Selectmen’s Meeting, May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018

Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Hayden Torrey, CEO Duane Ford, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

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

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $211,598.56; school $204,853.87, sludge $1,50.80, town office $327.74, Emera for town house $14.75, streetlights $185.72 fire department $137.84, general assistance 176.59, motor vehicle clearing $3,978.04 and fees $147, Walker Pond $100.

NEW BUSINESS: Discussed the auto recycling application and set a date for the public hearing. Assistant to fax the application papers and planning board permit to the state. The public hearing will be held May 31, 7 p.m. in the town office.
Signed the paving contract for Pertville Road and part of the Walker Pond road. Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to sign the contract.
Discussed with Colby Pert about a picnic table for the Salt Pond Access. He will build one for the access. He was also asked, and agreed, to make a case for the Boston Post Cane. A portapotty will be placed at the Salt Pond Access as soon as the parking lot is ready.

OLD BUSINESS: Still working on the streetlight discussion with Brooklin and perhaps Penobscot to see about joining together to purchase and install LED lights.
The previous owners are happy with what has been done at the Salt Pond. Concerned about ticks.

CEO REPORT: Good Planning Board meeting last week, people can’t imagine the bridge handling heavy traffic on the Hales Hill Road, asking about cutting standards in the Shoreland Zone where there is clearing on Stumpy Cove, Granite Shop extension needs checking, real estate agent asking about a tree that bled down on a shed roof.

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