A number of items were discussed at the Board of Selectmen meeting on Monday, Nov. 18, including the acceptance of a proposal by Quisenberry Arcari Architects LLC to head the renovation of the Comstock Community Center through the schematic design phase. Judy Zucker, chairwoman of the Comstock building committee, gave her wholehearted support of the company. She told the board the company\u2019s fee proposals \u201cfell within the May 12 bonding proposition\u201d and that it has an \u201cunderstanding of the challenges in the project. They are willing to think in the alternative to figure out solutions that are outside the box,\u201d she said. They are also very in tune with the need to be environmentally sustainable and energy-efficient, Selectman Jim Saxe said. Rusty Malik, a principal with Quisenberry Arcari, said he has 30 years of experience with major public sector works, and his company is excited to be working with the town of Wilton. \u201cWe know what a big project is like,\u201d he said. \u201cThe best service we can give is through being personally involved.\u201d Roof projects The Comstock and Middlebrook roofs have been completed, First Selectman Bill Brennan said. The projects were completed with $14,000 left \u201cin the bank.\u201d Miller-Driscoll project The Miller-Driscoll school building committee has received two schematic proposals from the project\u2019s architect and will begin the process of selecting one soon, said Selectman Dick Dubow. Turner Construction is preparing a preliminary cost analysis, he said, and will present it to the committee on Dec. 10. Yankee Gas project Mr. Brennan reported the Yankee Gas plan passed a Public Utility Regulatory Authority review, and no major changes have been requested. Metro-North permits \u2014 to allow construction over a railroad bridge \u2014 have also been approved. \u201cA timeline and schedule is to come,\u201d Mr. Brennan said. \u201cIt will start in the spring, with the intent of getting through the middle of town within the first two weeks in August.\u201d He also noted that Yankee Gas has switched its position on providing gas to residential neighborhoods. \u201cThey\u2019re very interested in residential gas,\u201d Mr. Brennan said. \u201cThey want to get commercial done, then expand into residential. Not in the near future, but there is interest.\u201d Fire engine The new fire engine ordered by the Wilton Fire Department should be ready by June, according to Mr. Saxe. He said on Monday the company building the truck \u2014 Marion Bodyworks \u2014 will be ready to start work in a \u201cfew weeks.\u201d Cost-of-living adjustment The board voted to approve a cost-of-living adjustment for town employees\u2019 retirement plans on Monday. Members voted to increase the amount by 1.25%. \u201cWe still have unfunded pension liability,\u201d Selectman Hal Clark said. \u201cOne percent to 1.5% is the amount I\u2019d feel comfortable with.\u201d New microphones The board accepted a grant to help improve the audio recording capabilities in the town hall meeting room used for Board of Selectmen meetings on Monday. New equipment should be delivered \u201cwithin months,\u201d Mr. Brennan said.