AGENDA
Coventry Town Council Meeting 
March 15, 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 of a general nature to be read aloud to: audience@coventryct.org. (Deadline 4 PM).

Comments specific to the FY 2021-22 budget should be emailed to budgetcomments@coventryct.org. These will be placed on the next available agenda under Correspondence, where they will be viewable by the public and become part of the permanent record. See below for comments received by the publishing deadline for this meeting.
4.

Acceptance of Minutes - March 1, 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.

* Minutes, February 22, 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.4.

Microgrid Update

6.F.5.

* Staff meeting minutes, 3/3/21 (E)

Documents:
  1. March 3, 2021.pdf
6.F.6.

* Event: "Celebrate Spring in Coventry Village"

7.

Unfinished Business:

7.A.

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

  1. Board of Education (documents previously distributed) (7:45 PM)
8.

New Business:

8.A.

* 20/21-62: Appointment of John Dittrich as Special Constable, term to expire April 16, 2023

8.B.

20/21-63: Consideration/possible action: Restore the Inland Wetlands positions to the Town Hall workforce and end the outside contract with North Central Conservation District (E)

9.

Miscellaneous/Correspondence:

9.A.

* Correspondence emailed to budgetcomments@coventryct.org as of 12 PM on March 11, 2021 (E)

9.B.

* Board of Education: 2021-2022 Calendar (E)

9.C.

* Board Of Education: 2/25/21 Minutes; 3/11/2021 Agenda (E)

10.

Adjournment


(E) - denotes enclosures