TOWN OF STETSON
Date: JUNE 28, 2017
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened by Don Carroll leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Don Carroll, Charles Leighton, and George Hockstadter were present. Brenda Clark and Danny Withee were absent.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve June 14, 2017 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve the June 14, 2017 meeting minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 24/ AP #29
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Advantage Payroll #24 / AP #29.
2. Expenditures # 30
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve AP #30.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
III. NEW BUSINESS
1 Road –side Mowing
Diane passed out a copy of the previous bid proposal for the board to preview, and Don Carroll stated it should go out to bid the first of August.
Don also noted that Rick Faloon also deals with trees, and has an arborist on staff.
2 Paving projects.
Don Carroll reminded the board to start early so that the town would not be in the same bind as last year with being last on the list of paving projects.
Don reminded the board that Jeff Street of Street’s Paving offered to help write a bid and contract. Diane informed the board that Jeff Street
had called and stated that he could pave for the same price of tonnage as last year.
3 Potential Computer updates.
Diane informed the board that the State of Maine is now mandating that all Towns go live with the new BMV forms for registration. We have already bought the printer,
but Jeff Perry, the IT person has recommended the computers be updated. It would be approximately $2,800 to update all 4 in the office.
Diane informed the board that there are funds in this year’s budget to do the update.
Consensus of the Board was to update all 4 computers.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Nothing.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Don Carroll noted a bill that is presently in legislation to increase school funding to considerable more than in the past 30 years.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Don Carroll noted that no-one from the Department has attended a Selectmen’s meeting in a while.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Connie Merrill was present and reported that there has not been another meeting, and would like to see the church group enter into a long term lease.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Don Carroll noted the MMA inspection report and the need to replace the chips around the playground for safety purposes.
L. PLANNING BOARD Meeting tomorrow night at 7,
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Not present.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Diane noted that we have received the $500 deductible back from the insurance company for the Library accident.
Diane also noted that the office is closed on Friday for the End of Fiscal Year for closing the books.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
Going Live with BMV
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Jody Lyford reposted that the Morrison school is being torn down, and that all the elementary appliances that were removed are being stored in that building,
and she is in hopes that we could get back the stove and refrigerator that was removed from the Stetson Elementary School.
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
(405 – 6A)
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 p.m.
The Board and members of the Public thanked Don Carroll for his years of service to the town.
Minutes are recorded by;