Selectmen’s Meeting, August 30, 2018

August 30, 2018

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

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

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $129,356.06; motor vehicle clearing $2,348.50, fees $139, animal control $598.25, sludge $360, town dock $56, general assistance $342, administration $47.94, County tax $99,096.87, transfer station $26,367.50.

NEW BUSINESS: Jessica Dheere presented information regarding broadband. She asked the selectmen about setting up a committee to investigate the need for it, as well where and how it would benefit the town. She would be willing to chair the committee. Selectmen moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to set up the committee, Dheere as chair, Publicover representing the selectboard, Mark Adamsky volunteered to help, selectmen looking for more volunteers. (Call the town office or a selectman if interested).

OLD BUSINESS: PERC/MRC discussion- Set October 4 at 5 p.m. at the Sedgwick Town Office to meet with selectmen from Brooklin and Brooksville to discuss a 3-town transfer station.
Hales Hill Bridge discussion- still no agreement papers from DOT as to what they are willing to do to the bridge to make it safe for heavy, detoured traffic.
Ridge Road land- Need to discuss with assessing agent regarding value.
Harbor- Discussion ongoing regarding leased right-of-way to the water.

CEO Report: CEO presented his daily log to the selectmen. He is settling in and learning where places are. Anyone wishing to contact him can call 664-0003. He is in the office from 1-5 Thursdays.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Entered into executive session to discuss a personnel matter. Out of executive session at 7:43 p.m.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn after the executive session.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant