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04-09-07 - BOS

Board of Selectmen’s Meeting

    Interviews and Appointments

    Monday, April 9, 2007

    Dennis Town Hall, Hearing Room

    Page 1 of 5

    Attendees: Board of Selectmen; Sheryl McMahon, Paul McCormick, Charles Crowell and Heidi Schadt. Assistant Town Administrator Sandra Fife and Wendy Pells Secretary.

    Interviews and Appointments

    Sheryl McMahon reviewed the interview process with the attendees. She stated that if the audience has any questions they would like to ask the candidates, that they should ask them through the Chair.

Recycling Commission

    Ruth Kamberian introduced herself to the Selectmen. She explained that she has been a volunteer at the Mary Hood Haggler Building for 10 years.

Motion:

    Heidi Schadt moved to appoint Ruth Kamberian to the Recycling Commission for a 1-year term to expire on March 31, 2008. Paul McCormick seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0-0. The motion was carried.

Recreation Commission

    William Terranova and Vernon Ellars introduced themselves to the Selectmen.

Motion:

    Heidi Schadt moved to appoint Vernon Ellars to the Recreation Commission for a term to expire on March 31, 2009. Paul McCormick seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0-0. The motion was carried.

Motion:

    Heidi Schadt moved to appoint William Terranova for a term to expire on March 31, 2010. Paul McCormick seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0-0. The motion was carried.

Water Quality Advisory Committee

    Mr. Jed Waddell introduced himself to the Selectmen and stated that he is a soil scientist.

Motion:

    Paul McCormick moved to appoint Jed Waddell to the Water Quality Advisory Committee for a term to expire on March 31, 2010. Heidi Schadt seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0-0. The motion was carried.

     Board of Selectmen Approved 06/26/2007

Board of Selectmen’s Meeting

    Interviews and Appointments

    Monday, April 9, 2007

    Dennis Town Hall, Hearing Room

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Capital Outlay Committee

Motion:

    Heidi Schadt moved to appoint William Savicki and Patrick McDowell to the Capital Outlay Committee for a term to expire on March 31, 2010. Paul McCormick seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0-0. The motion was carried.

Planning Board

    Linda Slowe and Robert Mezzadri introduced themselves to the Selectmen. Robert Mezzadri stated that he previously served on the Planning Board, but he had to resign as he was attending night school as a full time student. Ms. Slowe stated that she has been a member of MA Bar Assoc. since 1993. She added that her practice has been in civil litigation and has grown to include real estate.

Motion:

    Heidi Schadt moved to appoint Robert Mezzadri to the Planning Board for a term to expire on March 31, 2010. Paul McCormick seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0-0. The motion was carried.

Donald Trepte Memorial Scholarship Fund

Motion:

    Paul McCormick moved to appoint Julia Johnson for a term to expire on March 31, 2009, Eleanor Brennan for a term to expire on March 31, 2010, Agnes Chatelain for a term to expire on March 31, 2009, Elaine Zaiatz for a term to expire on March 31, 2010 and Alex Gleason as Student Representative for a term to expire on March 31, 2008. Heidi Schadt seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0-0. The motion was carried.

(Jane Otis joined the meeting.)

( Sheryl McMahon passed the gavel to Chairman Jane Otis.)

Comprehensive Wastewater Management Task Force

(Sheryl McMahon stepped down.)

    Herb Goldberg stated that he recently attended a meeting. He is interested in being appointed as the Realtor Rep.

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    Interviews and Appointments

    Monday, April 9, 2007

    Dennis Town Hall, Hearing Room

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Motion:

    Charlie Crowell moved to appoint Herb Goldberg to the Comprehensive Wastewater Management Task Force as the Real Estate Rep. for a term to expire on March 31, 2008. Jane Otis seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0-1 (SM). The motion was carried.

Shellfish Commission

    Carl Howard addressed the Selectmen. Jane Otis stated that she felt that it is a conflict to appoint Mr. Howard, as he has a shellfish grant at Crowes Pasture.

Motion:

    Heidi Schadt moved to appoint Carl Howard to the Shellfish Commission for a term to expire on March 31, 2008. Paul McCormick seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-1-0 (JO). The motion was carried.

