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Town Seal
Board of Selectmen Minutes 12/19/07
Town of Buxton
Minutes for December 19, 2007 Selectmen’s Meeting

Prepared by:  Dianne Senechal

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

Others Present:  Peter Burns and Peter Pinkham

Business Meeting Agenda

1.      Call to Order.

The Meeting was called to order at 7:10 p.m.

2.      Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes.

Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes December 12, 2007.  Approved 4-0-1.

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

Executive Session 5:00 – 6:20 p.m. with the Town’s attorney

4.      Review of Correspondence.

·       Letter from Mary and Michael Sauschuck – Re:  Good work by Police Officers Grovo, Pulsoni and Dispatcher Mike Mains
·       Letter from Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission and email from Kate Dufour, Maine Municipal – Re:  2010 Census Local Update of Addresses
·       Email from Tony Vigue – Re:  Sponsors for the Bud Sawyer WJZF community radio

5.      Review of Projects and Issues.

Selectman Libby reported that he is has started reviewing the budget figures.

Selectman Pulsoni reminded everyone that the Town is accepting new and renewal applications for the Rescue Subscription program.  The program is up by 15% this year over the prior year.

Selectman Harmon stated that the Wreaths Across America ceremony was held at the Tory Hill Cemetery last Saturday.  It was very well done.

6.      Old Business.


7.      New Business.

8.      Executive Orders.

E.O.070812014 – An order to approve an Application for Veteran Exemption for
[Map 7, Lot 33-1].  Approved 4-0-1

E.O.070812015 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 in the amount of $571.52 for real estate taxes for [Map 2, Lot 67-1].  Approved 4-0-1

E.O.070812016 – An order to approve an Abatement for tax year 2007/08 in the amount of $571.52 for real estate taxes for [Map 2, Lot 67-2].  Approved 4-0-1

E.O.070812017 – An order to approve 24 hours of vacation time for Chris Barstow.  
Approved 4-0-1

E.O.070812018 – An order to approve 16 hours of vacation time for Jody Thomas.  
Approved 4-0-1

E.O.070812019 – An order to approve 3 hours of vacation time for Fred Farnham.
Approved 4-0-1

9.      Executive Orders by Initiative.


10.     Accounts Payable and Payroll Warrants.

E.O.070812012 -- An order approving expenditures as documented in Accounts Payable Warrant #24-08.  Approved 4-0-1

E.O.070812013 -- An order approving expenditures as documented in Payroll Warrant
#24-08.  Approved 4-0-1

11.     Next Meeting of the Board.

Public Hearing Victualer Licensing December 26, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
Selectmen’s Meeting Wednesday, December 26, 2007 at 7:05 p.m.

12.     Other Business.

Reminder the Town is accepting applications for the Rescue Subscription Program, which expires December 31, 2007.  If any one wants to renew their Subscription Agreement or apply to the program as a new member, applications are being accepted at the Town Office during normal business hours.

Reminder the Pythian Sisters will be opening their facility at Buxton Center on Tuesday, Thursday and Sundays from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. to make food available.  Questions can be directed to Joann Groder at 929-8806.

Holiday hours for the Town Office – open all day Monday, December 24 8:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Tuesday, December 25th

13.     Public Comments and Questions.

The Selectmen wish everyone a safe and happy Christmas.

14.     Adjournment.

Motion made and seconded to adjourn the Meeting at 7:21 p.m.

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
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