October 15, 2018

Selectmen’s Meeting                                     October 15, 2018                                    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 October 1, 2018 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 and letters received from Joan Eames regarding Union School and Board of                                                             Education were discussed. First Selectman Eaton has responded regarding                                                          certifications.


                                     Memo from Tax Collector stating that Timothy Vennart has been appointed as                                                Assistant Tax Collector. First Selectman Eaton made a motion to endorse Timothy                                               Vennart as Assistant Tax Collector; seconded by Selectman Heck. Vote was                                                                   unanimous.


                                     Letter from Steven Hotchkiss of Conn. Department of Health, regarding HEARTSafe                                      Designation, the State of Connecticut heart health awareness program. First                                                           Selectman Eaton will work with Assistant Emergency Management Director, Paul                                                                        Wentworth, on the application.


First Selectman Eaton and Board of Finance Chairman, Christopher Santucci, attended the first Board of Education 2019 contract negotiation meeting. They were able to participate as team members.


Representative Pat Boyd will attend the Board of Finance meeting on Tuesday, October 16, to discuss the State ECS formula.


First Selectman Eaton and Assessor Mary Huda will attend the CRCOG sponsored crumbling foundations seminar on guidelines for claims for the Captive Insurance Company. The links for the application have gone live, and will be available in 30 days. Information will be posted on the Town website.


First Selectman Eaton made a motion to appoint Carl Myers and William Cross to the Old Home Day Committee, effective immediately; seconded by Selectman Heck. Vote was unanimous.


Motion to adjourn at 8:16 p.m. by Selectman Huda; seconded by Selectman Heck.  Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully Submitted,



Karen Johnson, Recording Secretary