.    Question 2: Shall the remaining proposed Charter Amendments contained in the Charter Revision Commission’s Final Report, which Report was accepted by the Board of Selectmen on July 28, 2022, be adopted? YES/NO

3.    Discuss and take action to approve a recommendation from the New Elementary School Building Committee to award BVH Integrated Services, Inc., as the Commissioning Agent for a fee not to exceed $120,000. 

4.    Discuss and take action to approve a recommendation from the Ad-Hoc ARP Funding Committee to fund Round 8 ARP Funding in the amount of $34,940; pending Board of Finance approval.

5.    Discuss and take action to approve a charge for an Ad-Hoc Affordable Housing Committee.

6.    Discuss regulatory options relating to short term rentals.

7.    Discuss request for Ordinance for Property tax exemption for Gold Star parents and spouses. 

8.    Citizens comments. 

9.    Adjournment.      


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