Selectmen’s Meeting, August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019

Opened the meeting and established a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Jerry and Allison Wetterskog, Principal Carla Magoon, Kathy Kline, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

There being no errors or omissions in the records of the last meeting, moved, seconded and voted 2-0-1 (Publicover absent last meeting) to accept the records as written.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $77,012.33; legal $995.38, animal control $580.74, administration $346.45,fire protection $862.23, education $70,386.90, roads $316.49, fees $150, clearing/mv $3,195.25, m/v overpay $201.27.

CEO REPORT: CEO training in Augusta.

DISCUSSION ITEMS: Streetlight conversion: finally reached a representative regarding the unnecessary streetlights.
Tax bills have been folded and mailed.
Principal gave the superintendent’s report on the progress being made at the school.
A dog issue has arisen and the complaint is to be put in writing.
An estimate of $800 was received to upgrade the electric panel in the town office.
Don Buckingham has been appointed to the budget committee, replacing Zoe Tenney, who has resigned from the committee.
The old dump and the town office fields have been mowed by TJW Field and Forests.
Astbury will try to mow the field at the Salt Pond Access.
Ms Kline asked about moving boulders at Harding Lane. Sheahan will set up a meeting with the property owners, the selectmen and the road commissioner to discuss what can be done, and how far back the boulders should go.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant