TOWN OF STETSON
Date: FEBRUARY 13, 2019 (CANCELLED)
FEBRUARY 27, 2019
I. OPEN MEETING
Charles Leighton opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
Charles Leighton, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, and Leslie Merrill were present. (Millard Butler out of State)
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve January 23, 2019 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve the January 23, 2019.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
Mr. Underhill’s deed was signed
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 16 & 17
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrants # 16 and #17.
Expenditures # 20 & 21
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrants #20 and #21.
Consensus of the Board was to transfer $200,000.00 from the undesignated account to the checking account.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
Continued Discussion / Update Elementary School (Community Center Committee)
Diane reported that that the new generator is installed and Dead River will be doing the propane on March 12th, the generator at the Fire Station/ Library Complex / Meeting House generator will also be installed on March 12th.
Also to possibly sell the old one.
Diane also reported that the leaking faucet in the kitchen at the town office is awaiting parts. Gilman also recommended that the “mixer” be removed as it is deteriated and is no longer needed for a town office.
Consensus of the Board was to allow them to remove it.
Brenda Clark requested Diane Call the Fire Marshalls office to do the inspection to answer any questions we have or needs to be done to allow the other interested uses of the building. Consensus of the Board was to have Diane do so.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1. Budget Process Meeting Dates Monday March 4th at 9:00 am
2. Report / Update (Senior Citizen Game Day/ Get togethers) Brenda Clark
Brenda Clark reported that it is going very well, and the group is 15 to 18 people each week having a great time.
Zane Rockwall requested to cut trees between the office and his property. The board will consider this at a later date.
Consensus of the Board was to get the plowing contracts out to bid ASAP.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Nothing.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Diane provided the Board with a letter from Code Enforcement dealing with a Salvage Yard.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Diane reported that she has been told there are now 14 members.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Potential Budget concerns are the Steeple, Drainage and Sump pump.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Increase in upcoming Budget noted.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Joe Gray was present and addressed the concerns of Sand and Salt usage this winter. Joe stated that this winter has been a very different winter with an early start and the rain.
Brenda Clark felt there was an access of Sand and Salt being used this year.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE George reported… Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
IV. TRAINING Diane addressed the need for Dave Training.
Marc Karum….stated that the information given in the Newsletter dealing with the guidelines for mailboxes was correct, but incomplete. Marc stated that “complete” jurisdiction and federal laws differ.
Brenda Clark noted that the town should contact the Red Cross requesting information about Emergency Shelters. Diane informed her that she is already doing that and wished the Town had and Emergency Preparedness Committee.
When needed per statue
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:55 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;