March 1, 2021

Selectmen’s Meeting                           March 1, 2021                      Union, Connecticut



First Selectman Eaton called the meeting to order at 7:44 p.m.


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


Persons to be Heard:  None


Minutes from the February 16, 2021 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:  Letter from Connecticut Council of Small Towns (COST) offering membership at a promotional                                      reduced rate.


                                     Invoice from CIRMA for a reimbursement on a deductible expense.


New Business:   


The Board reviewed the Proposed Town Budget for 2021-2022.


As the State of Connecticut Executive Orders are scheduled to be lifted, the Board consensus is to hold an in-person annual Town Meeting on May 10, 2021.


The Department of Transportation has informed First Selectman Eaton that the Town must hold a virtual hearing regarding center line rumble strips in the center of Route 190, from the Stafford line to I-84, exit 73 eastbound on-ramp. The Board proposed May 24 or June 14, at 7 pm.


The Community Room will be open effective April 1, limited to a capacity of 75 people, until further notice.


The LOCIP entitlement notice for 2021 was received, in the amount of $14,290.  Possible projects were discussed. The Board will approve projects at the March 15 meeting.


Old Business: 


The paperwork for the Union School USDA loan refinancing proposal was signed and returned to the Jewett City Savings Bank. There will be a $1,000 fee, approved by the Board to be paid from the legal fees account.


Motion to adjourn at 8:45 p.m. by Selectman Heck; seconded by Selectman Huda. Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully Submitted,



Karen Johnson, Recording Secretary