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03-09-09 Minutes

March 9, 2009


            The Waterfront Commission held a special meeting on this date at the Town Dock meeting room.  Members present were Sandy Grimes, Chairman; Arthur Medeiros; Ethan Grimes, Secretary/Treasurer; Randy Minor; Stephanie Hayes Houlihan; Bill Robinson and Mike Grimshaw.

Chairman Grimes called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.


Previous minutes

Mr. Robinson made a motion to approve the minutes of the February meeting as presented.  Mr. Medeiros seconded the motion and voting was unanimous.


Treasurer’s Report

Mr. Minor made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report as read.  The balance in the WFC account is $554.48.  Mr. Robinson seconded the motion and voting was unanimous.


Old Business

Dock Area housekeeping – Mr. Medeiros reported that all is ongoing.

Maintenance items – Work for the Fleet ramp was paid.

Donahue Park – Mr. Robinson reported that there is no change.

South Pier extension – Members had received a Project status report as of 28-Feb-2009  from George Sylvestre, Administrative Services Director.  This included an Executive Summary, Project description summary, Accomplishments for period 1-Feb-2009 – 28-Feb-2009, Planned activities for period 1-Mar-2009-31-Mar-2009.  Sub Projects completed included the following: fishway design has been finalized, three borings were made on the South Pier and several test holes dug, Town Dock topographical survey field work is approximately 85% complete and work began on the QBS package to engage a design firm for the South Pier extension.   Mr. Medeiros stated that the funding on hand is for the necessary repairs.


New Business

Nothing to report.



Letter from First Selectman Edward Haberek, Jr. reminding all Boards and Commissions of the policy regarding communication with the Town Attorney. 


There being no further business to come before the Commission, Mr. Robinson made a motion to adjourn.  Mr. E. Grimes seconded the motion and the meeting was unanimously adjourned at 7:33 p.m.


                                                                        Respectfully submitted,


                                                                        Ethan Grimes

                                                                        Acting Vice Chair/Treasurer