TA Blog: 2017-06-06 BOS

Below is the TA's summary of what transpired at the Board of Selectmen's meeting of June 6, 2017.  Questions or comments? Contact the Town AdministratorOfficial meeting minutes will be posted when approved by the Board.  Read the meeting packet.


June 6, 2017 Board of Selectmen Joint Meeting w/ Finance and School Committees

 1A. FY 2016 Financial Audit w/Auditor Giusti, Hingston and Company - Auditor Dick Hingston discussion the FY 2016 audit management letter from Giusti, Hingston and Company, incorporating DFB Bonnie Holston’s response. The 72-page financial statements for FY 2016 are available online. 

 1B. FY 2017 year-end transfer requests: (1) Conservation Commission: staffing; (2) Library Trustees: elevator ADA accessibility; (3) Public buildings: expenses; (4) LHS field maintenance - The Board of Selectmen vote, pursuant to MGL C.44,§33B, to approve year-end transfers between various line items of the Fiscal Year 2017 budget, as follows:

(1) $2,758 from 420 Gasoline Expenses to 171 Conservation Commission Expense for Conservation staffing;
(2) $3,214 from 420 Gasoline Expenses to 610 Reuben Hoar Library Expenses for elevator modifications for ADA accessibility;
(3) $20,000 from 720 Short Term Interest Expenses to 191 Building/Facility Expense for unexpected repairs and maintenance needs; and
(4) $32,500 from 194 Employee/Retiree Benefit Expenses to 420 Park & Field Maintenance Expenses for LHS field maintenance.