Selectboard Meeting

Monday, December 19, 2022, 5:30 pm
Gill Town Hall, 2nd Floor, 325 Main Road

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 Mass in Motion Program – Rachel Stoler, FRCOG & Meg Ryan FRCOG/CPHS

    • Overview of Mass in Motion & how it will support Franklin County towns
    • Share Gill’s data from the regional age-and dementia friendly assessment
    • Describe funding available to towns to compensate residents for participating in Mass in Motion Age-friendly planning and explain expectations for participation
    • Determine which people or groups from Gill will participate in the Mass in Motion Age-friendly planning process

6:00 PM Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program – Andrew Smith, Regional Coordinator

  • Explanation of the MVP grant program that provides support for communities in Massachusetts to begin the process of planning for climate change resiliency and implementing priority projects. Information about eligibility and application process for MVP Planning Grants and MVP Action Grants

Old Business

  • Review of Minutes from 8/29/22 & 9/12/22 & 9/26/22 & 10/11/22 & 11/21/22 & 12/5/22
  • Update on Green Communities Grant Application for Mini-Splits at Public Safety Complex

New Business

  • Discussion & vote on changes to dog license fees as proposed by the Town Clerk
  • Mass Broadband Institute’s (MBI) Municipal Digital Equity Planning Program
    • Invitation from Northfield to join in a multi-town partnership
  • Speed Feedback and School Zone Speed Limit Signs – Grant opportunity through MassDOT’s Safe Routes to Schools Program (application deadline 1/16/23)
  • Car Dealer License Renewals for 2023: Arrow Auto Sales and Town Line Auto
  • Food Concession Trailer License Renewal for 2023: Cielito Lindo
  • Other business as may arise after the agenda has been posted.
  • Public Service Announcements, if any
    • Reminder – Special Town Meeting on Wednesday, Dec 21st @ 7 PM
    • Fred W. Wells Fund Scholarship Applications now available at Town Hall
  • Warrants
    FY23 # 12 Vendors ($38,700.51) & Payroll ($29,931.99) – reviewed & signed on 12/05/22
    FY23 # 13 – review & sign


Other Invitations/Meetings:





Sun 1/1

New Year’s Day

Mon 1/2

New Year’s Holiday

Tues 1/3

5:30 PM

Selectboard Meeting

Gill Town Hall, 2nd floor

Mon 1/16

Martin Luther King Day Holiday

Tues 1/17

5:30 PM

Selectboard Meeting

Gill Town Hall, 2nd floor

2022-1219 MassInMotion Gill Healthy Aging Data (2022-12-16 at 5:07 PM)

2022-1219 MassInMotion Gill powerpoint (2022-12-16 at 5:21 PM)

2022-1219 MassInMotion Gill survey data correct (2022-12-16 at 5:20 PM)

Gill Selectboard 2022-12-19 Agenda with files (2022-12-16 at 5:05 PM)