Calendar

Events in February 2024

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January 28, 2024
January 29, 2024
January 30, 2024(1 event)

Board of Finance Special Meeting


January 30, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS

BOARD OF FINANCE

SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA

Town Hall – Auditorium

Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 7:00pm

 

 

  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Members Present

 

  1. Board of Education Update

 

  1. Board of Selectmen Update

 

  1. CFO/Finance Department Update

 

  1. Transfers

 

  1. 2023 Grand List Summary

 

  1. Debt Service Fund Creation Request

 

  1. Purchasing & Procurement Policy Updates

 

  1. Approval of Minutes
    • 12/19/2023 Regular BOF Minutes

 

  1. Adjournment

 

 

This meeting is also being live-streamed and video-recorded and will be available for viewing on the Town’s website in both real-time and after-the-fact.

 

Video of this meeting can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCitLJvpaGg5rGsVVbsUYK8A

January 31, 2024(1 event)

EDC


January 31, 2024

Town of Somers
Economic Development Commission
Meeting Agenda for January 31, 2024
Somers Town Hall, 6-7PM

1. Call to Order

2. Review and Approve Minutes

3. Correspondence – Beth Frechette

4. Old Business
a Business of the Month (January)
b. Business of the Month (February)
c. Plan for SBS Promotion
d. Business Directory communications with businesses

5. New Business
a. Networking Meeting
b. Town center plan
c. Mid-year ideas

6. Suggestions for February agenda

7. Adjourn

February 1, 2024(2 events)

EPAC


February 1, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ADVISORY COUNCIL

MEETING AGENDA

Thursday,

February 1, 2024

8:00 AM

Fire Station

  1. Call to Order
  2. Members Present
  3. Old Business
    1. Sanitarian
    2. Social Services
    3. Police
    4. Fire
    5. DPW
    6. Schools
    7. CERT
  1. New Business
    1. General Discussion
  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. Adjournment

Board of Selectmen


February 1, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS

BOARD OF SELECTMAN

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, February 1, 2024, at 6:00 pm

Town Hall Auditorium

MEETING WILL BE LIVE STREAMED

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCitLJvpaGg5rGsVVbsUYK8A/featured

  • CALL TO ORDER
    1. Pledge of Allegiance
    2. Roll Call

 

  • PUBLIC COMMENT:
    1. Public Comment:
  • PRESENTATIONS BY THE FIRST SELECTMAN

 

  • CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Boards and Commissions: Appointments/Resignations: – None

 

  • OPPORTUNITY TO ADD URGENT AGENDA ITEMS
  • FINANCE
  1. Transfers and Appropriations
  2. CFO Finance Report/Updates
  3. Presentation of Scheduled Payments

 

  • UPDATES FROM BOARDS AND COMMISSION – None
  • PENDING BUSINESS – None

 

  • NEW BUSINESS

 

  1. Authorize First Selectman to sign the Settlement Agreement between 520 Hall Hill Road, LLC and the Town of Somers.
  2. Authorize First Selectman to sign agreement with Cemetery Landscaper for 3-year pricing- Brian Wissinger
  3. Fire Department Budget Presentation – John Roache
  4. Fire Department Union Presentation– Ray Stovall

 

  • Approval of Minutes of January 25, 2024, Regular Meeting of the Board of Selectmen.

The Board of Selectmen waives the reading of the minutes of the Regular Meeting from January 25, 2024, and that minutes of said meeting be approved.

 

  • ADJOURNMENT
February 2, 2024
February 3, 2024
February 4, 2024
February 5, 2024(2 events)

Zoning Commission


February 5, 2024

AGENDA- REVISED

Tuesday, February 5, 2024 at 6:30pm  

Town Hall, 600 Main Street, Somers, CT

CALL TO ORDER

PUBLIC HEARING:

  1. Application #23-005: Hillsdale College, 732 Hall Hill Road, Somers seeking a modification of the Special Use permit condition #4, to allow Hillsdale College to hold one special event at the Blake Center each year, complying will all existing requirements set forth in Condition of approval #4.

DISCUSSION/POSSIBLE DECISION:

  1. Application #23-005: Hillsdale College, 732 Hall Hill Road, Somers seeking a modification of the Special Use permit condition #4, to allow Hillsdale College to hold one special event at the Blake Center each year, complying will all existing requirements set forth in Condition of approval #4.

