JUNE 5, 2006
Chairman Perkins called the meeting to order at 6:33 PM.
Selectman Bond, Selectman Andrews, Selectman Spataro, and Selectwoman Brunelle were present.
Upon motion by Selectwoman Brunelle and seconded by Selectman Bond, the Board
VOTED: To approve the Minutes of May 22, 2006.
Upon motion by Selectman Bond and seconded by Selectwoman Brunelle, the Board
VOTED: To approve the Executive Minutes of May 22, 2006.
HEARINGS, MEETINGS & LICENSES
Meeting with Treasurer/Collector – RE: Salary
Judy MacDonald was present. She told the /board that she was asking the Board to support a 4% increase in her salary for FY 06 and FY 07.
Chairman Perkins said he would not support the request until negotiations were completed with GMEG. He noted that employees under GMEG have continued to receive ‘step raises’ while Ms. MacDonald has not had an increase.
Ms. MacDonald asked that an increase be retroactive if it is for GMEG.
Request to Approve & Sign Notes – Treasurer/Collector
Upon motion by Selectman Spataro and seconded by Selectman Bond, the Board
VOTED: To award a bid for Water Bonds in the amount of $250,000 to Eastern Bank with a 3.5% interest rate.
4 – 0 – 1 (Selectwoman Brunelle abstained)
Upon motion by Selectwoman Brunelle and seconded by Selectman Andrews, the Board
VOTED: To approve the request of Central Baptist Church to use the Town Hall front lawn for activities as part of Vacation Bible School during the week of July 10 through July 14 from 9Am to 12:00 Noon, and on Sunday, June 16, 2006 for a cookout and games from 11AM to 3PM.
Upon motion by Selectman Andrews and seconded by Selectman Bond, the Board
VOTED: To approve the request of ‘Middleborough Music Nights’ to use the Town Hall front lawn, restrooms, and electricity, on Thursday evenings from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM throughout the summer for free concerts, and to reserve the right to rent the Town Hall Auditorium to other individuals or organizations on Thursday nights if necessary.
After the event has been held a couple times, the Board will review any potential problems.
Discussion ensued on correspondence from Town
Counsel regarding an IMA with the Town of
Lakeville’s desire for water
The water rates for Lakeville customers being the same
as charged to
Lakeville properties currently served by
Selectman Bond said these conditions are
unsatisfactory. He suggested Lakeville
be asked if it wants
Mr. Healey said that Lakeville would have to extend mains to service their customers.
Motion was made by Selectman
Bond and seconded by Selectman Spataro to send a letter requesting that
Lakeville Selectmen notify
Selectman Spataro suggested Attorney Murray be consulted to see what Lakeville could do with this information.
Selectman Bond noted that
Selectman Spataro questioned if the agreement was between
Selectman Andrews asked that Lakeville be requested to take a vote on their position.
Dan Murray was present.
Selectman Bond asked if there would be a problem asking Lakeville to vote on their position.
The Board’s Secretary will work with Selectman Bond to draft a letter for the Board’s approval at their next meeting.
v Upon motion by Selectwoman Brunelle and seconded by Selectman Andrews, the Board
VOTED: To direct the Town Manager to work with the Highway Superintendent to respond to a letter from Daryl Shumway regarding a required driveway apron.
Upon motion by Selectman Spataro and seconded by Selectman Andrews, the Board
VOTED: To adjourn to Special Town Meeting at 6:50 PM.
Diane Henault, Secretary
BOARD OF SELECTMEN