Selectmen’s Minutes, Tues., Oct. 11, 2007

Town of Sedgwick Maine

Selectmen’s Meeting

October 11, 2007  Thursday  6:30PM  

Selectmen present:  Chairman – Nelson Grindal, Bill Jagger and Tom O'Connor. Other participants:  Road Commissioner Paul Carter, Selectmen’s Assistant Barbara Grindle and Clerk/Treasurer Cindy Reilly. 

  1. Approved the minutes of the October 9, 2007 selectmen’s meeting.


  1. Selectmen and the road commissioner discussed the best course of action to replace the bridge on Carter Point Rd.  If the road panel’s can be delivered early next week the road will be closed from October 19 through the 26th to facilitate replacing the deck of the bridge.  Notice will be placed in the Weekly Packet advising residents of the closure dates.


  1. Approved the treasurer’s warrant (#15) in the amount of $28,135.28.  Also on the warrant was authorization the invest $300,000 in various short and mid term certificates of deposits.


  1. Selectmen, after conferring with the road commissioner, voted 3 to 0 to move forward with the purchase of a plow/sand truck for the town.  At this point in time neither the selectmen nor the road commissioner have been able to identify a person willing and able to plow approximately 18 miles of town roads.  The remaining roads will be plowed by RL Cousins & Sons, as last year.  Mr. Cousins was unable to take on the additional roads.  Selectmen have identified several trucks with plow gear that are for sale.  A decision will be made as to which truck best fits the needs of the town.

 The meeting was adjourned at 8:45PM.  

Respectfully submitted,   Tom O'Connor  Selectman