TOWN OF STETSON
SELECTMEN’S MEETING MINUTES
Date: November 14, 2012
I. OPEN MEETING
A. ROLL CALL
Don Carroll, Brenda Clark, George Hockstadter, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. October 24, 2012
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the October 24, 2012 Meeting Minutes with the admendment of adding “Cemetery Entrances”.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrants: Approve #11 (1week) and #12 (2 week)
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll #11.
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by George Hockstadter, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #12.
2. Expenditures: Approve #15 and #16 (end of month reports)
Noted was a discrepancy of the amount of total yards of sand delivered to Salt and Sand Shed. Mr. Webber reported that he believes the delivery is 300 yards short.
Barriault confirmed that it is 6 yards short and will bring in receipt.
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was voted 4 to 1 to approve Warrant #15. (George Hockstadter voted No until amount delivered was verified.)
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve Warrant #16.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Upon motion George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to grant an abatement in the amount of $155.45 because of Homestead Exemption.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Update Town Office Building
A lot of residents were in attendance and questioned the start of a Building Committee. Julie Brownie stated that she has compassion for the office staff in the way that they presently have to do business in such tight quarters and commends the staff for the work they have done and continue to do. Julie feels all optioned were not researched and more research must be done in headed toward a new building. Don Grant suggested getting RFP from Engineering Firms. Don Carroll stated that he is not in Favor of a committee and explained that he is presently looking into Rural Development Funding.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Danny Withee, it was voted 4 to 1 to table the Committee discussion for another date. (Brenda Clark voted No)
Diane Lacadie informed the Public that if they have any questions concerning anything that they are welcomed to stop by the office and see her, there is no need of calling other town to get the answers that deal with the Town of Stetson.
George Hockstadter stated that something needed to be done Now dealing with the circumstances of the office. These girls have been subject to black mold and are now working in tight quarters and need more space.
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was voted 4 to 1 to split the Library for no more than a year while we work on a permanent location. (Don Carroll voted No)
2. CEO Resignation
Diane reported that Mike Kosciusko is no longer interested and that she has received one application of interest.
Consensus of the Board was to table the CEO discussion until the next meeting.
III. NEW BUSINESS
IV. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.
C. CEMETERY Nothing.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Above.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Nothing.
J. MEETINGHOUSE The seconded coat of paint has been completed on the floor, and it was noted that the handy-cap ramp is in need of
K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER William Barriault was present and stated that all was going well and all road work should just about be completed for the winter.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Consensus of the board was to vote for Catherine Conlow as Trustee for the Municipal Review Committee. Don had spent the day in Augusta, Revenue Sharing was the topic of discussion.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
Diane is in Augusta for training on November 27th.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Nick Arena was present and expressed interest in being on the Building Committee if one is developed. Brenda Ford also expressed interest but was leaving out of state for 5 months.
VII. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by George Hockstadter, seconded by Charles Leighton, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 p.m.
Minutes recorded by Diane Lacadie