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Selectmen Minutes June 2, 2003
The weekly meeting of the Board of Selectmen was held on June 2, 2003.

Present: James M. Hardy, Chairman
Eric W. Greene, Clerk
David L. Walsh
Michael J. Botelho, Executive Secretary
Catherine Johnson, Senior Clerk

Department Update

Jane Finley, Library Director and John Flavell, Chairman of the Library Trustees, were present with an overview of the events occurring at the Library.

Action Items

m/Greene, s/Walsh, abstain - Greene, voted to approve the minutes of the March 27, 2003 Board of Selectmen meeting.

m/Greene, s/Walsh, a unanimous vote, move to approve the request of Lea Nylen and Alexander Muir for a One-Day All Alcoholic License for a wedding reception on June 21, 2003, at 148 Whitman Street, Hours: 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

m/Greene, s/Walsh, a unanimous vote, after a brief explanation of Chapter 422 of the Acts of 2002, voted to notify all Class II Used Car Dealer Licensees that relative to Chapter 422 of the Acts of 2002 all licensees will be required to post a $25,000 bond with the town prior to renewal of license and to forward information received to the licensees.

m/Greene, s/Walsh, a unanimous vote, move to reappoint Steven Brown as the Board's Representative on the Cable Access Committee for the period of July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2006.


Frank Savino, Treasurer/Collector, was present for the signing of the Employment Agreement between the Town of East Bridgewater and Frank M. Savino for the period of July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2006.

m/Greene, s/Walsh, a unanimous vote, move to sign the Business Associate Agreement between the Town of East Bridgewater Employees Group Health Plan ("Covered Entity") and EBS Foran Insurance and Advisory Services, Inc., a Massachusetts Corporation ("Business Associate") relating to the provision of services by the Business Associate to the Covered Entity, effective as of April 14, 2003.

Open Forum

No one present

Board of Selectmen -2- June 2, 2003

Staff Updates


Public Safety Day - June 14, 10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. - lower parking lot adjacent to Police Station.

Executive Secretary Report

Mr. Botelho explained to the Board that, due to the end of the school year at Southeastern Regional, the students were unable to finish the conference room and that they will return in the Fall to finish the project.

Update on the three-intersections project

Memo dated 6/2/03 from Mike regarding a meeting relative to the Matfield River Study.

Board Discussions

Letter to Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical School regarding FY 2004 Assessment

Proposed Timetable for the Development of the Town Administrator's Position - Board would like to have Dr. Desantis in within the next 2 weeks to meet with the Board.

m/Hardy, s/Greene, move to close Open Session and go into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing collective bargaining and litigation issues and will not be returning to Open Session.
VOTE: Yes - Greene, Hardy, Walsh; a unanimous vote in favor.

Meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.

Board of Selectmen

Town of East Bridgewater, 175 Central Street, East Bridgewater, MA 02333-0386
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