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Board of Selectmen minutes 3/27/17

Board of Selectmen
Town of Tolland


Selectmen Present:        Eric R. Munson, Jr., Steven DellaGiustina and Thomas Paine

Also Present:     Eric Munson III
                         Ted Locke
                         Mira Munson
                         Ralph Ledger
                         Cathy Parzych

Steve made motion to appoint Shawn Shaw to Complete Jeff LaCasse’s elected term as Planning Board member until June 30, 2018. Jeff LaCasse will remain as a Planning Board member alternate. Tom seconded. Motion passed unanimously.

Eric Munson, III, Fire Chief will be presenting the Tolland taxpayers at the Annual town Meeting with an article to purchase a new fire truck with a purchase price of $486,000.

Steve made motion to reinstate compensatory time as stated in the personnel policies and procedures handbook as follows:

Exempt employees are provided with compensatory time when special events or circumstances require substantial additional hours of work. Any hours worked in excess of the normal workweek, from Sunday through Saturday, must be approved by the employee’s supervisor. Compensatory time must be taken within one month of the payroll period in which it was earned. Compensatory time for approved working hours is provided on the following basis:
     8 or more hours                       1 day
   20 or more hours                       2 days
   30 or more hours                    at discretion of Board of Selection

Board met with the Finance Committee to discuss and finalize fiscal 2018 budget requests.      (numbers are the difference from fiscal 2017)
                          STGRSD                               $(35,117)
                           Public Works                         Level funded
                          Bldgs. And Grnds                  Tabled
                          Utilities                                   $(5,000)
                          Salaries                                 2% increase across with the exception of
                                                                        the Police Dept which was tabled)
                          County Retirement                $2,703
                          Unemployment Insurance     $500
                          Town Insurance & bonds      $8,081.10  - Miss budgeted in 2017
                          Cemeteries                           $(6,760.00)
                          Health Insurance                  $2,990.52
                          Medicare Insurance Exp       $146.72
                          Fire Dept Exp                        Tabled
                          Library Exp                            $(1,808)
                          Office Supplies                      $500
                          Police Dept Expense             Tabled
                          Selectmen Expense              $1,500
                         Tax Collector Expense           $1,500
                         Town Clerk Expense              $100
                         Treasurer Expense                 $1,077.74   Borrowing fee
                         Veterans Serv Admin             $205.55
                         Recreation                              $2,000
                         Furniture and Equipment       $1,500
                         Meeting and Elections           $(4,600)
                         Technical Support & Computer   $12,934
                         Capital Debt                           $23,528.22

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 PM
Respectfully submitted,
Margaret McClellan

Eric R. Munson, Jr.
Steven DellaGiustina   
Thomas Paine  
Board of Selectmen

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