Board of Selectmen meeting Feb. 1

The regular meeting of the Board of Selectmen will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Fairfield Museum and History Center.

Michael C. Tetreau, First Selectman Edward J. Bateson III, Selectman Christopher W. Tymniak, Selectman

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3) MINUTES To consider and act upon the minutes of: a) Regular Meeting of January 4, 2017 b) Regular Meeting of January 25, 2017

4) RESIGNATIONS (for information only) a) Board of Library Trustees Holly A. Mazzeo (D), 67 Crane Street, term 7/16 – 7/22 (Resignation Date: January 31, 2017) b) Clean Energy Task Force Duncan A. Keith, (D), 21 Middlebrook Drive (Resignation Date: January 19, 2017)

5) FIRST SELECTMAN APPOINTMENTS (for information only) a) Conservation Technical Advisory Committee Jennifer Hauhuth, 1260 Merritt Street, term 2/17 – 2/20 (to fill a vacancy for Kathleen Maxham whose term expired) (Appointment Date: February 1, 2017) b) Economic Development Commission Raymond P. Meglio (U), 345 Rock Ridge Road, term 11/16 – 11/21 (to fill a vacancy for Zhanna Funaro who resigned) (Appointment Date: January 25, 2017)

6) BOARD OF SELECTMEN APPROVAL To hear, consider and approve the following appointment as recommended by the Board of Library Trustees: Board of Library Trustees David C. Gray, Jr. (U), 102 Dill Road, term 7/16 – 7/22 (to fill a vacancy for Holly Mazzeo who resigned)

7) APPOINTMENTS To hear, consider and act upon the following appointments: Police and Fire Retirement Board Paul H. Hiller (R), 2745 Burr Street, term 11/16 – 11/20 (to fill a vacancy for James Takami whose term expired)

8) APPOINTMENT CORRECTION To hear, consider and act upon the following resolution: RESOLVED, that the term of Kristin K. Burbank who was appointed to the Human Services Commission on January 25, 2017 shall be for the period of November 2016 to November 2020 instead of April 2016 to April 2020 as previously approved. [the purpose of this resolution is to correct an error in the resolution passed on January 25, 2017]

9) TOWN ATTORNEY Report from the Town Attorney regarding the Special Election for Selectman

10) TOWN CLERK To hear, consider and act upon the following resolution as recommended by the Town Clerk: WHEREAS, Laurie McArdle, who was elected selectman in 2015 has resigned; and WHEREAS, the remaining selectmen have appointed a selectman to take her place; and WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9-222 of the Connecticut General Statutes a petition has been submitted to the Fairfield Town Clerk requesting a special election for the position held by said newly-appointed selectman; and WHEREAS, said petition has been certified by the Fairfield Town Clerk, who has called said special election for June 6, 2017; and WHEREAS, at the meeting held on January 25, 2017, this Board of Selectmen passed a resolution stating that the petition for special election was void ab initio and that no special election need be held; and WHEREAS, the town has received an opinion from the Secretary of the State directing that the special election must be held and that the Board of Selectmen must set a date for said election; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Resolution passed at the meeting of January 25, 2017 declaring the special election petition void ab initio and that no special election be held is hereby rescinded; and FURTHER RESOLVED, that a special election for the position held by the newlyappointed selectman of the Town of Fairfield shall be held on June 6, 2017, said election to be held in accordance with the provisions of Sections 9-222, 9-164, 9- 450 and 9-459 of the Connecticut General Statutes

11) NON-RECURRING CAPITAL – TWENTY YEARS (Requires Board of Finance and RTM approval) To hear, consider and act upon the following resolution: RESOLVED that the Bond Resolution passed by this Board of Selectmen at the meeting of January 25, 2017 entitled ‘A Resolution Appropriating $2,003,000 for the Costs of Certain Nonrecurring Capital Projects and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds to Finance such Appropriation’ is hereby rescinded; and FURTHER RESOLVED, that a Bond Resolution entitled ‘A Resolution Appropriating $2,203,000 for the Costs of Certain Nonrecurring Capital Projects and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds to Finance such Appropriation’ is hereby approved. [Pending January 31, 2017 Fire Commission consideration of $200,000 Capital Request to Study Fire Station and Fire Apparatus Maintenance]

12) H. SMITH RICHARDSON CLUBHOUSE BUILDING COMMITTEE CHARGE To review and approve modifications to the H. Smith Richardson Clubhouse Building Committee Charge originally approved by the Board of Selectmen on November 4, 2015.

13) FIRST SELECTMAN Strategic Plan Discussion

14) TAX COLLECTOR To consider and act upon tax refunds as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount recommended.

15) To hear, consider and act upon any other business which shall properly come before this meeting.

16) ADJOURN

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