Friday, July 19, 2019


JUNE 10, 2019

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Attendance:  First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Donald Shea, Selectman Clark Hurlburt

Visitors:  Nancy McCarthy, Andrew Seaton, Sheila Wade

First Selectwoman Gorki called the meeting of the Board of Selectmen to order at 7:30 p.m.  She asked all present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. 


First Selectwoman Gorski called for approval of the minute of the meeting of May 28, 2019.  The motion of approval was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Hurlburt.  The vote taken was unanimous.


Selectman Shea moved a motion to add to the agenda of this meeting Approval of Eagle Scout Project.  Selectman Hurlburt seconded the motion.  The vote taken was unanimous. 


Andrew Seaton was present to show the Board of Selectmen, on his computer, pictures of his completed Eagle Scout project.  Andrew did perennial plantings around the old Center Station Fire House.  The Selectmen thanked Andrew for a job well done.  Andrew asked if he could receive a letter for the project’s completion, from the Selectmen to present to Council for his Eagle reward.  The Selectmen agreed to do this. 


A cemetery deed was processed for George and Bette Quinn and given to the Town Clerk for recording.


On a motion moved by Selectman Hurlburt and seconded by Selectman Shea, approval of the MOU for the Congregational Church to be used as an Emergency Shelter passed on a unanimous vote. 


The motion to refund to ACAR Leasing, LTDA the amount of $175.53, to Carol J. Boscarino the sum of $33.44, to Lereta Corp the sum of $5,088.14, to Toyota Lease Trust the sum of $340.99, to Maria S. Villanueva the sum of $6.31 and to USB Leasing LT the sum of $545.75 all for overpayment of taxes was moved by Selectman Shea and seconded by Selectman Hurlburt.  The vote taken was unanimous.  


First Selectwoman Gorski reported DEEP had notified her of an oil spill of under three gallons near 118 Litchfield Turnpike. 

Sheila Wade was present to ask the Selectmen how the position of First Selectman was made a full time position. Was it by ordinance change at a Town Meeting?



First Selectwoman Gorski has just received correspondence back from Scott Sundberg of H.D. Segur Insurance, after she had sent a letter terminating their services.   Scott was concerned that the Town was no longer retaining them as the agent of record, when by doing so, there could be considerable savings to the Town.  First Selectwoman Gorski explained that CIRMA will give the same service at no cost.  Selectmen Hurlburt and Shea agreed with First Selectwoman Gorski that the services of CIRMA would be adequate. 


A motion of adjournment was moved by Selectman Hurlburt at 7:50 p.m.   The motion was seconded by Selectman Shea.  The vote take was unanimous.


                                                                                                Respectfully submitted,


                                                                                                June G. Riley

                                                                                                Secretary, Board of Selectman