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07-24-08 Minutes
July 24, 2008
            The Board of Finance held a special meeting on this date at the Police Department meeting room.  Members present were Glenn Frishman, Chairman; Dudley Wheeler; John O’Brien and Kevin Burns.  Andrew Rines was absent.  Also present Barbara Dexter Senior Accountant, BOE Managers Judy Samokar and Bill King, Police Chief Darren Stewart and Captain Jerry Desmond and First Selectman Edward Haberek.
Mr. Frishman called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Approval of Expenditures
Mrs. Dexter covered in detail all the necessary expenditures, i.e.  Salaries & allowances, leases, license fees, Police overtime.  These covered both Town and BOE.
Mr. O’Brien made a motion to approve the expenditures brought before them, Mr. Burns seconded the motion and voting was unanimous.
Chief Stewart had submitted correspondence to inform the members of a totaled Police Cruiser.  He stated that this was a new vehicle and it was anticipated that insurance would cover the majority of the money to replace the vehicle.  He requested the Board’s permission to apply the insurance money to purchase a new cruiser and if there was a gap in funding to grant also permission to utilize funding out of the FY08-09 CIP New Car Account.  Members agreed.
First Selectman Haberek brought to the members attention the progress of the Special Projects as well as details for a vetting process to help avoid negative impact.  Members discussed briefly.
Members agreed to cancel the Regular meeting scheduled for August 6 and hold a Special meeting Wednesday, August 20, 2008.
Request for expenditure from Direcoptr oif Public Works for Line Painting.  Mr. O’Brien made a motion to approve the expenditre of $4000.00 as this is a safety issue.  Mr. Burns seconded the motion and voting was unanimous.
There being no further business to come before the Board, Mr. O’Brien made a motion to adjourn.  Mr. Burns seconded the motion and the meeting was unanimously adjourned at 9:00 a.m.
                                                                        Respectfully submitted,
                                                                        Andrew W. Rines
lp                                                                     Secretary