Town of Buxton
Minutes for August 8, 2007 Selectmen’s Meeting
Prepared by: Dianne Senechal
Members Present: Jean C. Harmon, Robert C. Libby, Linda W. Pulsoni. Clifford L. Emery was absent.
Others Present: Tammy & Mike Farden, Jack Chase, Dennis Santolucito, Peter Burns and Olive Collomy.
Business Meeting Agenda
1. Call to Order.
The Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes.
Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes August 1, 2007. Approved 3-1-1. (Selectmen Harmon, Libby and Collomy voted to approve; Selectman Pulsoni abstained; Selectman Emery was absent)
3. Discussion held between 5:00 & 7:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. – Tony Campbell & Justin Dearborn -- discussed well drilling bid for the new Town Garage
6:00 p.m. – Jan & Brent Hill – discussion of vision for Buxton Center village area with the demolition of the Old Town Hall.
6:30 p.m. – Fred Farnham – discussed Automobile Graveyard
4. Review of Correspondence.
· Email from Maine Municipal Association -- Re: Municipal volunteers are being solicited for the Interoperable Communications Committee and the State of Maine Boating and Fishing Strategic Plan Advisory Committee
5. Review of Projects and Issues.
Selectman Libby has been handling daily work and questions from the public.
Selectman Collomy reported that the clearing for the new Town Garage is complete. There is a large pile of chips that can be used for the site work for erosion control.
Selectman Harmon has been working with the DOT regarding speed limit signs and an issue with the old watering trough in W. Buxton by Route 112.
6. Old Business.
The Old Town Hall has been completely removed.
7. New Business.
8. Executive Orders.
E.O.070808013 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2005 – 2006 for Map 5, Lot 24C in the amount of $149.76. Approved 4-0-1.
E.O.070808014 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2006 – 2007 for Map 5, Lot 24C in the amount of $133.12. Approved 4-0-1.
E.O.070808015 – An order to approve John Myers attendance to a 2007 Election Conference. Approved 4-0-1.
E.O.070808016 – An order to approve the hire of Hilda Lynch at a pay rate of $13 per hour effective 8/13/07. Approved 4-0-1.
9. Executive Orders by Initiative.
E.O.070808017 – An order to approve the bid of $9,100 submitted by High Pine Well Drilling for the new Town Garage. Approved 3-1-l (Selectmen Harmon, Libby and Pulsoni voted to approve; Selectman Collomy voted “no”; Selectman Emery was absent)
10. Accounts Payable and Payroll Warrants.
E.O.070808010 – An order approving expenditures as documented in Accounts Payable Warrant #58-07. Approved 4-0-1.
E.O.070808011 -- An order approving expenditures as documented in Accounts Payable Warrant #06-08. Approved 4-0-1.
E.O.070808012-- An order approving expenditures as documented in Payroll Warrant
#06-08. Approved 4-0-1.
11. Next Meeting of the Board.
Planning Board Meeting Monday, August 13, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.
Public Hearing Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. Skip’s Liquor License renewal
Selectmen’s Meeting Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 7:05 p.m.
12. Other Business.
Selectman Collomy reported that there is an excavator in back of the Town Office that will be used to start work on the new Verizon tower.
13. Public Comments and Questions.
There was a thank you from the audience thanking the Selectmen for selecting a local firm to drill the well for the new Town Garage.
Motion made and seconded to adjourn the Meeting at 7:10 p.m. Approved 4-0-1.