AGENDA
Coventry Town Council Meeting 
March 1, 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.

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A recording of the meeting is available on the Town's video-on-demand system
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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 - February 16, 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.

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

6.C.1.

Reappointments: (E)

6.C.1.a.

Cemetery Commission: Chapman (E)

6.C.2.

Appointments:

6.C.2.a.

Energy Conservation/Alternative Energy Advisory Committee: Davis (E)

6.C.2.b.

Parks & Recreation Commission Alt.: Kyer (E)

6.D.

* Finance Committee: Matthew O'Brien, Chairperson

6.D.1.

* Minutes, 2/8/2021 (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.

Microgrid Update

6.F.4.

Summary: changes necessary for compliance with Police Accountability Bill (E)

6.F.5.

* March 2021 Coventry Community Update E-Blast (E)


6.F.6.

*FY 2019/20 Annual Report

6.F.7.

* Staff meeting minutes, 2/17/21 (E)

7.

Unfinished Business:

7.A.

20/21-56: FY 2021/2022 Budget (E)

  1. Booth & Dimock Memorial Library (7:45 PM)
  2. Land Use/Development (8:15 PM)
  3. Discussion/deliberations
  4. Link to budget documents
7.B.

20/21-57: Consideration/possible action: adoption of resolution denouncing violence (E)

8.

New Business:

8.A.

20/21-58: Consideraton/possible action: Appropriation up to $6,750 from CNREF for control modification to Town Hall Air Handling system (E)

8.B.

20/21-59: Consideration/possible action: Authorization for Board of Education to appropriate up to $6,300 from the Reserve Fund for Capital Expenditures for unit ventilator controls at G.H. Robertson School (E)

8.C.

20/21-60: Consideration/possible action: Resolution to approve amending the CDBG Program Income Plan and Program Income Reuse Plan (E)

8.D.

20/21-61: Consideration/possible action: Appropriation from Town Council 1.5% Fund in the amount of $16,500 for participation in UConn Graduate Internship Program (E)

9.

Miscellaneous/Correspondence:

9.B.

* Board Of Education: 2/11/21 Minutes; 2/25/2021 Agenda (E)

10.

Executive Session: (E)

  • Labor negotiations
  • Manager evaluation
11.

Adjournment



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