TOWN OF STETSON
Date: FEBRUARY 14, 2018
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. Millard Butler is out of State.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve January 24, 2018 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the January 24, 2018 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 16
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #16.
2. Expenditures # 19 /20
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrants #19 and #20.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Consensus of the Board was to resign the Tax Commitment Papers as there were changes after April 1st and before Commitment.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 Continued Discussion / Update Elementary School
Consensus of the Board was to put the Scope of Work out to bid in both the Rolling Thunder and the Bangor Daily News. The Bid packet will contain both required
work and the options to come up with a total dollar figure to present to the residents at the June 2018 Annual Town Meeting. Bids will be due back by 3:30 p.m. on March 28, 2018.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1.Budget Process Meeting Dates / The first Budget Workshop will be held on March 7th at 9:00 am.
2. Report / Update (Senior Citizen Game Day/ Get togethers) Brenda Clark
Brenda Clark reported the first gathering went very well. There were approximately 15 people and all had a lot of fun. They will be meeting every Tuesday at 10:00 am.
Consensus of the Board was to sign the Pole Permit Lapoint Road.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Diane has a proposal from Alan Lord to present at the Budget Meeting dealing with the cemeteries.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Still no response to the letter sent dealing with the former Tasker Property.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT The Board is still waiting for a meeting with the Chief to see where we are headed in June with his retirement.
Brent Dorman noted that Kim Tracy has been discussing with Levant and Corinna about sharing services. Brent felt it may be time for the town of Stetson to consider
doing just that as the Department has dwindled and the response to calls are not being met.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Danny Withee reported that they replace the whole metal flooring at the entrance to the meeting house.
They discovered it was extremely rotted and could have fallen through at any time. The funds for this repair were approved at the previous meeting.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Brent Dorman questioned the participation in the Parks and Rec Program. It is his understanding that they reserved the church for the Basketball program for a cost of $500.
It is his understanding that it wasn’t paid or used because of lack of participation and that it is sad that the church was reserved and not used.
L. PLANNING BOARD Diane reported that there is a Planning Board Meeting tomorrow night.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Consensus of the Board was to sign the last page of the Contract with perc from 2018 through 2033 with a tipping fee of $84.36
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was not present. George Hockstadter questioned the remainder of the sand that was due to be delivered.
Leslie Merrill reported that it was supposedly being delivered tomorrow morning at 8:00 am. Danny Withee reported that William has checked prices for additional sand, and Ronnie Paradis can start delivering on Tuesday for $11.00 per yard.
Both Brenda and George stated that the town has done business with Mr. Paradis before and were pleased. The Board felt the need to have the sand spread out more in hopes to save some money and get a better cover to the roads.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to order an additional 800 yards at $11.00 a yard from Paradis. The Board requested that the delivery amount be verified.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Diane questioned George on any updates dealing with revenues.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Consensus of the Board was to sign the Appendices for 2018.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
V. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
When needed per statue
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;