November 21, 2016

Selectmen’s Meeting                     November 21, 2016             Union, Connecticut


First Selectman Goodhall called the meeting to order at 7:33 p.m.


Attending:  Selectmen – Albert L. Goodhall, Jr., David Heck; Joseph Kratochvil; David Eaton, Public Works Director; Person to be Heard, Amanda Gaug, Treasurer.


Minutes from the last meeting were read. Selectman Kratochvil moved to accept the minutes as read; seconded by Selectman Heck. Vote was unanimous.


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


Persons to be Heard: Town Treasurer, Amanda Gaug, reported on issues with Key Bank, which has taken over First Niagara Bank, where the Town holds its accounts. She recommended changing banks. Meetings have been scheduled with the Savings Institute and United Bank.


There was an update on the Library LoCIP Project funds remaining in the grant and possible projects to finish the renovations.


Following brief discussion, Selectman Heck made the motion to approve the following Resolution:


RESOLVED, that the Town of Union may enter into with and deliver to the State of Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection any and all documents which it deems to be necessary or appropriate; and

FURTHER RESOLVED, that Albert L. Goodhall, Jr., as First Selectman of the Town of Union, is authorized and directed to execute and deliver any and all documents on behalf of the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Union and to do and perform all acts and things which he deems to be necessary or appropriate to carry out the terms of such documents, including, but not limited to, executing and delivering all agreements and documents contemplated by such documents.

This motion was seconded by Selectman Kratochvil. Vote was unanimous.


The Mashapaug Lake drawdown and the issue of milfoil was discussed. First Selectman Goodhall will follow up with the Lake Association.


Motion to adjourn at 8:35 p.m. by Selectman Kratochvil; seconded by Selectman Heck.   Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully Submitted,



Karen Johnson

Selectmen’s Clerk