Selectmen’s Meeting, March 30, 2023

March 30, 2023

Opened the meeting and established a quorum. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Susan Ford, Colby Pert. Also present: Mia Strong, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle (by phone Jerry Wetterskog).

Read and approved the minutes of the last meeting.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $

CEO REPORT: House to be removed and plans to replace it on Graytown Road Road, need to check the septic system; Planning Board meeting Tuesday evening approved an amended permit for Michael Rossney, he will be using the Springer lot next door for parking; Smith on Blacks Pond has no shoreland permits, working with him; person asking about purchase of Tasha’s for music and a pub, septic may be ok; home/former store in Sargentville purchased, septic is not usable, keeping an eye on it; Silver Mine property owner looking to do some repairs on porches.

DISCUSSION ITEMS: 1) Strong Brewing – Renewals – Set a public hearing for the amusement permit for April 13, 7 p.m. at the town office. Hearing no complaints moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to accept the renewal for the amusement permit and sign the liquor permit.
2) Old County Road Damage – Complaint received of a piece of log cutting equipment making deep holes in the pavement of the road. Road Commissioner will be contacted for a price to repair the road and then contractor will be contacted.
3) Unresolved Business – Ford will do paperwork for the Rapid Renewal papers, working with tax collector on several issues.
Selectboard will send a letter to the Planning Board regarding a chairman.
Approved money for the Comprehensive Plan Board to have miscellaneous supplies for working on the comprehensive plan revisions.
Planning an executive session with the town attorney on April 6 to discuss Title 1, §405.6 E Legal Rights and Duties
Decided to participate in State bid for winter salt. We do not have to buy if we find a better bid.

ACTION ITEMS: Signed liquor permit for Strong Brewery
Signed appointment papers for 2023-24.

PUBLIC COMMENTS: Wetterskog has provided a Word document for the Planning Board to work with and sent it to Donna Beninati. Asked if they would read the Brownville plan for referencing.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 6:59 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant