AGENDA
COVENTRY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
March 20, 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.
March 6, 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, March 13, 2017 (E)
6.D.
* Steering Committee: Thomas Pope
6.E.
* COVRRA - John A. Elsesser:
6.F.
Town Manager - John A. Elsesser:
6.F.1.
Projects Update (E)
6.F.2.
* CRCOG Monthly Report, February 2017 (E)
6.F.3.
* ProAct Prescription Drug Discount Program, January 2017 (E)
6.F.4.
* Notes from Staff Meeting, 3/8/17 (E)
Documents:
  1. March 8, 2017.pdf
7.
Unfinished Business:
7.A.
16/17-20: Consideration/possible action: 2017 STEAP projects and authorization for submission of grant application (E)
1.    Library site work and renovation as the Town's top priority.
2.    Hop River Road Bridge renovations as a multi-town grant and second Town priority.
7.B.
16/17-32: Consideration/possible action: Creation of a special fund for preschool expenditures and revenues (E) (Not ready for action - under review by Finance Committee)
7.C.
16/17-41: FY 2017-2018 Budget
1.    Public Works     (7:45 PM)
Link to Manager's proposed budget Public Works


2.    Fire                    (8:15 PM)
Link to Manager's proposed budget Public Safety
8.
New Business:
8.A.
16/17-46: Consideration/Authorization to spend in anticipation of transfers for Snow Overtime and De-Icing Agents (E)
8.B.
16/17-47: Consideration/Authorization FY 2016 Homeland Security MOA and authorization of Town Manager to Execute (E)
8.C.
16/17-48: Consideration/Authorization FY 2017 America the Beautiful Urban Forestry Grant PSA and authorization of Town Manager to Execute (E)
8.D.
16/17-49: Authorize appointment of Amanda Backhaus as Town Treasurer and an authorized signature for checks
9.
Miscellaneous/Correspondence:
9.A.
*Board of Education (E)
1.    March 9, 2017 minutes
10.
Executive Session:
(E) - Negotiations
Documents:
  1. Exec Session E.pdf
11.
Adjournment

(E)    Denotes Enclosure


Open Participation in Public Meetings: The Town of Coventry will provide reasonable accommodations to assist those with special needs to attend & participate in public meetings.  Contact the Town Manager’s Office at 742-6324 or e-mail Lstone@Coventryct.org at least 48 hours in advance to discuss special needs.