SELECTMEN To Discuss COVID-19, New WPD Anonymous Tip System, Senior Center Building Project & More At Oct. 13 Meeting

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Board of Selectmen meets this Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 7pm in Wilmington High School’s Large Instruction Room.

No in-person attendance of the public will be permitted except during Public Comments. The meeting will take place online and shown live on WCTV (Channel 9 on Comcast and Channel 37 on Verizon) at http://www.wctv.org. (Members can also listen in to the meeting by dialing 1-646-558-8656 and entering meeting ID 895 8569 7337 and then press # and press # again at the next voice prompt.)

There are some noteworthy items on the agenda, including:

  • Selectmen will consider a request of Pizza Days for a common victualer license for their location at 206 Ballardvale Street, Unit 4.
  • Selectmen will receive an update from Health Director Shelly Newhouse and Fire Chief Bill Cavanaugh.
  • Selectmen will hear from Police Chief Joe Desmond on the new tip411 Anonymous Tip System.
  • Town Manager Jeff Hull will provide Selectmen with the FY22 budget schedule.
  • Selectman Greg Bendel will update Selectmen on the selection of the Owners’ Project Manager for New Senior Center.
  • Selectmen will sign the warrant for State Election for November 3, 2020.
  • Selectmen will consider the request of Friends of Field Hockey to conduct a Fundraising Car Wash at Municipal Parking Lot from 9am to 1pm on Sunday, September 21, 2020.
  • Selectmen will consider requests from community groups to conduct events which require road closures.
  • Selectmen will consider adopting a remote participation policy.
  • Selectmen will consider the Selectmen’s designee to the town’s Inhabitant By-Law Study Committee.
  • Selectman Gary DePalma will announce his appointment to the By-Law Study Committee.
  • Selectmen will consider reappointing Mike McCoy to the Ice Rink & Recreation Facility Committee.

**A REMINDER ABOUT PUBLIC COMMENTS**

The Wilmington Board of Selectmen’s meeting will be held in the Large Group Instruction Room at the High School on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

Starting with this meeting, public comments are being moved on the agenda to appear prior to appointments at the beginning of the meeting.

Also starting with this upcoming meeting, individuals interested in offering public comments may offer their comments in person or remotely.

Those seeking to comment in person may do so by entering the side entrance of the high school closest to the Roman House at 7pm and remain in the hallway by the Large Group Instruction Room.  In keeping with COVID-19 protocols, individuals will be invited into the meeting room one at a time to offer comment.  Once the individual has offered their comments, they will be expected to leave the meeting room.

In the alternative, individuals seeking to offer comment remotely may continue to call the telephone number posted on the meeting agenda as has been the practice since the meetings started being conducted via Zoom.

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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