Regular Meeting (11-04-2019)

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

Town Manager/CEO:           Kevin Howell

Recording Secretary:            Coreen Sylvester

Guests Present:                      Glennis McSorley and Toby Pelletier

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

MINUTES:  Douglas Small made a motion to accept the minutes of October 28, 2019 as written

  1. Isaac Raymond seconded.  Five voted in favor.




  1. The Town Manager gave the treasurer’s report as of November 4, 2019.


  1. The Selectmen and Town Manager went over the items in this week’s packet, including the Fire Department report.  Kevin said they had a busy month with fifty calls and a lot of transports.


  1. Kevin let the Board know Trunk or Treat was very successful again this year.


  1. The Town Manager gave an update on converting to co-mingling trash and recycling, and said we have had a lot of positive responses from the public.


  1. There was discussion regarding an inquiry from a resident asking whether Selectmen would consider having a dog park, so people could have a place to take their dogs off-leash.  Selectmen decided to take no action at this time.


  1. Kevin stated an owner of a rental property in town asked if Selectmen have ever considered having an ordinance to prohibit jake brakes in the village.  After discussion, Selectmen decided jake brakes are not a big enough problem to warrant an ordinance.


  1. The Town Manager let Selectmen know the Planning Board took action to recommend one change in the Land Use/Zoning Ordinance to allow detached dwellings on one lot.if there is enough acreage and frontage.


WARRANT:  Jared Fitts made a motion to accept the payroll warrant of November 4, 2019 in the amount of $11,899.15.  John Luce seconded.  Five voted in favor.

WARRANT:  Jared Fitts made a motion to accept the accounts payable warrant of November 4, 2019 in the amount of $25,047.48.  John Luce seconded.  Five voted in favor.


ADJOURNMENT:  Sue Rudnicki made a motion to adjourn.  Jared Fitts seconded. Five voted in favor.  Meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm.