Historical Commission

Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 3:00 pm
Riverside Municipal Building
A meeting of the Historical Commission


Gill Historical Commission

Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 3:00 p.m.

Riverside Municipal Building

Call to order: _______

1. Approve the minutes from the September 20, 2022 and February 21, 2023 GHC meetings (5)

2. Treasurer’s report (Charlene) (10)

Books sold and/or reordered

Requests for reimbursement

3. Annual Budgets, continued: End of FY2023, Annual Budget FY2024 *** (10)

4. Old and continuing business: Updates and short reports (30 minutes)

a. Open Meeting Law guidebooks; FYI, see deliberations (Kit)

b. Ledgers to Digital Commonwealth; updates on RMB signage (Charlene)

c. Gill Geology event April 29: new venue, advertising, contacts with schools (Terri, Kit)

d. Gravestone Girls event July 29, possible new venue (Pam, Charlene)

e. Anchorage repairs (Terri); kiosk repairs (Bob)

f. Website and FaceBook (Charlene)

g. Special permit for Leaf Joy: signage etc. (Kit, discussion of comments for Zoning Board )

5. New business: Preservation Planning, Part I (Kit; discussion/reflection) 4:00 – 4:50

a. Identifying Gill’s historic resources (handbooks, pp. 10, 11)

b. Areas to consider (see p. 12 and blackboard); what are we doing now?

c. Short-term activities

d. Long-term activities

e. New projects to consider e.g. demolition delay, stone wall research

f. Other considerations; Preservation Circuit Rider Stacia Caplanson (preservation materials)

6. Other business not anticipated at time of posting

7. Housekeeping: Members’ summer vacation schedules?

8. Adjournment ______ Next meeting: Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 3:00 p.m. at RMB