Selectmen’s Minutes, April 13, 2017

April 13, 2017

Opened the meeting and established a quorum at 6 p.m. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Colby Pert, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Robert Jones, Animal Control Officer Deborah Ciomei, Peter Woodward, treasurer/clerk Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to dispense with reading of last week’s minutes and accept them as written.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $60,196.00; education costs were $57,174.60.

OLD BUSINESS: The WiFi is up and working. If needed, check with the clerk or tax collector for the password. Clerk will post the availability on the town website.
S.J. Rollins updated the computers, set up the WiFi system, and took care of any problems with the computers.
Woodward’s crew will be in the office Friday and Monday again to work on the bathroom. Fascinated with the pocket wall found when tearing out the old bathrooms.

NEW BUSINESS: ACO Debbie Ciomei was updated on the new pay system for her and the possible contract with the sheriff’s office. There is no contract with the sheriff’s office yet, but the pay change to $15 per hour plus mileage will take effect on July 1.
Maps were received regarding the Salt Pond roadway. Clerk will post on the website. Assistant will make copies for the meeting at 7:30 p.m. on April 28.
Clerk asked if Lucius Bridges could take care of the flag pole at the town house.
Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to sign the copies of the warrant to be posted for the school referendum vote on April 28. Voting will take place from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The meeting for the Salt Pond will take place at 7:30 p.m.
The meeting of the Walker Pond committee, held Wednesday, announced that a new caretaker has been hired, and he will start inspecting boats this weekend. They OK’d the paving of a portion of the road and Paul Carter will start setting up the tarring process.

CEO REPORT: 1) Met with the owner of the New Generation Foundation who is excited about the new project. 2) The Caterpillar Hill Initiative has deeded the property back to the former owner. 3) There has been a question about storage of distillates and he was advised to go to the Planning Board for a site review plan. 4) Attending classes.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn at 7:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant to the Selectmen