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Welcome to the Town of Chilmark, MA
Board of Selectmen Agenda 08/19/2014
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Date: August 19, 2014
Time: 7:30PM

Notice is hereby given that the Chilmark Board of Selectmen will hold a Regular Meeting for the following purpose(s):

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER Selectmen's Meeting Room, Town Hall

1. Approval of Minutes of the Board of Selectmen:


2. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

A.
3. ITEMS:

a.
Community Center
 - Vestibule vs. new doors
 - Floors  Hire Engineer/Architect
b.
Town Hall - CPA request $65,000 to restore the South Facade and the old sidewalls.
Town Hall - HVAC study - Attic venting - Computer Room - accessory cooling of 2nd floor
c.
Nabs Corner - IFB Wells   One bid received Island Water Source
                       - Use of existing road vs. new entrance
                      - Approval of Definative Plan by Selectmen
d.
Squibnocket - town committee presentation report
e.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts -$280,000 Green Infrastructure Grant Program
Creek Lot revetment repairs - Welch

4. PUBLIC REQUESTS:

a.
Susan Murphy - Finance Advisory Commitee
b.

5. EXECUTIVE SECRETARY:

a.
PreSchool RFP-Lease
b.
Capital Improvement Planning Committee - Two at-large members needed
c.
Public Safety Building Site Committee - Fire Chief, Ambulance Chief, Selectman Rossi, TTAC Newman, NEED THREE Chilmark Tax Payers to complete the committee.
Health Inspection of Cross Road Station
d.
Town Center Paths - MassHighway sidewalks

6. DEPARTMENT REQUESTS:

a.
Conservation Commission - legal bill   MGL Ch.131 sec. 40
  The Wetlands Protection Fund Expenditures are restricted to those related to the administration and enforcement of the WetlandsProtection Act.  Including budget offset, salaries, consultants. "Examples of expenditures that could not be charged to the revolving fund are attorney's fees for drafting conservation by-laws, the conservation commission's membership dues to a statewide organization, subscriptions, conferences and other general travel expenses. These expenditures are not directly related to the administration or enforcement of the Wetlands Protection Act, but rather relate to the operation of the conservation commission generally."  Until 2011 USE OF THIS FUND HAS REDUCED THE TAX BURDEN.  

MGL Ch.44 sec. 53G  Special Revolving Funds For Hiring Outside Consultants - conservation
commissions that impose fees on applicants for permits or approvals for the purpose of hiring expert consultants to assist in reviewing the applications may now deposit those fees into a special project account and spend them without appropriation to pay the consultants.   THIS IS A DIRECT USER FEE WITH NO TAX PAYER IMPACT

b.

7. CORRESPONDENCE:


CALENDAR:
August  18      5:00 PM Selectmen meeting to review proposal to SquiCom
August  19      8:00 AM Joint meeting with SquiCom
August  20                      Illumination Night OB
August  21 - 24         MV Ag Society FAIR
August  22                      Fireworks OB
September       2       7:30 PM Selectmen's meeting

This Notice Posted:     August 15, 2014 @ 4:15 PM
        Timothy R. Carroll      
        Timothy R. Carroll, Executive Secretary, Town of Chilmark

Any person with a disability requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should contact the Town Clerk’s office with your request, telephone (508) 645-2107, FAX (508) 645-2110.

NOTICE: A video copy of the Selectmen's meeting may be obtained online at www.MVTV.org and searching Video On Demand.




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