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Board of Selectmen Minutes 10/31/07
Town of Buxton
Minutes for October 31, 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:  Keith Emery and Jack Hanna

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 October 24, 2007.  Approved 5-0.


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

None



4.      Review of Correspondence.

·       Email from Kate Dufour, Maine Municipal Association – Re:  Local Health Officer Education and Training
·       Email from Joyce Kelley, York County Emergency Management Agency – Re:  Donations to aid California disaster victims
·       Email from Joyce Kelley, York County Emergency Management Agency – Re:  Update of latest Mitigation projects
·       Email from Jeff Austin, Maine Municipal Association – Re:  U.S. Census Survey of Local Governments will be mailed soon

5.      Review of Projects and Issues.

Selectman Libby reported that he continues to handle tax matters.

Selectman Pulsoni stated that another Buxton Recreation Trip is coming up soon to Foxwoods.

Selectman Harmon reported that the Interview Committee has begun the process of interviewing candidates for the open Fire/Rescue Chief position.


6.      Old Business.

Selectman Harmon reported that the new Town Garage project is on hold as the Town is waiting for the DEP permit to be approved before any contracts are awarded.

7.      New Business.
        
None


8.      Executive Orders.

E.O.070810027 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Real Estate Taxes in the amount of $123.14 for [Map 9, Lot 6-18].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810028 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Personal Property in the amount of $22.56 for Case No. 1074.  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810029 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2006/07 for Real Estate Taxes in the amount of $2,177.28 for [Map 2, Lot 46].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810030 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Real Estate Taxes in the amount of $1,918.54 for [Map 2, Lot 46].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810031 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Real Estate in the amount of $28.20 for [Map 7, lot 20].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810032 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Real Estate Taxes in the amount of $278.24 fro [Map 10, Lot 13].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810033 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Real Estate Taxes in the amount of $114.68 for [Map 11, Lot 8G].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810034 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Real Estate Taxes in the amount of $31.02 for [Map 10, Lot 148].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810035 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Real Estate Taxes in the amount of $752.00 for [Map 11, Lot 8F].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810036 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Real Estate Taxes in the amount of $150.40 for [Map 13, Lot 26].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810037 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 for Real Estate Taxes in the amount of $207.74 for [Map 16, Lot 4].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810038 – An order to approve an Application for a Veteran’s Exemption from Local Taxation for [Map 4, Lot 22B].  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810039 – An order to approve a Poverty Abatement for Case No. PA08-01 in the amount of $1,461.96.  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810040 – An order to approve a Supplemental Tax Certificate and Tax Warrant in the amount of $2,053.00 for [Map 13, Lot 26-1].  Approved 5-0.

9.      Executive Orders by Initiative.

E.O.070810041 – An order to approve 134 hours of vacation time to be “Carried Forward” for Jody Thomas.  Approved 5-0.

10.     Accounts Payable and Payroll Warrants.

E.O.070810025 -- An order approving expenditures as documented in Accounts Payable Warrant #18-08.  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070810026 -- An order approving expenditures as documented in Payroll Warrant
#18-08.  Approved 5-0.

11.     Next Meeting of the Board.

Public Hearing Wednesday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. – Liquor License Renewal
-- The Roost, Inc.
Selectmen’s Meeting Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 7:10 p.m.
School Consolidation Meeting, November 1 at 6:30 p.m. at So. Me. Community College

12.     Other Business.

Don’t forget to vote -- the polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on November 6.  Absentee ballots are also available.  

Bagged leaves will not be picked up with curbside trash.  Leaves can be dropped off at the Transfer Station free of charge.

York County Commissioners Meeting, Nov 1 after School Consolidation Meeting shown above.

13.     Public Comments and Questions.

None

14.     Adjournment.

Motion made and seconded to adjourn the Meeting at 7:18 p.m.  Approved 5-0.


 
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