Selectmen’s Minutes, June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016

Opened the meeting and established a quorum present.  Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Neil Davis, Colby Pert.  Also present:  Nelson Grindal, Al and Mia Strong, Bob Publicover, CEO Duane Ford, Tax Collector Elizabeth Gray, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

Read the minutes of the last meeting.  Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to approve the minutes of the meeting as written.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $2,287.13; plumbing fees for the state and plumbing inspector for $265, clearing and fees for registrations and licenses $ 1,719.75, and $280 for mowing the town office and town house lawns.

OLD BUSINESS:  Reviewed the application for the Strong Brewing Company’s amusement permit.  Accepted the application as complete.  Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to issue the permit.

Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to sign the state liquor license application for Darrell Brown of Mariner’s Pub on Caterpillar Hill Road.

Read the contract with James Wadman, CPA for auditing town books. Moved. seconded and voted 3-0 to sign the contract.

NEW BUSINESS:  July 6th at 9 am selectmen to meet with the Next Generation Foundation and their attorney Sally Mills at the office of the town’s attorney James Patterson to discuss their proposal for the Salt Pond property.

July 13th at 9 am the meeting of the Walker Pond Committee in Brooksville.  Davis will not be there, Astbury to chair the meeting.

A taxpayer wishes to discuss the status of his taxes.

Discussed the snow contract drafted by Davis.  Accepted the draft with two changes.  Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to contact snow contractor for a meeting next Thursday to discuss contract.

Davis will be absent the week of July 11, assistant will be on vacation the week of July 18.

CEO REPORT:  Reviewing and inspecting new plumbing projects.  Attended a class on legal issues in Augusta.  Legal issues are becoming more complex and need to be kept on top of.  Checking on issues on Salt Pond and Sargentville.

ADJOURN:  There being no further business, the motion was made, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 pm.

Ben Astbury, Selectman