CORRESPONDENCE:

    1. Connecticut Siting Council – Petition #1592 Santa Fuel Inc. for proposed solar facility at 159 South Road – Public hearing scheduled for 1/11/2024.

MINUTES: January 2, 2024

ADJOURNMENT

Recreation Comm


February 5, 2024

 

SOMERS RECREATION COMMISSION

Meeting Agenda February 5th, 2024

7:00 PM

Kibbe Fuller Conference Room

 

  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Members Present
  • Audience

 

  1. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes – 10/2/2023
  2. Recreation Report

 

  1. Parks Report

 

  • New Business
    • General Discussion
    • Spring Sports
    • Club 21 Baseball – 50/70 Field
    • Field 4 Fencing

 

  • Correspondence
  1. Opportunity to add agenda items
  2. Next Meeting – March 4th
  3. Adjournment
February 6, 2024(1 event)

WPCA


February 6, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS

WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY

600 MAIN ST.

SOMERS, CT 06071

 

 REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

2-6-24

7:00 pm

Lower Level Meeting Room

 

Agenda

 

  1. Minutes (1/9/24 – Regular Meeting Minutes)

  2. WPCA Plant Upgrade – Weston & Sampson

  3. Somersville WPCF: Facility Upgrade Project Funding
    -WPCA 2023-2024 Budget – Reporting and Balance
    -WPCF Sub Committee – Sewer User Fees – Hazardville Water Meter Readings
    -WPCA Draft Ordinance Change – Challenges

  4. Correspondence/Audience Participation – Town Attorney Email

  5. Bills/Transfers

  6. Adjournment

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81703465152?pwd=L0hYMWtxcGpSMGVGWmxGYVJrMy9Hdz09

Meeting ID: 817 0346 5152
Passcode: 081721

Please call Daniel Parisi at 860-335-2154 if you are unable to attend this meeting. Thank you.

February 7, 2024(1 event)

Conservation Comm


February 7, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS
Conservation Commission
600 Main Street
REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2024

7:00 PM TOWN HALL

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Discussion/Possible Decision Application #800: 12 Hampden Road. Subdivision with proposed driveway in the Upland Review Area. Mark Polek.
2. Discussion/Possible Decision Application #801: 21 Bobolink Lane. Addition in Upland Review Area. Jim Patsun.

III. NEW BUSINESS
1. Wetland Informational Flyer.

IV. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

V. STAFF REPORT

VI. CORRESPONDENCE AND BILLS
1. Journal Inquirer bill for $39.35 – January public notice.

VII. MINUTES APPROVAL: January 3, 2024

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

February 8, 2024(3 events)

CIP Committee


February 8, 2024

Board of Selectmen


February 8, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS

BOARD OF SELECTMAN

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, February 8, 2024, at 6:00 pm

Town Hall Auditorium

MEETING WILL BE LIVE STREAMED

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCitLJvpaGg5rGsVVbsUYK8A/featured

  • CALL TO ORDER
    1. Pledge of Allegiance
    2. Roll Call

 

  • PUBLIC COMMENT:
    1. Public Comment:
  • PRESENTATIONS BY THE FIRST SELECTMAN

 

  • CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Boards and Commissions: Appointments/Resignations: – None

 

  • OPPORTUNITY TO ADD URGENT AGENDA ITEMS
  • FINANCE
  1. Transfers and Appropriations
  2. CFO Finance Report/Updates
  3. Presentation of Scheduled Payments

 

  • UPDATES FROM BOARDS AND COMMISSION – None
  • PENDING BUSINESS – None
  • NEW BUSINESS

 Recreation and Leisure Budget Presentation – Maureen Parsell

  1. Budget Discussion – Selectmen/Brian Wissinger

 

  • Approval of Minutes of February 1, 2024, Regular Meeting of the Board of Selectmen.

The Board of Selectmen waives the reading of the minutes of the Regular Meeting from February 1, 2024, and that minutes of said meeting be approved.

 

  • ADJOURNMENT

Planning Commission-CANCELLED


February 8, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS

PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING

 **FEBRUARY 8TH, 2024 REGULAR MEETING CANCELLED***

 

The next regular meeting is scheduled for March 14, 2024

 

 

 

Questions or concerns should be directed to the Land Use Office (860)763-8220.

