Conway

  • Town of Conway Massachusetts
  • 32 Main Street
  • 413-369-4235
  • Contact Us

Select Board

Monday, May 20, 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Repeats until Monday, July 15, 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm
Conway Grammar School
A meeting of the Select Board

Meeting of Select Board

Members: (Quorum)

  • Present: Christopher Waldo, at 6:00 PM
  • Present: Philip Kantor, Chair, at 6:00 PM
  • Present: Erica Goleman, at 6:00 PM

Also Present:

  • John Craine
  • Alan Singer
  • Tom Donavan
  • Don Bates
  • Chris Miner
  • Megan Rhodes
  • Veronique Blanchard and Adam Reed

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 6:05 PM

Meeting closed: 7:03 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. Warrants

    • - Vote to approve the Accounts Payable Warrant W24-24 in the amount of $184,700.24; the Payroll Warrant PW24-24 in the amount of $148,749.80, and the Payroll Deduction Warrant PDW24-24 in the amount of $36,127.20.

      MOTION, moved by Philip Kantor, seconded by Erica Goleman: .

      Pass: Aye: Philip Kantor, Christopher Waldo, Erica Goleman.

  3. Meetings Attended by Select Board Members

  4. Public Comments. None

    • Public

  5. Unfinished Business.

  6. New Business

    • - Discussion and vote on authorizing the town administrator to apply for a Community One Stop program grant to stabilize Shelburne Falls Road. FRCOG and/or GZA presenting.

      General Discussion...
      There is a Community One Stop grant application which the town administrator, FRCOG and GZA have been working on to continue culvert repairs on Shelburne Falls Road in the amount of $750,000. The town would have to match $187,000 for the grant. This would focus on the Emerson Hollow area which includes building a stream crossing.

      MOTION, moved by Philip Kantor, seconded by Christopher Waldo: To support a letter of commitment for $187,500 as a match to a grant for repairs to Shelburne Falls Road. .

      Pass: Aye: Philip Kantor, Christopher Waldo, Erica Goleman.

    • - Discussion and vote on hiring Christopher Miner as a police officer; training hours between now and July 1st, 20 hours per week after July 1st. Salary $21.44/hr.

      MOTION, moved by Philip Kantor, seconded by Christopher Waldo: To hire Chris Miner as a part time police officer at $21.44.

      Pass: Aye: Philip Kantor, Christopher Waldo, Erica Goleman.

    • - Discussion and vote on appointing Donna Sussek as a member of the Cultural Council for a term of 7/1/2024 through 6/30/2027.

      MOTION, moved by Philip Kantor, seconded by Erica Goleman: .

      Pass: Aye: Philip Kantor, Christopher Waldo, Erica Goleman.

    • - Discussion: pretown meeting

      General Discussion...
      Tabled.

  7. Items Not Anticipated 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting

    • none

  8. Town Administrator update

  9. Selectboard member comments/concerns

  10. Mail

    • - none

  11. Announcements

  12. Joint Selectboard and Finance Committee.

    • - Discussion and vote on End of Year line to line transfers and reserve fund transfer requests.

      General Discussion...
      The Finance Committee was called to order at 6:56 and adjourned at 7:02.

      On a motion by Alan to transfer to from the Reserve Fund for the worker's compensation general fund account in the amount of $2,641.30, Tom seconded, all said aye and the motion passed.

      On a motion by Alan to transfer from the Reserve Fund for town counsel payments regarding North Poland Bridge in the amount of $5,000, Tom seconded, all said aye and the motion passed.

      On a motion by Alan to transfer from the Reserve Fund $6,144.00 to the Franklin County Technical School general fund account due to miscalculation, Tom seconded, all said aye and the motion passed.

      On a motion by Erica for an End of Year line to line transfer $3,694.37 for cruiser repair, Chris seconded, all said aye and the motion passed.

      On a motion by Alan for an End of Year line to line transfer $3,694.37 for cruiser repair, Tom seconded, all said aye and the motion passed.

  13. Meeting Wrap-up

The listing of matters is 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.

Minutes approved on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Scope Session (Type JEE)
g
string
isMobi
number0
level
string0
loggedin
string0
module
Struct
Entries: 11
Blocks
string
Business
string
Calendar
string
ECOM
string
FAQ
string
Files
string
Forms
string
Govt
string
Images
string
News
string
Scheduler
string
p
string
sessionid
stringA6FF4F6977B9987E4BC446D8E149C573
urltoken
stringCFID=4c204268-add5-4574-bfd2-e1e797d76d45&CFTOKEN=0&jsessionid=A6FF4F6977B9987E4BC446D8E149C573
user
string