BOARD OF SELECTMEN
MARCH 22, 2010
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Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Donald Shea, Selectman Steven Thornquist
Visitors: Attorney Kevin McSherry
First Selectwoman Gorski called the meeting to order at 7:40 p.m. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall. The first order of business was signing of account payable checks. First Selectwoman Gorski asked all to rise for the Pledge of Allegiance.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion of approval for the minutes of the previous meeting of March 8, 2010. The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote was called. The minutes were accepted on a unanimous vote without change.
Selectman Thornquist moved to refund to Kimberly Stevens the sum of $46.95 for overpayment of taxes. Selectman Shea seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
SELECTMAN’S APPOINTMENT TO CONSERVATION COMMISSION
First Selectwoman Gorski informed the Board of Selectmen of her appointment of Cathy Rives as a member of the Conservation Commission.
The Town Treasurer will be away for a week and has asked the Board of Selectmen to appoint an Assistant Town Treasurer in his absence. The motion of appointment was moved by Selectman Shea to appoint Brad Buchta to the position of Assistant Town Treasurer. The motion was seconded by Selectman Thornquist. The vote taken was unanimous.
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
The Greater New Haven Transit District is asking for a Memorandum of Understanding from the Town of Bethany. The motion to authorize First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski to sign the Maintenance of Effort Certification and the Greater New Haven Transit District-Regional Rides Service agreement was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. The motion was called. The vote taken was unanimous.
LOCAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FIVE YEAR PLAN
First Selectwoman Gorski presented the Five Year Local Capital Improvement to the Board of Selectmen. The plan is as follows:
2008-09 Porter Hill Road, Hilldale Road, Wooding Hill Road, Luke Hill Road
Hop Brook Road, Hinman Road
2009-10 Perkins Road, Hunters Trail, Wooding Hill Road, Crestwood Road
2010-11 Falcon Road, Miller Road, Schaffer Road, Clay Road
2011-12 Knollwood Road, Bethmour Road, Valley Road
2012-13 Tawney drive, Collins Road, Russell Road
The motion to accept the Five Year Local Capital Improvement plan was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote was called. The vote was unanimous.
ANY OTHER MATTER PROPER TO COME BEFORE THE MEETING
Selectman Shea inquired as to what progress had been made on the inquiry at the previous meeting regarding the Conservation Easement for the Clement property. There was nothing to report to date.
Selectman Shea asked if the stumps would be ground on the trees being removed by the Town of Bethany. First Selectwoman Gorski will check with the Highway Foreman.
Adjournment was called at 8:05 p.m. after a motion was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Thornquist. The vote taken was unanimous.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen