Selectmen’s Meeting, April 21, 2022

April 21, 2022

Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Colby Pert. Also present: Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle, Susan Ford (by phone Jerry Wetterskog, Jeffrey Roth).

There being no errors or omissions in the records of the last meeting, moved, seconded and voted to approve them as written.

Reviewed but did not sign the treasurer’s warrant, waiting for motor vehicle figures. Other expenses were: administration $431; town dock $576.17; sludge $105; fire protection $218.99; streetlights $132.60; town office $459.46; town house $18.25.

CEO REPORT- Question regarding digging in a field, a graywater system being installed; a shed in the shoreland zone on Camp Stream Road, could have a problem with an eagle’s nest somewhere in the area; signed off on a construction pad with radiant heat on North Sedgwick Road; visited three properties on Walker Pond that are in construction, one driveway, one replacing exterior work, one boathouse/shed; TNT recommended to make tires closer to the road and behind a higher fence, Pert will attend the next Planning Board meeting as selectboard representative.

DISCUSSION ITEMS: 1) Animal Control Officer Resignation – ACO Cutler resignation effective April 1, 2022. Moved, seconded and voted 2-0 to accept her resignation.
2) 4/29 Referendum logistics – Will vote on the GSA tuition increase as a referendum item on 4/29 at the Town House from 1-6 p.m.
3) Unresolved Business – a) GSA Budget Review Committee will hold its initial meeting at the Sedgwick Town Office on April 26 at 6:30 p.m. Will elect a chairman, set up a schedule and a location to meet in the future.
b) Snow contractor has liability insurance to cover the damage done to a pipe and lawn during the winter.
c) Pert asked if there is enough surplus money to cover expenses after the Fiscal Year ends on June 30 if the audit is still not finished. The answer is yes for a limited amount of time, school payroll will also come out of the surplus funds. Will check with MMA to make sure its legal to do so.




ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 2-0 to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant