BOARD OF SELECTMEN
DECEMBER 15, 2008
Page 1 of 1Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Walter Briggs, Selectman Steven Thornquist
Guests: Attorney Kevin McSherry
First Selectwoman Gorski called the meeting of the Board of Selectmen to order at 7:34 p.m. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall. First Selectwoman Gorski asked all to rise for the Pledge of Allegiance. Check signing was the next order of business.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion of approval for the minutes of the meeting of November 24, 2008. The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Briggs. The minutes were then approved on a unanimous vote.
SOLID WASTE CONTRACT
First Selectwoman Gorski discussed the renewal of the existing contract with CRRA with the Selectmen. The five year renewal of the contract reduces the disposal of trash in the first year of the contract by $20 per ton over the present year’s contract. Following a brief discussion Selectman Briggs moved to authorize First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski to sign the five year renewal of the existing contract with CRRA. Selectman Thornquist seconded the motion. The vote was called. The vote was unanimous.
QUESTIONAIRE FOR TOWN MEETING STUDY COMMITTEE
The Selectmen reviewed the draft questionnaire to be sent to Town residents regarding the value of the Town Meeting. The Selectmen all agreed that the questionnaire would be sent out in the next mailing as presented by the committee to the Selectmen.
Adjournment was called at 7:45 p.m. after a motion was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Briggs. The vote taken was unanimous.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen