TOWN OF STETSON

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

Date: DECEMBER 11, 2019

TIME: 6:00 P.M.






I. OPEN MEETING

Millard Butler opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.


  1. ROLL CALL

Millard Butler, Charles Leighton, Leslie Merrill, and Danny Withee were present. Brenda Clark was absent.


B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING

Approve November 27, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Upon motion by Leslie Merrill, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve the November 27, 2019 Meeting Minutes.


C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS

None.


D. WARRANT

1. Advantage Payroll Warrant #12

Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #12.


  1. Expenditures Warrant # 15 & 16.

Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #15.

Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Leslie Merrill, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #16.


E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS

Nothing.



II. OLD BUSINESS


  1. Road Funds Discussion

Joe Gray reported that he is waiting on numbers from B & B paving.


2. Fire Department

Karl Tracy was present and stated it was the first opportunity he has had to be present at the meeting.

Karl reported that he had an issue with Hermon ambulance refusing to transport a Stetson resident for hospice.

Karl stated that the department does not have enough EMT’s and the cost of training them is over $1,200.

He stated there are 11 on the department but all work during the day and cannot respond at those times.

Diane gave a copy of the email response from Levant Fire Chief, and in discussion, both the board and the fire chief

agreed that it would be in the best interest of the town to maintain the 4 dry hydrants in town.

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III. NEW BUSINESS

1.December 25th Regular Meeting Date

Consensus of the Board was to have the Meeting on Monday, December 23, 2019 at 10:00 am.


III. COMMITTEE REPORTS

A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.

B. APPEALS BOARD Nothing.

C. CEMETERY Nothing.

D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Nothing.

E. E911 Nothing.

F. EDUCATION Nothing.

G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Rita Albee is interested in forming this committee.

H. EMT/RESCUE Karl Tracy reported that Chad Lucas is working.

I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Karl reported that he is in contact with Dead River dealing with the tanks and how they are filled.

J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.

K. PARKS & RECREATION Nothing.

L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.

M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.

N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Nothing.

O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Joe Gray was present and questioned a complaint dealing with a vehicle parked on the Burleigh Road.

Consensus of the Board was to contact the police.

P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Nothing.

Q. TREASURER Nothing.

R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.

S. OTHER

Nothing.


IV. TRAINING

Sequil coming soon.


  1. PUBLIC COMMENTS

Brent Dorman stated that he has issues with the holes and grading taking place during a storm and so late in the year.

Brent feels it is a waste of tax payer’s money. Joe Gray stated it is maintaining the roads for the residents as needed.

Mark Merrill questioned the draft from the doors and that they should be winterized. Mark also stated that vehicles should not be parked by the basketball court.

Mark does not like the light out front and is waiting on Road dollar numbers. Mark also reported that he donated a cutting board.

Jody Lyford questioned if the Kitchen is ready for use, and yes it is. Jody would like the rental policy brought back to the board to consider a “Kitchen Use” fee.

Tina Chadwick would like to decorate the large tree out front of the building. The Board supported the idea if volunteers could be found to help her.


  1. SELECTMEN COMMENTS

Millard Butler reported that he has been to Larry Gary’s and that the survey if complete, the pins are in place and marked, and all is good to go.

Mr. Gary was in attendance and agreed.


  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

None.


  1. ADJOURNMENT

Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:35 p.m.


__________________________________Brenda Clark


__________________________________Millard Butler


__________________________________Charles Leighton


__________________________________Leslie Merrill


__________________________________Danny Withee


Minutes are recorded by;

Diane Lacadie