Select Board Meeting Minutes 11/12/2019

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Town of Otis

Select Board Meeting Minutes

November 12, 2019


Call to Order:  Meeting called to order at 6:02 pm in the Town Hall conference room.  The meeting is not being recorded and a quorum is present.


Present:           Select Board Chairman Gary Thomas, Selectman Larry Southard, Selectman Bill Hiller, Heather Knox, Karen Fink, Margaret McClellan, Terry Gould, Brandi Page



Selectman Secretary’s Position: Heather Knox was interviewed for the position


Town Administrator Position: Brandi Page was interviewed for the position


Discussion on above: After much discussion on both positions it was agreed Gary would make an offer to both Heather Knox for the Selectman’s Secretary Position and to Brandi Page for the Town Administrator’s Position.


Minutes: It was decided to table the approval of the minutes of 10/8, 10/21, 10/22, and 10/29 until the 11/26 Select board meeting.


FEMA Award: The town has been awarded a grant of $11,760 to fund the Town of Otis New Hazard Mitigation Plan Project.


Municipal Light Plant Grant: Bill Hiller signed the CAF II grant paperwork which is a $690,000 grant spread over 10 years to be given to the Otis MLP. This is a grant done in conjunction with Westfield’s Whip City Fiber and will help with our operating expenses.


Adjournment:  The Select Board unanimously adjourned the meeting at 7:50 pm.



Respectfully Submitted,

Bill Hiller


Town of Otis