Selectmen’s Meeting, May 26, 2022



May 26, 2022


Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present.  Selectmen present:  Ben Astbury, Colby Pert, Michael Sheahan.  Also present:  Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle, (by phone (Jeffrey Roth, Jerry Wetterskog).


There being changes made in the minutes of the last meeting, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to accept them as amended.


Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $152,093.53:  general assistance $167; fire protection $60; administration $307.74; fees $871; road signs $250; sludge $456; town office $358.35; education $149,623.44.


CEO REPORT:  Communicated with the Planning Board members regarding educational opportunities; would be good if they took advantage to the training.  Walker Pond owners know that the town is keeping an interest in their projects: one needs replanting; another’s long driveway is on hold, they are good to work with; a third is doing paperwork for solar panels and possibly a shed for the equipment, also will need a permit for a float; a non-resident is looking for a building notification for a home and all the necessities involved; it is getting difficult for contractors to get parts for the septic systems; the owner of two lots on Black’s Pond checking with town and DEP on locating building locations.


DISCUSSION ITEMS:  1)  Audit Policy – Reviewed and moved, seconded and voted to accept.

2)  ACO Advertisement –  Sheahan will write an advertisement and send it to the Packet and MMA.

3)  Final Warrant Articles – Reviewed the warrant articles, made a few changes, and assistant will send the revisions to the printer.  Set the date for the Annual Town Meeting for June 18, 9 a.m. at the Town House.

4)  Unresolved Business – Snow contractor has met with a resident that had damage due to plowing.


ACTION ITEMS:  1)  Audit Policy  –  Signed the Policy.


ASSISTANT’S REPORT – Covid free and back to work, will make the changes to the warrant articles and send them to the printer.




ADJOURN:  There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:27 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Barbara Grindle, Assistant