TOWN OF STETSON
Date: September 12, 2012
I. OPEN MEETING
Co-Chairperson opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Alegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee were present. (Don Carroll was absent)
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve August 22, 2012 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve the August 22, 2012 meeting minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant – Approve warrant # 6 (1 week) # 7 (2 weeks)
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #6.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #7.
2. Expenditures – Approve warrant # 9
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #9.
(it was noted that the Animal Control Officers mileage bill was very high this month.)
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve an Abatement for Kirk Charters in the amount of $303.40 due to Mobile Home being moved prior to April 1st.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Municipal Plowing Bid
There was 1 bid submitted:
Clyde Gray $7,500.00
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to accept and award the bid to Clyde Gray in the amount of $7,500.00
III. NEW BUSINESS
Town Office Building Update:
Diane reported that now that the testing completed by CES has confirmed that there is black toxic mold spores in the air, the office has been shut down and we are temporarily relocated in the Library Conference room. MMA insurance has completed one inspection and will be doing another on September 24th . Paul Davis Restoration of Milford has cut out the section of the wall that contained the visible black mold, sprayed the carpet, and has 2 air machines running at this time. We are presently waiting on cost estimates to remove the mold and repair the building, and also confirmation on what if any the insurance will cover.
IV. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Brenda noted that William Barriault did a nice job fixing the entrance at Clark’s Hill Cemetery
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Diane reported that Al Tempesta is still filling in for Stetson and that we have received 1 application thus far from the add in the Rolling Thunder.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Diane requested permission from the Board to send Bev Tracy flowers as see is in the Hospital. Consensus of the board was to do so.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing. .
J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Big Trash Collection 10/20/2012
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and informed the Board that the residents of Everetts Landing have requested 10 to 15 loads of gravel before winter . George Hockstadter stated that the town is only responsible for the first half of the road. Charles Leighton stated that the town is only responsible for keeping that road “safe and passible”.
Consensus of the Board was to do what was NEEDED.
Barriault also reported that the Loon Cove project is complete and the total project was only $19.00 over budget.
Danny Withee requested that Barriault check with the state DOT about setting the culverts at Clark’s Hill Cemetery
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
MEMORIAL COMMITTEE Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
V. TRAINING Nothing.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS
VII. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee