TOWN OF STETSON

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

Date:  January 23, 2013

 

 

 

I. OPEN MEETING

A. ROLL CALL

Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee.  (Don out of State)

 

Co-Chairman Brenda Clark addressed the Board and the Public with condolences to the family and friends of Robert Frappier.  Brenda expressed thanks to Mr. Frappier for all that he had done and donated to the Town of Stetson.  Mr. Frappier was a Board of Appeals member for years, and donated a lot of time building and repairing things for the town.

 

            B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING

                        1.         Approve January 09, 2013 Meeting Minutes

            Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve the January 9th meeting minutes.               

 

            C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS 

             None.

 

            D.  WARRANT

                        1.  Payroll Warrant Advantage Payroll #17

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #7.

 

2.    Expenditures  AP Warrant #23

Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #23.

 

            E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS       

            Diane reported to the Selectmen that the State Audit Review Board completed the Audit with Danielle Smith (Assessing Agent) today and the Town Received a full “In compliance Audit)

 

II. OLD BUSINESS

1.    Building Committee Update

Diane informed the Board that the first meeting will be on January 24th at 6:30 in the Library.

 

 

III. NEW BUSINESS

1.            None.

2.             

III. COMMITTEE REPORTS

            A.  ANIMAL CONTROL       Nothing.       

            B.  APPEALS BOARD 

                        1.         Looking for a member if any one is interested

                         Announced.

            C.  CEMETERY        Nothing.       

            D.  CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER   Nothing.

            E.  E911          Nothing.

            F.  EDUCATION       Nothing.

            G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE     Nothing.

            H. EMT/RESCUE   Nothing.

I.   FIRE DEPARTMENT      Mr. and Mrs. Button donated an antique fire alarm box and also had a name plaque made in Bev Tracy’s name to attach to the box in appreciation of all the time she served as part of the Fire Department and EMS Rescue.

            J.  MEETINGHOUSE           Nothing.

K. PARKS & RECREATION           Nothing.

L.  PLANNING BOARD        Nothing.

            M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR          Nothing.

N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION         Nothing.                   

            O. ROAD COMMISSIONER           Mr. Barriault was present and informed the Board of a culvert that had let go by Sign Services and stated that it has been filled with sand as a temporary fix.  Mr. Barriault also questioned if the Town has enough Sand and Salt to get through the winter.  Mr. Webber informed Mr. Barriault that there is approximately 800 to 1,000 yards left .  Mr. Barriault questioned if he should seek another 500 to 600 yards of sand now or wait to see if needed.  Mr. Barriault stated that Hughes Brothers is approximately $16 to $17 per yard  and that he could purchase and hall it cheaper from another location.  Mr. Barriault also expressed that he would call Mr. Webber to see how much salt is needed to mix with the additional sand. 

            Consensus of the Board  was to give Mr. Barriault the authority to order up to 600 yards of sand and the amount of salt needed to mix with the sand.

            Brenda Clark stated that there are now 3 culverts sunk on the Coboro Road.

            Mr. Barriault also will have “bump” signs made up.

P.  STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP      Diane reminded the Board that she will be in Augusta on Thursday for the LPC Meeting.

 

            Q. TREASURER      Diane reported that there are approximately 45 pending foreclosures.

R.   WELFARE DIRECTOR                        Consensus of the Board was to sign the new 2012/2013 General Assistance Ordinance Appendices C.

Diane also reported that with the extreme cold temperatures, GA has been very busy.

Diane also reported and provided the GA Audit that was in Full Compliance.

 

            S.  OTHER   

            Nothing.

 

IV.          TRAINING            

Trio training classes have been signed up for on Feb 5th, April 4th , and May 7th.

 

V.           PUBLIC COMMENTS 

      Priscilla Doorman questioned the proposed cuts from the Governors Office, Diane explained that those cuts would be discussed at the LPC meeting on Thursday.

 

VI.          SELECTMEN COMMENTS

George stated that Budget workshops need to get started and this year will be tough.

Danny Withee stated that Brenda is doing a good job running the meetings in Don’s absent.

 

VII.         EXECUTIVE SESSION

None,

 

VIII.        ADJOURNMENT

 

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting.

 

 

____________________________________Donald Carroll

 

____________________________________Brenda Clark

 

____________________________________George Hockstadter

 

____________________________________Charles Leighton

 

____________________________________Danny Withee

 

 

Minutes recorded by

Diane Lacadie