TOWN OF STETSON
Date: AUGUST 9, 2017
I. OPEN MEETING
Charles Leighton opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Charles Leighton, Millard Butler, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve July 26, 2017 Meeting Minutes.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the July 26, 2017 Meeting Minutes with the correction of the name “Danny Deane”
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 3
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to approve Advantage Payroll Warrant #3.
2. Expenditures # 3 and #4
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #3.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #4.
In discussion, it was noted that the Warrant is a very high amount due to County Tax bill and the Paving all in one Warrant.
Consensus of the Board was to transfer $250,000.00
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Consensus of the Board was to sign the Assessors Return and Diane reported that the Assessing Agent is hoping to do the Commitment at the next meeting.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 Paving Projects.
There was no need for discussion, as the paving was already completed.
2 New Computers and BMV Live Update
Diane reported that the new computers are all installed and up and running. The increased speed is amazing.
We are now live with BMV and dealing with some dissatisfaction of the residents with the new registration forms.
III. NEW BUSINESS
Diane gave the Board copies of a sample Noise Ordinance that was discussed at the previous meeting.
The elementary school was discussed and noted that we were waiting for the written results from the testing company.
Also noted was the need to get chips in place on the Playground area as soon as possible. In discussion, it was noted that MMA recommended 12 inches of chips on the surface.
William Barriault had researched a quote of $2,850.00 for 6 inches of chips.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Brenda Clark questioned other places to order flags for the grave sites.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Connie Merrill was present and stated she does not believe that leasing the meeting house is a good idea and that she is still looking for a new stove.
K. PARKS & RECREATION It was noted that the parks and rec equipment that is stored is the Elementary School will need to be professionally
cleaned or thrown due to the mold content was found.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and explained that B & B paving was in Levant so was able to come to Stetson after to pave.
He also questioned what responsibility the town has to fixing mail boxes that are tipping or miss-placed. Consensus of the Board was unless the mail box
has been damaged by a town truck in passing, the town has No responsibility.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Diane reported that there were 186 30 day notices mailed out.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Jody Lyford questioned plans for the Elementary School. Consensus of the Board was that before any discussion of plans, we need the results from the testing
and any and all remediation be completed before any other plans.
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 p.m.
__________________________________Charles Leighton (Chair)
Minutes are recorded by; Diane Lacadie