September 5, 2017

Selectmen’s Meeting                       September 5, 2017                        Union, Connecticut


First Selectman Eaton called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


Attending:  Selectmen – David D. Eaton., Mary E. Huda


Minutes from the last meeting were read. Selectman Huda moved to accept the minutes as read; seconded by First Selectman Eaton. Vote was unanimous.


Bills were presented for review.  Selectman Huda made the motion to pay the bills as presented; seconded by First Selectman Eaton.  Vote was unanimous.


Lower Mashapaug Pond will be treated for Milfoil on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The treatment and invoicing was discussed. As the remaining grant monies do not sufficiently cover the full cost, the Union Conservation and Safety Commission will split the balance with the Town. First Selectman Eaton requested that the Town’s portion be paid out of the Selectman’s Expense Account. This will be reviewed at the September 18 meeting, when the final invoice has been received.


First Selectman Eaton has signed and submitted the Power Purchase Agreement for the solar installation at the Union School and Union Town Hall building.


The Special Reserve Fund for Town Clerk Recording Fees was discussed. Quotes for two town office security projects, re-keying the Town offices and cameras at each building entrance, were submitted. First Selectman Eaton made a motion to hire Professional Lock & Safe to re-key the Town Hall building, cost to be paid out of the Special Reserve Fund from the Town Clerk’s Office; motion seconded by Selectman Huda. Vote was unanimous.


First Selectman Eaton met with David Neal regarding the Employee Retirement Account Plan. Following discussion, First Selectman Eaton made a motion, upon the recommendation of Mr. Neal, to enroll new employees to the plan in Fidelity Investments, giving the option to employees currently enrolled to choose to stay with Pioneer Investments or change to Fidelity Investments; motion seconded by Selectman Huda. Vote was unanimous.


Motion to adjourn at 8:43 p.m. by Selectman Huda; seconded by First Selectman Eaton.  Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully submitted,


Karen Johnson

Recording Secretary