BOARD OF SELECTMEN
JULY 9, 2018
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Attendance: First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Donald Shea, Selectman Clark Hurlburt
Visitors: Norman Cole
First Selectwoman Gorski called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall. All present stood for the Pledge of Allegiance as the first order of business.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting of June 25, 2018. The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Hurlburt. First Selectwoman Gorski moved to amend the minutes as follows: of Bethany to award the debris removal and debris grinding bid to Nature’s Harvest which bid an hourly rate for labor and machinery rather than a cost per cubic yard and to include “not to exceed $350,000” in the contract. This allows the town better control of costs and is pursuant to the Code of Ordinances of the Town of Bethany 12-1 and is in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes Section 28-8a. The minutes were then approved on a unanimous vote.
NORMAN COLE – 89 CARRINGTON ROAD DRAINAGE PROBLEM
Norman Cole was present to ask permission to correct a drainage problem on his property by connecting into the Town road drains. Inland Wetlands had approve this drainage correction when it was brought before their Board. Following discussion and review of the map Selectman Hurlburt moved a motion to approve this plan for drainage as submitted. Selectman Shea moved a motion to approve this modification as presented. The vote taken was unanimous.
COMMUNITY SCHOOL TELEPHONE SYSTEM
The Bethany Board of Education has recommended the firm of Allied Communications to replace the telephone system at the Bethany Community School. Following discussion Selectman Shea moved to approve the bid of Allied Communications to repace the telephone system at the Bethany Community School. Selectman Hurlburt seconded the motion. The vote taken was unanimous.
OTHER MATTERS PROPER TO COME BEFORE THE MEETING
The Selectmen approved to plan of Raymond Pantalone to put flowers and mulch with pavers in the front of the Town Hall.
First Selectwoman Gorski announced that tree and brush would begin next week.
Adjournment was called at 7:50 p.m. after a motion was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Hurlburt. The vote taken was unanimous.
June G. Riley
Secretary, Board of Selectmen