Bob Gruen said he had concerns about winterizing Community Hall. There is a lot of work needed to keep the building in good repair and he is wanting events planned every month.
Read a statement as a resident saying that she had concerns about the Board closing Community Hall for the winter with the positive collaboration that has been seen this summer. She also expressed concern that such a closing, although seasonal, would trigger a set-back in healing the local social fabric.
CDBG Deadline Extension:
Because there remains a large amount of money that is available for home improvement loans, the Housing Authority applied to have the spending deadline extended. The Select Board voted to sign the extension contract for the CDBG grant approving spending until Dec. 31, 2022.
Highway Department Job Descriptions:
Robyn and Hilma met with Jeff Johnston, Highway Superintendent, to discuss proposed changes to the different position job descriptions and to outline some of the reorganization that may need to take place because of the recent change in personnel.
Town Buildings and Offices:
Robyn and Hilma will draft a letter for those offices who will be reassigned to a different space at Jacobs Road.
Renaming Municipal Building:
It was agreed that suggestions would be solicited from the community on renaming the building. Hilma will see if a notice can still be put in The Heath Herald. All town building signs need to be updated to accurately reflect what is housed at each location.
Winterizing Community Hall:
The Board voted to approve a quote of $3,073.00 from Detectoguard to replace the original equipment for the entrance alarm at the Jacobs Road building.
Annual Maintenance for Generators:
Robyn to speak to the Highway Superintendent about whether that department could provide high level maintenance, such as oil and filter changes, if the Town contracted for the lower level of maintenance with Kinsley, a generator service company.
Response to MTRSD—FY22 Error:
Attorney Lampke has sent a letter to the MTRSD Attorney Dupere asking some questions for clarification in part of the assessment process. No response has been received to date.
AT&T v. Town of Heath Intervenors:
Acronyms & References
STM 2023 Truck Handout
ADA Accessibility of Sawyer Hall
SB Public Statement on AT&T Tower