June17, 2002



Present:††††††††††† Kathy Pessolano, Beth deSousa, Peter Nossal

Minutes:††††††††††† The minutes of June 3rd†† were approved as written.



Transfer Requests:

The following transfers were approved.

Senior Center Utilities†††††††††† ††††††††††† $910.93,

Senior Center Building Maintenance††† ††††††††††† $34.00, $168.79, and $25.00

Academy Hall ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† $336.41

Veteranís Benefits†††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† $273.00

Advisory Expense$28.00


The current balance in the Reserve Account will be$8,956.66 after these transfers are submitted and paid.


The clerk will follow up with the Treasurer regarding her request for a transfer.The committee would like copies of the bills.


The Selectmenís request for transfer of $508.00 will be returned to them for review.The committee would like to know if this bill could be paid for out of the Water District account.


Dana Pixley, Highway Superintendent will be contacted regarding the balance in the Highway maintenance account.


Fall Special Town Meeting:


The committee discussed possible items for the STM in the fall.They agreed to revisit cost of living raises for town employees who were not given them at the time of the annual budget.This will only be revisited if additional funds become available.

They will also revisit the issue of the DARE program being reinstated.The library and COA will ask for their additional positions to be added if additional funding is available also.


The meeting adjourned at 7:00 pm for the Hearing. Next meeting is at 6:30 pm at TW Burgess prior to the Special Town Meeting on June 24th.


Respectfully submitted,

Susan Rauscher