TOWN OF STETSON
Date: JANUARY 23, 2019
TIME: 6:00 P.M.
I. OPEN MEETING
Charles Leighton opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
Charles Leighton, Brenda Clark, and George Hockstadter were present. (Leslie Merrill was plowing and Millard Butler is out of State.)
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve January 9, 2019 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the January 9, 2019 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 15
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #15.
Expenditures # 19
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve AP #19.
Consensus to transfer $150,000.00 from the checking account to the undesignated account.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Diane reported the tax acquired Jordon Road property was not paid for within the 30 days.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to offer the Jordon Road property to the seconded highest bidder.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Continued Elementary School Discussion / Update (Generator Discussion)
Diane gave the board copies of the suggested policies recommended by MMA to adopt for use of the Community room, Hazard waste policy, the board will review for adoption at the next meeting.
The Fire Marshall should be contacted soon for a walk-through
In discussion, it was discussed as to which town owned building would be used for an Emergency Shelter. Consensus of the Board was to have 394 Village Road as the Emergency Shelter and to purchase the large generator for that building,
along with a new stand-by generator for the Fire station library complex and meeting house.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to have 394 Village Road as the Emergency Shelter and to purchase both generators as soon as possible to be prepared for emergencies.
III. NEW BUSINESS
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Nothing.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Consensus of the Board was to put a flyer in the Rolling Thunder looking for Emergency Preparedness Committee members,
Planning Board Member, Board of Appeal Members, and volunteer Firemen.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Email from Kim Tracy stating there are 5 new members.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Joe Gray was present and informed the board of the complaints received, and is awaiting response from MMA approving the cargo container at the Salt and Sand Shed.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
Diane requested that the office be closed on May 20 and 21 to allow all 3 staff member to attend the Election training.
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to close the office for training on the two above days.
Sue Foss and Mary Annette questioned who would be taking down the temporary wall at the Library. Brent Dorman had stated he would but is laid up from an injury.
They also stated the outside door lock will not lock, the board informed them to call a locksmith.
Jodi Lyford reported that the Community Center Committee met last week and discussed:
#1 concern was the kitchen to allow the Food Cupboard to use the all-purpose room for their suppers; the food cupboard would require 2 stoves.
The storage building at the fire Station, who will be using that.
Completing a new inventory list.
Emergency Preparedness grants.
Mark Karum stated the importance of the Emergency Preparedness.
George Hockstadter questioned a new defibrillator to be kept in this building.
Brenda Clark and Charles Leighton thanked Diane and Reggie for giving up their Saturday to see that the tables were purchased and delivered for Senior Days.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;