May 19, 2020
BOARD OF FINANCE REGULAR MEETING- May 19, 2020
The meeting was called to order by Board of Finance Chair Christopher Santucci at 7:04 pm.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the meeting was held virtually, under the platform Zoom.
Members present: Christopher Santucci, Joseph Cross, Scott Mangold, Chuck Singer, Erick Ponkala. Also present: First Selectman David Eaton, Town Tax Collector Maureen Eaton, Selectman David Heck, and Union School Superintendent Joe Reardon.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Union followed the guidelines put forth by the State Governor’s Executive Order 7I to provide a 2020 –2021 annual town budget. The guidelines were intended to ensure the town complied with the social distancing recommendations while still providing the town’s people with the opportunity to participate in the budget-making process. This proposed budget was a collaborative effort of the Board of Finance, Board of Selectmen and Board of Education.
The proposed budget of $3,331,555 and Mil Rate of 28.99 for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year was voted on by the present board members. The vote was unanimous. The budget was passed.
The Mil Rate was set at 28.99 for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year.
The June 16th, 2020 Board of Finance meeting will continue to be held using Zoom.
The regular meeting minutes of April 21, 2020 and the public hearing minutes of May 5, 2020 were reviewed. A motion was made by Chris Santucci to approve the minutes. Scott Mangold seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
A motion was made by Chris Santucci to accept the Suspense List from the 2016 Grand List in the amount of $1,157.34. Chuck Singer seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
A motion was made by Christopher Santucci to adjourn at 7:33 pm. Joe Cross seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Leanne Lake, Recording Secretary