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Minutes of Board of Selectmen, 09/18/2017

AGENDA: Board of Selectmen

RECEIVED 09/20/2017 4:55pm
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Board of Selectmen Meeting
Monday, September 18, 2017
7:30 p.m., Town Hall Hearing Room

MINUTES

Present: Julia Pemberton, First Selectman; Peg O’Donnell, Michael Thompson.

Also present: members of the public; videographers.

1. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:31 p.m.

2. Approval of Minutes
On the motion of M. Thompson and the second of P. O’Donnell, the Board voted unanimously to approve the 8/28/17 Special Meeting Minutes.

3. Discussion of State Budget impact to Redding
Julia Pemberton reviewed the status of the State Budget and noted that likely changes in funding will affect the Town budget process going forward. Capital items are due to S. Gniadek by 9/28/17.

The next road plan will need to budget for road maintenance.

4. Discussion and possible action: Appointments
On the motion of M. Thompson and the second of P. O’Donnell, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Jim Bacon to Planning Commission Alternate.

On the motion of P. O’Donnell and the second of M. Thompson, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Richard Emerson to Full Member of Board of Ethics.

On the motion of P. O’Donnell and the second of M. Thompson, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Mary Lou Carlson to Park and Recreation Commission.

On the motion of M. Thompson and the second of P. O’Donnell, the Board voted unanimously to reappoint John Board to Park and Recreation Commission.

5. Public Comment
No comments.

6. Board Member Comment
Julia Pemberton reported that the Deer Management Plan began on 9/15/17 and ends 1/31/18. There are 56 hunters registered for bow hunting on 14 parcels.

An economic development workshop is scheduled for 10/5/17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Winners of the recent primaries were congratulated.

7. Executive Session: Pending Litigation GLDC Foreclosure
On the motion of M. Thompson and the second of P. O’Donnell, the Board voted unanimously to go into Executive Session at 7:50 p.m. to discuss pending litigation re: GLDC Foreclosure with Board of Finance members Ward Mazzucco and Susan Clark.

The Board came out of Executive Session at 8:40 p.m. No action was taken.

8. Adjournment
On the motion of P. O’Donnell and the second of M. Thompson, the Board voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:41 p.m.

Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly

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