TOWN OF STETSON
Date: JANUARY 25, 2017
TIME: 6:00 P.M.
I. OPEN MEETING
Charles Leighton opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Charles Leighton, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, and Danny Withee were present. Don Carroll was out of Town.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve January 11, 2017 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve the January 11, 2017 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
Diane reported that all have been recorded and are back and mailed to new owners.
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 14
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #14.
2. Expenditures # 17 (Note #16 was preapproved re-issue check)
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #17.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
2 Abatements and 1 supplemental.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve the 2 Abatements and 1 supplemental for Kenneth Beland.
At this time the Board signed the previously approved legal agreement that was provided by the Town attorney dealing with Cindy Kimball and the illegal sub-division issues.
Cindy provided the Town with a check in the amount of $3,058.00 as part of the legal agreement to reimburse the town of all legal fees.
II. OLD BUSINESS
Diane provided the Board with copies of the mowing contracts for their preview and will update the dates of contract and to include the Elementary School.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1Sanding / Salting of the Food Cupboard.
Charles reported that he had received a call about sanding the food cupboard. Charles informed the caller that the food cupboard is not an entity of the town.
Consensus of the Board was to allow the use of town sand if the contractor would agree to sand during regular pass-by.
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 Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Will be having a workshop to coordinate Sub-Division and Building codes once they receive recommendation from attorney.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Was not present, but Danny Withee informed the Board that William has requested another 800 yards of sand and another load of salt.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to order additional sand and salt.
Diane also informed the Board that the account has been set up with Harcros so that the town will no longer have to pay sales tax.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Diane stated that Budget meeting need to start soon.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
There will training in Augusta soon and the office will have to be closed for all to attend.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Jody Lyford was present and requested that the Explanation of Expenses be put back in the Town Report. Jody also reported that she has contacted the Fire Marshall
to inspect the school building and requested a key for over the weekend. Jody also questioned if the town is now responsible for the snow removal around the building
and was informed the town is. Jody informed the board that there has been interest expressed from an abutting property owner to purchase the old town office.
The interested party also stated that the monument could stay if he so purchased. Diane informed her that this would have to be a bid process. George Hockstadter also noted that he has a large safe in the building that belongs to him.
V. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;