SELECTMENíS MEETING

AUGUST 29, 2006

 

 

Chairman Perkins called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

 

Selectwoman Brunelle and Selectman Andrews were present.

Selectman Spataro entered the meeting at 7:14 PM.

Selectman Bond was absent.

 

 

Upon motion by Selectwoman Brunelle and seconded by Selectman Andrews, the Board

VOTED:To enter into Executive Session, to return to Open Session, for the purpose of discussing collective bargaining, contract negotiations with non-union personnel and litigation strategy.

A poll vote was taken.Selectwoman Brunelle, Selectman Andrews, and Chairman Perkins approved.

††††††††††† VOTE 3 Ė 0

 

 

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The Board received a letter of resignation from the Town Accountant effective September 8, 2006.

 

Upon motion by Selectwoman Brunelle and seconded by Selectman Andrews, the Board

VOTED:To authorize the Boardís Secretary to contact placement services, as well as the existing audit firm, in regards to hiring temporary accounting services.

††††††††††† Unanimous Vote.

 

Selectwoman Brunelle said to be sure the placement agencies have someone with experience in municipal accounting.

 

Chairman Perkins suggested a sub-committee be put in place to develop a job description for the Town Accountantís position, as well as a search and recommendation.

 

Selectwoman Brunelle noted that there is one that needs to be revised.

 

Upon motion by Selectman Andrews and seconded by Selectwoman Brunelle, the Board

VOTED:To ask the FinCom for a $1.00 line item for temporary help.

Unanimous Vote.

 

Selectwoman Brunelle also suggested appointing Nancy Robbins as the Assistant Town Accountant for the purposes of signing the payroll and warrants.Mr. Healey will be asked to speak to her.

 

Upon motion by Selectman Andrews and seconded by Selectwoman Brunelle, the Board

VOTED:To contact surrounding communities for copies of their Town Accountantís job description.

††††††††††† Unanimous Vote.

 

 

 

Upon motion by Selectwoman Brunelle and seconded by Selectman Andrews, the Board

††††††††††† VOTED:To adjourn at 9:10 PM.

††††††††††† Unanimous Vote.

 

 

 

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Diane Henault, Secretary

BOARD OF SELECTMEN