Greene Board of Selectmen

Regular Meeting

April 9, 2012

Minutes will not become official until accepted at the next Regular Selectmen’s Meeting

April 23, 2012.

 

Members present:, Tony Reny, Ronald Grant Chairman, Kevin Mower, Charles Noonan – Town Manager, Mark Christman and Sally Ann Hebert – Recording Secretary. 

 

Members absent: Don Bedford – vacation; Mark Christman – work.

 

Staff present:  Bruce Tufts.

 

Others present:  None.

 

                        This meeting was televised 

 

                                     I.      Call to Order

 

Ron Grant, Chairman called the meeting to order at 7PM.  

 

                                  II.      Public Discussion

 

None.

 

                                 III.      Acceptance of Minutes – March 26, 2012

 

Tony Reny motioned to waive the reading of the minutes, and to approve the acceptance of the minute’s dated March 26th meeting upon signature of acting chairman, Tony Reny. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous.  Motion passed.

 

                                IV.      Treasurer’s Report

 

Charlie Noonan reported a balance on hand after today’s warrant of

$ 333,637.89. Charlie reported the interest for the fire department building was paid on this warrant. The percentage of income (22%) and expense (27%) are right on schedule.

 

There is concern on utilities, equipment maintenance for highway department.

 

V. Roads

 

Charlie reported the projects the town will be working on this year. The roads are North River Road, College Road, North Line Road, South River Road and County Road. A lot will depend on the price of asphalt this year. .

 

 

Tony Reny motioned the discussion on K & K and Bubier Construction holding the 2011 bid prices for 2012. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous.

 

Charlie and Bruce Tufts will work together to put out the bid packet for 2012 paving.

 

A letter was received from MDOT to pave the shoulders on North River Road and place new signage. 

 

                                VI.      Old Business

 

a. Dispatch

 

The Board discussed if and when the consolidate of all municipalities in Androscoggin County was going to happen. The Board is questioning how long the town will save money. There is a meeting on April 10th at Auburn Hall.   

 

B Greene Village Day  

 

The was approximately 25 people at the meeting. The committee leads have been chosen. There is interest in making this work. The next meeting is April 30th at 6:30 PM.

 

 

c.       Spirit of America Award

 

The Board briefly discussed awarding this to Sawyer Memorial.

 

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d.      Parking Ordinance

 

Charlie reported he and Mark Christman have not been there to witness the situation. Charlie may contact Dwight Harris to review this situation. Charlie gave the Board copies of and parking ordinance and will contact Charlie with any changes. This will be discussed on April 23rd meeting.

 

e.      School Budget/Warrant

 

Tony Reny motioned to sign the warrant of notice of election for MSAD52 School Budget Referendum Vote. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

f.        Other

 

None.

 

VII.                 New Business

 

a        TAN

 

Tony Reny motioned for Charlie Noonan to enter agreement for 2012 TAN (Tax Anticipation Note) under guidelines of 4/9/12 letter. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous.

 

b.      School Bus Wash

 

Tony Reny motioned to follow Charles Noonan recommendation the town has no facilities to accommodate at school bus wash area, not to allow one in Greene. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

c.       Other

 

None.

 

d.      Executive Session

 

At the end of the meeting for legal and personnel.

 

                                            VIII.Appointments

 

Tony Reny motioned to appoint Carleen Foisy to the Greene Community Scholarship Committee until March 15, 2013. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Tony Reny motioned to appoint the following to the Greene Village Day Committee until March 15, 2013: Bryon Boyington, Dick Clark, Mike Flagg, Karen Flagg, Jeanie Hallowell, Candy McIntyre, Mary Sanford and Pam Snyder.

 

                                                  IX.      Committee Reports

 

None.

 

X. Assessment Questions & Abatements/Supplement

 

None.

 

 

                                                     X.      Announcements

 

Ron read the announcements aloud. The Board of Selectmen will meet on May 7 and 21; June 11 & 25, and July 9 & 23.  

 

                                                  XI.      Selectmen Acceptance & Signing of Weekly Warrant

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 25 dated 4/2/12 of $ 5,344.84. Tony Reny 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 26 dated 4/2/12 of $ 14,602.91.  Tony Reny 2nd

 the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 27 dated 4/9/12 of $ 6,194.98. Tony Reny 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 28 dated 4/9/12 of $ 42,580.13.  Tony Reny 2nd

 the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Julia Adams Morse Library Warrant # 7 dated 4/9/12 of $ 2,164.86. Tony Reny 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Cable Warrant # 6 dated 4/2/12 of $ 182.03. Tony Reny 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

                                               XII.      Adjournment

 

Tony Reny motioned the Board enter executive session to discuss a legal matter pursuant to 1 MRSA, Section 405, subsection 6(E). Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Tony Reny motioned the Board enter executive session to discuss a personnel matter pursuant to 1 MRSA, Section 405, subsection 6(A). Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Board entered executive session at 7:50 PM. The Board adjourned from executive session at 8:20 PM.

 

The Board adjourned at 8:20 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted,                                                 Approved and accepted,

 

Sally Ann Hebert                                                          Ronald Grant, Chairman

Recording Secretary                                                     Board of Selectmen