April 5, 2021

Selectmen’s Meeting                           April 5, 2021                      Union, Connecticut


First Selectman Eaton called the meeting to order at 7:43 p.m.


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


Persons to be Heard:  None


Minutes from the March 15, 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:             none


New Business:   


A new fee agreement from the Town Attorney was presented.

Following discussion, Selectman Heck made a motion to accept the fee agreement. Motion was seconded by First Selectman Eaton. Vote was unanimous


The Board discussed the May 10 town meeting. It can be held in person, indoors, with distancing and masks.

There will be two items presented for Town vote:  an increase to the cap of the Capitol Non-Recurring Expense fund from $300,000 to $500,000; and the Proposed Budget for FY 2021-2022.

The 1.38% decrease in the proposed budget represents a decrease in spending.


The meeting legal notice will be posted on the website and on the town boards at the Transfer Station and Library, and sent via email.


Old Business: 


The School Building Loan was finalized with Jewett City.


The Dept. of Transportation virtual meeting to discuss rumble strips on Route 190 will be held on May 24th.  The zoom link is posted on the town website.


The propane tank for heating at the Historical Society building was discussed. The split heating/cooling unit is now being used by the Society for winter heating.


Pending State legislation regarding municipal elections, public meetings, Town boards and commissions and crumbling foundations were discussed. First Selectman Eaton has also discussed these proposed bills with our State Senator and Representative.


Motion to adjourn at 9:05 p.m. by Selectman Heck; seconded by Selectman Huda. Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully Submitted,



Karen Johnson, Recording Secretary