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					                       Town of Wellfleet - Board of Selectmen
                                      Wellfleet Public Library
                                         January 13, 2009
                                     Regular Scheduled Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairwoman Jacqui Beebe. Selectmen present
included Michael May, Jerry Houk, Ira Wood and Dale Donovan. Also attending Town Administrator
Paul Sieloff.
    I. Public Hearing
       Application from Wellfleet Town Pizza for permission to close on February 1, 2009 and
       reopen on March 20, 2009 [Annual All Alcohol Restaurant]
Jerry Houk disclosed that his wife is an abutter, and will abstain from voting.
MOTION 09-001: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve the early closure.
Motion by: Ira Wood           Seconded by: Michael May.               Yea 4    Nay 0 Abstain 1

 II.    Open Session & Announcements
         Ira Wood announced that Paul Sieloff will be giving a State of the Town Address at the
          Wellfleet Forum, on January 26, 2009
         Jerry Houk announced that previous Selectmen Barbara Feegan passed away.
         Dale Donovan spoke about a movie that is proposed to be filmed in Wellfleet this spring.
          Nate Chapman, NYU student, who gave a brief description on the project “The
          Evangelist”. He would like to ask permission to shoot on certain town properties. He is
          also soliciting residents for the cast or volunteering time for crew. He will be coming back
          to the Board for permission.
         Dennis O’Connell announced a Planning Board open session on Saturday January 31st.
         Conservation Trust has been working with Open Space, CPC and Conservation
          Commission to request purchase of the Pinto property during Annual Town Meeting.
         Sue from Senator O’Leary’s office. She discussed the Senator’s work progress. Jerry
          Houk would like to set up a meeting with Senator O’Leary to discuss Wastewater. He
          also suggested that the Board of Health, Wastewater Planning Committee and the
          Wastewater Collaborative be invited to the same meeting which the Senator will be
          attending.
         Jerry Houk questioned why the benches at Mayo Beach were taken away right after
          Labor Day when there are year round residents who are able to enjoy the weather and
          want to still use them. Paul Sieloff suggested perhaps keeping the benches in place from
          March till November. He will discuss it for the 2009 season with the DPW Director.
III.    Old Business – Wellfleet Elementary School Budget Review [with Finance Committee]
  Finance Committee present included Berta Bruinooge, Patricia Foley, Robert Kelly, John Makely,
  Dennis Murphy, Steve Oliver, Sylvia Smith, Daniel Wexman. Wellfleet Elementary School
  Committee present included Jan Plaue, Terri Frazier, Mort Inger, Jill Putnam, Margaret Ward-
  Donoghue, Janet Ferro. Michael Gradone and Teecia Kent also attended.

3.88% increase in the budget is being suggested. Cost of services has increased, and state aid has
been reduced. It is though a budget reflecting the necessary functions of maintaining the current
programs and meeting the state and federal mandates. Teecia Kent reviewed the budget. Berta
Bruinooge questioned the reduction of 40% in one facility member and the special needs budget.
Bob Kelly questioned what would happen if the enrollment decreases. John Makely asked if Teecia
substituted at any time necessary. Dale suggests looking at the total costs of educating the students.
There was discussion on regionalization options.
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IV.     New Business
       A. 2009 Renewal of Annual Common Victualer License – Moby Dick’s
MOTION 09-002: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve Moby Dick’s 2009 license.
Motion by: Dale Donovan           Seconded by: Jerry Houk.              Yea 5    Nay 0

        B. Annual Wine & Malt Package Store License – change in D/B/A, from Wellfleet Valero to
            Wellfleet Irving
MOTION 09-003: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve change in d/b/a.
Motion by: Dale Donovan           Seconded by: Jerry Houk.               Yea 5      Nay 0

        C. Presentation on Piping Plovers [Mary Hake] Moved to February 10, 2009
        D. Request for Comcast RFP [Tom Cole]
Represented by Tom Cole and Barbara Gray. Paul Sieloff had concerns with the costs associated
with the $20,000 attorney fees.
MOTION 09-004: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve the Comcast RFP.
Motion by: Dale Donovan           Seconded by: Ira Wood.                 Yea 5   Nay 0

