TOWN OF STETSON
Date: NOVEMBER 8, 2017
I. OPEN MEETING
Charles Merrill opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Charles Merrill, Millard Butler, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter were present. Danny Withee was absent.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve October 25, 2017 Meeting Minutes.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the October 25, 2017 meeting minutes with the amendment of (Mark Merrill to Leslie Merrill).
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 9
Upon motion by Millard Butler, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #9.
2. Expenditures #11 / 12
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #11.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve AP #12.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 Continued Elementary School Discussion/Update
Diane reported that there is no update at this time. Diane is still waiting for a return call from Joe Brasslett whom has offered to do the “Scope of Work” for the building to allow us to get prices on the job.
Diane will contact Joe again.
Connie Merrill questioned if the Board of Selectmen intended on heating the building this Winter.
Consensus of the Board was not to heat the building.
The Board also signed the Municipal Plowing Contract that was awarded to Joe Gray at a previous meeting.
III. NEW BUSINESS
III. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Diane was instructed to contact Far & Beyond dealing with the cleanup of the Cemetery and the removal of the flags.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Diane thanked Christiana Porter of the Fire Department for all her help with the generator and problems dealing with the power outages during the recent storm.
Brenda Clark also stated that there should some kind of plan in place for a shelter during events like this. Some place to get warm, get water, charging station, etc.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Brenda Clark and Connie Merrill stated that the door at the meeting house has a large gap in the entry door that should be fixed.
Brenda also stated that the railroad tie that is at the top of the stairs should be removed. A resident tripped over it and fell and was hurt quite badly.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Diane questioned returning the helium tank that is still stored in Melodie Bellefleur’s garage so the town does not continue to pay the annual fee of $40.00.
Charles Leighton stated he will have it picked up and returned.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Not Present.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE George Hockstadter stated nothing new.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
Awaiting passwords on the new “Dave Vitals system”
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Jody Lyford presented Diane with the heat pump quoted she had received for the Elementary School.
Brent Dorman reported a hazardous tree located on the Merrill Road. Diane will call the Road Commissioner.
VI. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
George Hockstadter requested the Board vote to donate to the Food Cupboard $1,200 instead of the annual $850. During the recent storm,
the food cupboard lost all the food in the freezers and could use the extra funds.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to donate $1,200 this year, the $850.00 from donations and $350.00 from the Contingency Fund.
Millard Butler questioned the Camper trailers located on the Coboro Road. People are living in these campers and one of them is partially in the travel lane of the road.
Diane will call the Penobscot County Sheriff’s department to pay a visit and will also notify the Code Enforcement officer.
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Millard Butler, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:50 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by; Diane Lacadie