Selectboard Meeting

Monday, December 5, 2022, 5:30 pm
2nd Floor Town Hall

Location: 2nd floor of Town Hall, 325 Main Road, Gill

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 FY23 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 $16.91/thousand, and excess levy capacity is $122,075.08

Old Business

  • Review of Minutes from 8/29/22 & 9/12/22 & 9/26/22 & 10/11/22 & 11/21/22
  • Recommendation from Personnel Committee regarding hourly pay for Fire Chief when responding to calls for service

New Business

  • Gill priorities for federal ARPA funding - Bob Dean, FRCOG
  • Proposal from Northfield EMS to provide ambulance service to Gill for FY24
  • Volunteer Firefighter Assistance (VFA) Grant application – deadline 12/23/22
    • Competitive grant with cost-sharing rate of 50% (max. grant of $2,500)
  • Car Dealer License Renewals for 2023: A-J Cycle Shop, Atlantic Wholesale, Doug’s Auto Body, LSA Auto, and TEK Cycle
  • Liquor License Renewals for 2023: Turners Falls Schuetzen Verein, 23 French King Highway LLC, The Gill Tavern, and The Spirit Shoppe
  • Review and sign warrant for Special Town Meeting on Wed. Dec 21st @ 7:00 PM (vote to accept gift of land on Mountain Road)
  • Other business as may arise after the agenda has been posted.
  • Public Service Announcements, if any
    • Poets at the Slate (featuring Gill’s Amy Gordon), Dec. 15th 4:30 – 5:30 PM
  • Warrants
    FY23 # 11 Vendors ($126,835.05) & Payroll ($33,594.65) – reviewed & signed on 11/21/22
    FY23 # 12 – review & sign


Other Invitations/Meetings:





Mon 12/19

5:30 PM

Gill Selectboard meeting

Gill Town Hall, 2nd floor

Wed 12/21

7:00 PM

Special Town Meeting

Gill Town Hall, 2nd floor

Gill Selectboard 2022-12-05 Agenda with files (2022-12-02 at 5:19 PM)