October 7, 2019

 Selectmen’s Meeting                                    October 7, 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


Persons to be Heard:  Michael Huda

            Mr. Huda inquired whether the school needed a permit to have a fire at the Fall Festival. The Selectmen determined that as the event being held is on the School’s property and not being rented through the Selectmen’s office, the fire pit would be allowed.

            Mr. Huda also discussed The Last Green Valley grant awarded to Union School and the process for project fulfillment. First Selectman Eaton will follow up with Principal Steven Jackopsic.

            Discussion was also held regarding the Town procedure for posting public meeting agendas and required procedure for holding public meetings.


Minutes from the September 16, 2019 meeting were read. Selectman Huda made a motion 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; seconded by Selectman Huda.  Vote was unanimous.


Correspondence:  Email from T. Schenking of EastConn IT

                               Letter from the Historical Society regarding signage for the Union Green Historic District.

                               Letter from The Last Green Valley requesting documentation of work done in the Community fulfilling mission of the National Heritage Corridor, of which there was none this year.


New Business:


First Selectman Eaton reported on the meeting with State Rep. Dubitsky at EastConn on September 26.


Selectman Heck will look into establishing an official Town of Union Facebook page and the administration of same.

Woodstock Academy Board of Trustees is requesting a Board of Ed.  member to represent the Town of Union.

The Tourism Board of Directors for Connecticut requires a representative from each Town, as well.


First Selectman Eaton informed the Board that the Auditors moved the questioned payment for road work to the 2019-2020 fiscal year.


The use of the Community Room for Yale events was discussed. The Board determined that going forward, Yale should pay the $50 fee for the use of the room, as residents are required to do.

First Selectman Eaton will contact Rep. Pat Boyd regarding the status of Town Aid Road.


Motion to adjourn at 9:00 p.m. by Selectman Heck; seconded by Selectman Huda.  Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully Submitted,


Karen G. Johnson, Recording Secretary