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December 15, 2005 Minutes
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLANNING COMMITTEE
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 15, 2005

Ms. Roberts called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m. at the East Windsor Town Hall, 11 Rye Street, Broad Brook, CT 06016

ATTENDANCE:     Linda Roberts, Ken Crouch, Mary Szabo, Leonard Norton, Ed Filipone, and Gil Hayes

ALSO PRESENT:  Terry Larson, Webster Bank

Chief Barton came before the Committee with a request and presentation regarding property next to the current Warehouse Point Fire Station that has come up for sale.  About five years ago when it was for sale the price was $180,000.  The current price is $219,000. He is requesting that this be added on to the current Capital Improvement Plan requests.  The district owns the building, the Town could purchase the property and lease it to the Fire Department for $1 annually.  Discussions took place as to closing costs and potential use for this property if purchased.

MOTION: To add $230,000 request for purchase of adjacent land to the Warehouse Point Fire Department to the line named “Land Acquisition – Adjoining Warehouse Point Fire Department.”
                Made by Mr. Norton, seconded by Mr. Hayes
ALL MEMBERS IN FAVOR.  MOTION CARRIED.

Ms. Larson distributed backup materials to the members, including a preliminary schedule of the project requests for Capital Improvement submitted by agencies this year. The Committee discussed in depth the fund revenues available, including grant monies and sewer assessment fees, the undesignated funding available and the mill rate impact on the town taking into what was reasonable to present as a Capital Improvement Plan with the current economic climate.

Considerable time was spent on the definition of a capital improvement project and the need to stop eliminating projects that are needed by Town Departments.  The Committee went through each request, line by line,  and edited where appropriate and justified with any eye towards the needs of the town.

The Committee eliminated the GIS system request by the fire departments – this may be in the future plan for the Town as the current GIS systems are put in place.  The WHPFD request for SCBA bottles was removed as this is not a CIP item.  The Police Department car replacement schedule was reduced this year so monies left in reserve could be used to purchase a vehicle  – the historic schedule should be reinstated next year. The Senior Center request and the 80% match grant was discussed at length and it was felt it made sense to leave the request in place.  

MOTION: To recommend to the Board of Finance the Capital Improvement Plan, as attached.  Please see attachment A.
        Made by Mr. Norton, seconded by Mr. Filipone
ALL MEMBERS IN FAVOR.  MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION: To accept the regular meeting minutes of November 3, 2005  and November 17, 2005.
        Made by Mr. Norton, seconded by Mr. Filipone.
ALL MEMBERS IN FAVOR.  MOTION CARRIED.


MOTION: To adjourn at 8:30 p.m..
Made by Mr. Hayes, seconded by Mr. Norton.
ALL MEMBERS IN FAVOR.  MOTION CARRIED.


Respectfully submitted,

/cdc/

Cynthia D. Croxford
Recording Secretary
Enclosure:  Attachment A as provided by Ms. Larson in an email.