Selectmen’s Minutes, September 1, 2016

September 1, 2016

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

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

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $92,770.85; School expenses for $76,201.42, administration and salaries $9,234.86, sludge $720, animal control 893.34, general assistance $1,050 and fire department expenses $1,200.85.

OLD BUSINESS:  Town Dock – Davis signed the contract for the project on Monday, August 29, 2016 as instructed by the vote last week.  The contractor (Eaton Paving & Excavation, LLC.) was notified.  Clerk received a copy of the contract papers for the town dock grant file.

NEW BUSINESS:  Walker Pond – Selectmen talking with John Kimball in reference to the survey sent.  Selectmen discussed the survey process and further discussion will take place at the monthly Walker Pond Committee meeting with the Brooksville selectmen on September 7.  The town engineer will be present at the meeting to discuss the renewal of the facilities permit extension.

A culvert on the Rural Cemetery portion of Old County Road needs some cold pack to fill it in.  Selectmen to contact the road commissioner to make the repair.

Davis has discussed the culvert just up the road from the town office with Shawn Davis of DOT.  It will be replaced with a new one.

CEO REPORT:  Presented a map and a deed for the town landing to clarify previous discussions.  Still handling “panic calls” due to the end-of-summer projects and time for departure.

ADJOURN:  There being no further business, the motion was made, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn at 7:23 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Ben Astbury, 3rd Selectman