Selectmen’s Minutes, October 31, 2013

October 31, 2013

OPENED the meeting at 5 pm and established a quorum.  Selectmen present:  Neil Davis, Nelson Grindal, Victor Smith.  Also present:  CEO Duane Ford, Tax Collector Belinda Pert, Treasurer Cindy Reilly, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

Read and approved the minutes of October 24.

Signed treasurer’s warrant for $65,313.03; school expenses were $63,722.03.

No public present.

OLD BUSINESS:   computer system:  S.J. Rollins will come down to see what we need.
Haskell Electric is waiting for the lights to come in and then will call with a date to finish the work.
Town Dock:  Grindal talked with Jim Fisher of Hancock County Planning Commission and, although there is no money available at present, with our seed money, he may be able to get us some money to improve the dock itself.
Tax reassessment:  the field work is finished.  The agents are working on updating the information and photos on the cards.
Polka Valley property:  Davis will call to see if there is still interest.
Additions to website:  Community links have been added and anyone interested in adding their link should contact the clerk at 359-2275 during her hours.  Davis will contact Blue Hill selectmen to see if they will talk about their system with us.
Dept. of Labor cellar work:  with money approved last week at the special town meeting, the cellar floor and drain will be worked on as soon as possible.


CEO REPORT:  A lot of people calling for information.  The Patten’s are going ahead with permits for the boathouse and a new house.   The Pressman property is a large project and is going along nicely.  A paper trail is being kept on the properties.

ADJOURN:  There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 5:20 pm so everyone could trick or treat.

Victor Smith, 3rd Selectman