Livestream the Board of Selectmen Meeting

AGENDA

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

MONDAY – AUGUST 30, 2021

POSTPONED FROM AUGUST 23, 2021

6:00 P.M. – ZOOM ONLINE MEETING


6:00 p.m.    Regular Session


1.    Pledge of Allegiance.

2.    Approval of minutes:     

  July 14, 2021 Special Meeting 

     July 19, 2021 

     August 3, 2021 Special Meeting

     August 21, 2021 Emergency Meeting

3.    First Selectwoman’s Updates.

4.    Liaison Reports/Selectmen Comments.

5.    Citizen comments.


BUSINESS


6.    Discuss and take action on proclaiming September 4th – 11th 2021 as a time of remembrance, a commitment to volunteerism and community pride in the Town of Madison. 


7.    Discuss and take action on a Proclamation honoring the Healing Fields ceremony and the Madison Exchange Club.


8.    Discuss and take action to approve Proclamations honoring Eagle Scouts: 

Erik Bernard 

Alex Black

Rocky Mayer 


9.    Presentation from the Hope Partnership / Caleb Foundation regarding Wellington at Madison and a Tax Abatement application made to the Town. 


10.    Discuss and take action to approve a Donations as follows: 


In the amount of $5,000 from Neighbor to Neighbor to fund camp scholarships. 


In the amount of $2,000 from the Madison Exchange Club to fund camp scholarships. 


11.    Discuss and take action to approve the following hires: 


Erin Boucher to the position of Dispatcher in the Communications and Records department.  The position is union (UPSEU).  Rate of pay is Step 4 - $28.30 per hour.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created due to an internal transfer. 


Amy De Lucia-Ferry to the position of Youth Development Coordinator I in the Youth and Family Services department.  The position is non-union.  Rate of pay is Grade 5, Step 3 - $24.07 per hour.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created due to a resignation. 


Tyler Haskell to the position of Deputy Emergency Management Director in the Emergency Management department.  The position is non-union.  Rate of pay is a $5,000 annual stipend.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created due to a retirement. 


12.    Discuss and take action to approve retaining the services of Tyche Planning & Policy Group through January 31, 2022; and to authorize the First Selectwoman to sign an agreement of the same terms. 


13.    Discuss and take action to approve a Line Item Transfer request in the amount of $18,000 to fund the services of Tyche Planning & Policy Group through January 31, 2022. 


14.    Discuss and take action to approve recommending to the Board of Finance the creation of a Coastal Resiliency Reserve Fund. 


15.    Discuss and take action to approve a Special Appropriation in the amount of $500,000 to fund the Coastal Resiliency Reserve Fund; pending Board of Finance and Town Meeting approval. 


16.    Discuss and take action to re-authorize the Old Elm Street Historic District Study Committee through August 31, 2023. 


17.    Discuss and take action to formally appoint the following members to the Old Elm Street Historic District Study Committee with terms to expire August 31, 2023: 


Eric Berg 

Thomas Boyle 

Susan Cartledge 

John Lind 

Carol Snow


Alternates: 

Eric Axberg 

Peter Clement 


18.    Appointments / Resignations: 


Resignation of C. Thomas Paul from the Inland Wetlands Commission. 


Resignation of Kenneth Kaminsky from the Board of Finance. 


Resignation of Happy Marino from the Board of Education, pending acceptance by the Board of Education on September 14, 2021. 


Appointment of Margaret Newcomb to the Shellfish Commission Alternates for a term to expire January 1, 2022. 


Appointment of Ernest Lacore to the ZBA Alternates for a term to expire November 1, 2021. 


Appointment of Happy Marino to the Board of Finance for a term to expire November 1, 2021, acceptance of her resignation from the Board of Education.


Appointment of Christine Maisano to the Board of Education for a term to expire November 1, 2021, pending acceptance of the resignation of Happy Marino by the Board of Education on September 14, 2021


19.    Review status of potential referendum projects. 


20.    Discuss and take action to set a Public Hearing to solicit comment on an Ethics Code Ordinance. 


21.    Discuss and take action to approve a Charge of the Ad-Hoc Marijuana Legalization Advisory Committee. 


22.    Discuss and take action to approve Round 3 ARP Funding schedule in an amount not to exceed $282,359.00.


23.    Discuss recommended priorities and objectives for the use of ARP Funding. 


24.    Discuss and take action to approve a Charge for Ad-Hoc ARP Funding / COVID Taskforce Advisory Committee.


25.    Review Building Code Appeals process. 


26.    Tax Abatements / Refunds.


27.    Citizens comments. 


28.    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.