February 16, 2016 Minutes

Selectmen's Meeting             February 16, 2016          Union, Connecticut


First Selectman Goodhall called the meeting to order at 8:02 p.m.


Attending:  Selectmen - Albert L. Goodhall, Jr., Joseph Kratochvil, David Heck; David Eaton, Director of Public Works


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

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


Following discussion regarding Highway Department overtime, Selectman Heck made a motion to amend the Town Policy Governing Highway Department, Paragraph 2, as follows:


            Full time employees of the Highway Department shall include a Public Works

            Director and shall be considered Town of Union employees. They are eligible for health insurance, retirement payment, sick days, vacation and holidays and shall be paid an            hourly rate of pay to be established by the Board of Selectmen and provided for in annual budget requests. They shall be paid time and one half for all hours worked in excess of forty hours per week. Sick time and vacation days are not considered worked     days toward overtime. Posted holidays are considered worked days toward overtime.


Selectman Kratochvil seconded the motion. Vote was unanimous.


The Board is continuing discussion on the concrete foundation issue.


Public Works Director Eaton updated the Board of Selectmen regarding the Town Hall air handler unit repair needed after the hot water coils froze due to the February 12-14 frigid temperatures. 


Motion to adjourn at 8:36 p.m. by Selectman Kratochvil; seconded by Selectman Heck. Vote was unanimous.


Respectfully submitted,



Karen Johnson

Selectmen's Clerk