Monday, November 19, 2012

Southbridge Town Council Agenda - November 19, 2012



TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, TOWN HALL

November 19, 2012 – 7:00 PM



AGENDA

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Roll Call 

3. Consider and accept Town Council Meeting Minutes of Monday, November
     5, 2012

4. Subcommittee Reports:
     (a) General Government
     (b) D.P.W.
     (c) Education and Human Services
     (d) Planning and Development
     (e) Protection of Persons and Property

5. Chairwoman’s Announcements

6. Town Manager’s Announcements

7. Swearing In / Presentation
     a) DPW -Award for Northeast Regional Snowplow Rodeo Champions – Ron Trudeau
     b) Swearing in of 3 Call Firefighters: Nicholas Cantara, Ian Haggerty, Nicholas Shelburne

8. Citizens Forum

9. Vote to confirm the appointment of Michael P. Sullivan as Sergeant in the Police Department to fill an existing vacancy in the sergeant rank.

10. Vote to confirm the appointment of Richard Caouette of Southbridge to the Agricultural Commission for a 3-year term to expire June 30, 2015.

11. Vote to confirm the appointment of Michael Marino of Southbridge to the Commission on Disability to complete a one-year term to expire June 30, 2013.

12. Vote to confirm the appointment of Julie Hurley of Southbridge to the Commission on Disability to complete a 3-year term to expire June 30, 2015.

13. Vote to ratify the Snow and Ice Control Operations agreements, per DPW Director’s memo dated

11/5/12, between the Town of Southbridge and the awardees as listed below for snow plowing and/or snow removal:
SNOW PLOWING:
Norman Brodeur
Jeffrey Bruso
I. Pawell Ciemiega
Leonard Corriveau
Deanna Hazard
Phillip Lanctot, Hemlock Landscaping
Donald Laroche
Richard Lafleche
Christopher Parent, Parent Landscaping & Construction
SNOW REMOVAL/ BACK-UP PLOWING/BACK-UP SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT
Jeffrey Bruso
John R. Fijol
Richard Guerin, Jr.
Elizabeth MacCue, BAD Girlz Truckin
Christopher Parent, Parent Landscaping
Jim Pioppi, Pioppi Construction
Anthony Pollone, A.Pollone Trucking
TEMPORARY PLOW DRIVERS (in town vehicles)
Maurice Capistrand
James Latour, Sr.
David Shepard

14. Vote to enter into contract with Tri-County Contractor Supplies, under State contract, to purchase a new roadside mower in the amount of $120,000.00 with funds to be appropriated as follows: $30,000 from water certified retained earnings; $24,000 from sewer certified retained earnings and the remaining $66,000 from certified Free Cash. (Note: Voted unanimously at DPW subcommittee held October 9, 2012).

15. Vote to appropriate $14,849.00 from certified Free Cash to purchase new duty weapons and holsters for the Police Department. The balance of $10,000.00 to be funded from the State Law Enforcement Trust Fund.

16. Vote to approve in part the School Committee’s request of September 11, 2012 for supplemental funds in the amount of $98,494.35 broken down to $32,127.00 as an appropriation from certified Free Cash to the School Department FY13 budget for switches and wall plates and further appropriate $66,367.35 from certified Free Cash to the FY 2013 school capital account for the purchase of soccer goals, tractor, 4x4 lawn care vehicle and scoreboards at the new Middle/High School. (Note: Voted unanimously at EHS subcommittee on October 10, 2012).

17. Vote to appropriate $23,500.00 from certified Free Cash for the purchase of remote cameras to be deployed at the athletic fields to the new Middle High School and necessary monitors for said cameras to be installed at Police Dispatch. (Note: Voted unanimously at PPP subcommittee on October 9, 2012.)

18. Vote to appropriate $55,756.18 from certified Free Cash for the purchase of radio/cell tower equipment for enhanced radio coverage throughout the Town.

19. Vote to ratify the contract between the Town of Southbridge and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to transfer of FY2013 Local Cultural Council Funds from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in the amount of $8,100.00 covering the dates of service July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.

20. Vote to ratify the contracts for Health Insurance renewals for two (2) Blue Cross Blue Shield and Fallon Senior Plan effective January 1, 2013, pursuant to the Treasurer’s memo dated November 2, 2012.

21. Vote to appropriate $10,921.96 from Overlay Surplus to Account #001.0945.5787, Interest on Abatements, to refund interest for a Fiscal Year 2009 Personal Property Tax Abatement.

22. Vote to transfer $100,000.00 from Receipts Reserved Insurance in Excess of $20,000.00 account to the Tornado Damage account to extend the newly constructed water line of Commercial Drive to the airport site to provide drinking water and water to the fire hydrants for firefighting capabilities and to pay all vendors related to this project.

23. Vote to ratify the IFE for the review of Phase-2 Airport Re-build to URS in the amount of $1,200.00 as summarized on Exhibit A and to transfer $1,200.00 from Receipts Reserved Insurance Excess of $20,000.00 account to the Tornado Damage account.

24. Vote to appropriate $15,000.00 from certified free cash to account # 1.190.5700.0.746 Reserve for Property Repair, Maintenance and Demolition to fund the Town Hall office renovations as approved at the October24, 2012 Town Council Meeting.

25. Vote to approve that the Fire Department issue a permit for a pre-Thanksgiving Football Game bonfire according to MGL 111 Section 142H on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 6:00 PM at McMahon Field.

26. Councilors Forum

27. Discussion of next meeting date – Monday, December 3, 2012 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers.

28. Adjournment

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