TOWN OF STETSON

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

Date: May 9, 2018


I. OPEN MEETING

Charles Leighton opened the meeting by 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 25, 2018 Meeting Minutes.

Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the April 25, 2018 Meeting Minutes.


C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS

None.


D. WARRANT

1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 22

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #22.


  1. Expenditures # 28

Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #28.


E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS

Diane reported that the Assessing Agent feels it is time for a Revaluation.

II. OLD BUSINESS


  1. Continued Discussion / Update Elementary School.

Nothing new to report, but the Public Hearing for Saturday was noted.

  1. Second Public Hearing on Budget is May 12, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Meeting House

Noted, and concensus of the Board was to not adjourn the meeting and continue it until Monday Morning at 9:00 am to review the opinions at the Public hearing.



III. NEW BUSINESS

The Board signed the Lawn Care Contracts.

Consensus was a red cover for the Town Report.


III. COMMITTEE REPORTS

A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.

B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.

C. CEMETERY Nothing.

D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.

E. E911 Nothing.

F. EDUCATION The increase was noted of approximately $77,000 because of the Town’s State Evaluation.

G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.

H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.

I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing.

J. MEETINGHOUSE Diane reported that everyone was very impressed and Thankful for the job that Danny Withee did fixing the Grate.

K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.

L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.

M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.

N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.

O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Was not present, and well wishes were sent his way.

P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE George reported Nothing new.

Q. TREASURER Nothing.

R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.

S. OTHER Nothing.

IV. TRAINING

Diane reported and expressed her concerns with the Rank Choice Voting that will be a test run on June 12, 2018.


  1. PUBLIC COMMENTS

Marc Karum stated that taxes “suck”.

Brent Dorman noted a tree down on Everett’s Landing that took the power out. Brent agreed to cut the tree and remove from the area of travel.


  1. SELECTMEN COMMENTS

Brenda Clark reported another tree down of the Coboro Road and Millard Butler agreed to remove that tree.

5/14/18 Millard Butler reported a complaint he received about tires being left on the benches at the Veteran’s Memorial site. They were removed ,

and contractor apologized and stated it will not happen again.


  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to enter into Executive Session per 405 (6) (A) at 9:45 AM.

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to come out of Executive Session at 10:05 AM and take no action at this time as the result of Executive Session.


  1. ADJOURNMENT

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to continue the meeting until 9:00 am Monday May 14, 2018.

Meeting continued at 9:00 am Monday:

In Discussion after listening to the concerns of the residents at the Public Hearing, such as No interest in a Loan to do the complete project, and to save for items such as Hot Top and roof.

The Consensus of the Board was to put forth on the Warrant Articles for Town Meeting as such:

It was noted that there is approximately $8,000 left in the capital improvement account, and another $12,000 that was appropriated last year.

With that being approximately $20,000, and to recommend requesting an additional $25,000 to be taken from the Undesignated Account (not to hit taxation), to complete items 1 -10, painting,

fascia wrap and siding on the awarded bid. Larges financial projects, such as hot top and roof will be addressed at a later date.

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to recommend the articles as presented above.


Continued meeting adjourned at 10:45 am by consensus.





__________________________________Charles Leighton


__________________________________Millard Butler


__________________________________Brenda Clark


__________________________________George Hockstadter


__________________________________Danny Withee


Minutes are recorded by;

Diane Lacadie