Oct
21
2019

Regular Meeting (10-21-2019)

Selectmen Present:                John Luce, Jared Fitts and Isaac Raymond

Absent:                                   Suzan Rudnicki and Douglas Small

Town Manager/CEO:           Kevin Howell

Recording Secretary:            Coreen Sylvester

Guests Present:                      Glennis McSorley and Toby Pelletier

7:30 PM:  John Luce called the meeting to order.

MINUTES:  Voting on the minutes of October 7, 2019 was tabled as there were not enough Selectmen present who attended that meeting.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

Election Clerk Appointment:  Jared Fitts made a motion to appoint Beverly Duffelmeyer as an election clerk for the Town of Carmel.  Isaac Raymond seconded.  Three voted in favor.

 

TOWN MGR/TAX COLLECTOR/CODE ENF OFFICER/RD COMM. REPORT:

 

  1.       The Town Manager let Selectmen know there were less than half the amount of tires for our tire collection as there were last time, which was a much more manageable amount. 

 

  1.       Kevin stated we had one road closing during last week’s storm due to a tree falling across the road and wires and breaking a telephone pole.  The road was re-opened quickly with help from Carmel Fire & Rescue.

 

  1.       Kevin let the Board know the Spirit of America foundation did a county-wide recognition ceremony, and Bill Palmer’s family attended.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

Recycling:  The Town Manager explained that starting tomorrow through Friday is the acceptance test at Coastal Resources, and they will be ready for full commercial operations.  Kevin recommended setting November 15, 2019 to start co-mingling all trash and no longer separating single stream recyclables.  After discussion, John Luce made a motion to go to a single container (meaning all trash picked up in one container at curbside) on November 15.  Jared Fitts seconded.  Three voted in favor.

 

WARRANT:  Jared Fitts made a motion to accept the payroll warrant of October 15, 2019 in the amount of $5,346.47.  Isaac Raymond seconded.  Three voted in favor.

WARRANT:  Jared Fitts made a motion to accept the payroll warrant of October 21, 2019 in the amount of $5,420.16.  Isaac Raymond seconded.  Three voted in favor.

WARRANT:  Jared Fitts made a motion to accept the accounts payable warrant of October 21, 2019 in the amount of $52,940.61.  Isaac Raymond seconded.  Three voted in favor.

 

ADJOURNMENT:  Isaac Raymond made a motion to adjourn.  Jared Fitts seconded. Three voted in favor.  Meeting adjourned at 7:49 pm.