Selectboard Meeting

Monday, November 9, 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
  • 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, 8/31, 9/9, 9/14, 9/28, 10/13 & 10/26

New Business

  • Liquor License Fees for 2021 – Request from Turners Falls Schuetzen Verein for reduced rate (has been unable to use their Club license since March, with no change on the horizon)
  • Warrant for 11/21 Annual Town Meeting – Review, edit, and sign
  • Mass DEP Recycling Dividend Program Grant Award - $4,200. Allowed uses include recycling bins, recycled copy paper, HHW collection events, recycling processing costs over $50/ton
  • Loan Rate for Mariamante Loan Renewal - $25,000 principal, 0.55% interest, Easthampton Savings Bank (final year, paid off in Nov 2021)
  • Other business as may arise after the agenda has been posted.
  • Public Service Announcements, if any
    • Firefighter Appointment - Randy Wheelock through 6/30/2021

FY21 #9 Vendors ($37,918.97) & Payroll ($24,826.65) – reviewed & signed by the Chair on 10/27
FY21 #10 – to be reviewed & signed by the Chair and reported on at the next meeting


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Selectboard meeting



5:30 PM

Selectboard meeting


Gill Selectboard 2020-11-09 Agenda with files (2020-11-06 at 5:11 PM)