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January 31, 1996

Board met in Regular Session 7:30 p.m. in their Meeting Room in Abbot Hall

Present (constituting a quorum):

Thomas A. McNulty, Chairman
William E. Conly
Diane E. St. Laurent
Robert F. Peck, Jr.
William M. Purdin

Anthony M. Sasso, Town Adminstrator

SCHOOL DEPARTMENT/ABBOT PUBLIC LlBRARY. Chairman McNulty noted with great regret the passing today of Dr. Phyllis Smith, former Chairman and current member of the Board of Trustees of Abbot Public Library as well as Language Arts/Library Curriculum Director in the Marblehead Public School System. Sincere sympathy is extended to her family.
Abbot Public Library

BUILDING COMMISSIONER. Wire Inspector. Motion made and seconded to appoint Michael Hull Assistant Wire Inspector at the second step of the group. All in favor.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT. Treasurer. Motion made and seconded that the sale of
. the $6,070,000 Municipal Purpose Loan of 1996 Bonds ofthe Town dated February 1, 1996, to
Advest, Inc. at 100.0106 and accrued interest is hereby confirmed. The bonds shall be payable on
February 1 of the years and in the principal amounts and bear interest at the respective rates, as

YearPrincipal Amt. Intprpct RqtP vPqr

MINUTES. Motion made and seconded to approve the minutes of January 24,1996. All in favor.

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. Motion made and seconded that the Board of Selectmen consistent with Chapter 44, Section 3 lD approve expenditures for removal of snow and ice in excess of available appropriations for snow and ice in the amount of $100,000.

Bart Snow, Town Accountant

RETlREMENT BOARD. Letter read from George B. Snow, Marblehead Board of Retirement, informing the Board of the resignation of Katherine Magrath from the Marblehead Board of Retirement. Charles Maurais has been appointed Chairman and Nils Peterson was appointed the third member ofthat Board. Motion made and seconded to send letter of appreciation to Ms. Magrath thanking her for the wonderful job she has done over the years and recognize her retirement with regret and best wishes. All in favor.

POLICE DEPARTMENT. Indemnification. Motion made and seconded to indemnify Officer Ronald J. Shelton as requested by Chief John Palmer. Motion made and seconded to have Chief Palmer notify the Attorney General's Office, Victim Witness Program, so that this action can be made known to the Court at the appropriate time. All in favor.

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. Mass. Highway. Announcement made of the awarding of $850,000 to the Town of Marblehead from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for downtown street improvements. This is the largest grant Marblehead has ever been awarded. Selectman St. Laurent extended thanks to Lt. Governor Cellucci for this grant, and also mentioned how Town Planner Rebecca Curran and Town Administrator Tony Sasso had played a major part in obtaining this grant.

BELLS. Washington's Birthday. Motion made and seconded to request the Churches in Marblehead to ring their bells at the usual holiday hours from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.; 12.00 noon to 12:30 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 1996. All in favor.

FIREMAN'S MUSTER. Bert Symonds. Chairman McNulty noted with great sadness the passing of Bert Symonds today. He was a gentleman recognized throughout the Muster community in New England, and will be well-remembered for his efforts put forth in many of the Marblehead Musters of the past. Sympathy is extended to his family.

LICENSE. All Alcoholic. Motion made and seconded to schedule a hearing for Fortune Thai Inc. d/b/a Erawan Restaurant to determine whether their All Alcoholic License should be canceled pursuant to M.G.L. c 138 s 77, date to be determined. All in favor.

Motion made and seconded to adjourn the meeting. All in favor. Meeting adjourned at 8:25 p.m.

Patricia D. Charbonnier
Administrative Aide

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