AGENDA
Coventry Town Council Meeting 
January 19, 2021
7:30 PM 
Town Hall Annex 

(Due to the threat of COVID-19, the Town Council meeting is
closed to in-person public attendance.)

Citizens may view the meeting live on YouTube at this link: 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-bvJ2hvyzj2i_Gitdr7NAA/live

Meetings are also visible live on Spectrum Cable channel 191.

To participate in the Audience of Citizens portion of the meeting,
please email comments to audience@coventryct.org
no later than 4 PM on the day of the meeting.

A recording of the meeting is available on the Town's video-on-demand system
for those who wish to watch the meeting but are unable to view it live,
at this link: https://coventryct.viebit.com/?folder=ALL
Please allow approximately 48 business hours 
after the meeting for the video to be published. 


1.

Call to Order, Roll Call

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

Audience of Citizens:

(30 Minutes)
Submit comments to be read aloud to: audience@coventryct.org. (Deadline 4 PM)
4.

Acceptance of Minutes - January 4, 2021 (E)

5.

Consent Agenda:

All items listed with an asterisk (*) will be acted on by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on this items unless a Council member so requests, in which case, the item will be removed from the consent agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.
6.

Reports:

6.A.

Council Chairwoman: Julie A. Blanchard

6.B.

Council Members:

6.C.

Finance Committee: Matthew O'Brien, Chairperson

6.C.1.

* Monthly Financial Reports (E)

6.D.

* Steering Committee: Matthew D. O'Brien, Jr., Chairperson

6.D.1.

* December 28, 2020 minutes (E)

6.E.

COVRRA - John A. Elsesser:

6.F.

Town Manager: John A. Elsesser

6.F.1.

Projects Update (E):


6.F.2.

COVID-19 Update

6.F.3.
6.F.4.

CCM: 2021 Legislative Program (E)

6.F.5.

CRCOG: 2021 Legislative Agenda (E)

6.F.6.

COST: Affordable Housing Legislative Platform (E)

6.F.7.

Senior Housing Alternatives Study Committee: Survey Data (E)

6.F.8.

Parks and Recreation Department Budget (E)

6.F.9.

Ecosystem Consulting Service: 2020 Monitoring Results: Coventry Lake (E)

6.F.10.

CT State Library: Historic Documents Preservation Grant Notification (E)

6.F.11.

* ProAct Prescription Drug Discount Program Report: October 2020 (E)

7.

Unfinished Business:

7.A.

20/21-25: Consideration/possible actions: Amendment to Council Rules of Procedure: Conduct of Meeting, Order of Business (E)

7.B.

20/21-29: Consideration/possible action: Modifications to Charge, Human Rights Commission (E)

8.

New Business:

8.A.

20/21-43: Acceptance of Audit, FY 19/20 (E)

8.B.

20/21-44: Senior Housing Study Alternatives Committee: Request for modification of charge to extend timeline (E)

9.

Miscellaneous/Correspondence:

9.A.

* Board Of Education: 1/14/2021 Agenda (E)

9.B.

* Bethel: Make COVID-19 vaccine voluntary (E)

10.

Executive Session: (E)

  • Labor negotiations
  • Manager evaluation
11.

Adjournment

(E) - denotes enclosures