AGENDA
Coventry Town Council Meeting
February 7, 2022
7:30 PM
Town Hall Annex 

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1.

Call to Order, Roll Call

2.

Pledge of Allegiance:

2.A.

Led by Boy Scout Pack 65: James Manning, Alistair Campbell, and Jonathan Stake

3.

Audience of Citizens:

(30 Minutes - 5 minutes per person.)


4.

Acceptance of Minutes, January 18, 2022: (E)

4.A.

Acceptance of Minutes: Special Joint Meeting with Library Renovation & Building Committee, January 18, 2022 (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: Lisa Thomas

6.A.1.

FY 2022/2023 Budget Meetings with Town Departments (E)

  1. 2021 Schedule
  2. 2022/23 Budget Calendar
  3. Council Chair proposed 2022 Schedule
6.B.

Council Members:

6.C.

* Finance Committee: Robyn Gallagher, Chairperson

6.D.

Steering Committee: Matthew Kyer, Chairperson

6.D.1.

Appointments:

6.D.1.a.

Ad-Hoc Farmers' Market Operating Committee: Titus (E)

6.D.1.b.

School Energy & Building Efficient Building Committee Alt: Castillo (E)

6.E.

COVRRA - John A. Elsesser:

6.E.1.
6.F.

Town Manager - John Elsesser:

6.F.1.

Projects Update (E):

6.F.2.

2021 Grand List Totals (E)

6.F.3.

Police Chief Attributes Survey

6.F.4.

COVID-19 Update:

6.F.5.

Booth & Dimock Memorial Library: DRA work schedule (E)

Documents:
  1. DRAworkschedule.pdf
6.F.6.

PEGPETIA Grant Submission: upgrades to Annex broadcast equipment (E)

6.F.7.

* Quarterly Report: October-December, 2021 (E)

7.

Unfinished Business:

8.

New Business:

8.A.

21/22-48: Presentation: Pavement Management Study (7:45 PM) (E)

8.B.

21/22-49: Consideration/possible action: Council position on zoning regulations to permit and regulate cannabis establishments in Coventry (E)

8.C.

21/22-50: Consideration/possible action: Adoption of revised job description for the position of cemetery sexton (E)

8.D.

21/22-51: Consideration/possible action: ratification of appointment, Building Official

8.E.

21/22-52: Consideration/possible action: reappointment of John Chipman as Special Constable (E)

8.F.

21/22-53: Consideration/possible action: Board of Education request for adjustment to reserve fund policy (E)

9.

Miscellaneous/Correspondence:

9.A.

* Town of Andover: Buy a Brick Campaign (E)

9.B.

* Board of Education: 1/13/22 Minutes; 1/27/22 & 2/3 agendas (E)

9.C.

* Public Hearing, 2/14/2022, Town of Tolland PZC: Zoning Regulation Amendments (E)

9.D.

* Public Hearing, 2/28/2022, Town of Tolland PZC: Zoning Regulation Amendment (E)

10.

Executive Session (E)

  • Labor
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate
11.

Adjournment


(E) - denotes enclosures