Selectmen’s Minutes, Thurs., Dec. 04, 2008

Town of Sedgwick Maine

Selectmen’s Meeting

December 4, 2008  Thursday  6:30PM  

Selectmen present:  Nelson Grindal, Bill Jagger and Tom O'Connor. Other participants:  Selectmen’s assistant Barbara Grindle, Clerk/ Treasurer Cindy Reilly.  Also in attendance was the Budget committee: Steve Toby Chairman, Horace Wardwell and Paul Trowbridge.  Fire Chief David Carter. 

  1. Approved the minutes of the December 2, 2008 selectman’s meeting.


  1. Approved the Treasurers warrant (#23) in the amount of $10,847.98.


  1. Members of the budget committee reviewed and approved the Fire Department budget which is projected at $39,500.  Chief Carter answered questions concerning the various expenditures.  The committee also approved a request for $15,000 for Walker Pond expenditures which will be discussed and voted on at a special town meeting on January 13, 2009.  Selectmen and committee members also went through the preliminary town budget for 2009/2010.


  1. Selectmen voted 3 to 0 to approve and sign a Joint Exercise of Powers agreement between the towns of Sedgwick and Brooksville which will govern development of the town property on Walker Pond.  The document requires voter approval at a special town meeting on January 13, 2009 at 5:00PM.  The meeting will be held at the town house just prior to a public hearing on the plan to consolidate our school district.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 pm.  

Respectfully submitted,   

Tom O'Connor