Greene Board of Selectmen

Regular Meeting

January 28, 2013

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

February 11, 2013.

 

Members present:, Don Bedford, Tony Reny - Acting Chairman, Charles Noonan – Town Manager,  Kevin Mower, and Sally Ann Hebert –Recording Secretary. 

 

Members absent:  – Ronald Grant on vacation; Mark Christman absent.

 

Staff present:   None.

 

Others present:  None.

                       

This meeting was televised

 

                                     I.      Call to Order

 

Tony Reny - acting chairman called the Board of Selectmen’s meeting to order at 7:00PM.

 

                                  II.      Public Discussion

 

None.

 

                               III.      Acceptance of Minutes

 

Don Bedford motioned to waive the reading of the minutes, and to approve the acceptance of the minute’s dated January 14th meeting upon signature of acting chairman, Tony Reny’s signature. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

IV. Treasurers Report

 

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

$ 742,522.28. Charlie reported the January State Revenue Payment was received; the amount equals January 2012 payment. The State Revenue Sharing may be taken away from the town if the legislature follows the Governor’s recommendation.

 

V. Roads

 

The highway crew has been chipping brush, hauling sand, and working on the equipment. They are out sanding right now as it is snowing.  

 

 

 

V1. Old Business

 

    A. Dispatch/PSAP

 

All the equipment is installed in Lisbon. Fire Chief Lavoie is meeting with Lisbon on how the calls will be handled. Androscoggin Sheriff’s Department will work with the Town until the calls are all transferred over after the testing of the equipment.

 

    B.  Radio Grant  

 

Charlie reported the Radio Grant was filed last Friday.

 

C. Budget Committee

 

Tony Reny, Don Bedford and Charlie Noonan attended the Budget Committee meeting. The Budget committee voted to not fund charitable donations and to decrease the discount of taxes to 1%. The Board unanimously agreed to leave their recommendations to the voters on these two articles.

 

Other

 

None.  

 

VII.                New Business

 

a.      SAD/RSU 52 Resignation

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept Ronald Nadeau’s resignation from RSU 52 School Board effective immediately; to have Charlie Noonan send him a letter of thanks. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous.

 

The Board is accepting applications until February 11th ; an appointment will bb done until March 2014 election. There will be two names on the ballot of 2014 one for a three year term and one for a one year term.

 

  

b. Public Hearing Flood Plain Ordinance

 

The Board of Selectmen set 6:30 PM February 11th for public hearing for the Flood Plain Ordinance.

 

 

 

 

                     c.  Fish Stocking Bill LD 100

 

                  Charlie reported Rep Steve Wood has a bill in Legislature Session LD100 to allow municipalities to stock ponds in their towns. No date for public hearing has been set yet.

  

                     d. Abatement request

                 

                  The Board will go into executive session at the end of the meeting to discuss Poverty abatement request.

  

                           g. Other

 

Don Bedford motioned to allow WGLT TV7 to purchase GRR-10PL-US Gator Case - $ 323. Rack $71.01, Shelve $38.56, Switcher $2,112 plus shipping not to exceed $2,750.00. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

                                           VIII.Appointments

 

None.

 

 

                                                 IX.      Committee Reports

 

Tony Reny reported the Conservation Commission is planning a day with Cub and Boy Scouts on Hooper Pond on February 9th 8 – 12. .  

 

X. Assessment Questions & Abatements/Supplement

 

Kevin Mower motioned to abate # 2367 for $320.49. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to abate # 2369 for $199.63. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to abate # 638 for $1548.12. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to abate # 1804 for $1736.88. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to abate # 1230 for $808.01 Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to abate # 126for $731.96. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to supplement # 2367 for $293.33. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to supplement # 638 for $1548.12. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to supplement # 1804 for $1736.88. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to supplement # 1230 for $808.01. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to supplement # 126 for $320.49. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

                                                    X.      Announcements

 

Tony read the announcements aloud.

 

                                                 XI.      Selectmen Acceptance & Signing of Weekly Warrant

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 05   dated 1/18/13 of $ 9,727.53. Donald Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 06 dated 1/18/13 of $ 18,818.34. Donald Bedford 2nd

 the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 07 dated 1/28/13 of $ 9,371.09. Donald Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 08 dated 1/28/13 of $ 18,666.76.  Donald Bedford 2nd

 the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Julia Adams Morse Library

Warrant # 02 dated 1/28/13 of $ 2,099.57. Donald Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Ella Augusta Thompson Fund

Warrant # 01-13 dated 1/28/13 of $ 1,228.42. Donald Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Cable Warrant # 13-2 dated 1/18/13 of $ 180.00 Donald Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

                                              XII.      Adjournment

 

Kevin Mower motioned that the Board enter executive session to discuss a pursuant to 1 MRSA, Section 405, subsection 6(f). Donald Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Board entered executive session at 7:55PM.  

 

The Board adjourned from executive session at 8:10PM.

 

Kevin Mower motioned the Board adjourn. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

The Selectmen’s meeting adjourned at 8:10PM.  

 

Respectfully submitted,                                              Approved and accepted,

 

 

Sally Ann Hebert                                                        Anthony Reny, Acting Chairman

Recording Secretary                                                   Board of Selectmen