February 9, 2024
February 10, 2024
February 11, 2024
February 12, 2024(2 events)

Board of Education


February 12, 2024

Somers Board of Education Meeting
Monday, February 12, 2024 7:00 PM
Somers Board of Education Chambers, 1 Vision Boulevard, Somers, CT 06071

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
1. Approval of the January 22, 2024 BOE Minutes
The Board to review and approve the BOE minutes from January 22, 2024.

4. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
1. Superintendent Update
2. Monthly Budget Report
Stephanie Levin, Director of Business Services, will update the Board on the January budget.

5. OPPORTUNITY TO ADD/DELETE AGENDA ITEMS

6. CONSENT AGENDA
1. Warrant of February 12, 2024
The Board to review and consent to the warrant of February 12, 2024.
2. 2nd Posting DBS Code 3541.32 – Transportation: Special Transportation for SchoolRelated Trips
3. Resignations
• Tracy Wyllie, SES Reading Tutor, will be resigning with her last day on February 6, 2024, after 17 years
of service at SPS.
• Kyle MacFeat, SHS Custodian, will be resigning with his last day on February 16, 2024.

7. OLD BUSINESS
1. Approval of Proposed SPS 2024-2025 Budget
The Board to approve the proposed 2024-2025 Board of Education budget to move to the Board of
Finance and then to Public Hearing. Dr. Galloway will be available to answer any questions.

8. NEW BUSINESS
1. Educator Diversity Plan (Mandated by the state)
Dr. Galloway will brief the Board on the Educator Diversity Plan for future approval. This plan
needs to be submitted to the state by March 15, 2024.
2. Open Choice Program – Open Slots
The Board to review and approve the 20 slots on the Open Choice program. This is the same
allocation as in the 2023-2024 school year.

9. COMMITTEE REPORTS
1. Curriculum
2. Policy
3. Planning/Finance
4. Salary & Negotiations

10. CABE/CREC/State Dept. of Ed./SEF

11. AUDIENCE TO CITIZENS/STAFF/STUDENTS

12. ADJOURNMENT

Cultural Commission


February 12, 2024

SOMERS CULTURAL COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
February 12, 2024 – 7:00 p.m. at Piedmont Hall

1. Pledge and Call to Order

2. Secretary’s Report – P. Bachetti
a. Approval of January 8, 2024 Regular Meeting Minutes – P. Bachetti
b. Correspondence – P. Bachetti

3. Treasurer’s Report
a. Financial Accounts Report – T. Schmidt
b. Bills for Approval/Pay – T. Schmidt

4. Other Items for Discussion at this meeting

5. Old Business
a. Update: Nekita Waller January 14 concert – A. Levesque
b. Update: Hidden Woman February 11 event – G. Genece
c. Update: 2024 Spring & Summer Concert Entertainers & Alternate Venues – A. Levesque
d. Update: Spring Fashion Show – A. Levesque
e. Water at Piedmont Coffeehouse – A. Levesque
f. Styrofoam Cups: L. Goss

6. New Business
a. 2024 Photograph Show – N. Connell
b. Holiday Fest December 7, 2024 – D. Marti, A. Levesque
c. TV Technology Initiative – T. Simoes

7. Adjournment – next regular meeting, Monday, March 11, 2024, 7 pm, Piedmont Hall

February 13, 2024(2 events)

Senior Advisory- CANCELED


February 13, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR SENIORS

February 13, 2023, 1:00pm

Senior Center Meeting Room

AGENDA

CANCELED

 

  • Call to Order (Matthew)

 

  • Introductions / Audience (Matthew)

 

  • Review of Minutes from January 9 (Ailene)

 

  • Correspondence (Ailene)

 

  • Old Business
  • Angel Fund Update (Matthew)

 

  • New Business
    • Senior Center Update (Donna)
    • Social Services Update (Christina)
    • Announcements/Other (All)

 

 

  • Adjournment

Zoning Board of Appeals – Cancelled


February 13, 2024

February 14, 2024
February 15, 2024(2 events)

Board of Selectmen


February 15, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS

BOARD OF SELECTMAN

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 6:00 pm

Town Hall Auditorium

MEETING WILL BE LIVE STREAMED

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCitLJvpaGg5rGsVVbsUYK8A/featured

  • CALL TO ORDER
    1. Pledge of Allegiance
    2. Roll Call

 

  • PUBLIC COMMENT:
    1. Public Comment:
  • PRESENTATIONS BY THE FIRST SELECTMAN

 

  • CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Boards and Commissions: Appointments/Resignations: – None

 

  • OPPORTUNITY TO ADD URGENT AGENDA ITEMS
  • FINANCE
  1. Transfers and Appropriations
  2. CFO Finance Report/Updates
  3. Presentation of Scheduled Payments

 

  • UPDATES FROM BOARDS AND COMMISSION – None
  • PENDING BUSINESS – None

 

  • NEW BUSINESS

 

  1. Police Department Budget Presentation – Kim Littig and Trooper Justin Preuss
  2. Veterans Affairs – David McCaffrey

 

  • Approval of Minutes of February 8, 2024, Regular Meeting of the Board of Selectmen.

