BoS minutes from 5/23


Board of Selectmen Meeting Minutes 7:00 p.m., May 23, 2017 Selectmen's Meeting Room, Medfield Town Hall Present: Selectman Peterson, Selectman Murby, Town Administrator Sullivan Chairman Peterson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. He announced that the meeting was being recorded. He then asked for moment of appreciation for our Troops serving in the Middle East and around the world. He also announced that Norfolk County Mosquito Control District would begin ULV aerosol applications between sunset and midnight on Mondays through Thursdays from May 30th through September 29th. Action Items On a motion by Selectman Murby, seconded by Selectman Peterson, the Board voted unanimously to authorize the Town Administrator to sign the Chapter 90 Standard Contract forms for the repairs of the Philip Street Bridge in the amount of $95,500. Funds are to be provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts through the Municipal Small Bridge Program. Town Administrator Sullivan asked that action on the Chapter 90 Project Request for chip seal application to various roads in Town, estimated to cost $400,000 be tabled until the June 6th Board Meeting so that the Director of Public Works could attend and make a presentation to the Board on his proposed program for use of Chapter 90 Highway Funds. The Board on a motion by Selectman Murby, seconded by Selectman Peterson, voted to table this item. Licenses and Permits On successive motions by Selectman Murby seconded by Selectman Peterson, the Board voted to grant a one-day alcohol permit to Charles Harris, organizer of the June 25' 2017 Antique Car S"1ow at the former state hospital site; to grant permission to the organizers of the ofmllla ~ Ji¥At fundraiser to display promotional signs for two weeks prior to the Saturday June 17, 2017 event; and for the Medfield Music Association to provide live student music in Straw Hat Park on Thursday June 8, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Informational Chairman Peterson announced the June 3, 2017 Memorial Bench Dedication sponsored by the Kingsbury Pond Grist Mill Committee at the Grist Mill beginning at 3:00 p.m .. The bench is being dedicated in memory of Colonel Douglas MacKeachie and Staff Sergeant Richard Werner both of whom were lost serving our country during World War II and remain missing in action. Appointment The Selectmen extended a warm welcome and congratulations to the Medfield High School Varsity Girls State Championship Basketball Team and to their coaches Mark Nickerson and Ellen Gelinas. In recognition of this outstanding achievement, the Selectmen presented Team Members with citations and Town Seal medallions. Those recognized included Allie Petit, Tess Patry, Captain Lauren Casieri, Megan Seier, Sidney Sampson, Captain Meg Zona, Casey Chin, Emma Anderson, Captain Maggie McCarthy, Nicole Deady, Erin Siebel, Sophia Ouimette, Maeve Devlin, Arianna Tristani, Anna Wietrecki and Kayla McNeil. At the conclusion of the presentations the young women assembled with the Selectmen for photographs. Adjournment On a motion by Selectmen Murby seconded by Selectmen Peterson, the Board voted to adjourn at 7:20 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Michael J. Sullivan20170527-minutes,jpg_Page_2

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