TOWN OF SEDGWICK
June 8, 2023
Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Susan Ford, Colby Pert. Also present: Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle, (Jerry Wetterskog by phone).
Read and approved the minutes of June 1 as amended and June 5 as written.
Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $126,160.67: education $108,675.42; town dock $488.23; sludge $120; fire protection $1,162.41; town office $240; general assistance $266.76; administration $11,064.29; clearing m/v $771.50.
CEO REPORT: Received a call regarding a downed power line on Silver Mine Road, it is a repair, no permit needed; received an email about wind turbine projects in Sedgwick; town had a moratorium, so no projects done; extensive questions regarding a possible glampground on Snow’s Cove – what codes and ordinances would be applicable for such a project.
DISCUSSION /ACTION ITEMS: 1) Tax Collector – moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to terminate present tax collector for failure to follow policy, she has the right to a hearing and an investigation if she wishes. Will notify her of the decision and her rights.
2) Planning Board Resignation – Andy Bowes has sent his formal resignation as alternate on the Planning Board. Selectmen accepted it with regret, will appoint someone as soon as possible.
3) Warrant Article Finalization – Worked on the warrant articles, will review and finalize tomorrow and send to the printer.
4) Unresolved Business – a) Rapid Renewal will be up and running as soon as Compusult can get it set up, will notify Tina when it is ready to put on the website; b) motor vehicle audit Wednesday at 10 a.m., office will be closed.
ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:46 p.m.
Barbara Grindle, Assistant