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Online video - December 17, 2013, Town Council meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Krakoviak   
Saturday, 21 December 2013 13:41

Video of the December 17, 2013, Town Council meeting is now online (link below). The meeting agendas and related documents are here. The meeting included:

- Council liaison announcements (Video 3:20 in)

- Public Comment (Video 7:40 in) (The Conference Meeting was cancelled due to snow concerns.)

- Discussion of the snow-removal contract (Video 11:35 in)

- Discussion of the Community Development Block Grant application to Essex County (Video 18:15 in)

- Ordinances on second and final reading (Video 28:30 in)

- Discussion of reverse-911 vendor (Video 39:10 in)

- Discussion of extension of contract for acting town planner (Video 54:25 in)

 

December 17, 2013

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 December 2013 13:57
 
Online video - December 3, 2013, Town Council meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Krakoviak   
Sunday, 08 December 2013 18:45

Video of the December 3, 2013, Town Council meeting is now online (links below). The meeting agendas and related documents are here. The meeting included:

- Council liaison announcements (Video Part 1, 40:25 in)

- Public Comment (Video Part 1, 48:15 in)

- Public Comment that includes the proposal to move municipal elections from May to November (Video Part 2, start of video)

- Council and administration response to Public Comment (Video Part 2, 19:20 in)

- Discussion of the proposed competitively bid supply contract for the town's Energy Aggregation program (Video Part 2, 30:35 in)

- Discussion of the proposed move of municipal elections from May to November (Video Part 3, start of video)

- Discussion of a bond ordinance to issue $3.35 million of debt to fund successful tax appeals (Video Part 4,. start of video)

- Discussion of a proposal to loosen scheduling of council meetings (Video Part 4, 1:40 in)

- Discussion of the proposed financial agreement with the Harvard Press residential redevelopment on Central Avenue (Video Part 4, 14:55 in)

- Discussion of the proposed creation of a self-insured healthcare plan (Video Part 4, 27:40 in)

December 3, 2013 - Part 1 of 4
December 3, 2013 - Part 2 of 4
December 3, 2013 - Part 3 of 4
December 3, 2013 - Part 4 of 4

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 December 2013 22:26
 
Online video - November 12, 2013, Town Council meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Krakoviak   
Friday, 15 November 2013 10:17

Video of the November 12, 2013, Town Council meeting is now online (links below). The meeting agendas and related documents are here. The meeting included:

- Council liaison updates and announcements (Video Part 1, 12:45 in)

- Discussion of the 2014 council meeting calendar (Video Part 1, 25:15 in)

- Public Comment  and response from council and administration, mostly about mayor proposal to move municipal elections from May to November (Video Part 2, start of video)
- Discussion of 2% raises for department heads, ordinance on second and final reading (Video Part 3, 2:30 in)

- Discussion of registration requirements for non-resident owners of 1- and 2-unit rental properties, ordinance on first reading (Video Part 3, 12:55 in)

- Discussion of moving municipal elections from May to November (Video Part 3,15:45 in)

- Discussion of issuing $3.35 million in borrowing to fund property tax appeals and the town's resulting outstanding debt, ordinance on first reading (Video Part 3, 16:20 in)

- Discussion of council calendar, ordinance on first reading (Video Part 3, 31:00 in)

- Discussion of resolution authorizing $3.35 million borrowing to fund tax appeals (Video Part 3, 36:10 in)

- Discussion of resolution to approve property tax appeal settlements (Video Part 3, 36:45 in)

- Discussion of resolution to re-retain consultant to testify in Link Communications litigation over allegedly faulty technology equipment for police cars (Video Part 3, 37:25 in)


November 12, 2013 - Part 1 of 3

November 12, 2013 - Part 2 of 3

November 12, 2013 - Part 3 of 3

November 12, 2013 - EXCERPT Moving municipal elections

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 November 2013 08:21
 
Online video - October 29, 2013, Town Council meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Krakoviak   
Thursday, 07 November 2013 19:22

Video of the October 29, 2013, Town Council meeting is now online (links below). The meeting agendas and related documents are here. The meeting included:

- Presentation by chief financial officer on compliance with annual state Best Practices Inventory checklist, which helps determine amount of state aid (Video Part 1, 31:40 in)
- Council liaison announcements (Video Part 1, 47:50 in)
- Initial discussion of whether council ordinance allows meeting cancellations (Video Part 2, start of video)
- Public Comment (Video Part 2, 3:55 in)
- Council and administration response to Public Comment, including extensive discussion by the own engineer of street conditions and improvements in the Aspen Road project (Video Part 2, 32:15 in and continuing at the start of Video Part 3)
- Administration withdrawal of proposed ordinance for 2% raises for senior managers because of faulty public advertisement (Video Part 3, 33:30 in)
- Council questions on resolutions (Video Part 3, 35:25 in)
- Discussion of successful property tax appeals (Video Part 3, 35:25 in)
- Discussion of proposed change orders on Ridgeway Park project (Video Part 3, 46:55 in)
- Proposed ordinances on second reading (Video Part 3, 54:50 in)
- Discussion of proposed resolution to create an escrow account for the Harvard Press redevelopment project (Video Part 4, 0:20 in)
- Discussion of proposed resolution to acquire Valley Road property (Video Part 4, 13:50 in)
- Discussion of proposed additional funding of various street projects (Video Part 4, 27:50 in)
- Discussion of proposed settlement of legal dispute with New York City over emergency radio frequencies (Video Part 4, 39:50 in)
- Update on process of energy aggregation program (Video Part 4, 40:40 in)
- Continuation of discussion of council meeting calendar ordinance (Video Part 4, 44:15 in)

October 29, 2013 - Part 1 of 4
October 29, 2012 - Part 2 of 4
October 29, 2013 - Part 3 of 4
October 29, 2013 - Part 4 of 4
October 29, 2013 - Excerpt Council Calendar

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 14:39
 
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