Selectmen’s Minutes, August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017

Opened the meeting at 6 p.m. and established a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Colby Pert, Michael Sheahan. Also present: Treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

There being no errors or omissions in the minutes of the last meeting, moved, seconded and voted to dispense with reading the minutes and accept them as written.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $10,207.10; general assistance for $614.35, sludge for $210, dock $220, administration $324.50, fire department $3,718.47, and roads $2,056.96.

NEW BUSINESS: Read and signed the septic disposal policy. Reviewed other policies to be updated. Assistant to remove duplicate copies and change the mileage rate policy to state rate.
The fields around the Town Office have been mowed. Astbury will check on the old landfill site.

OLD BUSINESS: The road has been started to Salt Pond. No call back from the town attorney regarding the deed, but registry confirmed that it has been registered.
Town clerk working up the marijuana ordinance in preparation for the special town meeting at 7 p.m. August 24 at the town office.
Pert will contact someone about a roof over the handicap ramp at the rear of the office.
Reminder of the Hazardous Waste collection at the Blue Hill/Surry Landfill on Saturday, August 19 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

ASSISTANT’S STUFF: State general assistance auditor will be here on August 21 to go over some of the applications for the past year.

CEO REPORT: Proposal for erosion and engineer specs with Steve Blaisdell. Selectmen moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to sign the letter for them to work on the plan with the state agencies. They also approved the documents already made out. Everything else going well and busy.

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

Barbara Grindle, Assistant