Greene Board of Selectmen

Regular Meeting

May 6, 2013

 

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

May 20, 2013.

 

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

 

Members absent:   Mark Christman

 

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.

 

 

                                  II.      Public Discussion

 

None.

 

 

                               III.      Acceptance of Minutes

 

Tony Reny motioned to waive the reading of the minutes, and to approve the acceptance of the minute’s dated April 22nd meeting upon signature of chairman, Ron Grant’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

$ 72,188.78. Excise tax collection is ahead of last year. The town has already expended 80% of the legal expense budget for 2013; litigation has just started.

 

The Board discussed the expenses in building maintenance and town garage maintenance.

 

 

 

 

V. Roads

 

Charlie reported the road crew has been patching and ditching. A claim has been filed on replacing the guard rail on College Road that was damaged during an automobile accident.

 

Sweeping of the roads begins tomorrow.

 

V1. Old Business

 

A. FEMA

 

Charlie reported notification has been received the Feds are reimbursing the Town of Greene $20,450.85. Tony Reny motioned to replace the funds as follows: $  4,000.00 overtime

              $  1,500.00 utilities

              S  1,500.00 winter sand

              $ 10,000.00 salt

              $   2,000.00 plow supplies

              $   1,450.85 Equipment

With the funds from FEMA. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed. 

 

When the state monies of $4,090 are received a recommendation will be made at that time.

 

B.     SAD 52 Annual Meeting

 

The Board and Charlie discussed the projected increase from the School for the Town of Greene. Their concerns are: does it include the 50% increase from last year; how can the School Board project figures on a monthly basis?

 

The annual budget meeting is Tuesday at 6pm at LAHS. The referendum validation vote is May 21 1-7 at Greene Town Office.

 

C. Litigation

 

The complaint has been drafted by the town attorney.

 

Ken is working on the Junkyards not filed.

 

 

 

 

D. Other

 

None.

 

VII.                New Business

 

a.      Greene Community Scholarship Awards

 

The Board received a notice on the winners of the Scholarship. These will be announced at Leavitt Graduation.

                         

b.      Other 

 

Ron Grant announced Dave Chabot has resigned from the Sabattus Lake Dam Commission. Anyone interested to be a member of the commission; fill out an application at the Greene Town Office.

 

                                           VIII.Appointments

 

None.

 

 

                                                 IX.      Committee Reports

 

Don Bedford reported he attended the CTAM meeting here at the Town Office reported it was very interesting. Attendees from Belfast to Standish were in attendance. There was a demonstration of the GOPRO cameras.

 

Tony Reny reported the Conservation Commission is working on the presentation at Greene Central School regarding scholarship program as Conservation Camp at Bryant Pond.

 

Tony Reny reported Greene Village Days is going to be more centralized this year.

 

X. Assessment Questions & Abatements/Supplement

 

None.

 

                                                    X.      Announcements

 

Ron read the announcements aloud.

 

 

                                                 XI.      Selectmen Acceptance & Signing of Weekly Warrant

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 33 dated 4/29/13 of $ 8,683.46. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 34 dated 4/29/13 of $ 17,351.78. Don Bedford 2nd

The motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Payroll Warrant # 35 dated 5/6/13 of $ 9,555.80. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Town of Greene Accounts Payable Warrant # 36 dated 4/29/13 of $ 23,887.88.  Don Bedford 2nd

the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 

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

Warrant # 09 dated 5/6/13 of $ 1,153.48. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

 

 

Kevin Mower motioned to accept and sign the Cable Warrant #13-09 dated 5/6/13 of $ 323.73. Don Bedford 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

                                              XII.      Adjournment

 

Tony Reny motioned the Board adjourn. Kevin Mower 2nd the motion. Vote was unanimous. Motion passed.

 

The Selectmen’s meeting adjourned at 7:28PM.  

 

Respectfully submitted,                                              Approved and accepted,

 

 

Sally Ann Hebert                                                        Ron Grant, Chairman

Recording Secretary                                                   Board of Selectmen