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Board of Selectmen Agenda 11/04/09
Town of Buxton
Agenda for November 4, 2009 Selectmen’s Meeting

Meeting Agenda
  • Call to Order

  • Pledge of Allegiance

  • Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes
Selectmen Meeting Minutes October 28, 2009

  • Discussion held between 5:00 & 7:00 p.m.

  • Review of Correspondence
  • Email from Brian Doyle, Maine State Government – Re:  Brochure describing changes to the State’s Pine Tree Zone program.
Email from Congresswoman Chellie Pingree – Re:  Upcoming Workshop on Receiving Federal Appropriations.
Email from Sharon Leahy-Lind, Maine State Government – Re:  CDC H1N1 Press Release.
Email from Joann Coney, resident – Re:  Speed limit on Route 202
Email from Donna Butler Shepard – Re:  Speed limit on Route 202
Email from Cyrus McCall, resident – Re:  Salmon Falls Pedestrian Bridge

  • Review of Projects and Issues

  • Old Business
Town owned property for sale
Public Works Garage grinding
Antenna situation at EMA building
Installation of plexiglas in front office

  • New Business

  • Executive Orders
E.O.091011003 – An order to allow Keith Emery to ‘Carry Forward’ 10 hours of vacation time to be used before February 16, 2010.

E.O.091011004 – An order to approve the removal of an existing utility pole and replace with a new pole 30 feet northwest in line and setting new anchor 30 feet west of new pole on Long Plains Road to provide better clearance to Pleasant Ridge subdivision.

E.O.091011005 – An order to approve an Application for Veteran Exemption for [Map 11, Lot 3].

E.O.091011006 – An order to approve 8 hours of vacation time for John Myers.

E.O.091011007 – An order to approve the road name ‘Acadian Lane’ a private road off Henry Hill Road.

E.O.091011008 – An order to approve Fred Farnham’s attendance to a Shore land Zone Issues workshop.

E.O.091011009 – An order to deny a Poverty Abatement for Case No. 09-002.

E.O.091011010 – An order to approve an Abatement for Real Estate taxes for fiscal year 2009 in the amount of $200.97 for [Map 4, Lot 27E].

E.O.091011011 – An order to approve the hire of Vaughn W. Staples effective November 9, 2009 at $17.82 per hour.

E.O.091011012 – An order to approve the hire of Jason M. Joiner effective November 16, 2009 at $17.82 per hour.

E.O.091011013 – An order to approve the hire of Steven M. Rappold effective November 16, 2009 at $19.02 per hour.

  • Executive Orders by Initiative
E.O.091011014 --

  • Accounts Payable and Payroll Warrants
E.O.091011001 – An order approving expenditures as documented in Accounts Payable Warrant #19-10.

E.O.091011002 – An order approving expenditures as documented in Payroll Warrant

  • Next Meeting of the Board
Charter Commission Meeting Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 6:30 p.m.
Special Town Meeting Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
Public Hearing Junk Yard Licensing Renewals Wednesday, November 18 at 7:15 p.m.
Public Hearing Liquor License Renewal for the Roost Wednesday, November 18 at
             7:20 p.m.
Selectmen’s Meeting Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Other Business
York County Community Action is still taking applications for fuel assistance through the LiHeap Program.  Applicants must pay their own heat and not live in subsidized housing.  To make an appointment, call 1-800-965-5762.

The Charter Commission has Resident Surveys available at the Town Office and on the Town’s website and is requesting input from the public on Buxton’s form of government and any changes the residents would like to see made to the Town’s Charter.  All Surveys should be returned to the Town Office by December 9, 2009.

Wednesday, November 11th is a Holiday and the Town Office will be closed.

The Buxton Toy Box will start taking applications on Tuesday November 17.  Applicants can apply Tuesday, and Thursday between 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. and Friday morning 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

  • Public Comments and Questions

  • Executive Session

  • Adjournment

Town of Buxton
  185 Portland Road, Buxton, ME 04093 (207) 929-5191
Town Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm & Wed: 11:30am - 7:30pm
For departmental office hours please visit that department's home page.