The Board of Selectmen waives the reading of the minutes of the Regular Meeting from February 8, 2024, and that minutes of said meeting be approved.

 

  • ADJOURNMENT

Zoning Commission Special meeting


February 15, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS – ZONING COMMISSION

SPECIAL MEETEING AGENDA

Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 6:30pm  

Town Hall, 600 Main Street, Somers, CT

 

CALL TO ORDER

PUBLIC HEARING (cont’d from 2/5/2024):

  1. Application #23-005: Hillsdale College, 732 Hall Hill Road, Somers seeking a modification of the Special Use permit condition #4, to allow Hillsdale College to hold one special event at the Blake Center each year, complying will all existing requirements set forth in Condition of approval #4.

DISCUSSION/POSSIBLE DECISION:

  1. Application #23-005: Hillsdale College, 732 Hall Hill Road, Somers seeking a modification of the Special Use permit condition #4, to allow Hillsdale College to hold one special event at the Blake Center each year, complying will all existing requirements set forth in Condition of approval #4.

NEW BUSINESS:

Annual meeting:

  1. Election of officers
  2. Review of by-laws

ADJOURNMENT

 

February 16, 2024
February 17, 2024
February 18, 2024
February 19, 2024(1 event)

Presidents Day – Offices Closed

N/A
February 19, 2024

February 20, 2024(1 event)

Library Board


February 20, 2024

 

Library Board of Trustees Somers Public Library

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 – 6:30 p.m.

Somers Public Library – 2 Vision Blvd. – Conference Room

 

 

  1. First Audience to Citizens

 

  1. Approval of Minutes

 

  1. Correspondence
  2. Treasurer’s Report
  3. Financial Business
    1. Year-to-date Financial Report
  4. Committees

 

  1. Old Business
    1. Library Speakers Consortium funding request
    2. Vending machine in library

 

  1. New Business
    1. Bowers Tournament 6/1 – request to close library
    2. Teen Room painting funding request
  2. Director’s Report

 

  1. Second Audience to Citizens

 

  1. Adjournment
February 21, 2024(1 event)

Housing Authority


February 21, 2024

Housing Authority of the Town of Somers
Meeting February 21, 2024 – 1:00 p.m.
71 Battle Street
Meeting Agenda

1. Call to Order

2. Attendance

3. Discussion with individual residents

4. Old Business
4.1. Management of Property
4.1.1. Apartment Rental – Update
4.1.1.1. Review plans and prospects for retaining 25% units in Phase I
4.1.2. Review Condition of the Facilities and work orders
4.1.3. Review Financial Condition
4.1.4. Review Resident Services Coordinator’s activities
4.2. Phase I partnership transition
4.3. Other

5. New Business
5.1. Other

6. Approval of minutes from Jan 17, 2024

7. Resident Questions/Concerns

8. Adjournment

February 22, 2024(1 event)

Board of Selectmen- CANCELED


February 22, 2024

February 23, 2024
February 24, 2024(1 event)

Veterans Coffee House


February 24, 2024

February 25, 2024
February 26, 2024(1 event)

Board of Education


February 26, 2024

February 27, 2024(2 events)

CIP “Special”


February 27, 2024

TOWN OF SOMERS
CIP COMMITTEE
SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA
Town Hall
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
4:00 pm

1. Call to Order
2. Members Present
3. FY2025 Budget Discussion
a. Transfer Request
b. Lease Package
c. Funding Sources
4. Approval of Minutes
a. January 18, 2024 – Special Meeting
5. Adjournment

Board of Finance


February 27, 2024

February 28, 2024(1 event)

EDC


February 28, 2024

February 29, 2024(1 event)

Board of Selectmen


February 29, 2024

March 1, 2024
March 2, 2024

 

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