TOWN OF STETSON
Date: SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened with Brenda Clark leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, Charles Leighton, Donald Carroll, Priscilla Dorman, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve August 27, 2014 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was unanimously voted to approve the August 27th Meeting Minutes with amendments here noted.....(Minutes, not Agenda, item C Quit Claim Deeds - Priscilla Dorman voted No, Item 4, Larry Miller Driveway, it was Charles Leighton who voted No, not Priscilla Dorman, Fire Dept, replace “The” with “They”.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant #6
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Don Carroll, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #6.
2. Expenditures #7 & 8
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Warrant # 7.
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Warrant #8.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Potential Mill Rate
After some discussion of the different options of Overlay amounts the consensus of the Board was to go with the 19.1 Mill Rate for FY 2015.
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Don Carroll, it was unanimously voted to set the Mill Rate at 19.1.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Plymouth Engineering Contract
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to sign the proposed contract.
2. Larry Miller Driveway Concerns
Gravel has been delivered and this can be removed from the agenda.
3. Salt / Sand shed payoff
Tabled until information is received.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1. Filing of the Deed for the Right of Way to dam /discussion
Don Carroll met with Mr. Hewitt and Mr. Newell at the Dam Site and discussed parking for 7 to 8 vehicles, a prefab boat launch. Mr. Hewitt s concerns were trash, and fires and would like the area to be kept clean. Priscilla noted that “Pass at your own risk” signs.
Consensus of the Board was to wait and file the deed once all the information is gathered and combined to 1 complete deed.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Charles Leighton noted the brush has been cut back and some ground work needs to be completed.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Bucky Mourneautl was present, and the Board thanked the Department for the Parking Lot being striped. It looks very nice and professional. Fine Line donated the equipment and the materials for the job and the Fire Department worked to 5 hours completing the job. Bucky also reported that they will be visiting the schools first week of October.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Don has received the estimate of materials for replacement of the ramp and stairs to be worked on by the Serriffs crew in October. Cost is approximately $1,500 and Don will call the work crew to verify if that is something they could complete.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and questioned the work that the Board wanted to see completed on Everette’s Landing. Barriault stated that he believes there should be some matting put down and some crowning and ditching of the road at a cost of approximately $20,000 completed. Barriault would like to do 7/10s of a mile with matting and add 14 to 15 inches of gravel. Don Carroll reported that he took a ride to look at the conditions and feels that it would be enough to cut the brush and trees back so that the snow can be pushed off to the side. Don stated the road is very flat and the water would not run off. Priscilla showed some pictures of her truck being burried in mud. Priscilla stated that it is the worse in the spring and something needs to be done. Barriault questioned doing 600 feet this year and 600 feet next year. Consensus of the Board was to have Barriault provided a work plan and cost for the work he would like to do.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Diane reported that she received an unexpected visit from MMA’s Judy Dorr and all the town was missing was a copy of one of the contract. Diane also reported that the flood has been reported and we are working on the repairs.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Marc Karun requested that Diane thank the Board for their concerns and replacement of the Helen S. Stewart Park sign. And his concerns of only one truck removing the trash and recycling.
V. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;