Friday, July 19, 2019



APRIL 30, 2019

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Attendance:  First Selectwoman Derrylyn Gorski, Selectman Clark Hurlburt

Visitors:  Fran Doba

First Selectwoman Gorski called the meeting to order at 8:15 p.m.  The meeting was held in the Selectmen’s Conference Room of the Bethany Town Hall.


First Selectwoman Gorski called for a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting of April 8, 2019.  Selectman Hurlburt moved the motion of approval.  First Selectwoman Gorski seconded the motion.  The vote was called.  The vote was unanimous for approval without change.


Selectman Hurlburt moved to refund to Courtney Brinton the sum of $18.40, to Honda Lease Trust the sum of $341.81, to Nickolas Velardi the sum of $14.29 and to VCFS Auto Leasing Co. the sum of $255.16 all for overpayment of taxes.  First Selectwoman Gorski seconded the motion.  The vote taken was unanimous.


Selectman Hurlburt moved to approve items for the agenda for the Annual Town Meeting set for  May 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. as presented and passed by the Board of Finance at their special meeting of April 30, 2019 as follows:

 To authorize the expenditure of $235,000 from the General Fund for repair of the Annex, the project to be approved at the Annual Town Meeting. 

 To take $282,906 for the  paving of the Bethany Community School parking lot from the General Fund, and the sum of $163,634 for the re-paving of the Town Hall parking lot and sidewalks, and $50,000 for repaving of wheelchair access ramps at Town Hall, all from the General Fund, with project being approved at the Annual Town Meeting.

6 Yd. Dump Truck with plow $220,000 total leased over three year period for $77,829 per year.

Generator for Town Hall $125,000, Alarm Monitoring for Bethany Community School $20,000, Replacement of floor at Lakeview Lodge $40,000.  Approval to purchase Rescue/Pumper truck for Fire Department for a total cost of approximately $850,000 plus interest with the first payment due fiscal year 2021-22, total cost with interest yet to be determined will be on the call for the Annual Town Meeting.  The total of Capital Expenditures for fiscal year will be $904,369

 Approve total Revenues at $23,772,531.

Approve Expenditures at $23,865,324. 



Approve the purchase of a new police car with funding to be taken from the Police Revenue Account to purchase the vehicle.


Adjournment was called at 8:25 p.m. by First Selectwoman Gorski after a motion was moved by Selectman Hurlburt and seconded by First Selectwoman Gorski.  The vote taken was unanimous.

                                                                                                                Respectfully Submitted,


                                                                                                                June G. Riley 

                                                                                                                Secretary, Board of Selectmen