AGENDA
BOARD OF FINANCE
NOVEMBER 18, 2020
7:00 PM
VIA ZOOM ONLINE PLATFORM

Regular Session
1. Pledge of Allegiance 
2. Approval of minutes October 21, 2020
3. Chairman’s comments
4. Finance member comments / citizens comments. 

NEW BUSINESS

5. Discuss and take action to approve a donation in the amount of $10,000 from Madison Neighbor to Neighbor for the discretionary fund; $5,000 for rental assistance to a specific resident and $5,000 into the fund for use by the Department to help families in need.

6. Discuss and take action to approve accepting a STEAP Grant award in the amount of $128,205.00 pending Board of Selectmen approval; the grant requires matching funds of $11,795.00. 

7. Discuss and take action to approve accepting the Year 1ELC Enhancing Detection Funding Grant in the amount of $27,377.00 to fund work towards the enhanced detection, response, surveillance, and prevention of COVID-19. 

8. Discuss and take action to approve accepting a Historic Document Preservation Program Grant in the amount of $5,500. 

9. Discuss and take action to approve a Line Item Transfer request from Beach & Recreation in the amount of $3,300 to fund increase in cable and internet costs. 

10. Discuss and take action to approve a Special Appropriation Request from the Emergency Management Department in the amount of $6,000 to fund a fire inspector for 8 hours a week from January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021.

11. Discuss and take action to approve a Special Appropriation Request from the Emergency Management Department in the amount of $9,500 for satellite internet for the EOC. 

12. Discuss and take action to approve a Special Appropriation Request from the Emergency Management Department in the amount of $5,000 for Emergency management software for storm data tracking.

13. Discuss and take action to approve a Special Appropriation requests as follows for expenses incurred due Tropical Storm Isaias: 

From the Risk Manager in the amount of $15,250.00 fund an additional costs for Storm Isaias tree removal and clean-up. 

From the Risk Manager in the amount of $5,668.00 fund an additional costs for Storm Isaias tree removal and clean-up. 

From the Social Services Department in the amount of $525.00 fund lodging for residents with qualified need, due to storm. 

From the Police Department in the amount of $7,943.19 to fund overtime wages due to storm clean-up. 

From the Beach and Recreation Department in the amount of $634.50 to fund overtime wages due to storm clean-up.

From the Public Works Department in the amount of $12,880.85 to fund overtime wages due to storm clean-up.

From the Public Works Department in the amount of $35,000 to fund brush removal at the Bulky Waste site due to debris removed during storm clean-up; this action will satisfy all requirements for a Town Meeting under State of Connecticut Executive Order 7I. 

14. Discuss and take action to approve the FY 2021-2022 Budget Workshop Schedule. 

15. Discuss and take action to approve the 2021 Board of Finance Meeting Schedule. 

16. Review FY 2021-2022 CIP Committee process and Budget process. 

17. Review Financials. 

18. Liaison Reports and Report from First Selectman.

19. Citizen comments.

20. Adjourn.


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.