TOWN OF STETSON
Date: AUGUST 23, 2017
I. OPEN MEETING
Charles Leighton opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Alligiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Charles Leighton, Millard Butler, George Hockstadter, and Danny Withee were present. Brenda Clark was absent.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve August 9, 2017 Meeting Minutes.
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve the August 9, 2017 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 4
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #4.
2. Expenditures # 5
Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #5.
Diane reported that Brenda Clark was concerned about the Roadside Mowing on the Coboro Road and questioned the bill being paid.
William Barriault will check the concerns out and deal with any concerns.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Diane reported that if the tax rate stayed as is at 02080, it would allow an overlay of $44,411.70 which is sufficient for abatements.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to set the mill rate at 02080.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 Elementary School Discussion
Danny Withee and Diane reported that they had met with Paul Davis (mold certified) and County Abatements (Asbestos certified) for a quote to do the remediation
that was recommended from the results of the testing. We should have those estimates back by the end of the week.
Consensus of the Board was to try and repair the cement that has lifted on the playground equipment before placing the chips.
III. NEW BUSINESS
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to appoint Brent Doorman to the Board of Appeals.
C. CEMETERY Nothing.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Consensus of the Board was to have our Code Enforcement Officer send a letter requesting the Clean-up of 867 and 869 Mullen Road.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT No Update.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Connie Merrill was present and reported that she is still looking for a stove.
K. PARKS & RECREATION It was noted that the storage area at the Elementary School is very much contaminated with mold and all equipment that is stored should be cleaned or disposed of.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and reported that the alders and bushes that are road side are presently being cut.
Grading will be done again in the middle of September. Gravel is needed on the end of the Coboro Road.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
Sandy will be doing some training on Tuesday morning dealing with the Check Rec and General Ledger.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Brent Dorman questioned the status of the Old Town office on 3 Lakins Road. Consensus of the Board was to put the property Back out to bid with no minimum bid.
Shirley Eells was present and questioned why there has been nothing accomplished after a year of the town owning the Elementary School.
Diane explained that the Town has just voted in June (2 months ago) as to what to do with the property. Since then, the concerns at the playground have been addressed
and being worked on, the testing for mold and asbestos has been completed, and we have met with 2 remediation companies and are waiting for those estimates.
Shirley also stated that the culvert at the Clark’s Hill Cemetery is to short and it is very difficult to enter the cemetery. William Barriault stated that entrance has already been fixed by the state.
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
Danny Withee noted the need of a generator for the Elementary School if it is going to be used as a Town Office, etc.
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by; Diane Lacadie