Our next regular
Town Council meeting will be held via ZOOM on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 7:00pm. You have each been emailed the webinar ID and
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APPROVAL OF MINUTES
office has prepared the minutes from the April
27th Regular meeting for
your consideration and approval.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
This is for
those that wish to address the Town Council but do not plan on staying for the
whole meeting. There is a note to the
public on the agenda to please keep their comments to a maximum of 3 minutes and limited to one turn at
the microphone. This allows ample time
for all whom wish to speak and keeps the meeting moving forward. The public can speak on any matter. Council
may choose to comment after the entire public portion has concluded.
COUNCIL & MANAGER REPORTS
Each Councilmember can give an update on various items or
Board/Commission actions that have taken place recently.
Resolution 118-2020 will accept the
certified list of eligibles from the NFAS to receive LOSAP benefits for 2019. Mayor Diglio will have to recuse herself for
Resolution #119-2020* will amend the
Local Emergency Planning Committee for calendar year 2020.
Resolution #120-2020* will waive the
fee for parking permits for the month of May.
Resolution #121-2020* will authorize
Change Order No. 2 for the Improvements to Plainfield Avenue Project so the
final paperwork to close the project can be processed.
Resolution #122-2020* will accept the
certified list of eligibles from the Fire Department to receive LOSAP benefits
approve bills and vouchers for payment.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (3 mins each)
COUNCIL & MANAGER COMMENTS
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Daily OEM Briefings continued this week
with key Emergency Planning Committee members in virtual attendance via
ZOOM. Same will continue for the
duration of the pandemic.
the National Day of Prayer. I pray for the health, safety, and well-being
of all of our families, friends, Newton residents, and businesses during this
We did a
Facebook Live session this week to announce that although the Memorial Day Parade is canceled for
2020, we will live stream a brief ceremony to remember our fallen heroes at
11:00am that day. Also, rather than
cancel Miss Newton we have made the Miss
Newton/Little Mr. and Miss Newton Contests virtual via ZOOM and Facebook
Live at 6:00pm on Friday, June 12th.
More details on both to follow!
reviewing offices and common areas
to see what kind of additional barriers/modifications we should construct and
implement prior to re-opening for the general public. I will keep you posted.
safe and well.