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Town Seal
Board of Selectmen Minutes 12/26/07
Town of Buxton
Minutes for December 26, 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:  Peter Burns and Olive Collomy.

Public Hearing  -- Victualer Licensing 7:00 p.m.

        RJS Variety & J.D. Variety
Chairman Harmon opened the Meeting at 7:00 p.m. by reading the Notice of Public Hearing.  There were no comments from the public or the Selectmen.  The Hearing closed at 7:03.

Business Meeting Agenda

1.      Call to Order.

The Meeting was called to order at 7:04 p.m.

2.      Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes.

Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes December 19, 2007.  Approved 4-0-1.

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

5:30 p.m. – Derrick Shepard discuss concerns

4.      Review of Correspondence.

·       Notice from York County Community Action seeking donations from individuals, agencies, businesses, churches, etc. for heating oil for needy families.  All donations are tax deductible and will be used exclusively to purchase heating fuel.

5.      Review of Projects and Issues.

Selectman Libby reported that he was working on some 801 forms

Selectman Emery read a letter from Mia Dodge, Chairman of the Buxton Toy Box Committee.  The Toy Box served 70 families with a total of 148 children.

Selectman Harmon reported that a couple of members of the Keep The Heat On Committee were interviewed by National Public Radio regarding the heat program that serves Buxton’s elderly residents.  The segment is being aired nationally and today we got our first donation from California.

6.      Old Business.


7.      New Business.

8.      Executive Orders.

E.O.070812022 – An order to approve 8 hours of vacation time for Fred Farnham.  Approved

E.O.070812023 – An order to approve the road name “Kairos Way” located off Haines Meadow Road.  Approved 5-0.

9.      Executive Orders by Initiative.

E.O.070812024 –An order to approve a Victualer License for Ruel J. Sawyer d/b/a RJS Variety and James Dillon d/b/a/ J. D. Variety.  Approved 5-0.

10.     Accounts Payable and Payroll Warrants.

E.O.070812020 -- An order approving expenditures as documented in Accounts Payable Warrant #25-08.  Approved 5-0.

E.O.070812021 -- An order approving expenditures as documented in Payroll Warrant
#25-08.  Approved 5-0.

11.     Next Meeting of the Board.

Selectmen’s Meeting Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.

12.     Other Business.

The Town Office will be open from 8:30 – 4:30 on December 31 and will be closed all day on Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Selectman Pulsoni reminded everyone that they can sign up for the Rescue Subscription program during the next week and be ready for the New Year.

Selectman Emery stated that there is an opening on the Budget Committee.  If any one is interested in serving call 929-5191 and leave their name and phone number.

13.     Public Comments and Questions.

Have a safe New Year.

14.     Adjournment.

Motion made and seconded to adjourn the Meeting at 7:13 p.m.  Approved 5-0.

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