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Selectmen's Meeting Agenda 04/09/12
    BOARD OF SELECTMEN
 
BRIAN CONNORS, CHAIRMAN                                          TOWN HALL, MAIN CONF. RM.
ROBERT M. CONDON, CLERK                                       175 CENTRAL STREET
JOSEPH L. MIKSCH                                                    EAST BRIDGEWATER, MASS.
 
AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER – 7:30 pm MEETING OF Monday, April 9, 2012
                                             
            WARRANTS FOR THE APPROVAL OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN
            WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC REVIEW 15 MINUTES BEFORE
            MEETING BEGINS.
           OPEN FORUM
            SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS
            ACTION ITEMS
            TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
            BOARD DISCUSSIONS
            REMINDERS   
            CONFERENCE ROOM RESERVATIONS
 
 
 
   
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
 
APPOINTMENTS


6:30 pm         EXECUTIVE SESSION

      Personnel Matter

7:30 pm         OPEN MEETING/Pledge of Allegiance


7:35 pm         OPEN FORUM

     
7:45 pm BUDGET PRESENTATIONS

               Town Accountant                                         
     Fire Department
     Police Department
     





                
                


        
        




                        

   
BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA

ACTION ITEMS


1. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the minutes from the April 2, 2012 Board of Selectmen’s meeting.

2. Board will vote to approve/disapprove to reschedule the Annual Town Meeting from Monday, May 14, 2012 to Monday, June 4, 2012.

3. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the June 4, 2012 Annual Town Meeting Schedule.

4. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the June 4, 2012 Special Town Meeting Schedule.


    
BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA
TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT

 
 
1. Town Administrator to give reminder of Budget Presentation Schedule for all Departments.


Schedule for Budget and Departmental Updates



     Town Accountant                                           April 9
     Fire Department   
     Police Department

     Southeastern Regional School Department           April 23
     School Department
        
        Board of Health                                         April 30


BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
       
BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA
 
    PENDING ISSUES
      
1. Eastern States Steel

                Report received; need to set up meeting with DEP
Eastern States Steel Site has been an ongoing issue for over a decade.  The taxes on the site have been unpaid for a number of years but the town has been reluctant to take possession of the property due to hazardous waste issues at the site.  The town has currently engaged a number of lawyers, as well as representatives of the D.E.P. and O.C.P.C., to find a solution in both cleaning up the site and its ultimate taking by the town.  This process, most likely, will not see fruition for several years.
      
 
2. Current state of Town Hall  

Over the past several years as we have experienced budget cut backs.  The Town Hall, like many municipal buildings, has fallen into disrepair.  It is the intent of the Board of Selectmen/Town Administrator to approach the Capital Improvement Committee with a bonding issue that would correct both the HVAC/air conditioning, as well as many of the structural problems currently existing at the Town Hall.  Though nothing is engraved in stone, it would appear that replacement of the chiller will cost between $75,000.00-$100,000.00.  Also, repair and painting of the Town Hall’s roof and siding could cost another $100,000.00-$150,000.00.  We would be pursuing a bond issuance of approximately $250,0000.00 to be paid over a 10 year period.


3. Town-wide trash collection and recycling plan

The contract for trash pick up is ending on June 30, 2012.  The DPW Director, John Haines, along with a number of consultants, the Town Administrator and Selectmen Chairman, are currently engaged in the pursuit of several options in this area.  You should be aware that a number of years ago, a fund was established with remaining BFI revenues to offset the cost of bags to the general public.  This fund has been depleted and the program needs revamping to continue on.





      



       
    
BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA
 
BOARD DISCUSSIONS
1. Board Liaison Appointments:
Fire Department
Police Department
Agricultural Commission
School Department
Capital Committee
Town Hall Departments
D.P.W.
Council on Aging
Historical Commission
Library
Finance Committee
Plymouth County Advisory Board














BOARD OF SELECTMEN
REMINDERS
 
          
1. Bridge Street Recycling Center – for Big Metal and Compost materials

1st & 3rd Saturday of each month
                         9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
(Open 1st Sat. of Month in the months of Jan. and Feb.)
 
      ITEMS THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AT BRIDGE STREET RECYCLING CENTER
                        computers                                fax machines
                        scanners                                  keyboard & mice
                        main Frames                            vcr’s
                        stereos                                     monitors
                        printers                                    telecommunication equipment
                        speakers                                  wire
                        televisions                               dvd players


  2.   NEW HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR TRASH & RECYCLING!

Holidays Being Observed Are-New Year’s, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas

      All other weeks will be regular schedule!

      All Trash and Recycling Must be out by 7:00 AM!

3.       Hazardous Waste Day

      April 28, 2011 – 8 a.m. – noon – Thatcher Street/BFI Site
             more info to follow

4.      Committee/Board Vacancies

Zoning Board of Appeals
Capital Improvement Committee

            




BOARD OF SELECTMEN
CONFERENCE ROOM RESERVATIONS

MAIN CONFERENCE ROOM

Monday, April 9, 7:30 p.m. – Board of Selectmen

Tuesday, April 10, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. – C.O.A.

Wednesday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. – Republican Town Committee

Thursday, April 19, 7:00 p.m. – Recreation Commission

Monday, April 23, 7:30 p.m. – Board of Selectmen

Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m. – Historical Commission

Wednesday, April 25, 7:00 p.m. – P.A.C.

Monday, April 30, 7:30 p.m. – Board of Selectmen

Tuesday, May 1, 6:30 p.m. – Journey to Hope

Monday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. – Board of Selectmen

2nd FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

Monday, April 9, 6:00 p.m. – Daisy Girl Scouts

Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 p.m. – Support Our Troops

Wednesday, April 12, 7:00 p.m. – E.B. Cem. Corp.

Tuesday, April 17, 7:00 p.m. – American Legion

Thursday, April 19, 6:30 p.m. – Pomp. Pines Group

Monday, April 23, 6:00 p.m. – Daisy Girl Scouts

Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m. – Support Our Troops

Wednesday, April 25, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Vendor Fair

Monday, April 30, 6:00 p.m. – Daisy Girl Scouts

Wednesday, May 2, 7:00 p.m. – Zoning Board of Appeals

Tuesday, May 8, 7:00 p.m. – Support Our Troops

PLANNING/BUILDING CONFERENCE ROOM, 2nd FLOOR

Monday, April 9, 7:00 p.m. – Planning Board

Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 p.m. – Finance Committee

Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 p.m. – Finance Committee

Monday, April 23, 7:00 p.m. – Planning Board

Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. – Finance Committee

Monday, April 30, 7:00 p.m. – Planning Board

Tuesday, May 1, 6:30 p.m. – Finance Committee

Monday, May 7, 7:00 p.m. – Planning Board

Tuesday, May 8, 6:30 p.m. – Finance Committee

HEALTH OFFICE

Monday, May 7, 6:00 p.m. – Board of Health

CONSERVATION COMMISSION CONFERENCE ROOM, 2nd FLOOR

Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 p.m. – Conservation Commission

Wednesday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. – EB B.A.S.E.

Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 p.m. – Journey to Hope

Wednesday, April 18, 7:00 p.m. – Agricultural Commission

Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m. – Conservation Commission

Tuesday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. – Lion’s Club

Monday, May 7, 7:00 p.m. – Youth Basketball

Tuesday, May 8, 7:00 p.m. – Conservation Commission

Wednesday, May 9, 7:00 p.m. – EB B.A.S.E.


 
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