May 15, 2007 Annual Town Meeting Minutes

May 15, 2007
8:00 p. m.

Those present were Mayor Richard Allan, Commissioner Michael Acierno, Commissioner Robert Heritage and 12 Town residents.  Gazette Reporter Terri Hogan also attended.

Mayor’s Farewell Speech:  Mayor Allan gave his farewell statement to the Town, in which he stressed the accomplishments of the Commissioners during the past year, praised his colleagues and thanked the Town Staff and Planning Commission for their work.  The Mayor mentioned that the Commissioners selected Commissioner Michael Acierno as the next President of the Commissioners, effective June 1, 2007.

Town Budget:  The Commissioners discussed the proposed 2007-2008 Town Budget, especially the “Capital Expenses” section that dealt with improvement to the Town properties and parkland.

Appointment of Commissioner to Fill Vacancy:  The Commissioners discussed the need to appoint a person to fill the vacancy.  The vacancy covers the period from May 8, 2007 to the date of the 2009 election.  Following a discussion with residents regarding the interest already expressed by a resident to serve in the position, they invited residents who wished to be appointed to submit letters of interest and a qualification statement to the Clerk.  Following the review of any information submitted, the Commissioners will make their selection.

Meeting Adjourned at  9:15 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted by:

Paul R. Geib, Jr.