Selectmen’s Meeting, February 6, 2020

February 6, 2020

Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Jerry and Allison Wetterskog, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

There being no errors or omissions in the minutes of the January 16 meeting moved, seconded and voted 2-0 (Publicover abstained, not present at the meeting) to accept the minutes as written. There also being no errors or omissions in the minutes of the January 30 meeting moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to accept those minutes as written.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for

CEO REPORT: Unbelievably busy. The building notification forms need to be reviewed; they call for ‘repairs’, not alterations. The planning board approves any alterations; a boathouse and/or pier needs to go to the planning board unless repairing things already there. There may be a pre-application for a solar project to come before the planning board.

DISCUSSION ITEMS: Received a letter from the Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry regarding the Eggemoggin Reach and Mill Pond Access project. The project is one of the finalists for funding through the Land for Maine’s Future Program.
Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to purchase firewall software, printer and scanner.
GWI applications rejected. They will be holding meetings to get information for a second round of applications for broadband for several area towns.
GSA held an informational Forum in Brooksville and will be holding one in Sedgwick on Feb 12.

ACTION ITEMS: Spent the evening going over the town meeting warrant articles and signed the final copy for posting. Assistant will email the complete town report book to the printer tomorrow (Friday).

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant