Selectmen’s Miutes, September 18, 2014



September 18, 2014


            Opened the meeting and established a quorum.  Selectmen present:  Neil Davis, Nelson Grindal, Victor Smith.  Also present:  CEO Duane Ford, Assistant Barbara Grindle.


            Read and approved the minutes of the last meeting.


            Signed the treasurer’s warrant for $106,018.71;  school expenses were $103,481.34, fire department expenses were $576.06, Webb’s Excavating for $360 on a public access.


            No tax collector, and treasurer had to leave.  One dog with quills reported and handled.


            OLD BUSINESS:  Davis will contact tax collector Pert and let her know how things are going and discuss when she will be in to catch up on the taxes.


            NEW BUSINESS:  Conducted interviews with five applicants for the tax collector position.  Assistant will contact the other five to set up interview appointments with them.

            Reviewed the fire department’s recommendation for Tower and Ground Space License Agreement for their emergency dispatch equipment on the A T&T cell tower on Sedgwick Ridge.  They have been offered more space and a better location on this tower.  A T&T has also agreed to share their electricity and generator equipment.  This has been referred to the CEO for his review.

            Jeff Hamilton to clean up the Carter Point Access.  Grindal wants to be there when it is being done.


            CEO REPORT:  Has talked with fire department representative about the tower on the Ridge.  Very impressed with the deal.  Will continue to monitor the agreement.

            Looking at a value assessment of the Salt Pond Access.  Owner would like town to purchase the land for $20,000.  This is a change from the original talks.  Must be checked out before any more work is done on the transfer of right of ways.

            Took a DOT soil erosion class this week.


            ADJOURN:  Having been here from 3:30 pm and there being no more business, it was moved, seconded and voted 3-0 to adjourn at 6:16 pm.


                                    Victor Smith, Selectman