BOARD OF SELECTMEN
JUNE 24, 2013
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Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Steven Thornquist, Selectman Donald Shea
Visitors: Attorney Kevin McSherry, Aileen Magda
First Selectwoman Gorski called the meeting to order at 7:43 pm. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. The accounts payable checks were signed.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Thornquist to approve the minutes of the June 10, 2013 meeting of the Board of Selectmen. The minutes were then approved on a unanimous vote without change.
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion to approve Tax Refunds. The motion was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Thornquist to approve tax refund to Nissan Infiniti, LT. for $227.46 for overpayment of taxes. Unanimous vote of approval taken .
CONNECTICUT DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING CONSORTIUM
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion to approve the Connecticut Drug and Alcohol Testing Consortium. The motion was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea to approve the Connecticut Drug and Alcohol Testing Consortium Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy dated July 1, 2013. Unanimous vote of approval to accept the agreement was taken.
CLOVER NOOK FARM, LLC AGREEMENT
Approval of The Clovernook Farm, LLC and Town of Bethany agreement was moved by Selectman Thormquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to accept the agreement. This agreement will be placed on the land records.
ADDITION TO AGENDA
Motion moved by Selectman Thornquist to add to the agenda of this meeting Appointments to Boards and Commissions. Motion seconded by Selectman Shea. Unanimous vote of approval was taken.
APPOINTMENTS TO INLAND WETLANDS
A motion to appoint Brian Smith, Sandy Breslin and Kristine Sullivan as full members of the Inland Wetlands Commission for a full three year term beginning July 1, 2012 was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. Vote taken was two yes votes and one abstention, that of Selectman Shea.
A motion was moved by Selectman Thornquist to appoint Eric Verab and Mig Halpin as alternate members of the Inland Wetland Commission starting July 1, 2012 for a three year term. The motion was seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was two yes votes and one no vote that of Selectman Shea.
-ADDITION TO AGENDA
Selectman Thornquist moved to add Revision to Personnel Policy to the agenda. The motion was seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was unanimous.
REVISION TO PERSONNEL POLICY
Selectman Thornquist moved to revise the Town of Bethany Personnel Policy to agree with Federal guidelines of one year of service for eligibility for pension plan and to formalize historical 8% contribution. The vote for this revision was unanimous.
A motion to move into executive session at 8:05 was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea and to invite Aileen Magda and Attorney McSherry to stay for the session. The vote taken was unanimous.
A motion to move out of executive session was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Thornquist. A unanimous vote of approval was taken.
No formal votes were taken during the executive session.
The motion of adjournment moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 pm. Unanimous approval.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen