Like the proverbial iceberg, the Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator met in executive session Wednesday night for about 45 minutes on the police station building construction for what the agenda stated was "discussing strategy with respect to litigation."
The public presentation lasted about five minutes. Patrick Jones, the chairman of the Police Station Building Committee, turned the public presentation over to Gregory Carell with The Carrell Group Architects and Sean Burke with PMA Consultants, who said the construction on the building is progressing.
Carell said the new building at 531 Humphrey St. should be fully enclosed by January. Windows and the roofing for the building will be installed in the next few weeks.
Burke said the contractor, TLT Construction, is about 20 days behind schedule and is expected to complete the building by mid-March.
Board Vice Chairman David Van Dam, who had asked for the presentation, thanked the building committee. "This is not an easy task," he said.
No other board member commented publicly on the police station.
It was unclear why the lengthy executive session was needed. To date, there is no law suit involving the construction of the new police station.