TOWN OF STETSON
Date: JUNE 08, 2016
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened with Don Carroll leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Don Carroll, Brenda Clark, Priscilla Dorman, Charles Leighton and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve May 25, 2016 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the May 25,2016 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 25
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #25.
2. Expenditures # 31
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve AP warrant #31.
Concensus of the Board was to transfer $180,000 from the checking account to the undesignated account.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Priscilla Dorman questioned the list of Supplementals and Abatements in the Town Report. She noted that there were supplementals and should be listed.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 Bid openings for Tax Acquired Property
867 Mullen Road
William Schmidt $1,119.99
Mike Ogden $9,100.00 (Winning Bid)
869 Mullen Road
William Schmidt $1,119.99
Mike Ogden $4,000.00 (Winning Bid)
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to award the bid to Mike Ogden for both properties.
2. Bid openings for Winter Plow Contract
See attached list of 5 bids. Concensus of the Board was to table the awarding of the contract until some research is completed on the Companies whom have bid.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1 Town Meeting Discussion
Don Carroll informed the Board that he will be recommending to take $75,000 from the undesignated for Town Road Improvements.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Nothing.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Noted that the office will be closing at 6:15 on Thursday for the School budget meeting.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT it was noted that the department is very busy, 363 hours in payroll.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Connie Merrill was present and requested that Brenda Clark be appointed to the Meetinghouse Trustees.
K. PARKS & RECREATION The Town is still in need of a Director.
L. PLANNING BOARD Priscilla noted the miss communication of a planning board applicant and scheduled meeting.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Not Present.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
Representatives of Perc were present to express to the Board why they feel it is in the best interest of the Town to keep the Town’s business with Perc.
Matt Albert and Doug Breton were present and expressed that would like to continue business with the Town of Stetson.
The Town of Stetson is an Equity partner and has approximately $92,000 invested. If the Town votes to go with Fiber Right they will not receive those funds back in 2018.
Representatives of Perc will attend the Town Meeting for any questions to be answered.
Don Carroll questioned how will Perc survive with all the Towns that will be going with Fiberright??
Perc explained that Commercial waste will supplement the loss. Perc is no longer asking for guaranteed tonnage of waste from individual towns.
Diane reported that the new Express Vote machine is all ready in need of being reprogrammed.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Perc - see notes above.
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by , seconded by , it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;