Finance Committee and Capital Improvement Committee Agenda
Town of Bellingham – Municipal Center (upstairs)
Monday, August 18, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
1. FinCom Present:
2. FinCom Absent: Sean Coyle
3. Meeting called to order: 7:00 p.m.
4. FIRE DEPARTMENT - CAPITAL OUTLAY.
a. Tower Truck to replace the ladder truck - ($950k).
From the Fire Chief: They are working on the final numbers for the ladder truck. I will have them soon. The cost we will be looking at is $950,000. A presentation will be given with the sales rep and my committee on the 18th.
(150 page Spec emailed to Finance Committee/Capital Improvement Committee members on August 5, 2014.)
b. Explorer to replace one of the older vehicles. (under $50K)
5. POLICE DEPARTMENT - CAPITAL OUTLAY
a. Three vehicles to replace 3 cruisers - valued at $35k/each).
b. Four Bullet Resistant Vests ($3,600)
c. Message Board ($13,500)
9. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Review of draft warrant (Final Warrant will be ready the week of August 18th)
10 OLD BUSINESS
a. Updated Liaison List
b. Benelli to Central Blvd. Water Main Loop - Recommendation differences
Amount requested: $130,000 ($40,000 for 2015; $90,000 for 2016).
Capital Improvement Committee: Joseph Collamati/Judith Cibelli motion to recommend the project at $130,000. Vote: 3/0
Finance Committee: Matthew J. Fernandes/Sean Coyle motion to recommend $40,000 for FY2015 request for planning and land acquisition. Funding: Water Surplus. Vote: 5/0.
c. Pine Grove Avenue Sewer Station Construction (Abandon Sewer Siphon) - Recommended differences
Amount requested: 205,000 ($105,000 Planning, Land acquisition & partial construction; $100,000 to complete construction)
Capital Improvement Committee: Joseph Collamati/Judith Cibelli motion to recommend $205,000 for 2015 & 2016 Funding to the project. Vote: 3/0.
Finance Committee: Matthew J. Fernandes/Sean Coyle motion to recommend $105,000 for FY2015 project. Funding: Sewer Surplus. Vote: 5/0.
11. Approval of minutes
a. June 23, 2014 (Sean Coyle)
b. July 14, 2014 (Raymond Szczepan, Alexander J. Elliott)