Selectmen’s Minutes, March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019

Opened the meeting and declared a quorum present. Selectmen present: Ben Astbury, Bob Publicover, Michael Sheahan. Also present: CEO Frank Tracy, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

There being no errors or omissions in the minutes of the last meeting, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to accept them as written.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $3,235.92; general assistance $530, town office $435.81, fees $93, motor vehicle clearing $1,475.25, administration $252.36, legal $449.50.

CEO REPORT: He has finished the letter for the shoreland zoning issue and will send it to the attorney. The Planning Board has received notebooks with all of the ordinances, will get copies of the comprehensive plan at next month’s meeting. Asked if he needed to come in for planning board meetings if nothing is on the agenda. Selectmen recommended that he call the acting chairman to see if he is needed. Still clearing old papers and filing.

NEW BUSINESS: Astbury will check to see if the town has a game camera that can be set up at the town dock. Marine Resources committee would like to monitor the trash situation and parking at the dock.
Put the Maine Recycling and Solid Waste Conference on the calendar for April 29, 30 in Northport.
Set date to meet with the auditor, Thursday, Mar. 21 or 28. Would like to have the treasurer and tax collector present for the meeting.
Received an email from DOT representative regarding the speed limit on the Deer Isle bridge. Posted speed is presently 25 mph. Only one vehicle of 463 was actually traveling the posted speed, 18 were at or under 35 mph, and 54 were at 40 mph or under. The rest, 390 vehicles, were over 40 mph.

OLD BUSINESS: An animal control issue should be a civil issue between the two parties involved. The animal control officer was called. Will discuss the issue with him.
Would like to see the contract with MRC regarding trash removal at the transfer station.
A new time and date for the Sedgwick Brooksville Walker Pond Committee – 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Sedgwick Town Office.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant