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Minutes of Board of Finance Joint Meeting with Board of Selectmen and Board of Education, 12/20/2021

AGENDA: Board of Finance Joint Meeting with Board of Selectmen and Board of Education

RECEIVED 12/27/2021 9:42am
Kathleen R. Miserendino - Redding Deputy Town Clerk

Town of Redding
Board of Finance Regular Meeting Minutes
Joint Meeting with the BOS & BOE
Monday, 12/20/2021
7:30PM Via Zoom

Filed subject to approval.

Present:  Dr. Kimberly Yonkers, Chair, Ward Mazzucco, Vice Chair, Jamie Barickman, Rob Dean, Jenifer Wyss, Karen Gifford

Also Present:  Steve Gniadek, Finance Director, First Selectwoman Julia Pemberton, Peg O’Donnell, Selectman, Michael Thompson, Selectman, Chris Parkin, Redding BOE, Dr. Jason McKinnen, Superintendent of Schools, Scott Petrizelli, Finance Director Region 9, BOE Members, Members of the Public

Chair Yonkers called the meeting to order at 7:32PM.

  1. To Approve the Minutes of the Meeting held on Monday, 11/22/2021

MOTION: Vice Chari Mazzucco made a motion to approve the minutes of the BOF Meeting held on Monday, 11/22/2021. Ms. Gifford seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous, and the motion carried.

  1. Public Comment Chair Yonkers opened the floor to Public.

There was no Public Comment.

  1. Joint Meeting with the Board of Selectman (BOS) and Board of Education (BOE) to discuss the FY 2022-2023 Budget

First Selectwoman Julia Pemberton addressed the Board of Finance (BOF) about the FY 2022-2023 budget for the Town of Redding (Town Portion). Discussion followed concerning various expenses, revenues, and departmental changes.

MOTION:  Mr. Dean made a motion to add a Public Comment after the BOS budget presentation. Mr. Barickman seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous, and the motion carried.

Chair Yonkers opened the floor to Public Comment. There was no Public Comment.

Dr. Jason McKinnon, Superintendent of Schools, and Chris Parkin, Redding BOE, presented the BOE budget to the BOF. Discussion followed concerning staffing and new approaches to budgeting.

Chair Yonkers opened the floor to Public Comment. There was no Public Comment.

Chair Yonkers adjourned the meeting at 8:42PM.

Submitted by,
Zachary Smith

 

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