TOWN OF STETSON

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

Date:  September 25, 2013

 

I. OPEN MEETING

A. ROLL CALL

            Brenda Clark, Charles Leighton, Priscilla Dorman, and Danny Withee.  Hal Hand was absent.

 

            B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING

                        1.         Approve September 11, 2013 Meeting Minutes

            Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve the September 11, 2013 Meeting Minutes.

 

            C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS 

                        None.

 

            D.  WARRANT

                        1.  Payroll Warrant  #7

                        Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #7.

 

2.    Expenditures  # 9

Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Expenditures Warrant #9.

 

            E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS

                        Tax Bills have been mailed

 

II. OLD BUSINESS

1.            Old Town Office Update

In discussion the Board considered the purchase of a small storage building to store records that need to be kept and stored that are presently in the Old Town Office building.

 

2.            Bids for Winter Sand

Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, It was unanimously voted to accept and award the bid to R & R Lumber.

 

Salt Order:

Discussion was what amount of salt was needed for the proper mix with the 2400 yards of sand to be delivered.    In discussion and with the opinion of Richard Webber, majority of the Board agreed with the 10 to 1 mix.

Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was voted 3 to 1 to order 240 ton of salt. 

 

Charles Leighton also informed the board that the Gateway signs are ready to be painted.

 

 

III. NEW BUSINESS

            1.         Bids for Municipal Plowing

  There were 2 bids presented:

            1.  Complete Home Maintenance           -           $6,375.00

            2.  Clyde Gray                                              -           $7,000.00

Consensus of the board was that Clyde has always done a good job and is in town.

Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was unanimously voted to accept and award the bid to Clyde Gray.

 

III. COMMITTEE REPORTS

            A.  ANIMAL CONTROL       2014 Dog Licenses are available 10/14/2013

            B.  APPEALS BOARD        Nothing.

            C.  CEMETERY        Nothing.

            D.  CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER               Nothing.       

            E.  E911         Nothing.

            F.  EDUCATION       Nothing.

            G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE     Nothing.

            H. EMT/RESCUE     Nothing.

I.   FIRE DEPARTMENT     Nothing.

            J.  MEETINGHOUSE           Connie Merrill and Brenda Clark will meet with Terry to show him what work they would like to see done.

K. PARKS & RECREATION          Nothing.

L.  PLANNING BOARD         Nothing.

            M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR         Nothing.

            N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION         Nothing.

            O. ROAD COMMISSIONER           (Not present)  Priscilla Dorman asked if the delivery of the salt and sand will be monitored by someone.

P.  STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP      Nothing.

            Q. TREASURER      Diane passed out the update Road Work spreadsheet.

            R.  WELFARE DIRECTOR            Nothing.

            S.  OTHER    Nothing.

           

IV.      TRAINING           

            Both Diane and Cathy attended the Mandated every 2 year training for Elections.

 

 

V.            PUBLIC COMMENTS 

Connie Merrill questioned the amounts of salt and sand and stated that she felt both were used in excess on the roads.

 

V.           SELECTMEN COMMENTS

Brenda Clark mentions the cameras purchase that was previously approved by the board be put up as soon as possible to prevent any unforeseen issues.

Priscilla Dorman stated that she had been informed of several issues last year with the salt and sand usage and stated it needs to be monitored.

 

VI.          EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

                  Personal Issues       1 MRSA Section 405 – (6) (A) 

      Tabled until next meeting for a full board.

 

VII.         ADJOURNMENT

 

 

Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 p.m.

 

 

 

 

_______________________________Brenda Clark

 

_______________________________Charles Leighton

 

_______________________________Priscilla Dorman

 

_______________________________Hal Hand

 

_______________________________Danny Withee

 

 

 

Minutes recorded by;

Diane Lacadie