BOARD OF SELECTMEN
MAY 23, 2016
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Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Clark Hurlburt, Selectman Donald Shea
Visitors: Fran Doba, David Foreman, Attorney Kevin McSherry
First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski called the meeting of the Board of Selectmen to order at 7:30 p.m. The meeting was held in the Selectmen’s Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
First Selectwoman Gorski called for approval of the minutes of the meeting of April 11, 2015. The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Hurlburt. There were no changes to the minutes. The vote taken for approval was unanimous.
First Selectwoman Gorski called for approval of the minutes of the meeting of May 13, 2016. The motion was moved by Selectman Hurlburt and seconded by Selectman Shea. The minutes were approved on a unanimous vote without change.
David and Nancy Bigda have requested a tax abatement on their mobile home for back taxes owed the town for $3,607.57. This is for the Grand Lists of 2012, 2013, and 2014. This request is being made under SS12-124. The Selectmen and David Foreman, Tax Collector discussed the matter in detail. A few options were discussed however no decision was made and the matter was tabled until more information was available.
MEMORIAL BENCH AT BETHANY TOWN HALL
The family of Joan Simpson has requested permission to place a granite memorial bench at the Bethany Town Hall with the Town Seal and her name engraved on it. The Selectmen discussed location and all agreed it would look well on the edge of the sidewalk in front of the Town Hall. Selectman Shea moved to place the memorial bench for Joan Simpson at the edge of the sidewalk in the front of the Bethany Town Hall and to approve use of the Town Seal of Bethany to be engraved in it. Selectman Hurlburt seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
FIRE DEPARTMENT RADIOS
The RFP for the Fire Department radios is almost ready to go out for bid. There will be a one month response time for the bidding process.
Adjournment was called at 8:05 p.m. after a motion was moved by Selectman Hurlburt and seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was unanimous.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen