BOARD OF SELECTMEN
FEBRUARY 26, 2018
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Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Donald Shea, Selectman Clark Hurlburt
Visitors: Attorney Kevin McSherry, JoAnne Blanc, Gerald Osgood
First Selectwoman 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 a motion of approval for the minutes of the meeting of February 12, 2018. The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Hurlburt. There were no changes to the minutes. The vote was called. The vote was two yes votes and one abstention, that of Selectman Hurlburt as he was absent from that meeting.
SUSTAINABLE CT COMMITTEE
First Selectwoman Gorski reported that ten people have volunteered to be on the Sustainable Ct Committee. The Selectmen discussed how large the committee should be. It was determined that a committee of seven would be adequate with three alternates. A motion was then moved by Selectman Hurlburt to appoint Amy Arnsten, Marie Pulito, Gale Ridge, Jenny Turner, Glenda Callendar, Annmarie Puleo and Eric Freidon as regular members and April Sterling, Clark Hurlburt and Lee Grannis as alternates. Selectman Shea seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
TREES ON SPERRY ROAD
First Selectwoman Gorski reported to the Selectmen that she has had communication with the Vegetation Expert from Eversource regarding the trees on Sperry Road, to be taken down to re-route wires. The residents of Sperry Road are concerned especially for two tulip trees near the intersection of Bethway Road. Before a final decision is made regarding the tree removal the Selectmen will hold a Public Hearing to allow residents to express their concerns.
EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL ISSUE
At 7:40 p.m. Selectman Hurlburt moved a motion to go into Executive Session to discuss a personnel issue and to invite Attorney McSherry to stay for the session. The motion was seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was unanimous. At 7:55 p.m. Selectman Clark Hurlburt moved to exit the executive session. Selectman Shea seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion of adjournment. The motion was moved by Selectman Hurlburt and seconded by Selectman Shea. The vote taken was unanimous.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen