Selectmen’s Meeting, May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

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

There being no errors or omissions in the records of the last meeting, moved, seconded and voted 2-0 to approve them as written. (Astbury not present last week.)

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $91,779.15; school expenses $61,744.13, legal fees $697, sludge $360, motor vehicle clearing $2,274.25 and fees $108, administration $8.27 general assistance $220, and transfer station payment $26,367.50.

NEW BUSINESS: Fire chief has met with the insurance service organization and the mistake made in West Sedgwick’s coverage has been resolved. The town’s all-round coverage may be less expensive due to the fire department’s coverage.
Signed a form allowing catering at a wedding on the Reach Road this summer.

OLD BUSINESS: Picnic table has been delivered to the Salt Pond Access, parking area still needs some grading.
Trash pick up for next year was discussed. The Blue Hill organizers would like to schedule a peninsula-wide pickup day. Suggested that a committee be formed for next year’s pick up in Sedgwick until a larger group can be formed. DOT provides bags free of charge and some have been ordered already.

ASSISTANT’S STUFF: The spring assessing work is being done.
Healthy Peninsula has received a grant giving the North Sedgwick Baptist Church a boost to the Deacon’s Fund for fuel assistance next winter.

CEO REPORT: Fielding phone calls and doing a lot of paperwork. Call about a building code in town, which we don’t have, but reminded contractor that they have to meet state codes. The septic system on Old County Road is being finished so the new owners can get in the house, Notified No Frills that they need to go to the Planning Board when they are ready to start work on the Mines Road property.

ADJOURN: Opened the Public Hearing and reconvened. Adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

PUBLIC HEARING: Opened the public hearing for TNT Recycling and Salvage application for a permit. Owner Hayden Torrey presented his plans and described the changes made to his site plan. There were a few comments from the people present and the selectmen asked CEO Ford to check the site and measurements prior to issuing a permit. The public hearing was closed at 7:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant