Livestream the Board of Selectmen Meeting

AGENDA
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
TUESDAY – MAY 11, 2021
8:00 A.M. – ZOOM

DOCUMENTS 

8:00 a.m. Regular Session
1. Pledge of Allegiance.
2. Approval of minutes: April 26, 2021
3. First Selectwoman’s Updates. 
a. COVID-19 Response and Town Operations Update. 
4. Liaison Reports/Selectmen Comments.
5. Citizen comments

BUSINESS
6. Discuss and take action to approve Proclamations honoring Eagle Scouts: 
Brian Beirne 
Tim Gagliano 
Dan Ginsburg
Evan Hubbs 
Christopher Kearney
Kyle Northrup 
Jack Scherban
Sam Scherban
Henry Wilson

7. Discuss and take action to approve Proclamations honoring EMS Director Chris Bernier, and Deputy Director Russell Pierson, of Madison Emergency Medical Services in honor of National EMS Week from May 16th – May 22nd. 

8. Discuss and take action to call a Public Hearing on May 24, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. to hear comment on submissions of the 2021 DRS Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit Grant Program.  


9. Discuss and take action to approve Line-Item Transfer requests totaling $372,816.00. 

10. Discuss and take action to approve the following Special Appropriation requests:  

1. In the amount of $161,181 to fund various Capital Project Funds. This action will satisfy all requirements for a Town Meeting under State of Connecticut Executive Order 7S.

2. In the amount of $60,000 to fund the Revaluation Reserve; and pending Board of Finance Approval. This action will satisfy all requirements for a Town Meeting under State of Connecticut Executive Order 7S. 

3. In the amount of $150,000 to fund the Planning Reserve WPCA Facilities Wastewater Study; and pending Board of Finance Approval. This action will satisfy all requirements for a Town Meeting under State of Connecticut Executive Order 7S. 

4. In the amount of $22,225 to fund the Snow Removal line item due to deficits from excess weather events in FY 2020-2021; and pending Board of Finance Approval. This action will satisfy all requirements for a Town Meeting under State of Connecticut Executive Order 7S. 

5. In the amount of $38,220 to fund the Police Department Overtime related to
COVID-19 (reimbursement from OPM to be requested) and pending Board of Finance Approval. This action will satisfy all requirements for a Town Meeting under State of Connecticut Executive Order 7S. 


6. In the amount of $36,106 to fund the Police Department Overtime; and pending Board of Finance Approval. This action will satisfy all requirements for a Town Meeting under State of Connecticut Executive Order 7S.

7. In the amount of $103,972.15 to fund Emergency Management expenses due to COVID-19 (reimbursement from FEMA and OPM to be requested); and pending Board of Finance Approval. This action will satisfy all requirements for a Town Meeting under State of Connecticut Executive Order 7S.

8. In the amount of $1,335.03 to fund Emergency Management overtime due to
COVID-19 (reimbursement from FEMA); and pending Board of Finance Approval. This action will satisfy all requirements for a Town Meeting under State of Connecticut Executive Order 7S.


11. Discuss and take action to approve the hiring of Katie Randall to the position of Records Specialist located within the Police Department.  The position is union UPSEU.  Rate of pay is $27.68 per hour.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created by a transfer due to a retirement. 

12. Update from Beach & Recreation on the development of a Harbor Management Plan.

13. Discuss potential funding needs for public safety resources for the July 4th community events. 

14. Review proposed Town policies following expiration of Governor’s Public Health Emergency Declaration on May 19th.

15. Review anticipated timeline for possible changes to Town Flood Plain Ordinance.

16. Tax Abatements / Refunds.

17. Citizens comments. 

18. Adjournment.   



The Town of Madison does not discriminate on the basis of disability, and the meeting facilities are ADA accessible.  Individuals who need assistance are invited to make their needs known by contacting the Town’s ADA/Human Resources Director Debra Milardo at 203.245.5603 or by email to milardod@madisonct.org at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting.