Historical Commission

Tuesday, January 17, 3:00 pm
Riverside Municipal Building
A meeting of the Historical Commission


Gill Historical Commission

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 3:00 p.m.

Riverside Municipal Building

Call to order: _______

1. Approve the minutes from the September 30 and November 15 GHC meetings (5 minutes) *

(*Note: GHC did not meet in December, but devoted time to ongoing projects.)

2. Treasurer’s report (Charlene, 10 min.)

Requests for reimbursement

3. New Business (Priority topics for discussion with ***)

a. *** New signage at RMB, continued from November meeting (Charlene, 5 min.)

b. *** Preservation:

1. Demolition delay bylaws – for Gill? (see Pam’s emails on 11/19/22;

10 min. discussion (Kit)); update on North Main house at NMH (Pam, 5 min.)

2. (from November meeting) Appointing a Preservation Officer for Gill: current

preservation activities, GHC goals and priorities (Kit, 5 min.)

3. Spring 2023 planning and grant for Armored Mudball lecture (Terri, Pam, 10 min.)

4. Graveside Girls’ proposal: Talk on a Gill cemetery +/- walk (Charlene, Pam, 10 min.-

see Charlene’s email 1/3/23)

4. Old and Continuing Business

a. Deferred business:

1. GHC Annual Reports: (Pam, 10 min.)

2. Basement inventory (Kit, Bob, 5 min.)

b. *** Gill collection: acquisitions, timetable for finishing displays and preparing to

reopen (Pam, 15 min.)

c. Followup notes on Country Prints event last November (Kit, 5 minutes)

d. Updates on repairs and on some unfinished projects/plans (15 min.)

1. Red Bridge Anchorage repairs needed (Terri)

2. Kiosk and completion (Bob, Terri, Pam); bring costs for any more work to Feb.


3. RMB stairs (Kit)

4. Correcting the name on the Turners Falls – Gill Bridge (Kit)

e. Updates on website and FB (Charlene, 5 min.)

5. Other business not anticipated at time of posting

6. Adjournment _______ Next meeting: Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 3:00 p.m. at RMB

Posted to: Historical Commission on 2022-12-05 10:59:56 (updated 2023-01-12 16:11:08).