Historical Commission

Tuesday, March 16, 3:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
A meeting of the Historical Commission


Gill Historical Commission

Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

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


Passcode: 031359

Meeting ID: 851 5278 6853

Dial into meeting: 1 929 436 2866 or 1 301 715 8592

Passcode for phone: 031359

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).

1. Housekeeping: agenda items, meeting process (Kit/Lynn)

2. Approve minutes from GHC meetings on Mar. 5 and Feb. 16, 2021

3. Treasurer’s business and report:

4. New business:

  • a. Zoom process updates
  • b. Nolumbeka Project walking tour of Unity Park; GHC’s role (Lynn)
  • c. Updates for Jennie’s and Hales’ projects; sales and marketing for the Jennie book (Lynn and Pam)
  • d. Armored mudballs to be recognized by the state (email from Ray forthcoming)
  • e. List of tasks to be done in collection room before south windows can be repaired

5. Old and continuing business:

  • f. More RMB matters: Rebuilding the front steps (Terri); communication from RMB to others if there is smoke or fire (Kit); energy priorities for the collection room and possible volunteers (Pam)
  • g. Acquisitions (Lynn et al.) and deacquisitions
  • h. Update on collection: progress and planning (Pam)
  • i. Annual reports: GHC annual report (draft) for FY 2019; collaboration among town boards on FY 2020 report? (Kit)
  • j. FirstLight licensing application; river growth, Conservation Commission—updates (Terri, Kit)
  • k. Protective barriers for French King Bridge: GHC feedback letter sent
  • l. Wert collection next steps (Kit)
  • m. Update on reprinting Riverside book (Lynn)

5. Other business (not anticipated at time of posting)

6. Next meeting: Tuesday, April 20, 2021; 3:00 p.m. Remote meeting by Zoom + audio.

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