TOWN OF STETSON
Date: MAY 24, 2017
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened with Don Carroll leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Don Carroll, Charles Leighton, George Hockstadter, and Danny Withee were present. Brenda Clark was absent.
*****At this time in the meeting, Charles Leighton presented the Town Report to Don Carroll with the dedication of this year’s town report being dedicated
to Don Carroll for his 28 years of serving the Town. The whole Board thanked him for his service and dedication to the Town.******
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve May 10, 2017 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve the May 10, 2017 meeting minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 22
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve Advantage Payroll #22 noting the amended date.
2. Expenditures # 27
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #27.
Consensus of the Board was to transfer $225,000 from the checking account to the Undesignated Account.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Don questioned the status of Assessing being done in town.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 Bid openings for Solid Waste Contract (3 year contract)
Two bids were received:
Maine Waste Systems-
1st Year: Trash- $38,700 Recycling-$8,400 Total - $47,100
2nd Year Trash- $39,600 Recycling- $8,400 Total - $48,000
3rd Year Trash-$39,600 Recycling-$8,400 Total - $48,000
NOTED : FALL CLEAN UP -$1,500 PLUS $90 PER TON DISPOSAL
Sullivan’s Waste -
ALL 3 YEARS Trash - $41,600 Recycling- $12,000 Total-$53,600
NOTED: FALL CLEAN UP WILL BE BILLED PER HOUR AND TIPPING FEES
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to table the award of the Bid to the next meeting.
III. NEW BUSINESS
Diane reminded the Board that the office will be closing at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 8th for the School Budget meeting.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Clarks Hill is in need of mowing, and the flags are out.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Retaining walls are fixed and all other repairs will have to wait until after July 1,
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD There is a meeting on June 29th for a revision to a sub division plan.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and informed the Board of a tree stump in the middle of the road on the Lapointe Road.
George also stated Mr. Dean has requested trees be trimmed as they are hanging over the road, Barriault will take a look. Also complaints on culverts on the Mt. Pleasant Road.
Gail Hipsky is very concerned about the Levant end of the road as it is dangerous. Barriault stated it would take 3 to 4,000 yards of gravel to fix.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Diane informed of the overdraft in the Meeting House budget in the amount of $1,081.54 because of additional painting of the foundation.
Consensus of the board was to transfer $!,500 from the Contingency account to the Meeting house account.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Marc Karumn stated the road sign on the Coboro Road needs to be replaced and moved so it does not continually get hit.
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:05 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;