HAMPDEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE
January 13, 2003
The meeting began at 6:30 pm.
PRESENT: K Pessolano, B DeSousa, P. Nossal, M. Crowley
Minutes: The minutes from the December 9, 2002 meeting were approved as written.
Membership: Rick Fadus was appointed to fill the vacancy left by Judy Mikkola until
April, 2003 Town Meeting. The vote was unanimous.
Correspondence: Voted to bill the $5500. transfer request submitted by the highway
department to Snow & Ice with the understanding that if any money
is left in the reserve account, the $5500. would be taken from there.
Reserve Account: To date, we have been informed of the following pending transfers
from Reserve and/or Free Cash:
Highway $ 4500.
ATB 13,000. (Mary Lyons)
Federal Audit 10,000 - 15000
HWRSD: There may be an outstanding bill from the HWRSD for the
Installation of the Fire Alarm/Intercom System at TWB in the amount
of $2000. that is the Town’s liability.
Transfer: A transfer request from the selectmen in the amount of $619.83 was
approved for unemployment benefits.
Selectmen: Jim Smith, Chair of the Board of Selectmen was present at the meeting.
Mr. Smith reviewed the memo sent to all departments requesting
contingency budgets of a 5% decrease over last year in the event our
state aid is further reduced. He was going to inform the HWRSD of
Next Meeting: January 27, 2003 at 6:30 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 7:55 pm