BOARD OF SELECTMEN
MAY 28, 2013
Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Donald Shea, Steven Thornquist
Visitors: John Paul Garcia, Mary Sofair, Robert White , Rob White , Aileen Magda, Namita Wijesekera, Stephen Gombos
First Selectwoman Gorski called the meeting of the Board of Selectmen to order at 7:35 pm. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Check signing was the next order of business. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion of approval for the minutes of the meeting of May 13, 2013. The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Thornquist. The vote taken was unanimous.
APPOINTMENT TO AIRPORT HANGAR RESTORATION COMMITTEE
Selectman Thornquist moved to appoint Janet Brunwin to the Airport Hangar Restoration Committee. First Selectwoman Gorski seconded the motion. The vote was called. There were two yes votes. There was one no vote that of Selectman Shea.
APPOINTMENT TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
First Selectwoman Gorski has appointed Robert Rogers to the Economic Development Commission under the authority of the First Selectman.
SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE REPORT
Rob White gave an updated report to the Board of Selectmen on the progress of the School Building Committee, per the charge of that committee given to them upon their appointment to that committee, to report by June 1, 2013. The Selectmen discussed the deadline for reporting to the State of Connecticut of June 30, 2013 regarding reimbursement for the school building project. More information is still needed from the State of Connecticut on this issue. The Committee members present agreed to report to the Board of Selectmen monthly on progress of the project. Following further discussion Selectman Thornquist move a motion that the charge of the School Building Committee be amended and that the School Building Committee would report back to the Board of Selectmen by September 9, 2013. Selectman. Selectman Shea seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
Stephen Gombos was present at the Board of Selectmen meeting to discuss with the Selectmen, a problem he had been having resulting from a complaint called in to the Planning and Zoning office by an anonymous caller, regarding his property on Amity Road. He had attended the Inland Wetlands meeting prior to his attendance at this meeting and he felt the problem was being addressed fairly.
Adjournment was called at 8:55 pm. The motion of adjournment was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was unanimous.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen
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