AGENDA
Coventry Town Council Meeting
May 2, 2022
7:30 PM
Town Hall Annex 

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1.

Call to Order, Roll Call

2.

Pledge of Allegiance:

3.

Audience of Citizens:

(30 Minutes - 5 minutes per person.)


3.A.

Coventry Department 18: Recognition/life-saving award

4.

Acceptance of Minutes, April 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.B.

Council Members:

6.C.

Steering Committee: Matthew Kyer, Chairperson

6.C.1.

Reappointments: (E)

6.C.1.a.

CoventryVision: Butler (E)

6.C.1.b.

CoventryVision: Stone (E)

6.C.1.c.

Economic Development Commission: Jobbagy (E)

6.C.1.d.

Economic Development Commission: Pollansky (E)

6.C.1.e.

Planning & Zoning Commission Alt: Burrington (E)

6.C.2.

Appointments:

6.C.2.a.

Ad-Hoc Coventry Lake Advisory & Monitoring Committee: Slater (E)

6.C.2.b.

Economic Development Commission: Mitchell (E)

6.C.2.c.

Planning & Zoning Commission Alt: Murray (E)

6.D.

* Finance Committee: Robyn Gallagher, Chairperson

6.D.1.

* Minutes, 4/14/2022 (E)

6.E.

COVRRA - John A. Elsesser:

6.F.

Town Manager - John Elsesser:

6.F.1.

Projects Update (E):

6.F.2.

Community Project Funding Applications and other grant opportunities

6.F.3.

COVID-19 Update:

6.F.4.

* Library Board of Trustees: Notification of transfer from endowment for renovation project (E)

6.F.5.

* Staff meeting minutes, 4/20/22(E)

7.

Unfinished Business:

7.A.

21/22-18: Consideration/possible action: Assignment of American Rescue Plan Funding (E)

8.

New Business:

8.A.

21/22-68: Consideration/Possible Action: Appointment of Town Auditor (E)

Documents:
  1. Audit Proposal.pdf
8.B.

21/22-69: Consideration/Possible Action: Approval of Revised Fiscal Management Policy (E)

8.C.

21/22-70: Consideration/possible action: Authorization of FY 2021-22 Budget Transfers (E)

  • Tree work expenditures
8.D.

21/22-71: Consideration/possible action: Authorization of appropriation for Summer Camp Enrichment grant match (E)

8.E.

21/22-72: Consideration/possible action: Ratification of Town Assessor appointment

8.F.

21/22-73: Consideration/possible action: authorization of revisions to Operating Agreement, Booth & Dimock Memorial Library/Town of Coventry

8.G.

21/22-74: Consideration/possible action: appropriation of $5,000 for remaining funds needed for purchase of Conway property on South River Road (E)

8.H.

21/22-75: Consideration/Possible Action: ARP Cultural & Arts Grant Funding Awards (E)

8.I.

21/22-76: Consideration/Possible Action: Ratification of Union Contract, Police: United Public Service Employees Union / COPS Division, July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023

9.

Miscellaneous/Correspondence:

9.A.

* Board of Education: 4/7/22 Minutes; 4/28/22 Agenda (E)

9.B.

* Public Hearing, Town of Tolland, 5/23/22: Proposed Amendments to Zoning Regulations (E)

10.

Executive Session:

For purpose of discussing:

  • library operating agreement 
  • Labor contracts
Documents:
  1. Exec Session E.pdf
11.

Adjournment


(E) - denotes enclosures