TOWN OF STETSON
Date: OCTOBER 08, 2014
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened with Brenda Clark leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, Donald Carroll, Priscilla Dorman, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve September 24, 2014 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was voted 4 to 1 to approve the September 24, 2014 Meeting Minutes. (Danny Withee abstained as he was not at the meeting)
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant #8
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #8.
2. Expenditures #10 ,11, & 12
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was unanimously voted to approve Warrant #10.
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was unanimously voted to approve Warrant #11.
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Warrant #12.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Municipal Plowing Bids
Two Bids were submitted:
1. Joe Gray $8,200
2. TGP Enterprises $7,210
Upon Motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to table the award of the bid to the next meeting.
2. Salt / Sand shed payoff.
No Update, as attorney has not yet responded.
3. Plymouth Engineering Contract Update
Diane reported that the Pre-Construction meeting will be held on 10/16/14 at 10:00 am at the site. Bids will be due back on 10/28/14 at 2:00 pm, and hopes that construction will start on November 3rd, 2014.
Priscilla Dorman asked for copies of all paperwork from Plymouth Engineering.
4. Meeting House repairs update
Don Carroll reported that the building project will be completed on Thursday, but there will not have time to paint. The ramp is 39 inches longer and 8 inches wider. Because some of the lumber was not rotted, all the lumber purchased will not be needed and can be returned. Priscilla will return the materials. The felt the work detail group done a fantastic job.
III. NEW BUSINESS
Eco Maine will be doing a presentation at the school to explain and encourage zero sort recycling.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Signing of Cemetery Deeds.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Bucky Morneault was present and reported that the Department did the Fire Safety program at the school and it went very well. Bucky also reported that the generator is out of operation and the mother board needs to be replaced to the tune of $800 to $1,000 or to replace would cost $9,400 to $10,000.
Consensus of the Board was to repair the generator.
J. MEETINGHOUSE reported previously.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Not Present.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Don Carroll and Priscilla Dorman attended by LPC meeting and reported that they are trying to restore a number of laws.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve the GA appendices for 2015.
S. OTHER Nothing.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Craig and Donna Archer: questioned the tax increase on the tax bills. Although Danielle had explained the increase in Expenditures and loss of revenues, the Archers felt this was quite the increase. Priscilla noted that last year the mill rate stayed the same, where as they could have increased a little each year.
V. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Potential Personnel Issue 1M.R.S.A. Sec 405 (6) (A)
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to enter into Executive Session at 6:45 p.m.
Upon motion by Donald Carroll, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to enter back into Public session and to take no Action at this time as the result of Executive Session. Time 7:40.
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;