May 6, 2019

Selectmen’s Meeting                                May 6, 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 15, 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 and Randy Benoit of ClearCom IT attended the meeting to present the Technology Action Plan for the Town Hall.  The Board of Selectmen will discuss the proposal and follow up with ClearCom.


The NECCOG Vision Contract for Town Assessors was discussed. NECCOG and Vision will be meeting with Assessors in May.


The LoCIP Projects were approved and are scheduled to be completed by the end of June.


Representative Pat Boyd organized a meeting for Selectmen in this district to meet with Governor Lamont to discuss small town issues. Selectman Heck attended the meeting, with discussion including State mandates and decreased funding. Selectman Heck presented the Governor with a school informational power point “Effective-Efficient-Evolving,” along with a Union School T-shirt.


First Selectman Eaton met with Kristin and Tony Guglielmo of Penny, Hanley & Howley Insurance to discuss the annual fee for services. The annual fee was reduced in consideration that the Town has taken over all Liability and Workmen’s Compensation insurance invoicing.


Memorial Day Ceremonies were discussed.


The Town Hall water tank was replaced due to a rupture causing leaking.


The insurance and vacation policies for full time Town employees are being reviewed.


The Municipal Election concluded at 8:00 p.m. on May 6, with 102 residents voting. The Town-Appointed positions were discussed. A letter will be drafted to current Appointees, confirming continued service.


One sealed bid was received for the Public Works 1994 pickup, in the amount of $250. The bid was approved and accepted by the Board of Selectmen.


Motion to adjourn at 9:20 p.m. by First Selectman Eaton; seconded by Selectman Huda.  Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully Submitted,



Karen Johnson, Recording Secretary