       E. Use of Town Property – Harriet Korim requesting use for Annual MLK Day Walk & Celebration.
MOTION 09-005: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve use of Town Property.
Motion by: Ira Wood       Seconded by: Michael May.                Yea 5    Nay 0

       F. Award Contract of 335 Main Street Demolition
Represented by Assistant Town Administrator Rex Peterson. The bids came under the estimated
costs.
MOTION 09-006: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to award the bid to Bartolotti Construction.
Motion by: Dale Donovan           Seconded by: Ira Wood.                  Yea 5     Nay 0

        G. Selectmen Policies
               Revision - Recording Meetings
               Revision - Bicycle Races
               Proposed - Workplace Violence
               Revision – Sexual Harassment
MOTION 09-007: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve Workplace Violence Policy &
Sexual Harassment policy revision.
Motion by: Dale Donovan            Seconded by: Jerry Houk.             Yea 5     Nay 0

MOTION 09-008: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve the revision of the Bicycle Race
Policy.
Motion by: Dale Donovan           Seconded by: Ira Wood.                  Yea 5      Nay 0

MOTION 09-009: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve the Recording Meetings Policy to
include the Planning Board, Finance Committee, Zoning Board of Appeals, Board of Health, Conservation
Commission and the Board of Water Commissioners and the policy will be reviewed in one year’s time.
Motion by: Dale Donovan              Seconded by: Jerry Houk.               Yea 5    Nay 0

IV.     Old Business (cont.)
        A. Oyster Lane Maintenance Agreement
Represented by Paul Pilcher and Elaine McIlroy. They are requesting acceptance of a Maintenance
Agreement for Oyster Lane and then an article be placed on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant for
the Town to take on the road.
MOTION 09-010: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve a Maintenance Agreement for
Oyster Lane.
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Motion by: Dale Donovan              Seconded by: Ira Wood.               Yea 5      Nay 0

        B. Gull Pond Lease (cont. from 12/9/08 mtg)
Represented by Jack Ferreira. Beach Administrator Suzanne Thomas recommended that the
contract be extended for two more years with a 10% increase in price each year.
MOTION 09-011: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve the two year extension with a 10%
increase in price each year.
Motion by: Jerry Houk                Seconded by: Ira Wood.               Yea 5     Nay 0

       C. Use of Town Property Fees (Vote to close Public Hearing from 12/9/08 mtg)
Dale Donovan suggested that a guidelines and requirements be drafted up in a policy for different
uses of Town Property.
V.      Correspondence
Dale Donovan mentioned Janet Erickson’s resignation from the Historical Commission. He would
like a letter of thanks be sent to her for her service.
MOTION 09-012: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve Helen Miranda Wilson as a
regular member of the Shellfish Advisory Committee.
Motion by: Ira Wood             Seconded by: Jerry Houk.         Yea 5    Nay 0

VI.    Minutes – December 23rd & 30th, 2008
MOTION 09-013: To move that the Board of Selectmen vote to approve the December 23rd and 30th, 2008
minutes.
Motion by: Ira Wood       Seconded by: Jacqui Beebe.             Yea 4     Nay 0 Abstain 1

VII.    Future Meetings & Agendas [See attached Memo]
Michael May notified the board that the Alternative Energy Committee will be bring to the Board of
Selectmen a revised charge soon. Dale Donovan would like the LCPIC update be pushed to the
first meeting in March.

VIII. Executive Session
MOTION 09-014: To move that the Board of Selectmen enter executive session and not to reconvene in
open session for personnel and non-union contract negotiation matters.
Motion by: Dale Donovan.              Seconded by: Ira Wood.              Yea 5 Nay 0
Roll call (Houk, May, Beebe, Donovan and Wood – yea)


The regular meeting adjourned at 9:56 p.m.
                                                           Respectfully submitted,


                                                           Elizabeth G. Hartsgrove
                                                           Executive Assistant


                                                                                  ______
Jacqueline Beebe, Chair           Michael May                          Ira Wood


Dale Donovan                      Jerry Houk


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