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Selectmen's Minutes 04/29/08
The weekly meeting of the Board of Selectmen was held on Tuesday evening, April 29, 2008 at 7:40 p.m.


Present:             David L. Walsh, Chairman; Peter A. Hamilton, Clerk; Theresa McNulty

George Samia, Town Administrator;

Catherine Johnson, Senior Clerk


 

Action Items


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, approved the minutes of the April 22, 2008 meeting.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, approved the reappointment of Jane Haines to the Old Colony Elderly Services Board of Directors effective immediately through June 30, 2009.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, approved the reappointment of Helen C. Bomar Kennedy to the Old Colony Elderly Services Board of Directors, as an alternate, effective immediately through June 30, 2009.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, approved the request of Paula Lewis of EB PIE for use of the Town Common on June 7, 2008, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a fundraiser.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, approved the request of Jill M. Cleary of Mom’s with Muscle, LLC on June 12, 2008 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a Picnic for clients and potential clients.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, approved to ratify their action opening the Special Town Meeting Warrant and adding two additional articles for the Fire Dept.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, approved to close the Special Town Meeting Warrant

 

M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 1 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 2 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 3 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, with discussion, approved Article 4 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.

Vote: yes – Hamilton; McNulty, No-Walsh, to accept Article


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 5 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant with a request to amend.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 6 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 7 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 8 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


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M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 9 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 10 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 11 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 12 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, with discussion, approved Article 13 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.

Vote: yes – Hamilton; McNulty, No-Walsh, to accept Article


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 14 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 15 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 16 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, with discussion, approved Article 17 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.

Vote: yes – Hamilton; McNulty, No-Walsh, to accept Article


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 18 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 19 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 20 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 21 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 22 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 23 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 24 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


 



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M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 25 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 26 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 27 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 28 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 29 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 30 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, with discussion, approved Article 31 for placement on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.


Original Articles 16, 19, 30, 31 and 35 passed over and Articles re-numbered accordingly.


M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, to close the Annual Town Meeting warrant.


Open Forum


No one present


Reminders


Hazardous Waste Day – May 3rd at the Thatcher Street site.


May 4, 2008, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Bridgewater Rabies Clinic at the Town Garage off High Street, $5.00 per shot, dogs 6months & older on a leash, cats & ferrets must be confined in carriers


May 1, 2008, FY 2008 4th quarter Real Estate Taxes due


Support our Troops Annual 5K road race, May3, 2008


Mr. Hamilton expressed thanks to Dale Julius for his efforts in putting together another successful Calvin Harlow Day/Civil War Encampment.




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M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, move to close Open Session and go into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing contract negotiations and litigation issues and will not be returning to Open Session.

VOTE: Yes – Walsh, Hamilton, McNulty; a unanimous vote in favor.


Meeting adjourned at 9:25 p.m.


 

 

 

 

____________________________Clerk

           Board of Selectmen

 
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