Board of Selectmen
May 24, 2010
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Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Steven Thornquist, Selectman Donald Shea
First Selectwoman Gorski called the meeting of the Board of Selectmen to order at 7:40 p.m. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall. Check signing was the first order of business. First Selectwoman Gorski asked all to rise for the Pledge of Allegiance.
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion to amend the agenda by changing approval of minutes of the meeting of April 26, 2010 to approval of the minutes of the meeting of May 10, 2010. The motion was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was unanimous.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The motion to approve the minutes of the meeting of May 10, 2010 was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. The motion was called. The vote taken was unanimous.
AMEND LOCAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FIVE YEAR PLAN
Selectman Shea moved to amend the Local Capital Improvement Five Year Plan to list the Pavilion at Veterans’ Memorial Park for the years 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 and to authorize First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski to provide any and all documents required for the Office of Policy and Management for the Town to seek reimbursement for the $140,600.00 grant for the Pavilion. Selectman Thornquist seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
Selectman Thornquist moved to refund to East Coast Lawn Service the sum of $2.32 and to William Phillie the sum of $2.94 all for overpayment of taxes. Selectman Shea seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
The Selectmen received correspondence from the Bethany Planning and Zoning Commission. In a letter dated April 12, 2010 regarding the proposed amendments to Bethany Floodplain Management Regulations the letter states in accordance with the Connecticut General Statutes, the letter is to serve as notification that the Bethany Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing pertaining to the proposed amendments to the Bethany Zoning Regulations pertaining to the Floodplain Management Regulations, as required by the State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection for compliance. A draft copy was included of the amendments to be made. Selectman Shea also a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a brief report about the hearing.
STOP SIGN REQUEST
Due to a recent accident involving Roseann Polydys’ husband and son, Roseann is requesting that the Board of Selectmen look into the possibility of placing a stop sign on Bethmour Road going westerly where it intersects with Pole Hill Road. The Board of Selectmen will turn this request over to Resident Trooper Merriam for further study of this location, with his recommendation to improve safety at this location.
Adjournment was called at 8:15 p.m. after a motion was moved by Selectman Thornquist and seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was unanimous.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen