TOWN OF STETSON
Date: DECEMBER 23, 2015
TIME: 6:00 P.M.
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was opened with Don Carroll leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. ROLL CALL
Don Carroll, Brenda Clark, Priscilla Dorman, Charles Leighton, and Danny Withee were present.
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve December 09, 2015 Meeting Minutes
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve the December 09, 2015 Meeting Minutes.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Advantage Payroll Warrant # 13
Upon motion by Charles Leighton, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve Advantage Payroll #13.
2. Expenditures # 17 & 18
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #17.
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant #18.
Consensus of the Board was to pay the County Tax on the next Warrant and transfer funds if needed.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Danielle Smith was out ill today therefore there is no update on the additional information on the abatement request.
II. OLD BUSINESS
1 .Signatures on Transfer tax forms for Deeds of Foreclosed properties.
Diane reported that Mr. Schmidt and herself are still playing phone tag for signatures, but consensus of the Board was to File Mr. Dorman’s next week if Mr. Schmidt’s form cannot be completed.
III. NEW BUSINESS
Discussion of News Letter and the way it is completed and mailed. Laura Ward was present and stated that there is a lot of confusion with software and staff as to where responsibility and timing is concerned.
Diane agreed with these issues of concerns from the office staff.
Consensus of the Librarian, office staff and Board of Selectpersons was to email all communication for the news letter directly to Laura. Laura will put the information together in one format and deliver to the
office staff a hard copy for photocopies. The office staff will do the photocopies, and both Library staff and office staff will fold to get ready for mailing.
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 Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Hold for executive session.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.
K. PARKS & RECREATION Basketball has started.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION Look at contract.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Not Present. But 2 complaints were noted. Mr. Webber dealing with the amount and size of rocks being put on the roads and Mrs. Hipsky dealing with the roughness of the Mr. Pleasant Road.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDANCE Next Meeting on January 24, 2016
Q. TREASURER New CVR Unit has been installed.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Nothing.
S. OTHER Nothing.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS
V. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
Priscilla Dorman questioned status of Annual Audit.
Don Carroll questioned the officers to be appointed for the Fire Department;
Kim Tracy being present recommended to the Board the following appointments:
Fire Chief - Kim Tracy
Assistant Fire Chief - Karl Tracy
Lieutenant - Jacob Norris
EMS Chief - Nancy Watson
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to appoint the officers listed above per recommendation of Kim Tracy.
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Personnel Matters 1M.R.S.A. sec 405 (6) (A)
Upon motion by Don Carroll, seconded by Priscilla Dorman, it was unanimously voted to enter into Executive Session Personnel Matters
1M.R.S.A. sec 405 (6)(A) at 6:30 p.m.
Upon motion by Priscilla Dorman, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to come out of Executive Session at 6:55 p.m. and to take no action as the result of Executive Session.
Consensus of the Board was to request Nancy Watson to attend a special meeting with the Board.
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Danny Withee, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:05 p.m.
Minutes are recorded by;