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

 

None.

 

                                 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. 

 

                             V.      Roads

 

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.

 

f.   Other

 

None.

 

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.

 

a                    Other 

 

None.

 

                                            VIII.        Appointments

 

None.

 

                                                  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

 

None.

 

                                                  XI.      Announcements

 

   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.

 

 

                                            XIII.      Adjournment

 

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