TOWN OF STETSON
Date: February 22, 2012
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened with Don Carroll leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Donald Carroll, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Terry White.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve Meeting Minutes of February 8, 2012
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Terry White, it was unanimously voted to approve the February 8, 2012 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant – ADVANTAGE PAYROLL #10
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #10.
2. Expenditures – Approve warrant # 35
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was voted 4 to 0 to approve Warrant #35. (Charles Leighton abstained)
CONSENSUS of the Board was to transfer $62,000 from the undesignated account to the checking account to cover the warrants.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Discussion on Recall Ordinance
A draft copy of the Recall Ordinance was given to each Board Member to read and make any changes they would like to see by the next meeting. A Public Hearing date will be set at the next regular Selectmen’s meeting.
2. Update Budget Workshop
School Board Member
Jessica Verrill informed Don Carroll that the previously scheduled School Board
meeting has been cancelled due to Dan Higgins being ill. Jessica should have a report on preliminary
budget figures by the next Selectmen’s meeting.
Diane had updated the budget forms and gave copies to
III. NEW BUSINESS
1. Request for streetlight
Mr. Hahn of 302 East Newport Road had requested a street be put in the location of the corner of East Newport Road and the Lakins Road. Don spoke with CMP and was informed that there would have to be a formal request to CMP and that the Town of Stetson would have to be responsible for half the cost.
IV. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
D. CEMETERY Charles Leighton is still working on the picture for the Town Report Cover.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION The Town should be thankful they did not join the RSU as a lot of them are now dissolving.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing.
J. MEETINGHOUSE George Hockstadter would like the yearly fuel cost for the meeting house.
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 that he has called Witham’s Paving for an estimate and that the “Heavy Load Limit” signs are up. Don Carroll requested that if the wheather holds he would like Mr. Barriault to take a ride around town to see what trees need to come down along the road sides.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
Noted to call Gilman plumbing to look at leak in Town Office bathroom sink.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS
VII. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Terry White, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 p.m.
Minutes recorded by