Selectmen’s Minutes, September 13, 2018

September 13, 2018

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

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

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $5,188.05, motor vehicle clearing $1,606; fees $131, administration $70.39, Town office electricity $76.13, sludge $1,020, general assistance $818.13, and roads $1,466.40.

NEW BUSINESS: Superintendent Elkington discussed several updates involving the school policies and business for the upcoming school year. Will return for monthly updates during the year. The new principal will be introduced to the Board in October.
Phone for CEO. Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to have CEO purchase a cell phone to be used for town business. A new number will be available as soon as he has it set up.

OLD BUSINESS: Discussed the TRIO upgrade and web. Will not be doing anything until July because funds are not available, budgeting for the new prices and programs will be presented at the town meeting in March.

ASSISTANT’S STUFF: Mowing the old landfill – will discuss next week.
General Assistance Ordinance renewal – needs a public hearing, will wait for Clerk to return from vacation to post the hearing.
Pine tree removal – Astbury will take care of it soon.
LRAP – Road assistance funds, assistant has made out the form, needs confirmation from road commissioner’s records.

CEO REPORT: Presented selectboard with his daily log. Still finding his way around town.

ADJOURN: There being no further business, moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:37 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Barbara Grindle, Assistant