Greene Board of Selectmen

Regular Meeting

March 11, 2013

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

March 25, 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 working.

 

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 February 25th 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

$ 469,727.36. Charlie reported excise tax collection is ahead of the monies collected last year to date.

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V. Roads

 

The Highway crew have been doing maintenance on equipment and patching the potholes.

 

 

 

 

 

V1. Old Business

 

    A. Dispatch

 

Charlie reported as of Thursday am Lisbon started dispatching Greene Fire and Rescue.  

 

    B.  Allen Pond Stocking Hearing   

 

The hearing on the stocking bill was held IFW spoke against the bill. The committee asked if this bill could be Greene specific. There will be a work session.

 

C. Tri-Town Meeting 3/14 6:00pm Leeds

 

The meeting is scheduled for March 14th at 6pm at Leeds Town Office. The legislators and senators representing the tri-town will be in attendance along with representatives from the Androscoggin Sheriff’s Department and RSU 52 School Board.  

 

 

D. Elections/Annual Town Meeting

 

Tony read the report Sally Ann Hebert put together; 168 residents voted on Friday and 79 attended town meeting. The Board the town kept their side of the budget down for 2013.

 

E. Other

 

None.

 

VII.                New Business

 

a.      FEMA “NEMO” Storm Designation

 

The storm designation has been sent to Augusta; the Governor has not signed yet. This may be held off until the hospitals are paid.

 

                         

 

 

 

 

  b. Other

 

Mr. Castonguay from Livermore approached Charlie to have the Board sign a resolution for Legislature to not take funding away from the towns from the State. The board took no action.

 

 

                                           VIII.Appointments

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Charles Noonan as Town Manager, Town Clerk, Treasurer, Tax Collector, Road Commissioner, General Assistance Administrator, Emergency Management Director for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Sally Ann Hebert as Registrar of Voters for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 Don Bedford motioned to appoint Carol Buzzell as Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Clerk & Motor Vehicle Agent for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Kenneth Pratt as 911 Addressing Officer for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Steve Lebrun as Appeals Board Member for 5 years (2018). Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Joanne Boyington, Richard Clark, Sally Ann Hebert, Michael Stephanak, and Marc Theriault as Cable TV Committee members for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Carol Buzzell, George Farris Jr, Steve Goulet, Peter Jolicoeur, Phil Lavoie, David Lepage, Dan Moreau, Phillippe Moreau, Charles Noonan, Alden Peterson and Bruce Tufts as Capital Improvement Committee members for  one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Thomas Crosby, Rachel Goulet, Steve Goulet, David Lepage, Maurice Levasseur, Judy Marden, Mitchell Ross and Steve Royer as Comprehensive Plan Committee for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Jeffrey Levesque and Annette Roy  as Conservation Commission for three years (2016). Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Diane Belanger, Carol Buzzell, Christos Gianopoulis, Annette Roy, Cheryl Ward, and James Weston as Greene Community Scholarship Committee for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Barbara Bubier, Phil Lavoie and Bruce Sanford as Greene Fire Department Benevolent Fund for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Joanne Boyington, Byron Boyington, Carol Buzzell, Glenn Chateauvert, Mike Flagg, and Jodie Hallowell as Greene Village Celebration Committee Member for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Charles Noonan, Director and Phil Lavoie Alternate Director as Lisbon Regional Communication Center Board of Directors for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint George Schott – one year (2014); Mark Randall – three years (2016); Glenn Chateauvert – one year Associate (2014)  and John Bennett – one year Associate (2014) as Planning Board Members for designated term. . Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Glenn Chateauvert, Shawn Lavigne, Andre Leblanc, Wendell Strout Jr and Bruce Tufts as Parks and Recreation Committee member for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Walter White as Sabattus Lake Dam Commission for three years (2016). Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Holly Ewing, Matt Higgins, Robert Hodgkins, Daniel Moreau, Marc Theriault, Adam Varney, Charles Varney as Solid Waste Committee for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 

Don Bedford motioned to appoint Lucien Asselin, Harry Darling, Harry Gorman and Paul Potvin  as Constables to serve civil papers for one year. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

                                                 IX.      Committee Reports

 

Tony Reny reported the Conservation Commission had a great time on Hooper Pond with the Cub Scouts.  

 

X. Assessment Questions & Abatements/Supplement

 

The Valuation Report is in the Board’s packet tonight.

 

                                                    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 # 17  dated 3/4/13 of $ 12,769.34. Don Bedford  2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 18 dated 3/4/13 of $ 27,076.53. Don Bedford 2nd

the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 19 dated 3/11/13 of $ 9,727.41. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 20 dated 3/11/13 of $ 27,263.39.  Don Bedford 2nd

the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

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

Warrant # 05 dated 3/11/13 of $ 1,630.32. Don Bedford  2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Cable Warrant  #13-04 dated 3/4/13 of $ 140.99. Don Bedford  2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Cable Warrant  #13-05 dated 3/11/13 of $ 1,025.00. Don Bedford  2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 

                                              XII.      Adjournment

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

 

The Selectmen’s meeting adjourned at 7:48PM.  

 

Respectfully submitted,                                              Approved and accepted,

 

 

Sally Ann Hebert                                                        Anthony Reny, Acting Chairman

Recording Secretary                                                   Board of Selectmen