TOWN OF STETSON
SELECTMAN'S MEETING MINUTES
August 26, 2015
I. OPEN MEETING
The Meeting was opened by Don Carroll, Chair leading the pledge of
A. ROLL CALL
Don Carroll, Charles Leighton, Danny Withee and Priscilla Dorman
Brenda Clark and Diane Lacadie were absent.
August 12, 2015 Meeting Minutes
Upon a motion by Priscilla Dorman and seconded by Danny Withee the August
12, 2015 meeting minutes were approved by unanimous vote.
C. QUICK CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant #5
Danny Withee made a motion to approve Payroll Warrant #5 as presented.
Charlie Leighton seconded, and the motion was approved by unanimous vote.
2. Accounts Payable Warrant #4
Charles Leighton made a motion to approve A/P Warrant #4 as presented.
Priscilla Dorman seconded, and the motion was approved by unanimous vote.
3. Accounts Payable Warrant #5
Danny Withee made a motion to approve A/P Warrant #5 as presented. Charles
Leighton seconded, and the motion was approved by unanimous vote.
Note: Don Carroll approved moving $140,000 from the undesignated account to the checking account to cover A/P warrant #5 in the amount of $136,962.72 to the Maine Municipal Bond Bank for the Sand/Salt Shed payment in full.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
The Board approved an abatement for Mrs. Norris of the Mount Pleasant Road
for a trailer that had been removed.
The Board will convene with Town Assessor, Danielle Smith at 4:30 p.m.,
Tuesday, September 1st to review information to determine the mil rate.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. REVIEW TAX ACQUIRED PROPERTY ADVERTISEMENT
Following a discussion of the tax lien foreclosure properties, the Board agreed by consensus to table this agenda item to seek appropriate legal language of the advertisement.
Mrs. Lucas attended the meeting to report the municipal owned property located on Bus Lane had no right of way from Lucas adjoining property or from Bus Lane.
III. NEW BUSINESS
Ms. Cody and Mr. Trojano requested the Selectman consider payment in full of all taxes, interest, and administrative costs to recover property located at 613 Wolfboro Road. The Board agreed by consensus to release the property upon payment in full by the
close of business, August 27, 2015.
Following a discussion, the Board agreed by consensus to continue having the law firm of Farrell Roseblatt and Russell represent the Town of Stetson for legal services.
IV. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Animal Control - Staff will contact the Bangor Human Society to review details of the
Appeals Board - None.
Cemetery - None.
Code Enforcement - None.
E911 - None.
Education - None.
Emergency Preparedness - None.
EMT/Rescue - None.
Fire Department - None.
Meetinghouse - The Board asked meeting house trustee, Connie Merrill to attain a
quote to paint the steeple of the meeting house.
Parks & Recreation - None.
Planning Board - None.
Plumbing Inspector - None.
Recycling & Solid Waste - None.
Road Commissioner - Signage for the following were reported.
Deaf Child sign missing on the LaPoint Road, Dead End sign needed for the Blaisdell
Road, Speed Limit sign needed for the Coboro Road.
State Legislative Correspondence - None.
Treasurer - The Town of Stetson received an insurance group trust refund in the amount
of $1108.00. Diane Lacadie was absent.
Welafre Director - None.
V. TRAINING - None.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Gail Hipsky provided an update of the Stetson Road Advisory Committee n Pt ting and action plan. The Committee will inventory all roads in Stetson and suggest a 5 10 year plan for implementation. The will convene its next meeting in September
Gail also reported she attended a Department of Transportation training on ricid
maintenance budget planning. The RSMS software is available for $75 00
VII. SELECTMAN COMMENTS
Selectman Withee requested the Town consider setting up a Town account at Perkco
Feeds in Exeter. The Board agreed by consensus to approve a Town account at Perko.
VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION - None.
Upon a motion made by Priscilla Dorman and seconded by Danny Withee, the August
26, 2015 selectman's meeting was adjourned at 7:35 p.m. by unanimo L.ote
Minutes are recorded by;