Selectmen’s Meeting, August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018

Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Sonia Turanski, Jessica Dheere, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Frank Tracy, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

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

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $12,707.98; fees $107, motor vehicle clearing $2,800.50, fire department expenses $1,881.06, administration expenses $416.42, roads $7,376.

NEW BUSINESS: ACO is in N. Carolina, will be in next week to discuss a complaint.
Frank Tracy accepted the position of CEO/LPI and was sworn in by the Town Clerk. He will shadow former CEO Duane Ford for a short time and then hours and duties will be set. He attended the Planning Board meeting last Tuesday and was introduced to that Board.
Following up on a dog bite by a chained dog. The dog has been quarantined for 10 days. ACO will follow up when he returns.

OLD BUSINESS: Dheere would like to help put broadband access together, possibly with several towns and a Maine Community Foundation Grant. She will be put on the agenda for Aug. 30.
PERC/MRC meeting Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Orland Transfer station.
Hales Hill Road: conference call at Brooklin Monday at 2:30 p.m. with DOT.
Turanski discussed the “no smoking” in public places policy. Walker Pond Access has a no smoking policy in its joint policy with Brooksville. Healthy Acadia and the Center for Tobacco Independence would like them to vote to add wording prohibiting other tobacco and marijuana products, etc. and date the policy. It will be put on the Agenda for the meeting on Sept. 12.
DOT has agreed to another 2 year contract for the salt/sand building on Snow’s Cove. Future discussion may include a fuel depot for the fire department. Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to sign the contract and continue the discussion regarding fuel.

CEO REPORT: Tracy was sworn in and welcomed . He will work with Ford to meet people and become familiar with the ins and outs of the new job. Will be in the office on Thursdays for the present time.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:12 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant