TOWN OF BETHANY
AUGUST 24, 2015
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Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Clark Hurlburt, Selectman Donald Shea
Visitors: Bruce Loomis, Eric Frieden, Fran Doba, Stuart Horton, Bart Piccarelli, Alan Green, Todd Ryker
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.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting or July 27, 2015. The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Hurlburt and seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was unanimous.
ADDITION TO AGENDA
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion to add to the agenda of this meeting for Waiving of Fee for Use of Lakeview Lodge. The motion was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Hurlburt. The vote taken was unanimous.
WAIVE FEE FOR USE OF LAKEVIEW LODGE
Selectman Shea moved to waive the fee for use of the Lakeview Lodge for the Delatore Family for an after funeral dinner. Selectman Hurlburt seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
SOLID WASTE STUDY COMMITTEE
Members of the Solid Waste Study Committee presented to the Board of Selectmen, results of their completed study for Solid Waste for the Town of Bethany. The Committee looked at Municipal Solid Waste with regarding to curbside pickup of cooking and consumption of products used primarily in private homes. They looked at alternatives for bulky waste and solid commercial and industrial refuse. Handling and disposal of single stream recyclables was also studied. If curbside single stream recycling is done containers would be supplied. Alternatives for handling of mattresses was explained by Bruce Loomis.
A motion to refund a total of $5,580. 82 to the following was moved by Selectman Shea:
B & B Transportation $234.50, Complete Excavating Services $90.61, Craig Riegelhaupt $194.61, Daimler Trust $715.59, David Reyes $16.82, Donna Viscovi $27.58, Ellen Nicole $23.16, Frank Pepe Jr. $15.59, Frederick Haversat $399.06, Frederick Scalese $86.83, Honda Lease $83.83, Honda Trust $173.80, Jacques Francois $30.00, Jason Halpern $72.96, Jennifer Tittle $67.83, JP Morgan Chase $195.80, Katherine Abbott $16.61, Kenneth Murphy $18.33, Lawrence Tischer $43.52, Mark Marenholz $7.29, Nissan Infiniti $69.52, Peter Radsziunas $54.94, Philip Casoria Jr. $69.03, Renuka Umashanker $14.44, Richard Floyd $22.67, Robert Esposito $67.17, Ronald Blakey $64.96, Sal Amaeo $69.94, Seth Weiss $191.11, Steven Thornquist $60.00, Toyota Lease $1,126.04, USB Leasing $901.29, VW Credit Leasing $65.42, William Schuchmann $283.80 and Yousaf Kashimiri $90.00 all for overpayment of taxes.
Correspondence was received from Lee Ann Fallon requesting a traffic study for the intersection of Grant and Cheshire Road. She feels that the site line when exiting Grant Road on to Cheshire Road is poor. Alan Green, Road Forman who was present at the meeting agreed with her as the Highway Department employees have made the same complaint especially when snow plowing. Since Grant Road intersects with Cheshire Road which is a State road. First Selectman Gorski will contact the State regarding a study.
HEART OF BETHANY – RID LITTER DAY
Stuart Horton, spokesman for the Heart of Bethany was present to discuss with the Selectmen the possibility of holding a Rid Litter Day April 9, 2016. The Selectmen all liked the concept.
Adjournment was called at 8:40 p.m. after a motion was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Hurlburt.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen