Selectboard Meeting

Monday, May 24, 2021, 5:30 pm
Zoom Meeting
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.

Public Participation will be by: Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 810 8295 1702 Passcode: 723708

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)

Pioneer Valley Mosquito Control District – explanation of the District and the services it provides – Carolyn Ness, Commissioner and Chris Craig, Coordinator


  • Election of Chair & Clerk
  • Appoint Representative to Personnel Committee (currently Randy Crochier)
  • Appoint Representative to FRCOG (currently Greg Snedeker)
  • Appoint Representative to Franklin Regional Planning Board (currently John Ward, with Greg Snedeker as alternate)
  • Appoint Representative to FRTA (currently Randy Crochier, and Ray as alternate)
  • Appoint Representative to Machinery Advisory Committee (currently John Ward thru 6/30/21)
  • Appoint Representative to Cable Advisory Committee (currently Greg Snedeker thru 6/30/21)
  • Appoint Representative to Capital Improvement Planning Committee (currently Greg Snedeker thru 6/30/2021)
  • Re-affirm authorization for the Chair to review & sign vendor and payroll warrants (until in-person Selectboard meetings resume)

COVID-19 Topics

  • Updates from Gill’s Emergency Management Team
  • Re-opening Town Buildings

Old Business

  • Review of Minutes
  • Discussion/Vote on any updates to Gill’s Alternative Mosquito Control Plan prior to submitting by May 28th deadline
  • Gill Elementary School Floor Replacement Project – report on any new information or updates

New Business

  • Quote to repair/improve heating system in Fire Dep’t. meeting/training room
  • Fire Department 1986 Brush Truck – radiator or engine troubles
  • Correspondence – David McGrath, possibility of sidewalk from Stoughton Place to Route 2
  • Other business as may arise after the agenda has been posted.
  • Public Service Announcements, if any

FY21 #23 Vendors ($56,994.74) & Payroll ($30,365.67) – reviewed & signed by Chair on 5/11/21
FY21 #24 – to be reviewed & signed by the Chair and reported on at the next meeting


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Gill Selectboard 2021-05-24 Agenda with files (2021-05-21 at 3:18 PM)