Joint Meeting - Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee

Thursday, March 28, 6:00 pm
Rowe Town Hall - Meeting Room #1 and via Remote Participation
A meeting of the Finance Committee

Town of Rowe

Joint Meeting Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee

AGENDA

Thursday, March 28, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.

In Person at Rowe Town Hall – Meeting Room 1 or via Remote Participation

The public is welcome to participate.

REMOTE PARTICIPATION INFORMATION:

Meeting Host: zoom.us

Meeting ID: 288-065-7034

URL: https://zoom.us/j/2880657034

Telephone: 312-626-6799

3/28/2024

Call to Order: 6:00PM

Announcement of recording devices

Noteworthy Announcements (as needed)

6:00pm – Finance Committee

  1. Review Insurance Cost Increases – spreadsheet provided by Treasurer
  2. Special Project Requests - Recommendation
  3. Capital Improvement Requests - Recommendation
  4. FY25 General Budget Final Recommendations

New Business:

  1. Fuel Bids
  2. Tax Map Maintenance Proposal
  3. Board of Registrars – Appointment – Kevin Balawick & Brittany Sprague
  4. 2023 BOS Report – Review Draft
  5. FY25 Budget Recommendations
  6. Traveler’s Bond Application – do you want TA to remain Asst. Treasurer and remain bonded with Town?

Old Business:

  1. Fire Chief Succession Plan – no update.
  2. 2022 Audit – no update.
  3. Town Line Sign – Ordered on Monday 02/05/2024.
  4. Safety Complex & Library Paint– Jerry is estimating paint and supplies for both buildings.

Proposed ATM/STM Articles:

  1. Police Chief – Emergency Management Administrator Proposal
  2. Town Clerk – Appointed vs. Elected
  3. Town Administrator – Add Job Description to Gen. Bylaws
  4. Gracy House Stabilization Funding
  5. Fire/EMS District Proposal
  6. North Cemetery Donation Compensation
  7. Highway Department – RFP – Roadside Mowing
  8. Library - Feasibility Study
  9. Board of Health - Opioid Stabilization Fund

Ongoing Projects:

Yankee Road: Engineer will submit an updated estimate no later than April 15th.

Ford Hill Bridge: No updates.

Cyrus Stage Bridge: BOS meet on Monday 04/22/2024, at 10:00am.

Tunnel Road Bridge: no update.

Warrants/Contracts:

  1. Review Warrants - FY24 Vendor & Payroll Warrants 18, 19 &, 20
  2. Fuel Bids
  3. Tax Map Maintenance Proposal

Minutes:

  1. Board of Selectmen Minutes - March 14, 2024

Citizen Comments

Unforeseen Business (within preceding 48 hours):

Future Meetings

Adjournment

Daniel Pallotta, Chair Finance Committee

Chuck Sokol, Chair Board of Selectmen

The Listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed, and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

Mail:

  1. National Grid – Annual Vegetation Maintenance

Fin Com Documents:

  1. Agenda for March 28, 2024
  2. FY25 Budget
  3. FY25 Insurance Increase Spreadsheet

BOS Documents:

  1. Agenda for March 28, 2024
  2. Fuel Bids
  3. Tax Map Maintenance Proposal
  4. FY25 Budget
  5. FY25 Insurance Increase Spreadsheet
  6. 2023 BOS Report – DRAFT
  7. National Grid – Letter of Support
  8. National Grid – Annual Vegetation Maintenance
  9. Board of Selectmen Minutes - March 14, 2024

Posted: Brooke Shulda – 03/26/2024 – 3:00pm

Filed: Town Clerk – 03/26/2024