Prudential Committee Meeting Minutes; October 24, 2011

Treasurer’s report read and approved. Further discussion about the new District Offices; potential conflicts of interest raised over the Mycock property, a similarly-price alternative was cited but it was decided to stay with the previous decision of the Mycock property. CMED system discussed once again; hospital appears to be responsible for picking up the overrun in costs. Concerns over the contract for the work on Freedom Hall was raised. Concerns over the signing of the new Fire Fighters contract were raised. A “Help Wanted” ad shall be placed in the local daily and wekly papers for the hiring of a new Assistant Treasurer.


Prudential Committee Regular Meeting, October 24, 2011





Regular Meeting

October 24, 2011

6:00 PM

Cotuit Fire Station, 64 High Street, Cotuit, Massachusetts


Public comment

Call to order

  • Approval of minutes
  • Treasurer’s report
  • District office
  • CMED
  • Freedom Hall
  • Executive Session, not to return to public hearing
    • To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel
    • To discuss Firefighters Union Contract



Policy Advisory Committee Meeting 10/19/11


Policy Advisory Committee


DATE: Wednesday, 10/19/11

LOCATION: Freedom Hall, 976 Main Street, Cotuit, MA

TIME: 5:00 PM


Call to order

Review Minutes

Freedom Hall:

  • Clean-up – Update progress
  • Next step:
    • Historical Funding
    • Uses Review

District Office Update

Annual Meeting Procedures

Other Business Brought Forward By The Committee

Special District Meeting October 26

To the Clerk of the Cotuit Fire District, Greetings:

You are hereby required and directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Barnstable residing within the territory comprising the Cotuit Fire District qualified to vote in the District elections and affairs to meet at Freedom Hall, Main Street, Cotuit, on Wednesday October 26, 2011, at seven-thirty o’clock p.m. when action will be taken on the following articles:

Article 1: To see if the District will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $6,000.00 to fund the continuation of Centralized Emergency Medical Dispatch (CMED) service.

Article 2: To see if the District will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $7,800.00 to lease a property to be used as a District Office.

Hereof fail not to make due return of this warrant and your doing thereon at said meeting.

Given under our hands this Fourth day of October, 2011.


Laurie C. Hadley

Amy M. Kates

Richard G. Barry

Prudential Committee


A True Copy, attest:


Charles W. Eager, Clerk

Cotuit Fire District