Selectboard Meeting

Monday, September 26, 2022, 5:30 pm
Gill Town Hall, 2nd Floor, 325 Main Road

Location: Gill Town Hall, 2nd Floor

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)

Old Business

  • Review of Minutes from 8/29/22 & 9/12/22
  • Energy Commission – review and approval of Green Community competitive grant application for energy conservation projects at Public Safety Complex

New Business

  • Appointment – Derek Worden as a Part-Time Police Officer through 6/30/22
  • Loan for Highway Truck (2023 International) – award bid to Easthampton Savings Bank with low bid of 4.25% interest rate & sign paperwork for State House Note
  • Grants
    • FFY 2023 Municipal Road Safety Grant Program - $17,450 awarded by Executive Office of Public Safety and Security to the Police Department for purchase of 2 speed display boards; may need town match of up to $1,500 to cover cost increase in the equipment
    • FY23 Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant Program - $10,500 for purchase of a Hurst R421E2 “e-draulic” ram, batteries, & charging unit (application due 10/21/22)
    • FFY2022 Emergency Management Performance Grant - $2,700, split among CodeRED annual service contract ($688) and regional project to assist Greenfield with upgrades to drone equipment (up to $2,012) (application deadline is 11/30/22)
    • Safe Routes to School – application (due 9/23/22) to MassDOT for design services & up to $6,000 for low-cost infrastructure improvements at Gill Elementary School (likely signs & pavement markings)
  • Other business as may arise after the agenda has been posted.
  • Public Service Announcements, if any

Executive Session – The purpose of the Executive Session is to discuss strategy with respect to litigation, i.e. update on and strategy for FirstLight relicensing settlement talks regarding riverbank erosion.

  • Take roll-call vote to enter executive session
  • Announce whether the meeting will reconvene in open session

FY23 # 6 Vendors ($478,837.45) & Payroll ($33,644.82) – reviewed & signed on 9/12/22
FY23 # 7 – review & sign


Other Invitations/Meetings:





Mon 10/10

Columbus Day holiday

Tues 10/11

5:30 PM

Gill Selectboard meeting

Gill Town Hall, 2nd floor

Mon 10/17

5:30 PM

Selectboard/Fin Comm budget mtg

Gill Town Hall, 2nd floor

Mon 10/24

5:30 PM

Gill Selectboard meeting

Gill Town Hall, 2nd floor

Gill Selectboard 2022-09-26 Agenda with files (2022-09-23 at 3:19 PM)