TOWN OF STETSON

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

Date:  May 22, 2013

6:00

 

PUBLIC HEARING

2013-2014 BUDGET

The public hearing was held with minimal discussion and ended with opening the regular meeting at 6:30 p.m.

 

I. OPEN MEETING

A. ROLL CALL

Don Carroll, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee were present.

 

Public Hearing        -           2013 – 2014 FY Budget

 

            B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING

                        1.         Approve May 08, 2013 Meeting Minutes

            Upon motion by George Hockstader, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve the May 8th meeting minutes.

 

                        2.         Sign Town Meeting Warrant Articles (June 15, 2013)

            Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to sign the Town Meeting Warrant Articles to be presented at Town Meeting.

           

 

            C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS 

                        None.

 

            D.  WARRANT

           

1.    Payroll Warrant – Approve warrant # 26

Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant # 26

2.    Expenditures – Approve warrant #  35

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant # 35

 

Consensus of the Board was to transfer $75,000 from the checking account to the Undesignated Account.

            E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS       

            Consensus of the Board was to sign the supplemental tax bill for Alvin and Jolene Nadeau for taking 30.5 acres out of tree growth.

 

II. OLD BUSINESS

1.    Building Committee Update.

Priscilla Dorman was present but there was not update.

2.    Cleaning Contract

Cleaning Contract has been advertised and bids are due back June 12th.

 

III. NEW BUSINESS

None 

 

IV. COMMITTEE REPORTS

            A.  ANIMAL CONTROL       Nothing.

B.  APPEALS BOARD 

                        1.         Looking for a member if anyone is interested

            Announced

            C.  CEMETERY        It was reported that the tree is down and taken care of.

            D.  CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER   Questioned Tasker property

            E.  E911         Nothing.

            F.  EDUCATION  Nothing.

            G.  EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE                Nothing,       

            H.  EMT/RESCUE                 Nothing.

I.   FIRE DEPARTMENT     Nothing.

            J.  MEETINGHOUSE           Connie Merrill informed the board of the purchase of the 5 new tables.

K.  PARKS & RECREATION         Nothing.

L.  PLANNING BOARD

            1.  Looking for 2 Alternate Members is anyone is interested

Announced.

            M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR                     Nothing.       

N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION         Don Carroll reported that the new letter on the guaranteed tonnage rate should be coming soon.

            O. ROAD COMMISSIONER           William Barriault being present reported that the pot holes have been filled and the grading is done.  He would like to order some supplies and do some maintenance work before the end of June so that the funds available to do not lapse.  He noted that some of the felt is showing on the roads and that 1 and ½ feet of gravel must be put over the felt.

P.  STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP      No real updates…..keep reading.

            Q. TREASURER      Nothing.

R.  WELFARE DIRECTOR                        Nothing.

S.  MEMORIAL COMMITTEE         It was noted that the Memorial Garden was in desperate need of being weeded.  Brenda Clark volunteered to bring her grandchildren by on Saturday to weed.

 

T.  OTHER

     

Nothing.

     

  1.  TRAINING    None.

 

VI.           PUBLIC COMMENTS 

 

Priscilla Dorman:          Noted that Brenda Clark did a very nice job on the Veterans Dinner and also felt that the Town should be more involved so that the expenses and all the work did not end up on Brenda shoulders. 

Brenda thanked her and informed her that the supper raised $267.00.

Brenda also stated that the Dinner is something she does from the kindness of her heart and enjoys putting on this event for the people that have served and still serve.

 

VII.         SELECTMEN COMMENTS

None.

 

VIII.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

None.

 

 

 

  1.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m,

 

 

____________________________________Donald Carroll

 

____________________________________Brenda Clark

 

____________________________________George Hockstadter

 

____________________________________Charles Leighton

 

____________________________________Danny Withee

 

Minutes recorded by;

Diane Lacadie