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July 18, 2011
Board of Selectmen
July 18, 2011
Community Hall Annex
5:00 p.m.

Present:  Joseph R. Becker, Chairman; Michael S. Pantos, Vice-Chairman; Leroy C. Clark; and Peter Letsky, Clerk.

Goals and objectives for DPW Superintendent Gary Kellaher were reviewed.

Mr. Pantos will attend the Devereux Foundation’s Annual Town Appreciation Breakfast on August 5, 2011.  Some discussion on Devereux’s payment in lieu of taxes to be used for a specific purpose.

At the July 25th meeting, Unibank Fiscal Advisory Services will be present to discuss bond rating and a presentation of innovative financing.

Chief Ruchala requested a transfer of funds:  from (220-5120) to  (220-5400) $510, and from (220-5120) to (231-5400) $2,060.00.  Mr. Pantos moved to sign the transfers.  Mr. Clark seconded.  Vote unanimous.

Naquag Green Repair Update – Mr. Becker informed the cost estimate on design is at 60% complete – shortfall of $128,000 approximately.  Consensus bid alternatives – we would like to uphold the quality and scope of the roof as first priority.

Fire cellular bills shortage; Ambulance Comstar & Citgo & St. Vincent’s Hospital bills shortage.

6:30 – Richard Fox / follow-up from dog hearing:  Animal Control Officer recommends a micro chip as dog is neutered.  Lengthy discussion on types of control.  Mr. Letsky moved to have Mr. Fox report the progress of the Petco Program to Laura Pease, Animal Control Officer, ongoing with documentation / receipts.  Cycle to be three weeks on, three weeks off and to report on each cycle.  Mr. Pantos seconded.  Vote unanimous.

Mr. Clark moved to adjourn.  Mr. Pantos seconded.  Vote unanimous.  Meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Peter Letsky, Clerk
Board of Selectmen

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