Town of East Hampton, CT
20 East High Street, East Hampton, CT 06424
11/06/2008 Facilities Implementation Minutes
Town of East Hampton
Facilities Implementation Task Force
November 6, 2008
Town Hall Meeting Room

Present:  Melissa Engel, Judith Golden, Frank Grzyb, Ted Hintz, Jeff Jylkaa, Jeff O’Keefe, John Tuttle, Susan Weintraub

Absent:  Mike Vasquenza

Call to order:  Chairperson Engel called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.

Friar Contract:  The new Friar contract was reviewed as well as an addendum to the contract.

Additional discussion included:
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Possibility of parking area at 13 Watrous Street property
  • Other land options near the Village Center for a campus style site
By consensus the task force agreed to send the Friar contract to the Town Council for approval on November 12, 2008.

Brian Solywoda from Friar Associates will be invited to the November 20th meeting to discuss questions raised including the viability of a school building near Memorial School and adequate parking at Center School.

Funding Discussion:  This item was postponed to a future meeting.

Timeline:  A proposed timeline was reviewed for Phase II.  During January conceptual designs will be presented to the task force.  A presentation will be made to the Council once any necessary adjustments are made to the designs, possibly February.  Dependent on adjustments made to the schedule a referendum could be possible in June, 2009.

Other:  Jeff Jylkka provided a draft budget forecast.  Adjustments could be needed due to future State revenues to towns.  

Adjournment:  The meeting adjourned at 9:00 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Cathy Sirois
Recording Secretary