Selectmen’s Meeting, May 22, 2014



May 15, 2014


Opened the meeting at 6 pm and established a quorum present.  Selectmen present:  Neil Davis, Nelson Grindal, Victor Smith.  Also present:  Robert Jones, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle.


Read and approved the minutes of the last meeting.


Signed the treasurer’s warrants for two weeks.  May 8 – included tarring for $1,760 and sludge payments of $495; May 15 – school $143,966.34, general assistance $239, town office repairs $231.61, veterans graves $2,470 (there are 247 veterans listed in the town’s records.  If you know of a veteran that does not have a flag, please call the town office so we can make sure that there is acknowledgement of their service).


Selectmen approved David Anderson as warden for the primary elections on June 10, 2014.  Polls will be open at the Town House from 8 am to 8 pm.

Selectmen would like a comparison sheet between insurance estimates from Grindle Agency and the current insurance carrier Maine Municipal.


OLD BUSINESS:   Haskell Electric needs to be called to replace a blown bulb in one of the new lights, and to see why the flagpole light isn’t working.


Public Access Committee met and discussed several accesses.  This year’s projects will include the Mill Pond, Rope Ferry and the Salt Pond accesses.


NEW BUSINESS:  Smith and Grindal attended the DOT meeting on road conditions in Deer Isle on Saturday, May 10.

Assistant will not be in for the meeting on May 22; GSA’s spring concert will be held in the gym at 7 pm. 

Selectmen will discuss the time it takes preparing and mailing the taxes, notices and liens with the tax collector.


CEO REPORT:  A meeting with John Cousins and Jon Cullen has been set up for the Walker Pond tree cutting project on Monday, the 19th.

Nichols Day Camp has a lot going on and CEO is keeping in touch with them.


There being no further business, it was moved and seconded and voted to adjourn.  Adjourned at 7:40 pm.


                        Victor Smith, Selectman