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Town Seal
Board of Selectmen Minutes 08/29/07
Town of Buxton
Minutes for August 29, 2007 Selectmen’s Meeting

Prepared by:  Dianne Senechal

Members Present:  Jean C. Harmon, Clifford L. Emery, Robert C. Libby, Daniel T. Collomy and Linda W. Pulsoni.

Others Present:  Olive Collomy, Phil Thompson, Dennis Santolucito and Keith Emery

Business Meeting Agenda

1.      Call to Order.

The Meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m.

2.      Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes.

Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes August 22, 2007.  Approved 5-0.

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

5:00 p.m. – Chief Graves
5:30 p.m. – Anne Robishaw – Discuss Maine Bond Bank financing

4.      Review of Correspondence.

·       Email from Joyce Kelley, York County Emergency Management – Re:  NIMS compliance requirements
·       Email from Daniel Walters , Maine Geospatial Liaison – Re:  Represents US Geological Survey and interacts with GIS community, consumers and developers
·       Email from Joyce Kelley, York County Emergency Management – Re:  Workshop Sept. 27, 2007 at Holiday Inn (Saco) – Emergency Preparedness of People with Disabilities.  Workshop is free.

5.      Review of Projects and Issues.

Selectman Libby is working on the numbers to determine the tax rate for the coming year.

Selectman Collomy reported the bid packages for the site work for the new Town Garage are available and must be returned by September 12, at 2:00 p.m.

Selectman Harmon reported that she has been working on the watering trough on Route 112 which has encountered some issues during the last year.

Selectman Harmon reminded everyone that school starts tomorrow and the yellow busses are on the roads.

Selectman Emery stated that he would be calling Tony Vigue regarding the cable TV franchise.

6.      Old Business.


7.      New Business.

8.      Executive Orders.

E.O.070808031 – That, in connection with the public works garage project approved by the Town of Buxton (the “Town”) in accordance with applicable law, the Town be and it hereby is authorized to execute and deliver a Loan Agreement between the Maine Municipal Bond Bank (the “Bond Bank”) and the Town to effect a borrowing from the Bond Bank in the principal amount of $1,800,000, which Loan Agreement shall be substantially in the form presented to the Board at this meeting, and such Loan Agreement hereby is approved in all respects.  
Approved 5-0.

E.O.070808032 – That the Chair of the Board of Selectmen and the Treasurer be, and each of them acting singly hereby is, authorized in the name and on behalf of the Town to execute and deliver the Loan Agreement and such other instruments, documents, certificates and agreements, and to take or cause to be taken such further actions for and on behalf of the Town as may be necessary, convenient or appropriate to effect the transactions contemplated by the foregoing votes and the documents referenced therein, and that the Town Clerk be and hereby is authorized to attest to the foregoing and attach the Town’s seal to any of the foregoing.  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070808033 – An order to approve 8 hours of vacation time for Greg Heffernan.  
Approved 5-0.

9.      Executive Orders by Initiative.


10.     Accounts Payable and Payroll Warrants.

E.O.070808029 -- An order approving expenditures as documented in Accounts Payable Warrant #09-08.  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070808030-- An order approving expenditures as documented in Payroll Warrant
#09-08.  Approved 5-0.

11.     Next Meeting of the Board.

Selectmen’s Meeting Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
September 7th at 7:00 p.m. there will be a Meeting of the Building Committee for the New Town Garage

12.     Other Business.

The Town Office will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2007.

13.     Public Comments and Questions.

Keith Emery asked if the Selectmen had made any headway on the Maine State Retirement question.  Selectman Harmon reported that she had information on her desk.

Keith also reported that the Planning Board will start their Meetings at 7:00 p.m. with their first meeting in October which is the 8th.

Selectman Pulsoni stated what a nice job Hannaford has done with the new supermarket that is being built.

14.     Adjournment.

Motion made and seconded to adjourn the Meeting at 7:17 p.m.  Approved 5-0.

Town of Buxton
  185 Portland Road, Buxton, ME 04093 (207) 929-5191
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