Selectmen’s Minutes, June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017

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

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

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $5,585.18; general assistance $230, roads $1,482, sludge $240, administration (ballot clerks included) $1,016.07, fire protection $174.93.

NEW BUSINESS: Animal control officer will be unavailable for an unspecified amount of time due to a family illness. Another ACO will be asked to cover for her.
The deed has been made out and is waiting for further information for the property bid approved last week.
Pert reported on the Sedgwick-Brooksville Walker Pond Committee meeting held Wednesday.
The chassis for the new fire truck is done. Insurance coverage will be put on as soon as the invoice is paid.

OLD BUSINESS: Road Commissioner reports that the beaver dams on Black’s Pond have been taken care of and the water level is down.
He also has removed the sand on Carter Point, resident reported that it is building up again. Would like to have speed signs up, there are a lot of pedestrians taking advantage to the ‘quiet’ road, but speeding is a problem, especially during the summer.
The problem on Christy Hill has been discussed with the owner and he will see that it is fixed and have a larger culvert put in if necessary.
Office staff are making lists of small jobs that need attention.
Moved, seconded and voted 2-0 for the clerk to get needed supplies for the voting.
Fire Chief will attend the 911/PSAP meeting on June 20 and let the selectmen know what the County Commissioners are going to do about the 911 dispatching.

CEO REPORT: Checked on the Christy Hill washout and discussed with the owner and road commissioner; signed two building notifications permits for Caterpillar Hill; discussed several issues with an owner on the Salt Pond compound; giving out building notification papers for a large house.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 2-0 to adjourn at 6:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant to the Selectmen