Chock Full Agenda for Tonight’s Board of Selectmen Meeting
The Board of Selectmen has posted its agenda online for their meeting this evening (Monday, Sept. 23), and it’s chock full of topics that residents may want to follow. The meeting starts at 8 p.m. in Town Hall, Room B, and residents can attend in person or watch live on Cablevision channel 79.
First up for discussion will be the guide rail (formerly called guardrail) policy. Director of public works Chris Burney and town engineer Frank Smeriglio will be on hand to explain the change in placement standards, options for materials the town can use and plans to inventory all town guide rails.
The public will be able to comment on the guide rail issue as well as any other topic.
Following the public comment period, the board will launch into discussion and possibly take action on the following:
- proposed amendments to the Senior Tax Relief Ordinance
- request from Wilton Land Trust for a trail on Town property
- update on discussions between the Town and Millstone Farm owners regarding the Conservation Restriction on the property
- update from the Police HQ Building Committee on the project’s Statement of Requirements: An RFQP has been issued for the proposed new Police Station. The Committee is working towards an Oct. 21, 2019 recommendation to the BOS of the design team, with the goal of a presenting design and potential cost estimates to the BOS in mid-January 2020 and working towards bringing the proposal to the May 5, 2020 Town Meeting.
- status report on the Wilton/Norwalk WilWalk section of the Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT)
- discussion on Eversource easement utility rights
- proposal to extend Interim Fire Chief Geoffrey Herald‘s contract by two months
In addition, the BOS will talk about town employee paid holiday schedules and several vacancies on boards and commissions.
First Selectwoman Lynne Vanderslice is scheduled to update the BOS on the public-private partnership agreement between the Town and Ambler Farm. She will also give an update on topics from WestCOG (the Western CT Council of Governments), including cellular service and a study of opportunities for shared services and public safety facilities.