Saturday, November 16, 2013

Southbridge Town Council Meeting Agenda - November 18, 2013

Southbridge Town Council Meeting

Council Chambers, Town Hall

November 18, 2013 – 7:00 PM


1.      Pledge of Allegiance

2.      Roll Call

3.      Consider and accept Town Council Meeting Minutes of Monday, November 4, 2013. 

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.      Chairman’s Announcements

6.      Town Manager’s Announcements

7.      Swearing In / Presentation
-Sustainability Committee, Dave Williams, Mera McDonald and Gus Steeves
- Latino Elder Program – Roxanna Gomez
- Presentation of the Landfill, Casella and Tighe & Bond

8.      Citizens Forum

9.      Vote to confirm the appointment of Paulette Desorcy to the Historical Commission for a 3-year term effective immediately through June 30, 2016.

10.  Vote to confirm the appointment of Michael Marino to the Commission on Disability for a 3-year term effective immediately through June 30. 2016.

11.  Vote to ratify the transfer of FY2014 Local Cultural Council Funds from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in the amount of $9,300.00 covering the dates of service July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.

12.  Vote to ratify the agreement between the Town of Southbridge and Stan Kaitbenski, Inc., for the demolition and removal of materials from 130 Everett Street, Southbridge in the amount of $15,900.00.

13.  Vote to transfer the sum of $60,000.00 from the following accounts to fund the change out and replacement of the Fire Station Heating System:

Town Council Reserve #1.132.5781                           $20,000.00
Sale of Real Estate – Receipts Reserved #6522         $20,000.00
Landfill Royalty-Receipts Reserved #6790               $20,000.00     

14.  Vote to approve the Bond Fire at the McMahon Field pursuant to MGL for pre-Thanksgiving Football activities.

15.  Vote to approve the Bicentennial Committee’s request to host Fireworks at the Southbridge Municipal Airport in coordination with the Airport Commission.

16.  Councilors Forum

17.  Discussion of next meeting date – Monday, December 2, 2013 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers

18.  Adjournment

My appreciation to Town Councilor Amelia Peloquin for providing a copy of this agenda. It would be nice if the Town Council could make it available on a timely basis on the town website as has been done in the past.

Also, item 14 is not a typo. The agenda does say “Bond Fire”.

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