The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, February 7, 2003


Selectmen's shorts, January 28

Town caucus. The selectmen tentatively scheduled the town caucus for March 24 and will finalize the date at their next meeting.

CCHS renovation review committee. The board formally created a committee to study the renovation and expansion needs of the Concord-Carlisle High School. Selectmen Tim Hult and John Ballantine, finance committee members Deb Belanger and Lisa Jensen-Fellows, and regional school committee vice-chair Michael Fitzgerald were all appointed to serve for 3-month terms.

Appointments and resignations. John Kaufman was appointed to the revenue enhancement committee. The selectmen accepted the resignation of Valerie Traynor from the recreation commission.

MIIA insurance discount. The selectmen decided to participate in the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA) program offering up to 8% in discounts to municipalities working with MIIA to control losses and minimize insurance claims.

Auditor chosen. The board voted to hire the firm of Sullivan Rogers to audit the town's financial data for the fiscal years 2002-2004, contingent upon Town Meeting approval. The fee will be $15,000 for FY02 and $20,000 for FY03 and FY04. Selectman Doug Stevenson noted that previously the town has hired auditors on a yearly basis.

The Boy Scouts were granted permission to sell fertilizer at the transfer station on March 15 and March 22.

Executive session. At 10:30 p.m. the board of selectmen went into an executive session for the purposes of discussing contract negotiations and possible litigation.

2003 The Carlisle Mosquito