March 18, 2019

Selectmen’s Meeting                                March 18, 2019                           Union, Connecticut



First Selectman Eaton called the meeting to order at 7: 30 p.m.


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


Minutes from the March 4, 2019 meeting were read. Selectman Heck made a motion to accept the minutes as read; seconded by First Selectman Eaton. 2 votes yes, 1 abstention. Motion carried.


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


Correspondence: none


   Selectman Huda made a motion to approve the following projects for application to the Local Capital Improvement Program Grant, as part of the Town of Union’s Five Year Capital Improvement Program:


                Historical Building Air Conditioning Installation:                   $3,595.00

                Painting Exterior of Historical Building:                                    $3,000.00

                Community Room Air Conditioning Installation:                 $5,465.00

                Union Free Public Library Replacement of 7 windows:    $4,616.00


                                                                In the Total Amount of              $16,676.00

  Motion seconded by Selectman Heck. Vote was unanimous


First Selectman Eaton met with John Filchak and Hoween Flexer of NECCOG regarding a grant program to provide towns with the purchase of new buses, funded at 100%. They will contact us for application information.


ClearCom IT Services is preparing an IT Action Plan for the Town, to be presented at the next Selectmen’s Meeting. First Selectman Eaton will attend the next Board of Finance meeting to request an IT line item increase to $4,000 for the Selectmen’s Proposed 2019-2020 Budget.


First Selectman Eaton made a motion to purchase a new fax/copier/printer for the copy room. Motion seconded by Selectman Heck. Vote was unanimous.


The Public Works employee health insurance plan was discussed.


The painting of offices in the Town Hall is in process.


First Selectman Eaton reported that the installation of solar panels on the Town Hall building is netting the Town savings on the monthly electric bill, comparing this past December, January and February with the previous years.


Motion to adjourn at 8:15 p.m. by Selectman Heck; seconded by Selectman Huda.  Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully Submitted,



Karen Johnson, Recording Secretary