TOWN OF STETSON
Date: December 29, 2014
I. OPEN MEETING
The meeting was called to order with Charles Leighton leading the Pledge of Allegiance
A. ROLL CALL
Brenda Clark, Charles Leighton, Don Carroll, and Danny Withee. (Priscilla Dorman was absent)
B. MINUTES OF THE MEETING
1. Approve Meeting Minutes of December 10, 2014.
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Don Carroll, it was voted 3 to 1 to approve the Minutes of December 10, 2014. Brenda Clark abstained as she did not attend that meeting.
C. QUIT CLAIM DEEDS
1. Payroll Warrant – Approve warrant # 14
Upon motion by Brenda Clark, seconded by Don Carroll, it was unanimously voted to approve Payroll Warrant #14.
2. Expenditures – Approve warrant # 18
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to approve AP Warrant # 18 with the exception of the Dead River invoice until verified.
E. BOARD OF ASSESSORS
II. OLD BUSINESS
1. Bounced Check Policy
Don Carroll stated he would like to see some sort of action taken for the first offense, such as 3 months nonacceptance and the redeposit fee to be charged to the account holder. The rest of the board agreed with that recommendation.
Consensus of the Board was to table more discussion for a full board to be present to preview.
III. NEW BUSINESS
Don Carroll stated that he would like to have copies of the Snow Plow Contract and Trash Contract available for the next meeting to preview and discuss. One of the concerns noted was that the Snow Plow contract include the mixing of the sand/salt and putting it up.
IV. COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. ANIMAL CONTROL Nothing.
B. APPEALS BOARD It was noted that we are still in need of members.
C. CEMETERY Nothing.
D. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Don Carroll requested that Danielle take pictures of a location on Mullen Road for the CEO information as to what is taking place at this location.
E. E911 Nothing.
F. EDUCATION Nothing.
G. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE Nothing.
H. EMT/RESCUE Nothing.
I. FIRE DEPARTMENT Kim Tracy was present and requested the opinion of the board for allowing a resident to be a volunteer fire fighter that has had a previous OUI charge in March of 2013. This resident has his license back and is in good standing. This person is 45 years of age and has been a member of the Department before and would like to again. Kim called MMA and questioned if this person would be cover under the insurance and the response was that they would not recommend, but would cover.
Boards concerns and opinions were:
1. Is this his first and only offense?.........Yes (only)
2. Consensus of the Board that this was a decision of the Fire Chief and to be under his watch-full eye.
Kim will also contact Kent concerning the generator as we have not heard anything from him.
J. MEETINGHOUSE Nothing.
K. PARKS & RECREATION The Board thanked Jeannie McAlpine for a doing such a great job with Parks & Rec.
L. PLANNING BOARD Nothing.
M. PLUMBING INSPECTOR Nothing.
N. RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE COLLECTION It was noted that the collection is increasing.
O. ROAD COMMISSIONER Not present. Danny Withee noted that he has out and checking the roads with Mr. Barriault.
P. STATE LEGISLATIVE CORRESP Nothing.
Q. TREASURER Nothing.
R. WELFARE DIRECTOR Getting busy.
S. MEMORIAL COMMITTEE Nothing.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Janet Leighton waived :)
VII. SELECTMEN COMMENTS
Danny Withee reported that he has checked the sand/salt status and stated that only 1/4 to 1/3 has been used thus far.
Brenda Clark reported that she has received complaints that all the roads in Stetson are plowed except the Mt. Pleasant Road. Diane informed the board that the complaint has already been reported.
VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Upon motion by Danny Withee, seconded by Brenda Clark, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 p.m.
_______________________________Priscilla Dorman (not present)
Minutes recorded by;