Wednesday, January 20, 2016


I personally want to thank Mrs. Dorothy Fitzgerald for providing the input for this recap.  I was unable to attend as I was under the weather.

Apparently, it was a normal Town Council meeting with all Councilors in attendance.  The following summary of what took place.

Under Good News & Recognition – There is a ribbon cutting ceremony for Blue Ox Malt House on Capital Avenue, January 22, 2016 between 11:00-2:00 PM.

Under Council Orders, Resolutions & Ordinances:

 Application to Change Voting Locations – The Council approved the change of both voting location to one and that is the new gym by a vote of 7-0.
Set Public Hearing – The date for the 2016 CDBG Micro-Enterprise Assistance public hearing is set for Tuesday March 1, 2016 by a vote of 7-0.
2016-2017 Municipal Budget Schedule – The Council approved the schedule provided by a vote of 7-0.
2016 Wellness Grant – The Council approved for the town to submit a Wellness grant in the amount of $1,680.00 by a vote of 7-0.
Purchasing Policy Amendment – The Council approved the amendment by a vote of 7-0.

Under Councilor Communication – The Councilors had a discussion on TRIO not being able to do the necessary work and the lack of technical support.  The Town Manager and the Finance Director are looking into a new product all MUNIS which cost approximately $24,000.00 startup fee and annual fee of approximately $87,000.00.

Don Fellows announced a Public Workshop to discuss the Zoning Ordinance for January 28, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Town Office.

I would again like to thank Mrs. Dorothy Fitzgerald for filling in for me.

Larry Fillmore