TOWN OF STETSON
Date: July 23, 2014
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened by Diane Lacadie leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, Charles Leighton, Donald Carroll, Priscilla Dorman, and Danny Withee were present.
ELECTION OF CHAIR:
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Don Carroll, to nominate Brenda Clark as Chairperson. Voted 4 to 1 . Brenda Clark abstaining.
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, to seist nominations. Voted 5 to 0.
Voted 4 to 1 to elect Brenda Clark as Chairperson, Brenda Clark abstaining.
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Don Carroll, to nominate Charles Leighton as Vice Chair. Voted 4 to 1. Charles Leighton abstaining.
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Don Carroll to seist nominations. Voted 5 to 0
Voted 4 to 1 to elect Charles Leighton as Vice Chairperson. Voted 4 to 1. Charles Leighton abstaining.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approval of July 9, 2014 meeting minutes
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was voted 4 to 1 to approve the July 9th meeting minutes with noting that the Historical Society members DO NOT have to be appointed as they are not a part of the town. (Danny Withee abstained as he was not at the July 9th meeting.)
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant #2
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Don Carroll, it was unanimously voted to approve payroll Warrant #2. (Priscilla noting the insurance form)
2. Expenditures Warrant #3
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was unanimously voted to approve Expenditures Warrant #3.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Road Side Mowing Bids
Only 1 bid was submitted by Rick Faloon in the amount of $825.00 with insurance certificate enclosed.
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to award the Road side mowing to Rick Faloon in the amount of $825.00
2. Helen S. Stewart Park Sign
Consensus of the Board was that the proposed sign is to large. Diane will request the cost of a smaller sign (2 x 3). Danny will also take a closer look to see if the present sign can be restored.
3. Discussion of Private Road Status
Consensus of the Board was to table this discussion until more information and research has been done.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1. Salt and Sand Shed Payoff.
Diane reported to the Board that there was either a lack of communication or some mis -communication between the Bond Bank and the office. Diane called for a payoff on the loan and was told a total amount that was a figure good until October. After cutting and sending the check to pay in full in June, Diane received a call from the Bond bank informing her that there would be additional cost due from penalties and interest for paying off early. Diane also was informed that there was nothing in the contract that stated the received funds did not have to be used to pay off the loan within the fiscal year. Consensus of the Board was to have Diane get a copy of the contract and to be put back on Agenda for more discussion.
2. Fall Clean up - October 18, 2014 from 9 to 2 at Meeting House.
Announced. And some discussion of having someone check people in for residency verification. Don Carroll volunteered to check people in.
IV. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL - Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY -Charles Leighton reported that Leland will be starting the removal of the brush in the road way soon. Brenda Clark also reported that Alan Lord is very interested in digging the graves, but does not want to deal with the funeral homes.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Diane reported that Al is presently still working as CEO.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE - Nothing. Not present.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing. Not present.
J. MEETINGHOUSE It was noted that a vent may be missing from the second big window and Priscilla Dorman stated that she will remove the broken chairs soon.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD - Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR -Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION -Consensus of the Board was to no longer be a member of the Maine Resource Recovery Association and to void the $50 check.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and reported that the paving has started and there will be no extra charge for tapering the driveways. Charles Leighton noted a problem with a culvert on the Blaisdell Road. Charles and Priscilla also noted that they looked at Cathy’s culvert and feel that all is fine and it is better than before. William questioned the culvert requested by Merrill, and the consensus of the Board was that there is no culvert in place now and with any culvert, the resident buys the culvert, and the town installs it. Also noted was people in the old town dump dump picking and felt no one should be in there. Priscilla Dorman requested the approximate cost of the upcoming road project and William stated the approximate cost will be $1,200 to $1,500 . Don Carroll in formed the Board that he had located a 1999 Town Report with a referendum question for the acceptance of Everette Landing road. It is a 2 rod road (33 ft, 16.5 on each side). Another questioned voted was the $2,500 Cap on any work before going out to bid.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Nothing.
Q. TREASURER - Diane presented the MMA voting ballot.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Consensus of the Board was to sign the 2014 - 2015 GA appendices.
S. MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
Brenda Clark reported that she has planted fresh flowers in the pot.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS
William Barriault: reported that there is alot of water running over the dam.
VII. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;