TOWN OF STETSON

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

Date: APRIL 25, 2018

PUBLIC HEARING FOR UPCOMING YEAR BUDGET INCLUDING BUDGET NUMBERS FOR THE WORK AT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:

5:00 P.M.

AT THE MEETING HOUSE

The public hearing opened at 5:00 p.m. and there was a question / answer session for the residents who attended. The next public hearing will be held on Saturday May 12, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Meeting house.

SELECTMEN’S MEETING TO FOLLOW


  1. OPEN MEETING

The meeting was opened by Charles Leighton leading the pledge of allegiance.


  1. ROLL CALL

Charles Leighton, Millard Butler, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, and Danny Withee were present.


B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING

1. Approve April 11, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was voted 4 to 0 to approve the April 11, 2018 Meeting Minutes. Danny Withee did not vote, as he was not present.


C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS

None.


D. WARRANT

1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 21

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #21.


  1. Expenditures # 26 AND 27

Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #26.

Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #27.

Diane questioned if the Board would agree to start a charge account at Dysart’s. The Board felt they did not want to provide Stetson’s bank account information as the application requested,

and the Town did not do enough business with them to warrant a charge account.


E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS

Nothing.


II. OLD BUSINESS

  1. Continued Discussion / Update Elementary School

Previously discussed in Public Hearing.


2. Potential new location of Veteran’s Monument.

Tabled.


III. NEW BUSINESS

  1. Second Public Hearing on Budget is May 12, 2018

Announced.

Lawn care bids were opened, there were 2 received:

Municipal Cemeteries

1.Far & Beyond $6,106.00 $5,445.00 ($11,551.00)

2.Pratt’s Lawn Care $5,000.00 $5,375.00 ($10,375.00)

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to award both lawn care bids to Rick Faloon of Far & Beyond Lawn Care.


III. COMMITTEE REPORTS

A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.

B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.

C. CEMETERY Nothing.

D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.

E. E911 Nothing.

F. EDUCATION Diane reported that we are still waiting for Budget numbers.

G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.

H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.

I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing.

J. MEETINGHOUSE Brenda Clark reported the whole in the floor where the grate is and stated it is in need of a new grate. Charles Leighton stated that he will make a new grate to put in place.

K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.

L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.

M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.

N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.

O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Not present.

P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE George reported Nothing new.

Q. TREASURER Diane questioned if the Board had an interest in joining Penobscot County for Stetson’s salt purchase this year.

Consensus of the Board was no.

R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.

S. OTHER Danny Withee reported that the old Tasker property clean- up has started.

IV. TRAINING

None.


  1. PUBLIC COMMENTS

None.


  1. SELECTMEN COMMENTS

George requested a moment of Silence for the Fallen Officer Eugene Cole.

Millard questioned the Status of the Coboro Road sign, stated that he will talk to William about it. Millard also questioned the Helen Stuart park sign, and Danny stated that it is in need of new concrete.

Millard stated that he had contacted the Rolling Thunder and was told that you must request to have one of their delivery boxes to have the paper delivered and

there are approximately 650 Stetson residents that receive it weekly. Millard also questioned why the ad was not in the paper about the up-coming Public hearing.

Diane replied that the office had faxed the ad, but the Rolling Thunder stated they did not receive it.


  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

None.


  1. ADJOURNMENT

Upon motion George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:55 p.m.


__________________________________Brenda Clark


__________________________________Charles Leighton


__________________________________Donald Carroll


__________________________________Priscilla Dorman


__________________________________Danny Withee


Minutes are recorded by;

Diane Lacadie