Friday, February 26, 2010

Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Donald Shea, Selectman Steven Thornquist
Attorney Kevin McSherry

First Selectwoman Gorski called the meeting of the Board of Selectmen to order at 7:45 P.M. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall. Check signing was the first order of business. First Selectwoman Gorski requested all to rise for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Selectman Shea moved to refund to First American Bank the sum of $5,721.17, to Gary Industries the sum of $9.00 and to GMAC the sum of $2,562.84 all for overpayment of taxes. Selectman Thornquist seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.

The Selectmen acknowledged receipt of the minutes of the Laticrete and Bethridge Road neighbor’s meeting.

First Selectwoman Gorski reported that the bids were opened on Friday February 19, 2010 for curbside pickup. Bids were received from Trash Master LLC and Latella Rubbish Removal. The bids will be studied and the successful bidder will be announced at the March 8, 2010 meeting of the Board of Selectmen.

BUDGET 2010-11
The Board of Finance is working on the budget for fiscal year 2010-11. Due to a lowered evaluation for the completed power lines of Connecticut Light and Power it is estimated that the Grand List will be $1,000,000 lower than last year.

Adjournment was called at 8:15 p.m. after a motion was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Thornquist. The vote taken was unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,

June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen