Selectboard Meeting

Monday, August 17, 2020, 5:30 pm
A meeting of the Selectboard/Sewer Commissioners

This meeting is being conducted remotely by all participants due to the State of Emergency related to COVID-19 and under the “Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting, G.L. c. 30A, §20” issued by Governor Baker on 3/12/20. is being utilized for the teleconference. It is audio only. Anyone wishing to participate may call 712-775-7031 and then enter the Access Code of 883-045-865. The toll-free number is 844-800-5000 – the Town is charged by the minute per caller, so please use this only when necessary.

5:30 PM Call to Order (If the meeting is being videotaped, announce that fact. If remote participation will occur, announce member & reason, & need for roll call voting)

COVID-19 Topics

  • Updates from Gill’s Emergency Management Team
  • Town Hall – request to re-open building to public effective Saturday, August 22nd (coinciding with last day to register to vote & first day of early voting). Re-opening plan will be approved by Health Agent.
  • Police Department – Discussion of continued 3rd fulltime officer for COVID-related coverage

Old Business

  • Review of Minutes: 5/26, 6/8, 6/22, 7/6, 7/20, 8/3

New Business

  • Cielito Lindo – 2020 Food Concession Trailer License at 24 French King Hwy
  • Fire Department – Annual Purchase Orders for FY21
  • Election Warrant for September 1, 2020 State Primary – Review & Sign
  • FY21 “Monthly Budget” for September 2020 - $305,367 (min. amount per Dept of Revenue)
  • Gill Rec equipment stored at Gill Elementary
  • Sewer Abatements – metered water used to fill swimming pools
    • Cathleen Demars, 10 Walnut St, $142.00
    • Karen Timberlake, 28 French King Hwy, $76.77
    • Linda Welcome, 2 Grove St, $11.24
  • Other business as may arise after the agenda has been posted.
  • Public Service Announcements, if any
    • Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day – Saturday, Sept 26th @ GCC Main Campus, pre-registration required by September 18th.

FY21 #3 Vendors ($563,044.79) & Payroll ($24,689.14) – reviewed & signed by the Chair on 8/4
FY21 #4 – to be reviewed & signed by the Chair and reported on at the next meeting


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Gill Selectboard 2020-08-17 Agenda with files (2020-08-14 at 5:05 PM)