Selectmen’s Minutes, April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017

Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present at 6 p.m. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Colby Pert, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Robert Jones, Treasurer/clerk Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle.
There being no errors or omissions in the records of the last meeting, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to dispense with reading them and accept them as written.
Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $5,724.51; property tax overpay $364.56, general assistance $63.47, tarring $350, sludge $360, administration $187.78, fire protection $302.15, electricity for fire department, town house, town office, streetlights $465.23.

OLD BUSINESS: Woodward asked about painting and staining in the bathroom.
Assistant to make copies of the deed and map for the meeting on the 28th at 7:30 p.m.
Walker Pond minutes – the floats are overboard and Road Commissioner Carter is making arrangements for tarring a portion of the road. Town paving and Walker Pond paving will be put on separate bills for ease in paying them.
Town House housekeeping – the lanyard on the flagpole has been repaired. Thanks, Luke.
Astbury will fix the light; Sheahan will use a special glue to fix the benches. Someone will take care of heat if needed for the meetings on the 28th.

NEW BUSINESS: Engineer McCullough on vacation, selectmen and harbor committee checking the punch list for the dock.
Sheahan updated selectmen on school issues and potential conversations.
Assistant will try to set up a meeting of the public access committee to discuss spring viewing and the Salt Pond results.
Assistant asked about purchasing one of the computers removed from the office for personal use.  Sheahan will check with S.J. Rollins about cleaning out the hard drive.

CEO REPORT: Got a copy of the application for erosion control from Brooklin for reference to the problem at Carter Point. Will get together with John Cullen of the DEP to make out the application. Doing annual training.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m.

Barbara Grindle, Assistant to the Selectmen