AGENDA
SPECIAL COVENTRY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
January 23, 2017
7:30 PM
 Town Hall Annex

1.
Call to order, roll call
2.
Pledge of Allegiance
3.
Audience of Citizens:
(30 minutes - 5 minutes maximum per citizen)
4.
Acceptance of Minutes:
4.A.
January 3, 2017 (E)
5.
Consent Agenda:
All items listed with an asterisk (*) will be acted on by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Council member so requests, in which case, the item will be removed from the consent agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.
6.
Reports:
6.A.
Council Chairwoman: Julie Blanchard
6.B.
Council Members:
6.C.
Finance Committee - Matthew D. O'Brien, Chairperson
6.C.1.
* Monthly Financial Reports (E)
6.C.2.
* Minutes, January 9, 2017 (E)
Documents:
  1. Minutes 1-9-17.pdf
6.C.3.
* Minutes, Special Meeting, January 11, 2017 (E)
6.D.
Steering Committee: Thomas Pope
6.D.1.
Reappointments (E)
6.D.1.a.
Conservation Commission: Messino (E)
6.D.2.
Appointments (E)
6.D.2.a.
CRCOG 2017 Regional Planning Commission: Marek (E)
6.D.2.b.
Town Historian: North (E)
6.D.2.c.
Cemetery Commission: Arpin (E)
6.D.2.d.
Council Representative: CHS Walls Code Compliance Committee (E)
6.E.
* COVRRA - John A. Elsesser:
6.F.
Town Manager - John A. Elsesser:
6.F.1.
Projects Update (E)
6.F.2.
Update: Crumbling Concrete Foundations (E)
6.F.3.
CT DEEP: Grant Award Notification, CT Recreational Trails Program (E)
6.F.4.
6.F.5.
* Curve Signs Grant (E)
Documents:
  1. Curve Signs.pdf
6.F.6.
* COST 2017 Legislative Priorities (E)
6.F.7.
* Notes from Staff Meeting, 1-4-17 (E)
Documents:
  1. January 4, 2017.pdf
7.
Unfinished Business:
7.A.
16/17-25: Authorization for Town Manager to execute collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME Local 1303-05 Public Works
8.
New Business:
8.A.
16/17-31: Presentation/Update: Last Green Valley
8.B.
16/17-32: Consideration/possible action: Creation of a special fund for preschool expenditures and revenues (E)
8.C.
16/17-33: Consideration/possible action: Appropriation of $11,338.92 from Council’s 1.5% Fund for payment of annual solar electricity bill for FY 2015/2016 (E)
8.D.
16/17-34: Acceptance: FY 2015/16 Audit
8.E.
16/17-35: Consideration/possible action: Remediation Plan for Mid-Year State Budget Cuts (E)
8.F.
16/17-36: Authorization of sale: 93 Wangumbaug Drive and 190 Avery Shores (E)
8.G.
16/17-37: Consideration/Possible Action: Board of Education request to authorize up to $8,000 from 1% non-lapsing account for gym floor damage and related expenses (E)
9.
Miscellaneous/Correspondence:
9.A.
*Board of Education: Minutes, 12/8/16 and Agenda, 1/12/17 (E)
9.B.
* CPS Press release: Chinese New Year Celebration 1/27/17 (E)
10.
Executive Session (E)
1.    Negotiations
Documents:
  1. Exec Session E.pdf
11.
Adjournment

(E)    Denotes Enclosure


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