by The City Line employees
Cemetery Sexton Joyce Perry knowledgeable the Windsor Choose Board, at their February 14 assembly, that she has been researching info relating to software program for the cemeteries. The prices have ranged as much as $6,000. There are a number of completely different corporations and he or she just lately talked with Julie Finley, from China, relating to a Crypt Keeper program which is what they use. To make use of this program, there’s a one-time price of $250 to obtain this system to a laptop computer. If the city wished to pay $60 per 30 days, they’ll entry it from wherever. Perry beneficial in the event that they have been to do that, they may put it on a desktop pc. Perry gave a presentation of the Crypt Keeper via the city of China’s web site. This software program may give numerous info, like the place somebody is buried, which lot quantity, which cemetery, photographs of the stone and way more. The city of China has employed somebody to do their cemeteries and it took them over three months working 40 hours every week.
Perry was asking the choose board to approve the $250 program buy for now, and add in $500 a yr in her price range for 2023-24 and proceed till the work is finished. The board authorised the acquisition and added they are going to add the extra $500 a yr in her price range till the work is accomplished.
In different enterprise, City Supervisor Theresa Haskell mentioned the city of Windsor has been invited to take part in a one-day family hazardous waste assortment which is being coordinated with KVCOG and the city of China, to be hosted by China on Saturday, April 15, from 8 a.m. – midday. The fee to Windsor is $500 and this could enable the city residents to eliminate hazardous chemical compounds, in a correct method, which might be generally used round the home.
Resident Patricia Springer requested the city to reimburse the excise tax she paid on a automobile she bought in December that was later declared totaled in an accident. The board authorised to credit score Springer the $124.30 switch fee.
Public Works Supervisor Keith Corridor, and Public Works driver/laborer Timothy Coston introduced up the compensation time and are asking the choose board to warrant them to have the ability to comp over 40 hours of time beyond regulation, which can equal 60 hours of day without work. The board authorised the settlement with the situations that should be executed.
A dialogue adopted about CDL drivers and a potential place added in subsequent yr’s price range. Corridor mentioned he wants somebody with a CDL license. Springer indicated she conducts CDL lessons and would offer info in serving to to rent somebody.
Resident Colleen Doucette requested what the standing was with folks on the town residing in campers. The board indicated the codes enforcement officer, Arthur Strout, is engaged on this matter and that it takes time. Allison Whynot mentioned there are folks residing in campers on the Jones Highway as properly. Selectman Ronald Brann mentioned it’s a lengthy course of and the city is coping with human beings, and that an lawyer might develop into concerned, which could possibly be pricey to the city.
Haskell mentioned the cemetery perpetual certificates of deposit is arising for renewal and instructed they take the cash acquired for the sale of heaps all year long, which is a complete of $5,625, and add it to the CD. The transfer from the final ledger account to the CD was authorised.
All votes have been by unanimous (3-0) votes since selectmen Richard Grey Jr. and Andrew Ballantyne have been absent.
FEBRUARY 28 MEETING
On the February 28 assembly of the Windsor Choose Board, resident David Shaw requested to debate fines that have been billed to him. Arthur Strout, Codes Enforcement Officer, mentioned he was engaged on it. Shaw defined he was doing a favor for the occupants of the campers and it was his understanding it will solely be for a brief interval. Shaw did what he might to get the occupants off his property, together with getting the regulation concerned. The fines have now reached $4,000. Shaw is asking the city to cut back or forgive the fines for the explanations he had given and the reason. Strout beneficial at least $1,000 because the fantastic. The choose board authorised that $1,000 be paid inside 30 days and the property to be cleaned up within the spring.
In different enterprise, City Supervisor Theresa Haskell wished to make sure everybody on the board has acquired and regarded over the brand new Delta Ambulance contract. She would really feel snug having an lawyer look it over to deal with a number of the questions which have been introduced up and instructed by the Windsor Volunteer Fireplace Division and choose board members. The townspeople ought to concentrate on what they are going to be moving into in the event that they select to go along with Delata Ambulance service versus not having an ambulance service. Selectman Richard Grey mentioned he’d wish to see it go to the city as a separate warrant article and for the voters to see if they need an ambulance service or not.
Selectmen Andrew Ballantyne and William Appel Jr. have been absent from the assembly.
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