TOWN OF STETSON
Date: OCTOBER 22, 2014
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened with Brenda Clark leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, Donald Carroll, Charles Leighton, Danny Withee, Priscilla Dorman was present at 6:15.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve October 08, 2014 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the October 8 meeting minutes with the spelling amendment of (last page).....”He felt”. Voted 4 to 0
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant # 9
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant # 9. ( 4 - 0 )
2. Expenditures #13
Upon motion by Charels Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Warrant #13. (4 - 0 ).
Upon motion by Donald Carroll, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to transfer $50,000 from the undesignated account to the checking account.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Abatements were not ready and tabled until the next meeting.
II. OLD BUSINESS
(Priscilla now present)
1. Salt / Sand shed payoff.
Attorney is out of the office until Monday, October 27th therefor there is no update.
2. Plymouth Engineering Contract.
Diane presented a copy of the plan to the Board for their preview and noted that bids were do back on October 28th. Diane reported that she believed there are presently 7 bids. Work to start on November 3rd.
Priscilla Dorman, who was at the Pre-bid meeting stated that there were concerns that the water levels needed to be lowered to start work. Danny will see to it that the gates are opened to lower the level.
III. NEW BUSINESS
1. Municipal Plowing Bids
After some confusion in locating Clyde Gray’s bid, Diane reported to the Board that Joe Gray is the bid that Clyde Gray dropped off.
1. Joe Gray $8,200
2. TGP Ent. $7,210
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to award the Municipal Plowing to Joe Gray.
2. Clarks Hill Cemetery Road issues and concerns.
William Barriault was present and stated that he could use the small skid steer and a small truck to more around the loom and sand to open up the road back to the fence, but not the turn around. The cost would be approximately $700 to $800 total.
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Brenda will take the flag down at the cemetery and have it cleaned.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Don Carroll reported that the ground breaking for the school is scheduled for tomorrow at 3:00 p.m.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nancy Watson was present and reported that all is going well within the EMS Department.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Bucky Mourneault was not present. But Diane reported the concern of the generator not working and with the time of year, it is very important to get fixed.
Consensus of the Board was to get the generator fixed.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Consensus of the Board was that the new stairs and ramp look great.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION It was noted that recycling is the 2nd week of the month.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and stated that the Everette’s Landing project is completed and came out very well. Kelly Merrill will grade the road. Danny Withee volunteered to cut the large stump. Barriault stated that he had also patched some holes. Brenda Clark reported a sink-hole at the hot-top part of the Coboro road, it was also reported that the Road sign for Albert’s Point is missing, and the school sign is missing.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP
1. Update on status of insurance for flood.
Diane reported that all the bills that have been received have been faxed to the insurance company and we are in hopes to get a check soon.
Diane also gave the quarterly reports to the Board.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Marc Karum: stated the Town should invest in some easy glides for the table and chairs so that when moved, will not scratch the new flooring.
William Barriault: noted the nails and screws at the bottom of the library counter and stated they should be removed. Diane informed them they the library is locating a saw to do so.
V. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
Danny Withee: reported that he had checked the sand and it looks like good material.
Don Carroll: questioned last years procedures for sand for the residents. There was sand left outside for residents to help themselves to a 5 gallon bucket.
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Personnel Issues: 1 M.R.S.A Sec 405 (6) (A)
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Don Carroll, it was unanimously voted to enter into Executive Session at 6:45 p.m.
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to enter back into public session at 7:40 p.m.
As the result of Executive Session:
Consensus of the Board was to rescind the appointment of Fire Chief to Bucky Mourneault. Brenda Clark will call and speak with Bucky to notify him of the Boards decision.
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;