Selectmen’s Meeting, October 4, 2018

October 4, 2018

Opened the meeting and established a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Tax Collector Elizabeth Gray, Treasurer/clerk Cindy Reilly, CEO Frank Tracy, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

Read and approved the minutes with one change (check on the spelling of Mara’s name). Moved, seconded and voted 2-0 (Asbtury abstained) to accept the minutes with the correction.

Reviewed and approved the treasurer’s warrant; education $251,988.93, fire department $340.03, town dock $56, general assistance $1,237.65, RCC quarterly dues $663.78, fees $114.25, clearing $3,372.25, administration $9,675.07, snow payment #1 $29,725.72.

NEW BUSINESS: TRIO issues fixed on both computers.
Reminder of the Sedgwick Brooksville Town Landing Committee Oct. 10 at 9 a.m. at Brooksville.

OLD BUSINESS: Hales Hill Bridge – emailed document looks ok, will discuss with Brooklin and get back to Joel at DOT.
Reminder of the transfer station research meeting here on Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. with Brooklin.
BHHT-Sargentville parcel – Publicover will contact Fred Marston regarding the Mill Pond property. Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to have Publicover contact him and discuss project.
Due to a tree down on the Reach Road and the power going off, the general assistance public hearing will be rescheduled to October 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the town office.
Discussed tax issues and solutions with the tax collector.
There is a vacancy on the Harbor Committee. Astbury will check with Desmond Ashman to see if he is interested. Moved, seconded, and voted 3-0.
Reminder of the election in November. Time will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Town House.

CEO presented his minutes and daily journal. Been busy here this afternoon. Has an issue of a shoreland zoning and civil matter. Moved, seconded, and voted to have him contact town’s attorney for advice. Helped two businesses prepare for the planning board meeting Tuesday.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, and no electricity for lighting, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant