The Town of Townsend will be holding a council meeting at 7:30 p.m. on August 1 at the Townsend Fire Hall, 107 Main St.


The Town of Townsend will be holding a council meeting at 7:30 p.m. on August 1 at the Townsend Fire Hall, 107 Main St.


I. Call to Order:

II. Opening Ceremonies
    a. Roll Call
    b. Pledge of Allegiance:
    c. Recognition of Visitors:

III.  Additions/Deletions to Published Agenda:

IV. Council Minutes – Approval of July council minutes (copies on back table)

V.  Unfinished Business
     a. Gray Street Properties Bonding – Mayor Joel Esler

VI.  New Business

VII. Introduction of House of Representative candidate – Mayor Joel Esler

VIII. Reports of the Officers
       a. State Representative: Quinn Johnson
       b. Townsend Fire Department: Keith Shoemaker/Jeff Dawson

IX.   Reports
       a. Fred Townsend III, Attorney:
       b. Tom Wilkes, Engineer:
       c. Dawson Green, Town Manager:

X.    Committee Reports
       a. Finance Committee: Chair – CM Jermaine Hatton
       b. Streets Committee: Chair – CM Dwain Haines
       c. Storm Water Management Committee: Chair – CM Dwain Haines
       d. Zoning Committee: Chair – CM Jermaine Hatton
       e. Health & Public Welfare Committee: Chair – CM John Ness
       f. Veterans Committee: Co-Chairs – Mayor Joel Esler & CM Dwain Haines
       g. Energy & Environment Committee: Chair – CW Karen Jennings
                • Townsend Wildlife Habitat Project
                • Astronomy Night in the Park
       h. Police Committee: Chair – CM John Ness
                • Townsend Community Watch
       i. Parks & Recreation Committee: Chair – Mayor Joel Esler
                • Date for Park Clean-up Day
                • Fair Date – Saturday, September 22,2012
                         I. 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
                         II. Parade @ 10:00 am – line up @ Fire Hall @ 9:30 am
                         III. Volunteers needed – please call the Town Hall
XI. Announcements:
      a. Budget Meeting @ Town Hall – Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
      b. Lupo property auction @ Town Hall Wednesday, August 22, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
                • Minimum bid - $2,500.00
                • $1,000.00 deposit by certified check required by buyer at sale

XII.  Citizens Comments & Participation
XIII. Adjournment