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Finance Committee Minutes
Town of Bellingham – Municipal Center
Monday, June 13, 2011

1.      FinCom Present: Raymond Szczepan, Toni Picariello. Roland Lavallee. Joseph Collamati. Henri Masson.

2.      FinCom Absent: Carol Dill, Katie Quinn  

3.      Meeting called to order:  6:45 p.m.

4.      ARTICLE 1.   MIDDLE SCHOOL BOILER PROJECT (of the June 13, 2011 Special Town Meeting)(School Department)

        Appearing:  Richard Marks (RDK Engineers, Boston); James Testa, Francis Cartier, Cheryl Gray, Edward Fleury and Superintendent Fischer.

        The bids have come in, there were 4 bids and three were lower than the projected $600,000 requested.  The bids are:

General Air Conditioning and Heating, Inc. (GACH)---- $442,000
CAM H.V.A.C. & Construction, Inc.(CAM) --- $477,777
Aalanco Service Corporation --- $495,352
Royal Steam Heater Company --- $641,700

        There will be a commissioning manager, which is a 3rd party engineer.  There will be a test done after the project is finished to assure that everything in working.  This is 100% paid by MSBC.  (See footnote below).

        Attached is the updated budget, which shows a total of $541,162.

Raymond Szczepan/Henri Masson motion to recommend the Middle School Boiler Project.  Funding:  $541,000 by borrowing.  VOTE:  5/0       

        A.      Next scheduled meetings are Monday, June 13, 2011 and Monday, June 27, 2011.

Adjourned:  Raymond Szczepan/Henri Masson motion to adjourn.  VOTE: 5/0.  7:00 p.m.