TOWN OF STETSON
Date: AUGUST 27, 2014
I. OPEN MEETING
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, Charles Leighton, Donald Carroll, Priscilla Dorman, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve August 13, 2014 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve the August 13 meeting minutes with the correction of spelling (Brownie)
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to allow the Bank to pay taxes in full on 2 foreclosed properties to allow the bank to regain interest in the property and to charge an additional $300 for each property for Administration Cost.
1. Payroll Warrant #5
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #5.
2. Expenditures #6
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Warrant #6.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Potential Mill Rate
Tabled as Danielle was not present.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Discussion of Private Road Status
Diane presented the findings from the registry of deeds, and Don Carroll will continue to work on the update of the roads and their status. For now this item can be removed from the agenda.
2. Salt / Sand shed payoff.
The communication requested has not been received.
3. Plymouth Engineering Contract.
Diane has made contact with Fred Marshall concerning the new contract and should have it available for signatures at the next meeting.
4. Larry Miller Driveway concerns.
Don Carroll stated he went and observed the concerns of Mr. Miller and found the there is a very high rise coming out of the driveway, and verified that the post office concerns of the mailbox are valid. Consensus was the road has been built up 16 inches and has added to the problem that has always existed.
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was voted 4 to 1 to have 2 loads of gravel delivered and to fix around the mailbox. (Priscilla Dorman voting No).
III. NEW BUSINESS
1. Sand / Salt bids
Consensus of the Board was to keep the sand bids at 3/4 minus and 2400 yards of sand and 270 ton of salt.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY The sheriffs work crew has started the cut back of the road and Charles will check on the status of the remainder of the cut back.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nancy Watson was present and stated all is going well.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Bucky Mourneault was present and informed the Board about the new Thermal Imaging Camera and the grant that was given by Steven King to acquire this new equipment. He also questioned the Board for permission to fill a pool for a resident, and Consensus of the Board was to not allow the filling of pools. The requested a Thank you letter be sent to the King Foundation.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Diane reported the upstairs floor has been repainted and the outside has been washed by the Fire Department. Consensus of the Board was to have Don Carroll speak with the Sheriffs work crew and to get the materials to rebuild the stairs and the ramp at the meetinghouse.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Marlene Webber offered 4 tables for the rec department if needed.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Not present, but Danny reported that the Burleigh Road was still in need of grading and William sent the grader down to get it done. Brenda Clark stated there are a lot of complaints on the Coboro road but the grading can wait till October.
Don Carroll stated he road down Everett's Landing and felt the road was in good shape, but needed brush and stumps removed for the plow to wing back the snow. The road is not crowned therefore ditching would be of no use. Priscilla Dorman stated the road is very bad in the Spring.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Marlene Webber stated that the stumps on Everett's Landing need to be removed before they damage the plow equipment.
Julie Brownie stated that she felt the town is doing a fine job.
V. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Potential Personnel Issue 1 M.R.S.A. 405 (6)(A)
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to enter into Executive Session. 6:50 p.m.
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to come out of Executive Session. 7:15 p.m.
Consensus of the Board was to take no action as the result of Executive Session.
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:33 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;