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Board of Selectmen Agenda 12/04/2013
Town of Buxton
Agenda for December 4, 2013 Selectmen’s Meeting

Public Hearing Continued from Nov. 13, 2013, Regarding Unsafe Structure – 7:05 PM

Selectmen’s Meeting Agenda

  • Call to Order

  • Pledge of Allegiance

  • Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes
Selectmen Meeting Minutes for November 20, 2013

  • Discussion held between 5:00 & 7:00 p.m.
5:30 – Katrina Brown
6:30 – Michael Grovo

  • Review of Correspondence
  • Letter from Chad Poitras, Board of Directors South Buxton Cemetery – Re:  Wreaths Across America Program
  • Press Release – Senator King Announces First Rotation of December Constituent Outreach Hours

  • Review of Projects and Issues

  • Old Business

  • New Business

  • Executive Orders
E.O. 131412003 – An order to approve the hire of Kevin Collins as a full time Patrolman at a pay rate of $20.00 per hour, starting November 25, 2013

E.O. 131412004 – An order to approve 40 hours of vacation time for John Myers

E.O. 131412005 – An order to approve John Myers’ attendance at seven Maine Town & City Clerks Association Board Meetings scheduled for 2014

E.O. 131412006 – An order to approve an Application for a Veteran Exemption for [Map 8, Lot 22B-5]

E.O. 131412007 – An order to approve an Application for a Widow Exemption for [Map 4, Lot 65-2]

E.O. 131412008 – An order to approve 24 hours of Family Leave for Brenda Brown

E.O. 131412009 – An order to approve 4 hours of vacation time for Charisse Keach

E.O. 131412010 – An order to approve a Poverty Abatement for Case # PA 13-012

E.O. 131412011 – An order to approve a Poverty Abatement for Case # PA 13-013

  • Executive Orders by Initiative

  • Accounts Payable and Payroll Warrants
E. O. 131412001 – An order approving expenditures as documented in the Accounts Payable Warrant #52
E. O. 131412002 – An order approving expenditures as documented in Payroll Warrant #51

  • Next Meeting of the Board
Maine D. O. T. Public Meeting at Buxton Town Hall Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 6:00 PM, regarding the Bar Mills Bridge and the Canal Bridge Project

Board of Selectmen Meeting Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at 7:00 PM

  • Other Business
Rabies Vaccination Clinic Saturday, December 7, 2013, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Buxton Public Works Garage.  Cost is $8.00 per vaccination – CASH ONLY.  All dogs must be brought in on a leash and all cats must be in carriers.  For faster service please bring the previous rabies vaccination certificate.  Anyone from any community is welcome to attend.  For more information call the Buxton Town Hall at 929-6171.  The clinic is sponsored by the Hollis Animal Clinic, the Towns of Buxton & Hollis and the Vacationland Dog Club.

2014 Dog Licenses are due by Tuesday, December 31, 2013.  Please license your dogs now to avoid paying additional fees.

Reminder:  2014 Rescue Subscriptions and Renewals are effective for the period beginning January 1, 2014 and ending December 31, 2014.  If you have not already subscribed for 2014, please get your subscription in by January 1, 2014.

The Town of Buxton is seeking applicants for the position of Animal Control.  This is a part time position.  The job description and additional information has been posted on the web site Jobs in Maine.  Applications may be obtained at the Buxton Dispatch Center and must be submitted with Resume’ and cover letter on or before Tuesday, December 17, 2013 to Police Chief Michael S. Grovo, Buxton Police Department, 185 Portland Road, Buxton, Maine 04093, or email

The Buxton Transfer Station will open and close early on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, 2013.  Instead of their usual hours (10:00 AM ~ 6:00 PM), they will open at 8:00 AM and close at 4:00 PM.  Notices will be posted at Town Hall and the Transfer Station to remind everyone.

South Buxton Cemetery Association will host the “Wreaths Across America” program on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at 11:45 AM at the South Buxton Cemetery on Route 112 near the cemetery office.

  • 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.