July 8, 2020
I. OPEN MEETING
Brenda Clark opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, Millard Butler, Charles Leighton, and Leslie Merrill were present. (Danny Withee was absent)
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve June 24, 2020 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to approve the June 24, 2020 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 1
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #1.
End of year Warrant #37.
Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #37.
2. Expenditures # 1
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #1,
with the exception of Sullivan’s Waste check as it needs to be voided and replaced due to recycling fees that should not be included.
Leslie Merrill noted that the cemeteries are still not being maintained properly, Mt. Pleasant and Clark’s Hill cemeteries still look like terrible.
Coboro Road cemetery looks good.
Consensus of the Board was to have Millard Butler call and speak with the Contractor.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 Hermon Ambulance Contract (Tabled from June 24, 2020 Meeting)
2 Northern Lights presentation
Ed Moreshead of Northern Light Medical Transport addressed the Board of Selectmen and informed them of the present surrounding coverage Northern Light provides.
Those towns being Levant, Carmel, Corinth, Dexter and Newport to name a few.
Ed has met with Carmel and Levant, and both towns are interested in providing coverage to Stetson.
Northern Light is owned by the hospital and there is no cost to the town for this coverage.
Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to accept the proposed 3 year contract of Northern Light for ambulance service.
3 Rental Contracts
Consensus of the Board was to add a Non-Refundable sanitation fee to the Rental agreements in the amount of $30.00.
This information will be put into the Rolling Thunder to notify the residents.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1 Roadside Mowing (dates from Joe)
Joe Gray informed the Board that the Road side mowing will be started next week.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Millard Butler questioned the complaint dealing with an aggressive dog, and if Stetson’s Animal Control Officer
had the equipment to deal with such a complaint. Diane will call to get the above information.
Although it had been stated that a loose dog was not addressed by the Animal Control Officer, Millard Butler informed the Public that the issue was dealt with,
as he was asked to have a trap set on his property.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Noted above.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Both Danielle Withee and Rita Albee were present and reported that the information they received from Diane
is a cost to the Town and feel that at this time it is not needed.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Diane informed the Board that MMA will be inspecting the building on July 30, 2020 at 9:00 am.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Corey Leighton reported that he is presently planning to clean out the storage shed to allow him to gather and organize the Parks and Rec equipment.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Joe Gray questioned how to deal with items being dumped roadside.
The board will consider the cost of Spring and Fall cleanups to help prevent this from happening. Brenda also informed Joe of pot-holes on the Wolfboro Road and Mt. Pleasant road.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
Sequil has been installed and live training is being scheduled.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Jodi Lyford suggested putting the information about trash and recycling updates on the web.
Sara Turner again discussed options of putting information via a Town Facebook page.
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
Brenda Clark thanked Charles Leighton for his years of service for the Town and stated it had been a pleasure working with him. The Board wished him well.
Millard Butler reported that he took a look at the baseball field with Leslie Merrill and Corey Leighton of Parks and Rec will look into the concerns.
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to enter into Executive Session per 405 (6) (A)
Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to come out of Executive Session at 7:21,
and to take no action as the result of the Executive Session.
Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the Meeting at 7:25 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;