Selectmen’s Meeting, April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018

Opened the meeting and established a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Sarah Everdell, Road Commissioner Paul Carter, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

There being no errors or omissions in the minutes of the last meeting, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to accept the minutes as written.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $10,062.82; general assistance $1,690.51, administration $348.51, fire department $765.17, Walker Pond $5,000, town dock and property tax overpay $452.13.

NEW BUSINESS: Discussed the possible grant for the causeway.
Moved , seconded and voted 3-0 to appoint the clerk’s list of ballot clerks.
Moved, seconded, and voted 3-0 to allow the treasurer to sign the loan papers for the fire truck. She will be doing the paperwork Monday.
Discussed the Legislature’s action on the marijuana legislation.

OLD BUSINESS: Astbury will contact the Brooklin selectmen to set a time for discussion about the Hales Hill Bridge.
Reminded each other about the meeting with the town attorney next Thursday at 2 p.m.
Assistant will check with the Registry regarding the will and/or probate of a deceased taxpayer.
Road Commissioner reported on the Walker Pond roadwork and Salt Pond road. He asked if there were any particular roads that need work. He will be advised on whatever part of the Walker Pond Access the Landing Committee will have done this summer.
Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to get the town’s animal control officer some official identification.

CEO REPORT: The Planning Board meeting went well; there are questions from a soap seller that wants to locate at the corner of Caterpillar Hill, an application from an prospective auto tow and salvage business, the Duffy subdivision has been purchased and we need to check on subdivision regulations, received a letter from the town attorney about the town dock easement. The test tower on Caterpillar Hill has been removed, a landowner that is building a driveway has been reminded that his neighbor is blind and not to move things so he can still find his way around, Strong’s Brewing is clearing the parking area for a possible commercial building and they will need a new septic system if they do have one.

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

Opened the meeting at 7 p.m., nominated and elected Deanne Grimmig as moderator. Grimmig was sworn in and then read the article requesting approval to borrow $23,167 to finish paying for the new fire truck. The total price of the new fire truck is $323,167. The vote was unanimous by the voters present. Moved, seconded and voted to adjourn the meeting at 7:07 p.m.