Regular Meeting (01-29-2018)

Selectmen Present:                Suzan Rudnicki, Douglas Small,Jared Fitts and John Luce

Absent:                                   Earlyn Bowers

Town Manager/CEO:           Kevin Howell

Recording Secretary:            Coreen Sylvester

7:30 PM:  Suzan Rudnicki called the meeting to order.

MINUTES:  John Luce made a motion to accept the minutes of January 22, 2018 as amended. Douglas Small seconded.  Four voted in favor.





  1. Kevin Howell let Selectmen know that Paul MacDonald is interested in being Town Meeting moderator again this year.


  1. The Town Manager said Evelyn Smith will be sending a photo and summary for the annual report dedication.





Town Landing:  Kevin discussed more details about the proposed town landing.  We are eligible to apply for grants from Maine Department of Agriculture and Forestry as long as we are directly accessing a great pond.  Kevin showed the Board a statement he wrote regarding the town landing, and asked if Selectmen would have any objections to his putting it on our website and Facebook page.  Selectmen had no objections.


2018 Town Warrant:  The Town Manager said the only change to the town warrant was that he re-worded the article for the proposed town landing.  Selectmen approved the revised warrant and signed it.


Letter from Risk Management:  There was discussion about a letter received from Bob Thomas of Risk Management, regarding his meeting with the Fire Chief.  In the letter, Mr. Thomas recommended scheduling a courtesy inspection by Safety Works.  Mr. Thomas also recommended having a professional come in to train fire department members in safe lifting procedures.


WARRANT: John Luce made a motion to accept the payroll warrant of January 29, 2018 in the amount of $4,146.52.  Doug Small seconded.  Four voted in favor.

WARRANT: John Luce made a motion to accept the accounts payable warrant of January 29, 2018 in the amount of $8,754.24.  Doug Small seconded.  Four voted in favor.




Recycling Update:  The Town Manager gave an update on how the recycling program is going, saying participation is still high.  There was discussion about changes that will occur once Fiberight is operational.


Town Emblem:  Selectmen approved the updated town emblem as presented by the Town


ADJOURNMENT:  Suzan Rudnicki made a motion to adjourn.  John Luce seconded.  Four voted in favor.  Meeting adjourned at 8:18 pm.