Selectmen’s Meeting, January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019

Opened the meeting and established a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: John Higgins, Ciona Ulbrich, Road Commissioner Paul Carter, CEO Frank Tracy, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

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

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $9,618.45; animal control, $14, town office equipment $75, administration $392.32, snow $4,000, salt $1,557.32, town office $456.13, fire department $299.59, Emera $624.05, plumbing $150, M/V clearing, $2178.50, sludge $120.

NEW BUSINESS: Moved and voted to set the time for voting at town meeting from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Set the timeline for printing the town report for it to be available for the meeting on March 1. Will probably be waiting for the audit; it will have to go directly to the printer.
Higgins and Ulbrich reported on possibly applying for matching grants for the alewife program. The town would be asked to sign a letter allowing the applications.

OLD BUSINESS: Will try to reschedule the meeting with attorneys for February. Reminder of the visit to PERC on Thursday, the 24th. Also meeting with the budget committee to go over the final check on the town meeting warrant on Thursday the 24th.
Astbury will attend speed sign training on the 30th in Thorndike.

CEO REPORT: Distributed his report and explained it to the selectboard.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant