Selectmen’s Meeting, October 3, 2019

September 26, 2019

Opened the meeting and established a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Jerry and Alison Wetterskog, Christine DiPretoro, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO/LPI Frank Tracy, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

6 P.M. General Assistance Public Hearing: Chairman Sheahan read the instructions, and asked if there were any comments or questions. A short discussion then he declared the state guidelines adopted for the year 2019-2020. The selectmen signed the adoption papers and the hearing was closed at 6:10 p.m. There were three members of the public present.

One change made in the minutes of the last meeting- the selectmen did not review the septic policy, they intended to sign it this week. Minutes of the last meeting approved with the change.

Entered into Executive Session to discuss a personnel matter at 6:15 p.m. Returned from Executive session at 6:38 p.m.

DESCUSSION ITEMS: Reviewed the Animal Control Job Description, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to accept it as a policy for the town of Sedgwick.
Discussed the Plowing contract draft.
TRIO conversion. Still questions. Setting up a time and date to have a conference call.
Also discussing the marijuana laws. Called MMA for some clarification.
Sheahan talked to a group of school children about the running to town government. Fielded many questions and was impressed by the interest shown by the children.

ACTION ITEMS: Gave Clerk permission to purchase daffodils to commerate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Sufferage. DiPretoro will plant them this fall.
Sheahan will contact the town attorney in reference to the executive session pursuant to 1MRSA 405(6)(A).

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $150,152.24; school $103,067.75, snow $30,320.23, clearing m/v $2,435.80, clearing $388, plumbing $575, salaries $7,756.86, misc. admin
$1,454.52, RCC dues $684.71, roads $1,264.46, general assistance $319, sludge $300, fees $314.20, fire protection $720.37.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 p.m.

Respectfully submitted
Barbara Grindle, Assistant