Greene Board of Selectmen

Regular Meeting

March 25, 2013

 

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

April 8, 2013.

 

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

 

Members absent:  None.

 

Staff present:   None.

 

Others present:  None.  

                                                            This meeting was televised

 

                                     I.      Call to Order

 

Ronald Grant, chairman called the Board of Selectmen’s meeting to order at 7:00PM.

 

Ron thanked the Board for allowing him to go to Florida with his wife.

 

                                  II.      Public Discussion

 

None.

 

                               III.      Acceptance of Minutes

 

Kevin Mower motioned to waive the reading of the minutes, and to approve the acceptance of the minute’s dated March 11th meeting upon signature of acting chairman, Tony Reny’s signature. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote for the motion – Don Bedford, Tony Reny, Kevin Mower and Mark Christman; abstention – Ron Grant. Motion passed.

 

IV. Treasurers Report

 

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

$ 198,040.17. Charlie reported excise tax collection and Revenue Sharing is where it should be.

.

 

V. Roads

 

Charlie reported that the snow storms this winter have occurred on weekends causing expenses to be more (i.e. overtime, electricity, etc.).

 

 

 

 

 

V1. Old Business

 

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

 

Tony and Charlie reported the school was in attendance and did a good job presenting the school budget. The Boards from all three towns expressed importance to the legislators of the towns keeping State Revenue Sharing income.

 

The school and town will not know the final impact from the state until legislature session is done.

 

 

B. FEMA/MEMA

 

Charlie has not heard any results on his application on the communication grant for communications antenna.

 

Charlie heard from WMTW news that the President has okayed the storm declaration of Nemo storm.

 

C. CMP Planning Board Permit Extension

 

The Board and Charlie discussed the condition of the roads ERBY is using to work on the CMP extension project. Charlie and Bruce will review the roads and report to the Planning Board before the hearing scheduled for April 9th.

 

Mark Christman motioned for Charlie and Bruce to provide a list of roads that need to be addressed and have the Planning Board take a serious consideration before approving the extension. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

E. Other

 

Charlie brought the Board up to date on the stocking bill.

 

 

 

 

VII.                New Business

 

a.      Election of Board Officers

 

 

Tony Reny nominated Ron Grant as chairman for the Board of Selectmen for the ensuing year. Mark Christman 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

The Board will be Selectmen representatives on the following Boards:

 

            Appeals Board                                    Kevin Mower

            Budget Committee                             Tony Reny

            Cable Committee                                Don Bedford

            Capital Improvement                          Kevin Mower

            Comprehensive Plan                           Tony Reny

            Conservation Commission                  Tony Reny                                          Greene Village Day                             Tony Reny     

            Parks & Recreation                             Tony Reny

            Planning Board                                   Don Bedford

            Sabattus Lake Dam Commission        Mark Christman 

            Solid Waste Committee                      Tony Reny

 

                         

a.   Payroll Policy

 

Tony Reny motioned to sign the Payroll Policy (Treasurer’s Disbursements Warrants or Employee Wages and Benefits. Mark Christman 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

b.      Tax Anticipation Note

 

Mark Chrisman motioned to direct Charlie Noonan, Town Manager to proceed    with paperwork for the TAN for 2013 (borrowing up to One Million Dollars, repay on or before December 31, 2013 at .94% per annum). Tony Reny 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed. 

 

c.       Town Manager Evaluation

 

Tony Reny motioned to set Town Manager salary at  $66,512 for 2013. Mark Christman 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

The Board will go into executive session at the end of this meeting to do Charlie Noonan’s evaluation.

 

 

d.      Other 

 

None.

 

 

                                           VIII.Appointments

 

None.

 

                                                 IX.      Committee Reports

 

None.

 

X. Assessment Questions & Abatements/Supplement

 

None.

 

                                                    X.      Announcements

 

Tony read the announcements aloud. Transfer Station is closed Easter Sunday.

 

                                                 XI.      Selectmen Acceptance & Signing of Weekly Warrant

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 21 dated 3/18/13 of $ 8,403.00. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 22 dated 3/18/13 of $ 284,731.91. Don Bedford 2nd

The motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 23 dated 3/25/13 of $ 11,267.14. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 24 dated 3/25/13 of $ 27,205.78.  Don Bedford 2nd

the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

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

Warrant # 06 dated 3/25/13 of $ 1,619.40. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Ella Augusta Thompson Fund Warrant #3-13 dated 3/25/13 of $ 1,547.97. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Cable Warrant #13-06 dated 3/25/13 of $ 4,028.50. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 

                                              XII.      Adjournment

 

Tony Reny move that the Board enter executive session to discuss a personnel matter pursuant to 1 MRSA, Section 405, subsection 6(A)” and will not be returning to regular meeting. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Board entered executive session at 7:34PM. Board returned from executive session at 8:15 PM.

 

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

 

The Selectmen’s meeting adjourned at 8:15PM.  

 

Respectfully submitted,                                              Approved and accepted,

 

 

Sally Ann Hebert                                                        Ron Grant, Chairman

Recording Secretary                                                   Board of Selectmen