Selectmen’s Minutes, September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016

Opened the meeting at 6:07 p.m. and established a quorum present.  Selectmen present:  Ben Astbury, Neil Davis, Colby Pert.  Also present:  Corey Roy, Bob Publicover, Tax Collector Elizabeth Gray, Clerk/treasurer Cindy Reilly, CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle.

Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to dispense with reading the minutes of the last meeting and accept them as written.

Reviewed and signed the treasurer’s warrant for $3,292.71; administrative expenses $69.32, sludge $720, porta-potty at town dock $120, fire department expenses $595.45, streetlights $181.74, town office and town house electricity $78.70.

OLD BUSINESS: Town Dock – pre-construction meeting with engineer McCullough and Jenn Paul scheduled for Sept. 30, 2016 at 10 a.m.

Sanding at Walker Pond and the school for this winter:  Selectmen discussed options and the bid process starting for Walker Pond access road.  School had put out to bid with no response.  Selectmen will get word out to see if there is interest in plowing at the school.  Will go over bid notification for Walker Pond Road with the Brooksville selectmen.  Board will find out if Superintendent has called contractor as was stated last week.

NEW BUSINESS:  Corey from Roy Boys Plumbing & Heating was in with estimates for hot water heaters to replace the one in the cellar.  Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to purchase a 40 gallon water heater for the town office and have the Roy Boys Plumbing & Heating do the installation as soon as possible.

Broadband pilot study – Selectmen will review and talk about it next week.

Charter information – Selectmen to review and discuss at a later meeting.

Discussed 911 addresses for the town landings.  Moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to contact 911 Addressing Officer David Carter for numbers for each landing and post the address at each site.

CEO REPORT:  Discussed ongoing issues with the old mobile home park formerly developed by V. D. Mahoney, including a lack of proof that it was pre-approved when developed years ago.  Also receiving culvert questions and working out plans with contractor to see what will work in reference to a handicapped bathroom in the Town Office.

ADJOURN:  There being no further business, the motion was made, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn the meeting at 7:27 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Ben Astbury, 3rd Selectman