Livestream the Board of Selectmen Meeting

AGENDA

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

MONDAY – JUNE 28, 2021

7:00 P.M. – ZOOM & TOWN CAMPUS ROOM A

7:00 p.m.    Regular Session

1.    Pledge of Allegiance.

 2.    Approval of minutes:     June 8, 2021

                                             June 14, 2021 Special 

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 move the Regular Meeting of the Board of Selectmen from July 26, 2021 to Monday July 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. 

7.    Discuss and take action to approve a Special Appropriation request from the Police Department in the amount of $19,000 to fund the Special Duty Pay account; pending Town Meeting approval. 

8.    Discuss and take action to call the Annual Budget Reconciliation Town Meeting on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in Town Campus Room A for the following purpose:

     1.     A Special Appropriation request from the Police Department in the amount of $19,000 to fund Special Duty Wages.

     2.    A Special Appropriation request from the Police Department in the amount of $19,000 to fund Special Duty Wages. 

     3.    Other Special Appropriations as deemed necessary. 

9.    Discuss and take action to approve hiring of Jonathan Walter to the position of Civil Engineer I in the Public Works department.  The position is non-union.  Rate of pay is Grade 7, Step 3, $28.28 per hour.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds. This position vacancy was created due to a reorganization.

10.    Discuss and take action to approve moving Austin Hall to the position of Director of Beach & Recreation.  The position is non-union.  Rate of pay is Grade 18, Step 5, exempt.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created due to a retirement.  Position description and salary to be reviewed by the Job Evaluation Committee during FY21-22. 

11.    Discuss and take action to approve moving Heather Noblin to the position of Assistant Director of Beach & Recreation.  The position is non-union.  Rate of pay is Grade 13, Step 4, exempt.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created due to a retirement. Position description and salary to be reviewed by the Job Evaluation Committee during FY21-22.

12.    Discuss and take action to approve the hiring of Tim Lunn to the position of Deputy Fire Marshal in the Fire Marshal’s Office.  The position is non-union.  Rate of pay is Grade 8, Step 3, $30.42 per hour.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created due to a retirement.

13.    Discuss and take action to approve the hiring of Matt Quatrano to the position of Recreation Supervisor in the Beach and Recreation department.  The position is non-union.  Rate of pay is Grade 6, Step 4, $29.02 per hour.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created due to a reorganization.

14.    Discuss and take action to approve accepting CT DOT Local Bridge Program Grant funding for the for the replacement of a bridge on Garnet Park Road over Bailey Creek and for the rehabilitation of a bridge on Flintlock Road over Huzzle Guzzle Brook, in the amount of $914,375 which represents fifty-percent of the total project costs; and to authorize the First Selectwoman to sign the same. 

15.    Discuss and take action to award the RFP for Legal Services as follows: 

Murtha Cullina, LLP as Town Attorney commencing July 1, 2021 

Shipman and Goodwin LLP as Labor Attorney and Bond Counsel commencing July 1, 2021

Milano & Wanat LLC as Assessment Attorney commencing July 1, 2021

Berchem Moses PC as Land Use Attorney commencing July 1, 2021

16.    Discuss and take action to approve accepting a Grant in the amount of $5,000 from the Erwin C. Bauer Charitable Trust to be used for Habitat Exploration programs at Bauer Park, Rockland Preserve, and Salt Meadow Park. 

17.    Presentation from Catherine Barden of Youth & Family Services on the recent state passage of Legalized Marijuana Bill. 

18.    Discuss potential next steps for the Town in response to the recent state passage of Legalized Marijuana Bill. 

19.    Update on Flood Plain Ordinance. 

20.    Discuss and take action to approve routine Line Item Transfers totaling $165,183.94.

21.    Discuss and take action to approve incorporating an Admin. Assistant / Health Coordinator position into the ARP Funding schedule in the amount of $24,245.52.  

22.    Discuss applications received under the Town of Madison Tax Incentive / Assessment Deferral Program Policy. 

23.    Tax Abatements / Refunds.

24.    Citizens comments. 

25.    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.