SELECTMEN’S MEETING

FEBRUARY 24, 2003

 

Chairman Perkins called the meeting to order at 6:33 PM.

Selectman Rogers, Selectman Eayrs, Selectman Wiksten and Selectwoman Brunelle were present.

 

NEW BUSINESS

Request to Appoint Constables

Chairman Perkins noted correspondence from the Police Chief advising that he concurs with the limit of nine (9) Constables for the Town.

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

VOTED: To limit the number of Constables in the Town of Middleborough to nine (9).

Unanimous Vote.

The Board’s Secretary informed them that John Howard is not asking for reappointment. Selectwoman Brunelle asked who would post the Warrants. Chairman Perkins said that any of the Constables could be asked to do this.

Selectman Rogers asked if the Town Clerk could do this. This will be looked into.

Chairman Perkins said he liked the new application.

Motion was made by Selectwoman Brunelle and seconded by Selectman Eayrs, to appoint the following individuals as Constables for the Town of Middleborough for 2003:

Karen A. Blair 11 Robin Hood Avenue

Pamela C. Cloutier 520 Plymouth Street

James P. Carey 1004 Pheasant Lane

Margaret C. Carey 1004 Pheasant Lane

Timothy A. Bryant 1 Rice Street

Chairman Perkins noted that he had a question on the application of Timothy Bryant. He noted that one of the responses of Mr. Bryant says that he does have a court case pending against him, but did not provide any details.

Selectwoman Brunelle amended her motion to suspend the appointment of Timothy A. Bryant. Selectman Eayrs seconded this. The vote was unanimous.

Request to Ratify Appointments to Personnel Board

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

VOTED: To ratify the appointments of Steven Callahan and John Ramsey to the Personnel Board for a term of three (3) years.

Unanimous Vote.

Request to Approve Bonds – Treasurer/Collector

Upon motion by Selectman Eayrs and seconded by Selectman Wiksten, the Board

VOTED: To approve the sale of a $5,127,000 2.00 percent Bond Anticipation Note of the town dated March 5, 2003, and payable March 4, 2004, to Sovereign Securities Corporation, LLC at par and accrued interest plus a premium of $43,784.58.

Unanimous Vote.

Article 1

Upon motion by Selectman Eayrs and seconded by Selectman Wiksten, the Board

VOTED: To authorize the Chairman to move Article 1 of the Special Town Meeting Warrant.

Unanimous Vote.

 

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

VOTED: To adjourn to the Special Town Meeting at 6:40 PM.

Unanimous Vote.

 

Diane Henault, Secretary

BOARD OF SELECTMEN