Selectmen’s Minutes, June 9, 2016

June 9, 2016

Opened the meeting and established a quorum present.  Selectmen present:  Ben Astbury, Neil Davis, Colby Pert.  Others present:  Tax Collector Elizabeth Gray, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle

Read, approved and voted 3-0 to accept the minutes of the last meeting.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $191,377.95; additional school expenses for warrant # 24, $47,466.22 and school expenses for warrant # 25 were $64,654.93, tarring expenses $71,248.67 and road expenses of $970 accounted for most of the warrant.

OLD BUSINESS:  Gave clerk permission to take out an ad in the newspaper for a public hearing to be held on June 22 regarding the town dock designs.

Salt/Sand Shed contract:  Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to accept the MDOT contract for use of a portion of their facility on Snow’s Cove Road. Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 for Astbury to proceed with negotiations with MDOT for fuel access at the facility for town equipment and establishment of an account for the town fire trucks.

NEW BUSINESS:  Snow Contract:  Road Commissioner was approached by Astbury regarding the snow contract and his possible involvement in the process.  Carter will provide an answer by next Thursday.  Astbury will report to the selectboard.

Salt Pond Access:  Selectmen discussed the progress made to date.  Davis presented his letter to initiate the board’s contact with owners of the property for the board’s approval.  Awaiting response from the Foundation.

CEO REPORT:  Ford is preparing for the next planning board meeting on Tuesday, June 14 at 7 pm.  Continuing with ongoing projects and updating classes, especially on the shoreland zoning ordinance changes.

ADJOURN:  There being no further business, it was moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn at 7:25 pm.

Ben Astbury,