Livestream the Board of Selectmen Meeting

AGENDA

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

TUESDAY – SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

8:00 A.M. – ZOOM


8:00 a.m.    Regular Session

1.    Pledge of Allegiance.

2.    Approval of minutes:     August 30, 2021

3.    First Selectwoman’s Updates. 

4.    Liaison Reports/Selectmen Comments.

5.    Citizen comments


BUSINESS


6.    Review Public Health Initiatives pertaining to COVID-19 response.  


7.    Discuss and take action to approve a Special Appropriation request from the Health Department in the amount of $19,100 for Fiscal Year ending 6/30/2021 to fund shortage in Household Hazardous Waste recycling services. 


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


Erin Mannix to the position of Town Planner in the Land Use department.  This position is non-union.  Rate of pay is Grade 16, Step 5 - $108,042.80 annually. The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created due to a resignation. 


Mike Kelley to the position of Dishwasher located within the Senior Center.  The position is non-union.  Rate of pay is $13.00 per hour.  The position is budgeted, not requiring an appropriation of funds.  This position vacancy was created by layoff due to COVID. (His start date has been delayed from 9/6/21).


9.    Discuss and take action to approve a Memorandum of Agreement between the Town of Madison and the Town of Guilford as it pertains to the position of the shared Economic Development Director; and to allow the First Selectwoman to sign the same. 


10.    Discuss and take action to approve a Line Item Transfer request from the Police Department in the amount of $90,243.20 to transfer funding for the Police Captain salary.  


11.    Discuss and take action to approve a Special Appropriation request from the Police Department in the amount of $62,013.00 to fund rank promotions; pending Board of Finance and Town Meeting approval. 


12.    Discuss and take action to approve a request from the Caleb Foundation and HOPE Partnership, Inc. for a Tax Exemption under Code of Ordinances Section 20-2.


13.    Discuss and take action to approve a request from the Caleb Foundation and HOPE Partnership, Inc. for Tax Relief under Code of Ordinances Section 20-3; pending Town Meeting Approval.


14.    Discuss and take action to approve amending the call of the Town Meeting on September 27, 2021 to approve as follows: 


3.     Any action necessary to approve a request from the Caleb Foundation and HOPE Partnership, Inc. for Tax Relief under Code of Ordinances Section 20-3.


4.     A Special Appropriation in the amount of $500,000 to fund the Coastal Resiliency Reserve Fund.


5.   A Special Appropriation request from the Police Department in the amount of $62,013.00 to fund rank promotions.


15.    Discuss and take action to approve a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the parcel known as the Janssen Property; and the allow the First Selectwoman to sign the same. 


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


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


18.    Appointments / Resignations: 


Resignation of Pamela Davies from the Youth & Family Services Board. 


19.    Tax Abatements / Refunds.


20.    Citizens comments. 


21.    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.