Joint Meeting - Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee

Thursday, February 15, 6:00 pm until 12:30 pm
Rowe Town Hall - Meeting Room #1 and via Remote Participation
A meeting of the Finance Committee

Town of Rowe

Joint Meeting Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee


Thursday, February 15, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.

In Person at Rowe Town Hall – Meeting Room 1 or via Remote Participation

The public is welcome to participate.


Meeting Host:

Meeting ID: 288-065-7034


Telephone: 312-626-6799


Call to Order: 6:00PM

Announcement of recording devices

Noteworthy Announcements (as needed)

Budget Hearings 6:00pm:



-Board of Selectmen

Board of Selectmen Business:

New Business: School Committee - Member Recommendation

  1. Veteran’s Services District Agreement – To continue as district members for an additional two years

Old Business:

  1. Fire Chief Succession Plan – no update.
  2. 2022 Audit – no update.
  3. Town Line Sign – Ordered on Monday 02/05/2024.
  4. Safety Complex – no update.
  5. Town Administrator – Add Job Description to Gen. Bylaws

Proposed ATM/STM Articles:

  1. Police Chief – Emergency Management Administrator Proposal
  2. Town Clerk – Appointed vs. Elected
  3. Gracy House Stabilization Fund
  4. Fire/EMS District
  5. North Cemetery Donation Compensation
  6. Highway Department – RFP – Roadside Mowing
  7. Library Feasibility Study
  8. Board of Health - Opioid Stabilization Fund – NEW ARTICLE
  9. Accountant - Establish article to fund capital stabilization 2.5% greater than prior year, $222,673.00 – NEW ARTICLE

Ongoing Projects:

Yankee Road: Still awaiting response from Engineering Firm.

Ford Hill Bridge: No updates.

Cyrus Stage Bridge: No updates.

Tunnel Road Bridge: No updates.


  1. Review Warrants - FY24 Vendor Warrant & FY24 Payroll Warrant 17
  2. Veteran’s Services District Agreement


  1. Board of Selectmen Minutes, February 01, 2024
  2. Board of Selectmen Minutes, February 08, 2024

Citizen Comments

Unforeseen Business (within preceding 48 hours):

Future Meetings


Chuck Sokol, Chair Board of Selectmen

Dan Pallotta, Chair Finance Committee

The Listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed, and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.



  1. Agenda for February 15, 2024
  2. Budget Hearing Documents
  3. Veteran’s Services District Agreement
  4. Board of Selectmen Minutes – February 01, 2024
  5. Board of Selectmen Minutes – February 08, 2024

Posted: Brooke Shulda – 02/13/2024 – 2:45pm

Filed: Town Clerk – 02/13/2024