Selectmen’s Minutes, December 14, 2023



December 7, 2023


Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present.  Selectmen present:  Ben Astbury, Susan Ford, Colby Pert.  Also present:  Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, Treasurer Lyndsey Dow, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grndle.


Moved, seconded and voted to accept the minutes of the last meeting with two punctuation corrections.


Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $35,848.76:  MAC heat Pumps for the fire department were $14,050 and for the town office $3,675;  road salt $2,644.97; general assistance



CEO REPORT: a) Received a call from Los Angeles with a question regarding uses and possible splitting of a Fox Run lot; b) need to inspect the indoor plumbing on a Byard Point Road home; c) a resident of Polka Valley wishes to give a piece of her property to her son, working around the 75’ setback from a brook.


OUT OF ORDER –  EXECUTIVE SESSION – regarding 405.6.A,1.  Started executive session at 6:18 p.m.; exited executive session at 6:32 p.m.


DISCUSSION and/or ACTION ITEMS  1)  ’24 Budget Overview –   worked on numbers for the budget and also discussed some of next year’s warrant articles.


ADJOURN:  There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:53 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Barbara Grindle, Assistant