The committee shall create, and recommend to the Board of Selectmen, a Plan that coordinates the long-term community and economic recovery of Madison in the wake of the COVID-19 public health emergency to:
fully restore Town government services
aid residents in recovery efforts
aid businesses in recovery efforts
identify Emergency Management needs in the face of future public health emergencies
identify projects to move forward under ARP Funding
Prior to the completion of such plan, the committee shall hold at least one Public Hearing to gather public input.
The Committee shall meet as required to fulfill their charge. Meetings will be noticed and include time for public comment as a standing agenda item.
The committee shall consist of:
two (2) representatives from the Board of Selectmen
two (2) representatives from the Board of Finance
one (1) representatives from the Board of Education
two (2) additional members from the public.
The Board of Selectmen will appoint the members of the public to the committee.
Staff Liaisons shall be but are not limited to:
Director of Finance (or their designee)
Town Services Coordinator / Risk Manager
At their regular meeting on August 30, 2021 the Board of Selectmen approved the establishment of an Ad-Hoc ARP Funding / COVID Taskforce Advisory Committee. The Committee will be comprised of membership from each of the three Elected Boards as well as members of the Public. Any public member interested in working on this Committee can complete the Application for Boards & Commissions. Any questions can be directed to Lauren Rhines at 203-245-5602.