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11-07-07 Minutes
 
 
November 7, 2007
 
 
 
 
            The Board of Finance held a regular meeting on this date at the Police Department Meeting room. Members present were Glenn Frishman, Chairman; Andrew Rines, Secretary; Dudley Wheeler; John O’Brien; Bryan Bentz and Kevin Burns.  Maryanna Stevens, Director of Finance and Joseph Bragaw, Public Works Director were also present.  Mr. Frishman called the meeting to order at 7: 30 p.m.
 
Previous Minutes

Mr. Wheeler made a motion to approve the minutes of the October meeting as presented.  Mr. Rines seconded and voting was unanimous.
 
Public Works Director

PNC Furnace replacement – Mr. Bragaw had provided an Interoffice Memorandum to inform the members of the furnace problems at the PNC.  The unit was replaced early in October with a cost of $5000.  He added that there is a second furnace at the site from the original construction, there is not a specific problem at this time.  He stated that he would be putting in a CIP request to replace this unit.
 
Bid Approval

Mr. Bragaw requested approval from the Board to approve the purchase of a pickup truck for the Highway Supervisor’s use.  He added that the low bid exceeded the appropriation in the CIP account.  The bids were higher than what was budgeted due to an upgrade in the specifications of the truck from a Ford Ranger XLT to a F150.  Members discussed the necessity of a larger truck.  Members also voiced their concern over not being notified prior to this.  The item was tabled until the December meeting and Mr. Bragaw stated that he would look at future purchases.
 

Director of Finance

Mrs. Stevens informed the members that the Public Session on Revaluation was to be held the 8th at the Mystic Middle School, it was to be recorded.
 
Correspondence

2008 Regular Meeting Schedule form.
 

Subcommittee report

Nothing to report.
 
There being no further business to come before the Board, Mr. Burns made a motion to adjourn.  Mr. O’Brien seconded the motion and the meeting was unanimously adjourned at 8:10 p.m.
 
                                                                        Respectfully submitted,
 
 
 
                                                                        Andrew W. Rines
                                                                        Secretary
 
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