Selectmen’s Meeting, October 27, 2022



October 27, 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, Maura Tillotson.


The Assistant’s computer being down, there were no minutes to review.  (Assistant will contact Compusult tomorrow).  Will review minutes next week.


Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $200438.35:  fees $126; clearing week of 102 $2287, week of 10/5 $3183.50, week of 10/19 965; sludge $60; administration $479.97; town office $60; fire protection $60; education $142,751.50 snow $50,465.38.


CEO REPORT:  Viewed solar project on Grindal lot on Caterpillar Hill and let the environmental scientist know that there are no visible issues at present, the panels are nearly done and they are working on the wiring; a residence on Rope Ferry Road needs to measure to put a shed outside of the shoreland zoning area;  a new 2-story house off Caterpillar Hill has no permits yet-will follow up as it is nearly finished; will check on a property on the Cooper Farm Road for replantings, etc; there are major septic issues on two adjoining properties on Snow’s Cove, septic plan has not been found and can’t find the leach bed, will be following this up as well.


DISCUSSION ITEMS:  1)  Audit Preparation Progress:  Auditor hasn’t received anything yet,

2)  S. J. Rollins Access:  Sent the information to Conpusult Monday,  No answer yet.

3)  Hales Hill Bridge Meeting:  Reminder of the meeting Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.

4)  Unresolved Business:  a)  Tillotson reported a mess of rubble on the Reach Road just before the Herrick Road turn off;  b)  Request received to keep the port-a-potty at the Town Landing at least through November for the dog walkers;  c)  Gave the Marine Resources Committee permission to order the proposed sign for the Landing; d)  Discussion regarding a flashing light for the school zone speed (15 mph).




ASSISTANT’S REPORT:  computer down.  Will do this week’s minutes for next week.




ADJOURN:  There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Barbara Grindle, Assistant