TOWN OF STETSON
Date: March 11, 2015
I. OPEN MEETING
Brenda Clark opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, Charles Leighton, Donald Carroll, Priscilla Dorman, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve Meeting Minutes of February 25 , 2015.
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve the February 25, 2015 Meeting Minutes with the noted amendments.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant — Approve warrant # 19
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #19.
2. Expenditures — Approve warrant # 25
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Don Carroll, it was unanimously voted to approve AP # 25.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
Consensus of the Board was to allow all 9 properties to go through the Automatic foreclosure process and to stop all payments. Property owners will have to set up meetings with the Board to discuss foreclosure in detail.
2. Salt and Sand Shed Payoff
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was voted 4 to 1 to continue the payment process instead of paying in full. Diane will contact Legal to see what the options are.
3. Referendum on Ballot
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Don Carroll, it was unanimously voted to allow the voters to decide by a petition process if the interest was there for a referendum.
4. Municipal Contracts (Plowing and Mowing)
Consensus of the Board was to keep the wording of the contract and to advertise in the Rolling Thunder for 1 week, and bids to be due back on April 8th.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1. Winter Plow Contract Bid Opening
3 Bids were received.
Gorden White of Carmel
$110,794.91 per yr
Dirt Diggers Const. Of Newport
$ 95,956.00 per yr
TGP Enterprise of Carmel
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to award the Winter Plow Contract bid to Dirt Diggers of Newport.
IV. 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 Diane informed the Board of the issues with the Fire Stations side door.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Diane reported cost thus far for the head (by request of Charles Leighton) Those cost were $11,090.00. Don Carroll also researched the auto thermostat and noted it would be very difficult to set programmable times.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
0. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and informed the Board that he has received complaints dealing with Mt. Pleasant Road. He also stated that the roads have been posted and the brush has been cut on the Coboro road.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Don Carroll will be attending a meeting in Augusta tomorrow. He also stated that no one is agreeing with the Governor Proposals, democrat or republican.
Q. TREASURER July 4th holiday will be celebrated on July 3rd. And the BMV Audit is complete and went very well.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. MEMORIAL COMMITTEE Nothing.
Diane reported that there will be a Brownfield Grant Committee
meeting on March 19th at 9:30.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS
VII. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Don Carroll, it was unanimously voted to enter into Executive Session per MRSA Sec 2 405 (6) (E).
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to come out of Executive Session and
to take no Action as it was for information purposes only.
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Danny Withee, it
was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:20
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Brenda Clark Charles Leighton Don Carroll Priscilla Dorman Danny Withee