TOWN OF STETSON
Date: SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE MEETING
AT 5:30 P.M.
WITH A SPECIAL TOWN MEETING TO FOLLOW
AT 7:00 P.M.
I. OPEN MEETING
Brenda Clark opened the meeting at 5:30 p.m. by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter and Leslie Merrill were present. (Charles Leighton and Millard Butler were absent)
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve August 22, 2018 Meeting Minutes & Sept 5, 2018.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to approve the August 22, 2018 Meeting Minutes.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to approve the September 5, 2018 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 5
Upon motion by Leslie Merrill, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #5.
Expenditures # 5
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #5.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Tax Commitment TABLED UNTILL AFTER SPECIAL TOWN MEETING
II. OLD BUSINESS
Continued Elementary School Discussion
Representatives from Far & Beyond Lawn Care were present to discuss the broken windows at the school. After some discussion, it was agreed that Far & Beyond would pay
for one window, both top and bottom panes, and the Town would pay for the Bottom Pain of the window at the far end.
Diane also requested volunteers to be available on Big Trash Day October 20th to load up the old toilets at the school. Diane also requested to buy a vacuum.
III. NEW BUSINESS
Winter Sand Bids
The Town received 2 Bids:
Far & Beyond - $26,875.00
R & R Lumber - $28,625.00
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to award the Winter Sand Bid to Far & Beyond Lawn Care in the amount of $26,875.00.
Municipal Plowing Bids
The Town received 2 Bids:
Joseph Gray - $15,500.00
Wickens Plowing - $13,700.00
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Leslie Merrill to award the Municipal Plowing Bid to Joseph Gray…..
In discussion, Brent Dorman questioned why the town would spend an extra $1,800 just because someone has done it for 10 years or more.
Casey Wickens also requested the awarding of the bid be tabled for a full Board to be present.
Both George Hockstadter and Leslie Merrill rescinded their motions.
Consensus of the present 3 Board members was to table until the next meeting.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Continued discussion of the issues and concerns on the Merrill road with the shepherds took place and the consensus of the Board was to send the Animal Control Officer,
the Code Enforcement officer and the Sherriff’s department together to deal with the issues.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Nothing.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Noted above
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Joe Gray was present and reported that work is being done on the dirt roads.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE George reported nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to sign the 2018/2019 GA appendicies.
MMA Convention: Diane requested to close October 3, Wednesday to allow the staff to attend the trainings at the convention.
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to close the office of October 3, 2018.
Marc Karum questioned posting the weight limits on the roads.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:25 p.m.
SPECIAL TOWN MEETING TO FOLLOW AT 7:00 P.M.
Minutes are recorded by; Diane Lacadie