TOWN OF STETSON
Date: SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
The meeting was opened at 5:00 p.m. (as discussed at the September 13, 2017 meeting) to allow the Board to visit the Elementary School as a Board to consider plans and divisions for use of the building.
The Board then returned to the Library Complex to continue the meeting.
I. OPEN MEETING
A. ROLL CALL
Charles Leighton, Millard Butler, Brenda Clark, George Hockstatdter, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve September 13, 2017 Meeting Minutes.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the September 13, 2017 meeting minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 6
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #6.
2. Expenditures # 7
Diane noted the discreptencies of the Levant Landscaping and Thornton Construction’s invoice. We were charged an additional $350.00 for wait time by Levant Landscaping due to a Loader break-down at the Plant,
Thornton’s Construction adjusted their bill to cover a breakdown that was not their fault.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #7.
Both Brenda Clark and Millard Butler stated they felt the additional charges by Levant Landscaping were excessive.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
See attached List of Supplementals and Abatements.
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve the list of Supplementals and Abatements.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 Continued Elementary School Discussion / Update
As noted above, the Board and Diane visited the School for ideas and concerns of the division of use for the building. Concerns and ideas were voiced, and decisions to be made at a later date.
Millard Butler questioned if the Town Office is actually moving to the Elementary School. The residents in attendance (Jody Lyford, Brent Dorman, Marc Karum) questioned the wording of the referendum
in the aspect of ……”does the wording mandate the move”. Diane will get clarification from Legal.
Diane also reported that the Playground upgrades are complete and to MMA’s standards. Diane has forwarded photos to MMA for the file.
2 Old Town Office (3 Lakins Rd) Bid
Richard Webber provided a written statement allowing the Monument to be allowed to stay on the property until moved by the town.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to award the bid to Richard Webber in the amount of $6,100 and to incorporate the monument agreement in the deed.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1 Loan discussion for Town Office / Referendum
This discussion was tabled for clarification of the referendum that was voted on by referendum on June 13, 2017
Diane questioned any interest from the Board dealing with the Marijuanna Legislation. Consensus of the Board was not at this time.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Diane noted that there is a needed discussion dealing with the sexton and how he/she is paid.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Diane noted the CEO letter that was sent out dealing with the former Tasker properties and there clean up. Mike Ogden has contacted the CEO and has agreed to the clean up by November first.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT No update
J. MEETINGHOUSE In question of the tables and chairs being allowed out of the building, Diane informed the board that Theresa Gray gave permission for that to take place.
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 if the Board would provide a culvert to Leslie Merrill for Leslie to install on the Merrill Road at the Levant/Stetson town line.
Brenda Clark stated that the passes that area twice a day and does not feel the need.
Conesus of the Board was to watch the area for another winter and see what happens.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Diane reminded that board of the upcoming MMA Convention and the Nims training on October 11.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
Dave training (vitals) in scheduled for October 11, and reminded the board that the office will close on noon that day.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Marc Karum questioned the wording dealing with Elementary School June 13, 2017 referendum.
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:50 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by; Diane Lacadie