Selectboard Meeting

Monday, February 26, 5:30 pm
2nd Floor Town Hall

Location: Town Hall, 2nd floor meeting room, 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)

Old Business

  • Update – Jenkins’ bequest of 19 Boyle Road
  • Review of Minutes: 8/29/22, 9/12/22, 10/11/22, 11/21/22, 12/5/22, 12/19/22, 1/30/23, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/28, 3/30, 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5, 6/20, 7/3, 9/11, 9/25, 11/06, 11/27, 12/4, 1/2, 2/12

New Business

  • Election Requests from Town Clerk
    • Vote to opt out of vote-by-mail for May 20, 2024 local (town) election
    • Vote to allow hand counting of ballots at May 20, 2024 local (town) election
  • Highway Dep’t. – Roadwork projects for Spring 2024
    • 4 days of crack sealing (various roads) – budget ($ 23,018) & Chapter 90 ($30,044)
    • Mountain Road blacktop 0.7 miles – Chapter 90 ($128,538696)
    • Cove View Lane paving 440 feet – Chapter 90 ($14,581)
    • Center Road shim/overlay 880 feet – Chapter 90 ($27,687)
    • Chapter 90 balance of $205,861 after doing these projects
  • Mileage Reimbursement for Town-related travel – currently $0.50/mile vs IRS 2024 rate of $0.67
  • Resignation – Pam Shoemaker from Historical Commission effective 2/15/24
  • Personnel Committee recommendation of clarification to Personnel Policy, Section IX Compensation Wage Plan, paragraphs (f) Starting Rates and (g) Rate of Pay for Promotion or Demotion
  • Six Town Regionalization Planning Board – request for recommendation of Gill representatives to serve on District Regional Agreement subcommittee
  • Upper Pioneer Valley Veterans’ Services District – 2-year extension of Inter-Municipal Agreement for membership in the District
  • Other business as may arise after the agenda has been posted.
    • Sewer Commitment - $768.02 for bill date of 2/23/24 (sale of 26 French King Hwy)
  • Public Service Announcements, if any
  • Warrants
    FY24 #17 Vendors ($81,704.16) & Payroll ($34,351.24) – reviewed & signed on 02/12/24
    FY24 #18 – review & sign

Adjournment

Other Invitations/Meetings:

Date

Time

Event

Location

Tues 3/5

7AM-8PM

Presidential Primary Election

2nd floor, Town Hall

Mon 3/11

5:30 PM

Selectboard Meeting

Town Hall

Mon 3/25

5:30 PM

Selectboard Meeting

Town Hall

Gill Selectboard 2024-02-26 Agenda with files (2024-02-23 at 4:56 PM)