SELECTMEN To Discuss New Polling Location; New Senior Center; COVID-19; Bond Rating & More At Sept. 14 Meeting

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Board of Selectmen meets this Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7pm. (An Executive Session precedes the meeting at 6pm.) The meeting will take place online and shown live on WCTV (Channel 9 on Comcast and Channel 37 on Verizon) at (Members can also listen in to the meeting by dialing 1-646-558-8656 and entering meeting ID 849 2313 8691 and then press # and press # again at the next voice prompt.)

There are some noteworthy items on the agenda, including:

  • Selectmen will receive a COVID-19 update from Fire Chief Bill Cavanaugh and Health Director Shelly Newhouse.
  • Selectmen will hear a proposal from Eagle Scout candidate Liam Prigmore involving the Town Common area.
  • Selectmen will hear a presentation from Town Clerk Tina Touma-Conway on changing the voting location for the November 3 Presidential Election.
  • Selectmen will receive a presentation from Wilmington Rotary Club President Greg Sadowski regarding their Virtual Ice Bucket Challenge.
  • Selectmen will receive updates from three of its subcommittees — Inhabitant By-Law, Ice Rink & Recreation Facility, and Economic Development.
  • Town Manager Hull will provide an update on the RFQ for the OPM for a New Senior Center.
  • Town Manager Hull will announce EPA’s extension of comment period on Olin Superfund Site Draft Record of Decision.
  • Town Manager Hull will provide an update on future trainings provided to town boards from Town Counsel KP Law.
  • DPW Director Mike Woods will provide a cost estimate for installation of emergency vehicle traffic signalization on Route 62 at Public Safety Building.
  • Town Finance Director Bryan Perry will announce results of recent Standard & Poors Rating Review.
  • Selectmen will review a letter from former Selectman Mike McCoy about continuing to serve on committees.
  • Selectmen to consider establishing the Shriners Auditorium as polling location for November 3 Presidential Election.
  • Selectmen to consider authorizing advance refunding of bond for Wilmington High School project.
  • Selectmen to consider the requests for licenses to sell Christmas trees for Wilmington United Methodist Church and Boy Scout Troop #56.
  • Selectmen to consider request of Wilmington Travel Basketball to temporarily modify Yentile Farm Recreational Facility’s Use Policy.
  • Selectmen to consider the request to light the Town Common purple during the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness.
  • Selectmen to consider designating a representative to the MBTA Advisory Board.

Wilmington Apple intends to report on many of the items above – and any other news that comes from the meeting — over the next two weeks. Wilmington Apple will live-tweet the meeting HERE.

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