Selectmen's Minutes 11/03/08
The weekly meeting of the Board of Selectmen was held on Monday evening, November 3, 2008 at 7:30 p.m.

Present:        David L. Walsh, Chairman; Peter A. Hamilton, Clerk; Theresa McNulty
                George Samia, Town Administrator
                Catherine Johnson, Administrative Assistant

Appointment

Robert Packer of the Recreation Commission Christmas Parade Committee was present to update the Board on the 25th Annual Christmas on the Common Parade.

Mr. Packer informed the Board of the fund raising events and the details of the upcoming parade.

Departmental Updates

Treasurer/Collector Marilyn Thompson was present for a departmental update.  Ms. Thompson gave an overview of the state and happenings in her department.  

A lengthy discussion was held on various issues within the Treasurer/Collector’s office.   

Director of Assessing Cheryl Pooler was present for a departmental update.  Ms. Pooler gave an overview of the state and happenings in her department.

A lengthy discussion was held on various issues within the Assessors Department.

Veteran’s Agent Robert Charles was present for a departmental update.  Mr. Charles gave an overview of the state and happenings in his department.

A lengthy discussion as held on various issues within the Veteran’s Services Department.

Action Items

m/Hamilton, s/McNulty, a unanimous vote, approve the minutes of the October 28, 2008 meeting.

Announcement

East Bridgewater HS Marching Band 2008 New England Champions.


Town Administrator Report

Thanks to Chris White a banner was placed on the town’s website with regards to the proposition 2 ½ override question on the November ballot.

Reminders

Presidential Election Day – Tuesday, November 4 – Polling location – Gordon W. Mitchell Middle School.  Polling Hours:  7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Mailbag

Senior Center Building Committee letter regarding the offer from Frances Realty Trust to purchase the Casa Loma – Committee voted to not accept offer.

Open Forum

No one present

M/Hamilton, s/McNulty, move to close Open session and go into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing personnel matters and litigation issues and to not return to Open Session.

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

Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.





________________________________Clerk
Board of Selectmen