Selectmen Minutes September 15, 2003
The weekly meeting of the Board of Selectmen was held on Monday, September 15, 2003.

Present: James M. Hardy, Chairman
Eric W. Greene, Clerk
David L. Walsh
George Samia, Interim Executive Secretary
Catherine Johnson, Senior Clerk


John Grillo of the East Bridgewater Community Drug Council was present to discuss the Council's plans to build a skateboard park. John stated that there is still a large number of kids who would like to see a skateboard park in town. John stated that he met with the School Committee last Thursday and they approved the plans of the Council, as well as approved the use of School-owned land behind the high school next to the Fire Station. John further stated the council would receive donations for the various construction needs for the park.

m/Greene, s/Walsh, a unanimous vote, to endorse the East Bridgewater Community Drug Council's plans for a skateboard park.


John Haines, Highway Surveyor was present for a Department Head update.

Mr. Haines gave a brief update on the completion and construction of various streets in town, as well as an update on the condition of the highway equipment.

Open Forum

Tom O'Neil and Pat McCusker of Point Drive were present to give the Board an update on the situation they and their neighbors are facing with regards to a tax title issue.

Jim Hardy stated to Mr. O'Neil and Ms. McCusker the Board is meeting with the Treasure/Collector and Tax Title Attorney on October 6, 2003, and invited the neighbors to that meeting for a discussion on the status of the Land Court decision.

Jim Hardy suggested the Board invite the Chairman of the Planning Board, the Building Inspector, and the Assessors to the meeting on October 6, 2003, to discuss the Point Drive situation.

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Open Forum

Glen Weiner, 21 Captains Way, was present to circulate a document to the Board which lists the questions the neighbors of Captains way would like answered at the September 29, 2003 Board of Selectmen meeting.

Action Items

m/Greene, s/Walsh, a unanimous vote, approve the minutes of the September 8, 2003 meeting.

m/Greene, s/Walsh, a unanimous vote, approve the request of the Town Clerk to have the Dog Officer start issuing non-criminal violations to dog owners who have not licensed their animals, effective immediately.

m/Greene, s/Walsh, a unanimous vote, approve the request of the Police Chief to appoint the following people as Special Police - Traffic Duty only:

Allen Duarte Principal, Middle School
William Metters Vice Principal, Middle School
Patricia McCusker Vice Principal, Middle School
George Frye Principal, Central School
Gina Williams Vice Principal, Central School


Planning Board Alternate - 2 vacancies

Recycling week

Department Head meeting - Wednesday, September 17, 2003 @ 8:00 a.m. in Town Hall.

m/Green, s/Walsh, move to close Open Session.

VOTE: Yes - Greene, Hardy, Walsh; a unanimous vote in favor.

Meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.

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