Selectboard Meeting

Monday, January 4, 2021, 5:30 pm
Zoom meeting - access info in the agenda

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.

Public Participation will be by:
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 856 8025 8797 Passcode: 015942
Dial into meeting: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 436 2866

In the event the Zoom meeting is disrupted and cannot be resumed, the meeting platform will switch to a telephone conference call (phone number is 712-775-7031 and the access code is 883-045-865).

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)

5:30 PM FY21 Tax Rate Classification Hearing with Board of Assessors

  • Discussion and votes include residential factor (single vs split tax rate), open space discount, residential exemption, small commercial exemption, and excess levy capacity. Anticipated tax rate is $17.29/thousand, and excess levy capacity is $174,938

COVID-19 Topics

  • Updates from Gill’s Emergency Management Team
  • CARES Act Funds – spending deadline extended to 12/31/2021
  • Police Department – Discussion of continued 3rd fulltime officer for COVID-related coverage

Old Business

  • Review of Minutes
  • Review of Timeliness of Town Administrator projects

New Business

  • Selectboard letter of support for updated Open Space & Recreation Plan
  • Other business as may arise after the agenda has been posted.
  • Public Service Announcements, if any

FY21 #13 Vendors ($50,219.54) & Payroll ($39,444.88) – reviewed & signed by Chair on 12/22
FY21 #14 – to be reviewed & signed by the Chair and reported on at the next meeting


Gill Selectboard 2021-01-04 Agenda with files (2020-12-30 at 3:47 PM)