TOWN OF STETSON

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

Date:  October 24, 2012

 

 

 

 

I.      OPEN MEETING

 

PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON TOWN OFFICE MOLD RELATED ISSUES

Approximately 30 residents showed up for the meeting and General Consensus of the residents in attendance was to invest the funds in a New Town Office Building to be located at the Fire station/Library Complex.  (Notes were also taken during the discussion) See attached.

 

A.   ROLL CALL

Donald Carroll, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee.

 

B.  MINUTES OF THE MEETING

                        1.         Approve Meeting Minutes of October 10, 2012

                        Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to approve the October 10, 2012 Meeting Minutes.

 

B.   QUIT CLAIM DEEDS 

             None.

 

            D.  WARRANT

           

1.    Payroll Warrant – Approve warrant   # 10

Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to Approve Payroll Warrant #10.

 

2.    Expenditures – Approve warrant  # 14

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to Approve Expenditures Warrant #14.

 

            E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS

                        Abatement:    Judy Bigger and Janice Hartwell in the amount of $770.79

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to grant the Abatement in the amount of $770.79

 

II.    OLD BUSINESS

1.    Update on Office  Building.

See attached notes.

Special Town Meeting date set for November 8, 2012 at 7:00 pm

 

III.   NEW BUSINESS

None.

 

IV.  COMMITTEE REPORTS

            A.  ANIMAL CONTROL       Nothing.

B.  APPEALS BOARD        Nothing.

C   CEMETERY        William Barriault was present and informed the Board that the entrances were still being discussed.  At this time the state would provide the digging if the Town provided the pipe.

D.  CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER   Mike Kosciusko may no longer be able to be the CEO and will let us know soon.

            E.  E911         Nothing.

            F.  EDUCATION       Nothing.

            G.  EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE    Nothing.       

            H.  EMT/RESCUE                Nancy Watson was present and stated, “all is going well)

I.   FIRE DEPARTMENT     Nothing.

            J.  MEETINGHOUSE           It was noted that the meetinghouse stairs and pews are falling apart.

K.  PARKS & RECREATION         Complaints were noted about the condition the Meetinghouse was left after the Halloween Party.               

L.  PLANNING BOARD       Nothing.

            M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR         Nothing.       

N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION         Nothing.                    

            O. ROAD COMMISSIONER           George Hockstadter thanks Mr. Barriault for the nice job that was done on the Burleigh Road. 

            Consensus of the Board was to allow 3 loads of gravel to be delivered to the Burleigh Road.

P.  STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP      Nothing.

            Q. TREASURER      Nothing.

R.  WELFARE DIRECTOR                        Nothing.       

R.   MEMORIAL COMMITTEE        Nothing.

 

 

S.   OTHER   

Nothing.

 

 

V.           TRAINING

  Diane will be attending the Labor and Employment Law training in Augusta on Tuesday, November 27,  2012

 

 

VI.          PUBLIC COMMENTS    

None.

 

VII.         SELECTMEN COMMENTS

Brenda Clark inquired if the road commissioner has requested or seen a copy of the testing results on the sand from Mr. Webber.   Barriault stated, “ No”.

 

 

VIII.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

Possible dealing with Personnel Matters and Consultations

Statutory Citation 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(A) and/or § 405(6)(E)

                        Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Don Carroll,  it was unanimously voted to enter into Executive Session stating the above laws.

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to come out of Executive Session and as a result of Executive Session to award Catherine Fisher a 3% raise retro active to October 1, 2012.

 

IX.          ADJOURNMENT

Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting.

 

 

 

__________________________________Donald Carroll

 

__________________________________Brenda Clark

 

__________________________________George Hockstadter

 

__________________________________Charles Leighton

 

__________________________________Danny Withee

 

Minutes recorded by Diane Lacadie

Hand written notes by Sandra Kerr