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Town Seal
Board of Selectmen Minutes 09/09/09
Town of Buxton
Minutes for September 9, 2009 Selectmen’s Meeting

Prepared by:  Dianne Senechal

Members Present:  Jean C. Harmon, Daniel T. Collomy, Robert C. Libby, Linda W. Pulsoni.  Peter E. W. Burns was absent.

Others Present:  Dennis Santolucito, Peter Pinkham, Brent Havu, Steve Anthony and May Schumacher

Meeting Agenda
  • Call to Order
The Meeting was called to order at 7:06 p.m.

  • Pledge of Allegiance

  • Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes
Not available

  • Discussion held between 5:00 & 7:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – Sheridan Bennett – compliance with NIMS will be done by October 1
5:30 p.m. – Pat Packard – discuss speed limit on Salmon Falls Road and wanted a list for
                       fund raising
6:00 p.m. – May Schumacher – discussion of Charter Commission
6:53 p.m. – Executive Session with Chief Grovo pursuant to 1MRSA 405(6)(F) – discussion of confidential records.  Out of Executive Session 7:04 p.m.

  • Review of Correspondence
  • Email from Maine Health Alert – Re:  Update Eastern Equine Encephalitis
  • Email from Lisa Merrill – Re:  Maine Downtown Institute Session IV – Strategic Planning and Board Development to be held September 18, in Augusta
  • Letter from Trisha R. H. Malloy and Mila Dwelley Tappan, FAME Outreach Rep – Re:  $500 grant available to all Maine babies born on or after
January 1, 2009.

  • Review of Projects and Issues
Selectman Libby stated he has been working with the Tax Collector and has a pre-estimate of the tax rate.

Selectman Collomy reported the roof for the electric boxes is done and the door people are lowering the windows in the Public Works Garage doors.  Nothing is happening on the grinding of one bay of the Public Works Garage floor.

Selectman Pulsoni reported she has been talking with residents regarding the school referendum.  She also reported that residents are happy to see the Department Heads come to the Selectmen Meetings.

Selectman Harmon stated that the school project in Hollis was defeated.  She will be calling Tom Chase to see when the grinding will be done on the cement at the Public Works Garage.

  • Old Business

  • New Business

  • Executive Orders
E.O.091009012 – An order to approve John Myers’ attendance to the 2009 Elections Conference.  Approved 4-0-1.

E.O.091009013 – An order to approve Tashia Geaumont’s attendance to the 21st Annual Wellness Conference.  Approved 4-0-1.

  • Executive Orders by Initiative

  • Accounts Payable and Payroll Warrants
E.O.091009010 – An order approving expenditures as documented in Accounts Payable Warrant #11-10.  Approved 4-0-1.

E.O.091009011 – An order approving expenditures as documented in Payroll Warrant
#11-10.  Approved 4-0-1.

  • Next Meeting of the Board
Charter Commission Meeting Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.
Planning Board Meeting Monday, September 14, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
Selectmen’s Meeting Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Other Business

  • Public Comments and Questions
Police Chief Grovo reported that the traffic light at the intersection of Routes 202 and 22 is not working properly since the DOT dug up a culvert on the Route 22 side.  It appears that they cut into the signal and the wait is longer on the Route 202 side.  The DOT has been called the correct the issue.

Chief Grovo reminded everyone that school buses are on the road and children and parents are waiting beside the road.  There have been complaints about motorists passing school buses.  Speeding has been reported on Route 112 by Mary Jane Road, Christian Row and Narragansett Trail.

The Chief also stated that the mud run on Chicopee Road was handled.  If any one has any problems, the ATV Club is very responsive in handling any issues.

  • Executive Session

  • Adjournment
Motion made and seconded to adjourn the Meeting at 7:25 p.m.  Approved 5-0.

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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