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Joint Capital Improvement Committee
and Finance Committee Minutes
Town of Bellingham – High School
Room outside the Library
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

1.      CIC Present: Roland Lavallee, Joseph Collamati, Toni Picariello, Paul Smith
        FinCom  Roland Lavallee, Joseph Collamati, Toni Picariello, Judith Cibelli Henri Masson, John Allam.

2.      CIC Absent:  n/a
        FinCom: Katie Quinn

3.      Meeting called to order:  7:00 p.m.

(Petitioner: DMJ Concrete Corp. (Rosenfeld Concrete Corp.) & Joseph Kauker, Trustee of Stepping Stone Realty Trust; Contact: Sherri Kauker, P. O. Box 423, Bellingham, MA)

Email from Petitioner to Board of Selectmen:
From: Sherri Kauker []
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 10:44 AM
Unfortunately, we were not able to complete the land purchase in the time frame allocated and due to that and other factors, we will not be moving forward with this project at this time.  Please withdraw our article from the warrant from the upcoming town meeting.  Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Sherri & Joe Kauker

        The FinCom reconsidered their recommendation of this article:

FinCom: Joseph Collamati/Judith Cibelli motion to reconsider this article:  Vote: 6/0
FinCom: Joseph Collamati/Judith Cibelli motion to pass over this article.  Vote: 6/0


Email from School Department, May 18, 2012: The Bellingham School Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at which time they intend to go into Open Session for the following purpose:
Review and Discussion of Recommendation to Pass Over the MSBA Warrant Article at the May 23, 2012 Town Meeting with the Current Four-Member Committee.  The meeting will be held in the Bellingham High School's Library.

The School Committee decided to have the article heard and voted on at this Town Meeting.

The FinCom and Capital Improvement Committee took no action.

        A.      Pay bills
                i.      Expenses (Toni Picariello $82.00)
Joseph Collamati/Henri Masson motion to pay expenses in the amount of $82.00 to Toni Picariello.  Vote: 6/0
                ii.     Stipend (Toni Picariello 6 months $1,434.00)
Joseph Collamati/Henri Masson motion to pay the stipend as listed above.  Vote: 6/0.

        CIC: Joseph Collamati/Paul Smith motion to adjourn.  Vote: 5/0.  7:30 p.m.
        FinCom: Joseph Collamati/Henri Masson motion to adjourn.  Vote: 6/0.  7:30 p.m.

(Finance Committee: Accepted 6/25/2012)