April 15, 2019

Selectmen’s Meeting                                April 15, 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 April 1, 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: none


New Business: Rob Cleary of ClearCom IT will attend the May 6 meeting to present the Technology Action Plan for the Town Hall.


The application for the State of CT Section 5310 Senior/Disabled Bus Grant has been submitted.


First Selectman Eaton will be attending a NECCOG meeting at Woodstock Academy South Campus to tour the site as a possible location for NECCOG offices, as well as a NECCOG meeting to discuss possible land purchase for the office site.


First Selectman Eaton met with Stephen Nadeau of CIRMA to review the 2019-2020 contract. Insurance rates are decreasing for a savings of 6.58%. Following discussion, Selectman Heck made a motion to sign the agreement with CIRMA for 2019-2020 Workers’ Comp and Liability, Auto and Property Insurance coverage; motion seconded by Selectman Huda. Vote was unanimous.


The Board of Finance Budget Hearing is scheduled for April 23, presenting a decrease in the mil rate to 30.93.


Selectman Heck will represent the Selectman’s Office at a meeting with Gov. Lamont on April 23, along with other northeast Connecticut Selectmen, regarding education and regionalization.


The Board approved a change to the rental agreement for the Town Community Room and Pavilion, adding a non-resident fee of $100.00 and a non-resident cleaning deposit of $50.00.


The Board approved posting of open bids on the Town website for a Public Works 1994 pickup and the elder passenger bus. Any sealed bids received will be opened at the next Selectmen’s meeting, May 6, 2019.


Old Business:  None


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


Respectfully Submitted,



Karen Johnson, Recording Secretary