Road Safety Task Force

Alden Winchell and Henry Bowen addressed the Selectmen.

Motion;

    Heidi Schadt moved to appoint Alden Winchell and Henry Bowen to the Road Safety Task Force for a term to expire on March 31, 2010. Jane Otis seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 5-0-0. The motion was carried.

Alternative Energy Advisory Committee

    Merton Ingham, Jed Waddell and Alden Winchell addressed the Selectmen.

Motion:

    Paul McCormick moved to appoint Jed Waddell for a term to expire on March 31, 2010, Merton Ingham for a term to expire on March 31, 2009 and Alden Winchell for a term to expire on March 31, 2008. Heidi Schadt seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 5-0-0. The motion was carried.

Bass River Park Property Use Committee

    Arlene Lewis addressed the Selectmen. She stated that she has followed this Committee closely and has been involved with this land acquisition since the beginning.

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    Interviews and Appointments

    Monday, April 9, 2007

    Dennis Town Hall, Hearing Room

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Motion:

    Paul McCormick moved to appoint Arlene Lewis to the Bass River Park Property

    Use Committee for the duration of the project. Charlie Crowell seconded. The

    Board of Selectmen voted 5-0-0. The motion was carried.

Advisory Committee on Disabilities

Motion:

    Paul McCormick moved to appoint William Savicki to the Advisory Committee on

    Disabilities for a term to expire on March 31, 2010. Heidi Schadt seconded. The

    Board of Selectmen voted 5-0-0. The motion was carried.

    Appoint Licensing Board Agents/Police Officers

Motion:

    Paul McCormick moved to appoint the following Police Officers. Heidi Schadt

    seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0-0. The motion was carried.

    Paul Baltrushunas Garvin Kelley

    Peter Benson Robert Kurisko

    John Brady Sean Martin

    Ryan Carr Patrick McCaffrey

    Mark Conant Kathleen Mei

    Brian Cummings William Monahan

    Cleve Daniels Joseph Morris

    Peter Dimatteo Martin Murphy

    Thomas Downes Nicholas Patsavos

    Thomas Downs John Peters

    John Emerson Richard Provencher

    Gregory Farnkoff Damon Reinold

    Richard Finnegan Craig Stevenson

    Russell Francis James Sullivan

    Kenneth Gelnett David Tinelli

    Thomas Grandy Richard Troy

    Dean Guite Matthew Turner

    Christopher Hennigan James Winn

    Christine Hornby Bernd Wunderlich

    Henry Jessop

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    Interviews and Appointments

    Monday, April 9, 2007

    Dennis Town Hall, Hearing Room

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Article 46

Motion:

    Sheryl McMahon moved to reconsider our previous vote on Chapter 32B Section 9D as it appeared on Article 46. Heidi Schadt seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted

     5-0-0 the motion was carried.

Motion:

    Sheryl McMahon moved to recommend indefinite postponement of Article 46 for acceptance of Chapter 32B Section 9D. Heidi Schadt seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 5-0-0. The motion was carried.

General Fund Budget

Motion:

    Sheryl McMahon moved to recommend the General Fund budget in the amount of $27,180,946.41. Charlie Crowell seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 5-0-0. The motion was carried.

Motion:

    Sheryl McMahon moved to fund the budget with Proposition 2 ? override in the amount of $895,881.00, raise & appropriate $24,279,780.41, overlay surplus in the amount of $100,000.00, waterways $40,000.00, cemetery maintenance ( perpetual care) $15,000.00, cemetery sale of lots $25,000.00, ambulance fees $850,000.00, Mediaone agreement $88,000.00, CPA $827,736.00, free cash $30,000.00 and septic loan program $29,549.00. Charlie Crowell seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 5-0-0. The motion was carried.

Approve Ballot

Paul McCormick read the ballot questions.

Motion:

    Sheryl McMahon moved to approve the ballot as printed. Heidi Schadt seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 5-0-0. The motion was carried.

8:15 P.M.

    Motion:

    Sheryl McMahon moved to adjourn. Heidi Schadt seconded. The Board of Selectmen voted 5-0-0. The motion was carried.

     Board of Selectmen Approved 06/26/2007

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