TOWN OF STETSON
Date: July 25, 2012
I. OPEN MEETING
A. ROLL CALL
Donald Carroll, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee were present. (Brenda Clark was absent)
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve July 11, 2012 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve the July 11, 2012 minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS - None.
1. Payroll Warrant # 3
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #3.
2. Expenditures # 3
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Expenditures Warrant #3.
Consensus of the Board was to transfer $40,000 from the undesignated funds to the Checking account.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Don Carroll reported that there will be 3 supplemental tax bills being billed to Richard Webber (Acct. # 798) due to the building on the property being left off the tax rolls in error.
2009 - $304.14
2010 - $308.50
2011 - $341.88
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Discussion on the Paving of the Merrill Road (continued from last meeting)
William Barriault reported the new price quotes from B & B Paving and Lane:
B & B Paving $81,360
These price quotes include tack, sweeping, traffic control, 2 butt joints, and 1 ½ inch of pavement.
William also reported that B & B Paving is approximately 3 weeks out for scheduling and that the Road is ready to pave.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to accept the bid of B & B Paving in the amount of $81,360 and to schedule the work to be done.
2. Discussion on Road Side Mowing Satisfaction.
The Board discussed some minor complaints on the job that was done and Don Carroll will call Rick Faloon of FAR & Beyond Lawn Care and express those issues so that Mr. Faloon is aware of them.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1. Fall Clean Up Rubbish Date.
Diane will call Jerry Sullivan and get the available dates for October.
2. Winter Sand Bid.
The Board discussed the Winter Sand specs being ¾ inch minus or ½ inch minus.
Richard Webber informed the Board that last year’s sand was screened with a ¾ inch screen, but ½ inch is normal.
Consensus of the Board was to add (1/2 inch minus) as part of the Bid add.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL - Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD - Mark Mosenteen was present and expressed interest in becoming an Appeals Board Member. Consensus of the Selectmen was to wait until the News Letter has been mailed because of request for interested members is published in the upcoming News Letter.
C. CEMETERY Charles Leighton reported that he has repaired the picks on the fence and that the Hatfield stone has been repaired.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Don Carroll will again speak with Dalton Mullis (CEO) regarding the property on the Cobb road.
E. E911 - Nothing.
F. EDUCATION - Update from building committee - Don Carroll reported that the Department of Education has not yet signed off on the Architect that was chosen, but is expected to do so.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE - Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE - Both the EMT/Rescue and Fire Departments were tied up with a fatal car crash and were not present.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT -
J. MEETINGHOUSE - Don Carroll reported that the timing of the lights at the Meeting House has been fixed.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Diane informed the new Parks & Rec Director (Rachel Martin) has requested a Sam’s Club Membership Card to allow them to make purchases for the concession stand. Consensus of the Board was to allow the Membership.
L. PLANNING BOARD - Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR - Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION - Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault reported that he has been doing some ditching on the Wolfboro Road and there is a need to replace 4 culverts and questions what to do with the small tree limbs once they are down.
Consensus of the Board was to replace the culverts with the savings from paving the Merrill Road and to not leave the tree limbs beside the road.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP - Nothing.
Q. TREASURER - Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR - Nothing.
S. OTHER - Diane reported a problem with a large bees nest in the upper corner of the building.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m.
_______________________________Brenda Clark (not present)