TOWN OF STETSON
Date: August 22, 2012
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened by Brenda Clark leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Donald Carroll, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve Minutes of August 08, 2012
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve the August 08, 2012 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant – Approve warrant # 5
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #5.
2. Expenditures – Approve warrant # 5 & # 6 (note Warrant #6 is Warrant # 6 & 8)\ Also Warrant # 7 was added to adgenda for Clyde Gray.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Expenditures Warrant 35.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Donald Carroll, it was unanimously voted to approve Expenditure Warrant # 6 / 8.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Expenditures Warrant # 7.
Consensus of the Board was to transfer $141,000 from the undesignated account to the checking account to cover the warrants.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
1. Set Mill Rate
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to set the 2012 Mill Rate at 16.9.
2. Tax Commitment 2012 - 2013
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to sign the Commitment Papers.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Sand Bid
George Hockstader stated he like to keep the money in town and Don Carroll agreed. Don also informed the Board that he has spoken with Carmel and Etna, whom are both satisfied with the sand. He also had Richard Webber take a look at it.
William Barriault stated that he also inspected the sand and felt the sand was dead sand. Barriault informed the Board that his bid for sand was coming from Kenduskeag and it is live sand.
Upon motion by Goerge Hockstadter, seconded by Don Carroll to accept the bid of B & B was voted down by a voted of 2 Yes and 3 No.
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Charles Leighton it was voted 3 to 2 to accept the sand bid from Barriault and Son Trucking.
III. NEW BUSINESS
IV. COMMITTEE REPORT
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Diane issued Cemetery Deeds to be signed and noted a complaint that was received on the Clark’s Hill Cemetery dealing with a safety issue with the entrances and the culverts.
Consensus of the Board was to have the Road Commissioner take a look and get back to them.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Don Carroll reported to the board that Dalton Mullis will no longer be able to be the CEO of Stetson due to health issues. Al Tempesta is presently filling in and an ad has been put in the Rolling Thunder seeking a new CEO. Don mentioned that Mike Kosciusko (Chairman of the Planning Board) is interest in the position, but the Town needs to verify if there is a conflict of interest. Hours for the CEO may have to change due to the circumstances.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nancy Watson was present and informed the Board that the Department would like to donate the old rescue vehicle to the Greenbush Fire Dept. Diane will research a release of liability form from MMA.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Don Carroll again addressed the issue of Irving Gray working and directing traffic for the Department. Don again noted the Mr. Gray has signed an agreement to longer be involved with the Department on any level.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.
K PARKS & RECREATION
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and informed the Board that he has started the grading of the roads and the remainder will be finished in 2 to 3 days.
Brenda Clark stated that the Coboro Road needs gravel where the hot top meets the dirt.
Charles Leighton stated the Langley Road also needs gravel, pot holes filled and trimmed back.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Diane reported that the 30 day notices are slowly being paid.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. MEMORIAL COMMITTEE Nothing.
Diane reported that the 2012 MMA Convention is October 3rd and 4th and also reported that the Auditors will be here on Monday 8-27-12.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS
VII. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:10 p.m.
____________________________________ Charles Leighton
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