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Minutes of Special Town Meeting, 10/19/2015

AGENDA: Special Town Meeting

RECEIVED 10/20/2015 10:59am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Minutes

The October 19, 2015 Town Meeting was called to order by First Selectman Pemberton at 7:06 pm in the Redding Town Office Hearing Room.

Present: First Selectman Pemberton, 10 members of the public, representative of the News Times and the videographers.

Election of Moderator:
Richard Emerson was nominated by Michele Grande to be the Moderator for the meeting. This nomination was seconded by Leon Karvelis and unanimously approved by those present.

Mr. Emerson presided over the remainder of the meeting. He called on Mrs. Grande, Redding’s Town Clerk, to read the Warning of the Meeting.

WARNING – NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

The Legal Voters in the Town of Redding, Connecticut, and those entitled to vote therein are hereby warned and notified to meet at the Special Town Meeting to be held at the Redding Town Hall, 100 Hill Road, Redding, CT on Monday, October 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for the following purposes:

Upon the recommendation of the Board of Selectmen, to adopt, pursuant to Section 16A-40g of the Connecticut General Statutes, a program known as the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, to facilitate loan financing for clean energy improvements to commercial properties by utilizing a state or local assessment mechanism to provide security for repayment of loans; and

To authorize and direct First Selectman Julia Pemberton to execute and deliver the C-PACE Agreement, for the purposes therein, together with such other documents as she may determine to be necessary and appropriate to evidence, secure and otherwise complete the C-PACE Agreement.

To do any and all things legal and necessary to accomplish the above named purpose and to take any other action that may legally come before the meeting.

DATED at Redding, Connecticut this 6th day of October, 2015.

BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Julia Pemberton, First Selectman
Leon Karvelis, Selectman
Michael Thompson, Selectman

Moderator Emerson asked for a motion to accept the Warning of the Special Town Meeting. That motion was made by Peg O’Donnell and seconded by John Board. The motion was unanimously approved.

Motion: move to approve the adoption of a program known as the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, to facilitate loan financing for clean energy improvements to commercial properties by utilizing a state or local assessment mechanism to provide security for repayment of loans; and to authorize and direct First Selectman Julia Pemberton to execute and deliver the C-PACE Agreement, for the purposes therein, together with such other documents as she may determine to be necessary and appropriate to evidence, secure and otherwise complete the C-PACE Agreement. Motion by Michele Grande, seconded by Peg O’Donnell.

The meeting was opened to discussion and questions. There were no questions or comments.

VOTE ON THE MOTION
The motion to approve the supplemental appropriation was unanimously approved.

ADJOURNMENT
Motion: move that the Special Town Meeting be adjourned. Motion by Michele Grande, seconded by Leon Karvelis. Approved. Unanimous.

The meeting adjourned at 7:11 pm.

Submitted,
Mary Maday, Recording Secretary

 

 

 

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