Posts Tagged ‘town council’

Speltz Clarifies Comments
About FedEx Development

Citing the development of land near the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and the proposed FedEx development in the area, Town Council Chairman Tom Dolan expressed concern Monday night about a quote from Mike Speltz in the Londonderry Times. Speltz, speaking as a member of the Master Plan Implementation Committee at its recent meeting, had said the […]

Master Plan Implementation Committee Begins 10-Year Process

The committee that will be implementing the recently updated Master Plan over the next 10 years began its work last week. Members are Town Councilor Joe Green, Nutfield Publishing owner Deb Paul, Barbara Mee, Conservation Commissioner Mike Speltz, Mary Tetrault, Planning Board members Chris Davies and Mary Wing Soares, Ann Chiampa, Budget Committee member Ted […]

Firefighter Contract
Negotiations at Impasse

The Town Council learned last week that negotiations with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 3160 remained at impasse, with the fire chief saying too much was going on in too short a time period for resolution to be reached at this time. Town Manager Kevin Smith presented the news to the Council at […]

Council Adds Money from Budget
for Firefighters’ Overtime Pay

The Town Council heard a list of three options from Town Manager Kevin Smith but chose a fourth option proposed by Councilor Tom Freda to deal with overtime overruns at the fire department. At the Thursday, Jan. 23 Town Council meeting, a continuation of the previous Monday’s public hearing, Smith told the Council that at […]

Town Council Increases
Proposed Budget by $30,000

The Town Council added $30,000 to its proposed FY 15 budget on an amendment by Councilor Tom Dolan and another amendment by Councilor Tom Freda at their Monday night meeting. Article 4, the town operating budget, was amended on a recommendation by Dolan that $40,000 be added for “likely legal costs anticipated in the next […]

Town Council Expends $8,080.81 For Maintenance, Repair Projects

The Town Council voted Monday night to expend $8,080.81 for winter maintenance at town buildings and repairs and purchases at the Senior Center. The expenditures follow: For shoveling, plowing and treatment of parking lots, walkways and fire lanes at Town Hall, Leach Library and the cable access station on Jan. 2, 3, 4 and 6, […]

Town Council Hears From Healthcare Savings Consultant

Tom Delacey of Workplace Benefit Solutions gave a presentation on healthcare to the Town Council at their meeting Monday. Town Manager Kevin Smith said Delacey’s firm was recently hired to look over the town’s options regarding healthcare, in consideration of the changes brought by the Affordable Care Act. “He has had much success in other […]