BOARD OF SELECTMEN
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
Page 1 of 1Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Donald Shea, Selectman Steven Thornquist
Visitors: Attorney Kevin McSherry, Kathleen Schurman
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. Accounts Payable and payroll checks were signed as the first order of business. All present stood for the Pledge of Allegiance.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Selectman Shea moved to approve the minutes of the meeting of January23, 2012. First Selectwoman Gorski seconded the motion. The vote was called. The vote taken was unanimous.
First Selectwoman Gorski moved to refund to Adam Bakhtiar the sum of $198.36, to Corelogic the sum of $2,943.08, to Corelogic the sum of $5,981.55, to John and Patricia Ryan the sum of $11.00, to Norma Kriz the sum of $3.96, to Richard or Nancy Connitto the sum of $1,000, to Susan Vanarsdale the sum of $127.11, to John and Sylvia Kolb the sum of
$100.00 and to Timothy Haag the sum of $3.00 all for overpayment of taxes. Selectman Shea seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
APPOINTMENT TO CONSERVATION COMMISSION
Selectman Shea moved the appointment of Ronald Doba as a member of the Conservation Commission. Selectman Thornquist seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
ANIMAL WASTE BAGS
Best Friends Kennel has offered to supply to Veterans Memorial Park and to the Dog Park animal waste bags that would have their name imprinted on them for free. After a brief discussion Selectman Shea moved the motion to allow Best Friends Kennel to supply Veterans Memorial Park and the Dog Park with animal waste bags. First Selectwoman Gorski seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
WAIVE BIDDING PROCESS FOR ACCOUNTING SERVICES
The Board of Finance is recommending that the Board of Selectmen waive the bidding process and hire O’Neil Associates and Consulting LLC to modify account numbers and set up a complete set of books for the accounting system. Following discussion Selectman Thornquist moved to waive the bidding process for the hiring of an accounting firm and accept the quote of O’Neil Associates LLC. Selectman Shea seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
Adjournment was called at 8:05 p.m. after a motion was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was unanimous.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen