TOWN OF STETSON
Date: JULY 27, 2016
I. OPEN MEETING
Don Carroll opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Don Carroll, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve July 11, 2016 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was voted 4 to 1 to approve the July 11, 2016 Meeting Minutes. (Danny Withee abstaining as he was not present.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
Signing of Tax Acquired Quit Clam Deeds
The Board signed the Quit Claim deeds for transferring the Taster Property to Mr. Ogden.
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 2
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #2.
2. Expenditures # 2
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #2.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Diane informed the Board that Danielle Smith (Assessing Agent) would like to commit the taxes at the 8/24/2016 Meeting.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 Municipal Plow Bid
Consensus of the Board was to sign the Municipal Winter Plow contract.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1 Bid Openings:
3 bids were returned:
1. B & B Paving $68,296.10
2. Street Paving $52,668.00
3. Wellman Paving $47,736.00
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was voted 4 to 1 to accept Wellman’s Paving Bid in the amount of $47,736.00. Danny Withee abstaining.
Roadside Mowing Bids
2 bid was returned:
Far & Beyond Lawncare $1,482.00
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to accept Far & Beyonds Lawncare’s bid in the amount $1,482.00
Note: Diane also presented the Board with the Road packets that were provided by Gail Hipsky.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL The office has received many compliments about Noel Sirabella.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY The Board signed 3 deeds
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION A tour of the new school will be offered soon.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT The Hazardous Mitigation Plan agreement was signed and Don Carroll requested a representative be present at the next board meeting.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Present to hear the paving bids and will mark out the paving and level the culverts.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Diane received a request for the purchase of the truck body and its contents out back in the amount of $350.00.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to allow the purchase. Contact Larry Brenter.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
Noted that the MMA Convention will be held in Bangor this year at the Cross Center.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Marc Karum questioned why Danny Withee abstained from some of the previous votes.
Danny stated that that is his right and he felt that B & B has always done a good job.
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
Don Carroll, apologized to the Board for not yet contacting Perc concerning a bill that was in question and also noted that
the leaves that were a concern from Delores Butler will be cleaned up tomorrow.
Brenda also noted the request for the Fire Department to pressure wash the building.
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:10 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;