Selectmen’s Minutes, July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017

Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Colby Pert, Michael Sheahan.
Also present: Bob Publicover, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

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

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $5,352.64; sludge for $836.28, general assistance for $156.94, administration expenses of $666.45 and fire department expenses of $451.67 comprised most of the bills.

NEW BUSINESS: Discussed general assistance expenses.
Pert will get estimates for putting a roof over the handicap ramp and door.
Astbury working on animal control through the sheriff’s department.

OLD BUSINESS: Salt Pond Access – Received copy of new deed, monument changes, and small changes in agreement with Next Generation. Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to accept agreement as written. Town attorney’s office will take care of filing the papers.
End of year figures still waiting for June invoices to be received and paid.
Marijuana Moratorium Ordinance – Sheahan has written an article to extend the ordinance to be approved by MMA before presentation to public for approval. Once approval is given, selectmen can extend it indefinitely as long as they prove that it is still needed and that progress is being made on the ordinance.
Permits for the Hazardous Waste Disposal on Sat., Aug. 19, at Ellsworth High School, are available at the town office or at the transfer station.

CEO REPORT: Still need to get updates done on the Shoreland Zoning Ordinance. Noted that satellite dishes may not be installed within 75’ of the shore, and only in special circumstances may they be located within 250’ of the shore.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 6:48 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant