John Cruz, Chairman
Linda Simpson, Clerk
Richard Harris, Member
Robert Casper, Jr., Health Agent
Darlene Green, Secretary
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF HEALTH
June 3, 2010
The regular meeting of the West Bridgewater Board of Health was held on the evening of June 3, 2010 at the Town Hall Conference Room A. Those present were Chairman, John Cruz, Clerk, Linda Simpson, Member, Richard Harris, and Health Agent, Robert Casper. Minutes prepared by Darlene Green, Board of Health Secretary.
The meeting was called to order at 4:10 P.M.
Minutes of May 20, 2010 were approved, motioned by Ms. Simpson, 2nd by Mr. Harris,.
Executive Minutes of May 20, 2010 were approved, motioned by Ms. Simpson, 2nd by Mr. Harris.
Mr. John Duggan, Town Treasurer approaches the Board on behalf of Mr. Kevan Sullivan. Mr. Duggan informs the Board that Mr. Sullivan is not considered an employee of the town, but rather a hired contractor, and would ask the Board to reconsider their previous vote regarding an increase in his fees. Mr. Sullivan is a great asset, at a more than reasonable price.
59 Maolis Ave – Septic System Upgrade. Mr. Harris motions to approve the plans, Ms. Simpson 2nds the motion.
30 Progressive Ave – Septic System Upgrade. 3 Variances have been requested. Ms. Simpson motions to approve the variances and plans as presented, Mr. Harris 2nds the motion.
316 North Elm Street – Septic System Upgrade. 2 local variances have been requested. Ms. Simpson motions to approve the variances and plans as presented, Mr. Harris 2nds the motion.
5 Roberts Way – Septic System, New Construction. Ms. Simpson motions to approve the plans as presented, Mr. Harris 2nds the motion.
24 Sunset Ave – Septic System Upgrade. Ms. Simpson motions to approve plans, Mr. Harris 2ns the motion.
Mr. Kevan Sullivan, Betterment Program Administrator– Ms. Simpson motions to approve the request of a pay increase from $23.00 to $25.00 per hour, Mr. Harris 2nds the motion.
Waste Water – Ms. Simpson motions to approve payment of Engineer, Tod Pilling from this account for his engineering services in regards to the Spring Street School project, Mr. Harris 2nds the motion.
Mr. Cruz suggests that the Board think about signing Mr. Cabral into a 3 year contract for his services as an inspector of the Waste Water components for his monthly monitoring inspections, and reports, in accordance with DEP regulations. After discussions, the members of the Board have requested that Mr. Cabral be contacted to discuss this matter.
320 West Center Street- Ms. Simpson informs the members of the Board that another business has opened at this location. After discussions regarding this matter, the Board has requested that the minutes regarding this property, be reviewed to establish the ruling of future businesses at this location, for the next meeting.
Mr. Cruz entertains the motion that a letter of support, be sent to the Board of Selectmen in regards to Building Inspector, Paul Stringham. Mr. Cruz states that Mr. Stringham has assisted this Board and office, on occasion in bringing matters of hazard to our attention.
EXECUTIVE SESSION- Not held
Pursuant to MGL Chapter 39 Section 23B exception 3, to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation if an open meeting may have detrimental effect on government’s bargaining or litigating position. Also, to conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negations with non-union personnel: to actually conduct collective bargaining and conduct negations with non-union personnel
Motion to adjourn was made by Ms. Simpson @ 6:00 p.m.
Minutes Approved by Board Member: _______________________________________________
Linda Simpson, Clerk June 17, 2010