SPECIAL TOWN MEETING
Date: OCTOBER 23, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Place: Fire Station Library Complex
TOWN OF STETSON
Date: October 23, 2013
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was called to order with Brenda Clark leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, Priscilla Dorman, Hal Hand, Charles Leighton and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve Meeting Minutes of October 09, 2013
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Hal Hand, it was unanimously voted to approve the October 09, 2013 Meeting Minutes.
B. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant – Approve Advantage Payroll Warrant # 9
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Hal Hand, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #9.
2. Expenditures – Approve Warrant # 12
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Expenditures Warrant #12.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Consensus of the Board was to sign the Assessors return
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Update on Office Building.
It was noted that at the previously held Special Town Meeting, it was voted to donate the Old Town Office to the Fire Department for training with the buildings ultimate demise.
Upon motion by Hal Hand, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was voted 4 to 1 to pay for the previously ordered storage building out of Town Charges, and for the location to be over by the Meeting House path.
III. NEW BUSINESS
IV. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C CEMETERY Charles Leighton reported that he has not yet heard about the cemetery stone repairs yet, but will find out for the next meeting.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nancy Watson was present and reported that all is going well within the Department and they have been very busy.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Bucky Morneault was present and stated that all was going well within the Fire Department. Bucky requested that the pavement heaving in front of the side door be looked into before it prevents the door from opening or closing.
Hal Hand complimented the Departments on how nice the recent painting in the Department looks.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Brenda Clark reported that both Connie Merrill and herself replaced the batteries in the smoke alarms at the meeting house. Diane also reported that Nevin has given and estimate for the railings made and installed of approximately $300.00.
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Hal Hand, it was unanimously voted to go ahead with the purchase and installation of the railings.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Again noted that the Department needs to get the remainder of there equipment out of the Old Town office building.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION It was noted that the Fall Clean up on Saturday all went well.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and reported there is a paving issue around Brown’s brook on the Wolfboro Road that needs to be dealt with, a culvert is completely exposed and should be fixed in the Spring. The culvert should be able to be fixed and repaved. Charles Leighton questioned if the Fall grading has been completed and Barriault responded that is has. Barriault also reported that the beaver problem has been taken care of.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
R. MEMORIAL COMMITTEE Nothing.
Diane passed out copies of the Department of Transportation plans.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS
George Hockstadter stated that the painting that was done at the Meeting House looks very nice.
VII. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
Hal Hand questioned the beaver that were trapped. Barriault stated that there were 3 that were trapped and the guy that trapped them did not charge the Town anything, but if trapping is to be needed again, it would be $20 a beaver. Marlene Webber questioned if the beaver had been killed or relocated? The beaver were relocated.
Brenda Clark: informed the Board that the grading bill that will be on the next warrant has recommedations for the roads next year.
VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Statutory Citation 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(A) and/or § 405(6)(E)
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to enter into Executive Session at 7:20 p.m. per 1 M.R.S.A. sec 405 (6)(A).
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to come out of Executive Session at 8:05 p.m.
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to take no action at this time as the result of Executive Session.
Upon motion by Hal Hand, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 p.m.