January 4, 2021

Selectmen’s Meeting                           January 4, 2021                      Union, Connecticut


 First Selectman Eaton called the meeting to order at 7:47 p.m.


Attending:  Selectmen – David D. Eaton, Mary Huda, David Heck


Persons to be Heard:  None


Minutes from the December 21, 2020 meeting were read. Selectman Huda made a motion to accept the minutes as presented; seconded by Selectman Heck. Vote was unanimous.


Bills were presented for review.  Selectman Heck made the motion to pay the bills as presented. Motion seconded by Selectman Huda.  Vote was unanimous


Correspondence:  Email regarding certification for the open burn official


New Business:       


Following discussion, First Selectman Eaton made a motion to adopt the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health Interim Guidance on the Length of Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with SARS-CoV-  2 Infection, dated 12/16/20, as the Town Employee Quarantine Policy. Motion seconded by Selectman Huda. Vote was unanimous.


A copy of the Quarantine Policy will be added to the Town of Union Policies and Procedures.


The Board reviewed the Public Works proposed 2021-2022 Budget. It was approved for submission to the Board of Finance.


Old Business: 


The Cyber Liability coverage for the Town and the Union Board of Education was issued from Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services, through the Insurance Provider Group.  The term is for one year, effective January 3, 2021.


The Board reviewed and adjusted the Selectmen’s 2021-2022 Proposed Budget. 


First Selectman Eaton gave a Covid Relief Funding (CRF) update. The funds have been received by the Town. The computers and air filters have been delivered.


First Selectman Eaton will contact Tom Schenking of EastConn Technology Solutions to program the new laptops with Microsoft Office and Team Viewer.


A town resident proposed a fundraiser for the Town general assistance charitable fund through sales of a thermal mug with the Town seal. The Board approved the suggested fundraiser, provided that no start-up funding be needed from the general assistance charitable fund.


Motion to adjourn at 9:25 p.m. by Selectman Heck; seconded by Selectman Huda. Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully Submitted,



Karen Johnson, Recording Secretary