BOARD OF SELECTMEN
JANUARY 10, 2011
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Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Donald Shea, Selectman Steven Thornquist was absent from this meeting
Visitors: Attorney Kevin McSherry, Kathleen Schurman
First Selectwoman Gorski called the meeting of the Board of Selectmen to order at 7:35 p.m. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall. The first order of business was signing of the accounts payable checks. First Selectwoman Gorski asked all to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion of approval for the meeting of December 29, 2010. The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by First Selectwoman Gorski. The vote was called. The vote taken was unanimous.
Selectman Shea moved to refund a total of $4,036.84 for overpayment of taxes to the following:
Dennis Cashman $1,255.33
Gail Spahn $ 27.63
Brian & Melissa Fournier $2,734.34
Claire M. Jennings $ 19.54
First Selectwoman Gorski seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
Tax Collector, David Forman has received a request for a tax deferral from Susan Bleeks of 51 Francis Drive, Bethany, CT. Susan is requesting deferral for the second installment of 2009 Grand List real estate taxes. The Board of Selectmen granted a deferral on the first installment in July. The first installment is now paid in full. David believes this type of situation would come under State Statute 12-174. David recommends deferral as requested by the taxpayer. Selectman Shea moved to accept this deferral request per the recommendation of David Foreman, Tax Collector. First Selectwoman Gorski seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
APPOINTMENT TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
First Selectwoman Gorski announced her appointment of Steven Littman as a member of the Economic Development Commission.
Adjournment was called at 7:45 p.m. following a motion moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by First Selectwoman Gorski. The vote taken was unanimous.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen