TOWN OF STETSON
Date: SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
I. OPEN MEETING
Don Carroll opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Don Carroll, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Brenda Clark were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve September 14, 2016 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the September 14, 2016 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 6
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve Advantage Payroll Warrant #6.
2. Expenditures # 7
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #7.
Consensus of the Board was to transfer $75,000 from the undesignated account to the checking account.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 . Proposed Elementary School Building Use.
Don Carroll informed the Board that there were approximately 25 residents at the informational meeting dealing with the use of the School. Don stated that he was disappointed not to see all Selectmen present.
Don stated that there were a lot of ideas and comments. Don believes there is presently a Committee in the works to research potential uses and expenses.
Priscilla Dorman was present and questioned in the next step of the Board of Selectmen was to appoint a building committee to research this information.
Jody Lyford and Shirley Eells have expressed interest in this committee. Priscilla also noted the rotted sills, moisture, and possible mold that should be looked at.
Priscilla requested that the Board give only factual information at these informative meetings as to not confuse what has and has not taken place.
Brent Dorman was also present and stated that he would not like to see the Town invest a potential $70,000 into a building that is 47 years old.
Don Carroll stated that it has enough storage to store the Rec Committee sports equipment.
Concerns also stated were the potential freezing of the building and the sensitive memories of the building.
Diane reported that the deed is scheduled to be in the Town’s hands on Monday 10/03/16 and the insurance is already in place.
2. Sign Contracts:
1. Sullivan Waste (1 year extension)
2. Paving Contract
Consensus of the Board was to sign both the above contracts.
III. NEW BUSINESS
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Brenda stated the cemeteries look good.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing, Not present.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing. Not present.
J. MEETINGHOUSE the pressure washing is taking place to prepare for paint.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Diane reported that 2 applications were approved at the previous meeting.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and stated that he had received complaints dealing with Lone Cove and requested permission to bring a few loads of gravel.
Consensus of the Board was to deliver a few yards to help. William stated paving is coming up and grading will be October 15th. Don reminded William to watch the maintenance budget to save funds for spring.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
Diane reported that the training that was held on Monday dealing with the balancing of the GL accounts with the real estate taxes. This training will immensely cut the time and expense of the annual audits.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
William Chadwick requested some gravel for Loon Cove on the entrance and the corner. Barriault will deliver some gravel.
Marc Karum stated a mailer to all residents informing them of potential use of the school.
V. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
Charles Leighton questioned the Street Light still being out, and Diane informed him that a work order has been issued.
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;