TOWN OF STETSON

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

Date: OCTOBER 10, 2018

6:00 P.M.


I. OPEN MEETING

Brenda Clark opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.


  1. ROLL CALL

Brenda Clark, Millard Butler, George Hockstadter, and Leslie Merrill were present. Charles Leighton was absent.


B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING

1. Approve September 26, 2018 Meeting Minutes.

Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve the September 26, 2018 Meeting Minutes with the amendment of changing

Charles Leighton as not being present at the September 12, 2018 meeting, not Leslie Merrill)

C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS

None.


D. WARRANT

1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 7

Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #7.


  1. Expenditures #7

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #7


E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to sign the Valuation Return.

Upon motion by George Hockstader, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to sign the recommend Abatements and Supplemental as presented from the Tax Assessor.



II. OLD BUSINESS




  1. Continued Elementary School Discussion/Update

Diane informed the Board that Jim McCoy of Dead River will be coming in next week to look at the boiler and decided what needs to be done. The Ceiling has been painted and along with the new LED lights,

the room is very bright and looks great. Diane also reported that Sullivan’s Waste has agreed to bring a dumpster to the School for the bid trash day to remove all the debris, toilets, etc., there will be no additional charge for delivering the dumpster.

Diane asked that the Board member keep eyes and ears open for a refrigerator, as one will be needed for events. Diane questioned who or whom will be doing the moving when all is done and ready.

The Board instructed Diane to get prices from moving companies. Discussion on the heat pumps and the difference in sizes on the quoted should be looked into further.

Consensus of the Board was to wait on the heat pumps until we know the cost of getting the boiler up and running.


  1. Tax Acquired Properties

There was some discussion on getting these properties out to bid and or to have minimum bids. A heated discussion took place between George Hockstadter and Brent Dorman, and Brent Dorman left the meeting.

Consensus of the Board was to table further discussion for a full Board.


  1. Placing and lighting of Veteran’s Monument

Consensus of the Board was to meet at the School at 5:00 Wednesday, November 24th to decide on the location for the Memorial to be placed.


III. NEW BUSINESS


III. COMMITTEE REPORTS

A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.

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 The meeting with Levant was noted on 10/24/2018.

J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.

K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.

L. PLANNING BOARD Meeting on 10/18/2018

M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.

N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Contaminated recycled material was noted.

O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Joe Gray was present and reported that Taylor Grading will be grading soon. Joe also informed the board that he has found the matting for the roads out behind the Salt and Sand shed.

P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.

Q. TREASURER Nothing.

R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.

S. OTHER Nothing.

IV. TRAINING

The MMA Convention was a success and the staff thanked the Board for allowing them to attend.


  1. PUBLIC COMMENTS

Marc Karum questioned when the weight limit signs will be posted, Joe Gray informed him, very soon.

  1. SELECTMEN COMMENTS

Leslie Merrill stated that there should be no swearing at the meetings and all should talk nicely. This should be discussed at the next Selectmen’s meeting.

Jody Lyford also noted the Citizens Guide.


  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

None.


  1. ADJOURNMENT

Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 8:40 p.m.





__________________________________Charles Leighton


__________________________________Millard Butler


__________________________________Brenda Clark


__________________________________George Hockstadter


__________________________________Leslie Merrill


Minutes are recorded by; Diane Lacadie

Diane Lacadie