Selectmen’s Minutes, April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019

Opened the meeting and established a quorum. Selectmen present: Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Mia and Al Strong, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Frank Tracy, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

There being no errors or omissions in the minutes of the last meeting, moved, seconded and voted 2-0 to accept them as written.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $90,700.83; school expenses $58,662.99, RCC dues $684.71, Webb Excavating $12,384.74, clearing, M/V $1,013, clearing IFW $218, clearing Animal Welfare $29, administration $8,460.38, fire $972.44, town office $706.63, fees $161.20, general assistance $1,163.90, Legal $342, Town House 50, Walker Pond $5,000.

CEO REPORT: Checking building permits, shoreland zoning and site plan ordinance wording for the Planning Board to review. Purchased a new printer.

DISCUSSION ITEMS: Discussed taking items that need discussion and talking about the issues one week, acting on the issue the next week, giving time for thoughtful decisions.
Next Harbor Committee meeting will take place at the Town Dock, first Thursday in May.
The Small Animal Clinic (SAC) will not be offering after-hours pick up of animals. They are open from 8-5 Monday thru Friday.
Brian Swartz will be here next Wednesday to take photos and do interviews for the Our Town feature page in the Ellsworth American.
NEXT WEEK: Transfer/solid waste meeting here at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday. Walker Pond Committee meeting also here Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

ACTION ITEMS: The Strong’s were in to give the selectmen a heads up and a renewal application for this summer’s entertainment at Strong Brewery. They are thinking about doing their own movable food truck and having two porta potties for a three month period. The CEO recommended that they attend the Planning Board meeting Tuesday. Town Clerk will put a notice in the newspaper for next week’s issue. Paid the $50 application fee.

ASSISTANT’S REPORT: Discussed roadside cleanup, which is in the planning stage already.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 2-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:09 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant