Minutes will not become official until accepted at the next Regular Selectmen’s Meeting November 1, 2010.
Members present: Don Bedford, Tony Reny, Ronald Grant - Chairman, Kevin Mower, Mark Christman, Charles Noonan – Town Manager and Sally Ann Hebert – Recording Secretary.
Staff present: None.
Members absent: None.
Others present: Steve Wood – Candidate for District 75.
This meeting was televised
I. Call to Order
Ron Grant - Chairman, called the meeting to order at 7:00PM.
II. Public Discussion
III. Acceptance of Minutes – October 18, 2010
There was no acceptance of October 18th minutes, as they were not in the packet.
IV. Treasurer’s Report
Charlie Noonan reported a balance on hand after today’s warrant of
$ 1,598,451.01. Charlie reported excise tax revenue is a little above anticipated amount. Percentage of incoming for year to date should be 83% and we are at 87%. The State is delaying part of the Homestead Exemption Reimbursement until their 2011 budget.
Charlie reported the highway crew has installed 3-4 culverts, patching of potholes, and performing equipment repair before the snow season. There is enough winter sand stockpiled in the sand shed for now. Tony Reny and fellow board members commended the Highway Department on the good job they do.
VI. Old Business
a. Valentine Way/Berry Road
The Board received written comments from the Town Manager, Road Foreman, Fire Chief and Code Enforcement Officer. The Board discussed at length the hammerhead turnaround. More core samples have to be done; the Highway Foreman will look at the drop off’s from the shoulder of the roads being steep, the stones coming up thru the pavement will be looked at. The Riverview Estates Road Association will talk to Alden Peterson, Addressing Officer on changing the name of the road to one name not two.
c Allen Pond Boat Launch
Charlie has not heard from DEP regarding the Town’s submission regarding the Allen Pond Boat Launch.
Charlie has also noted that he had not heard from DEP regarding Recreation Park.
d. Comprehensive Plan Committee
Tony Reny motioned to have Charlie Noonan, Town Manager, send out Request for Proposal (RFP) for Comprehensive Plan Review; return by November 15th. Mark Christman 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous.
The Comprehensive Plan will review the RFP, interview the applicants.
e. November Election
Ron reminded everyone of the Election tomorrow and that the voting is at the Greene Municipal Office not the Fire Station as printed in the Sun Journal.
Tony Reny reminded everyone to get out to vote.
VII. New Business
Personnel Matter – Executive Session
The Board will go into Executive Session for an update of a personnel matter at the end of the meeting.
IX. Committee Reports
Mark Christman reported Sabattus Lake Dam Commission is draining Sabattus Lake. The bill has been received from the Commission for the Town of Greene to pay their assessment.
X. Assessment Questions & Abatements/Supplement
Ron read the announcements aloud.
XII. Selectmen Acceptance & Signing of Weekly Warrant
Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 88 dated 10/25/10 of $ 5,389.16. Mark Christman 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.
Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 89 dated 10/25/10 of $ 20,750.10. Mark Christman 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.
Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 90 dated 11/01/10 of $ 6,248.69. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.
Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 91 dated 11/01/10 of $ 22,437.23. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.
Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Julia Adams Morse Library Warrant # 22 dated 11/01/10 of $ 1,598.84. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.
Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Cable Warrant # 07 dated 11/01/10 of $ 431.95. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.
Tony Reny motioned that the Board enter executive session to discuss a personnel matter pursuant to 1 MRSA, Section 405, subsection 6(A) and not return to the meeting. Mark Christman 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed. Board was in executive session from 8:00-8:32 PM.
The Board adjourned at 8:32 PM.
Respectfully submitted, Approved and accepted,
Sally Ann Hebert Ronald Grant, Chairman
Recording Secretary Board of Selectmen