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Shapleigh Board of Selectmen

Minutes of Meeting – Time 7:00 pm

April 17, 2018

Call to Order

William J. Mageary, Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Shapleigh Town Hall with Michael S. Perro and Jennifer J. Roux in attendance. Also, in attendance was Karla Bergeron, Executive Secretary to the Board of Selectmen.

In Attendance: Penny Mills, Nancy Hodgdon, Roland Legere, Art Ingersoll and John Burnell

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Approval of minutes from previous meeting:

· Approval of the minutes for April 3, 2018, Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by William J. Mageary to accept as written. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

· Approval of the minutes for April 10, 2018, Motion made by Jennifer J. Roux, Seconded by William J. Mageary to approve the minutes. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

Public Comment:

· Penny Mills and Nancy Hodgdon, members of the Shapleigh Community Day Scholarship Committee had asked to speak to the Board regarding the award of the two scholarships. Penny presented the two applications to the Board. The BOS were in agreement with awarding the scholarships to those applicants. There will be 2 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each.

· Roland Legere informed the Board a Shapleigh resident participated and finished in the Boston Marathon held on Monday, April 16, 2018. It is Roland’s wife, Carol. She has qualified to be in the 2019 Boston Marathon.

· Roland Legere also mentioned the Planning Board workshop that was held today at the Shapleigh Town Hall was very informative. Scott Williams, Executive Director of Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Programs was the guest speaker.

· Art Ingersoll, Transfer Station employee stated the burn pit at the Transfer Station was burnt. The second pile will be burnt on Wednesday, weather permitting.

Road Commissioner’s Report: North/South:

John Burnell, Road Commissioner, North, stated he worked at the Transfer Station cleaning up the pine needles and leaves during the past week. John mentioned the stumps at the Transfer Station are accumulating and asked what does the BOS would like to do with them. The decision of the BOS was to leave the stumps where they are now and pile them up. A lengthy discussion took place regarding the storm the Town received on Monday, April 23, 2018 and what decisions were made to make the roads safe. Ultimately, it is the Road Commissioners responsibility to make sure the roads are safe and he will take the necessary steps needed. John mentioned there is damage on Goose Pond Road and Owls Nest Road from winter plowing. John will get a price quote for the work that is needed. A meeting will be scheduled with the Road Commissioner, North and the winter plowing contractor to review the damages and costs. John has asked the BOS for more signage at the gravel pit area regarding target shooting. It has become an issue again. People are shooting up the signs that have been placed at the gravel pit area. The Road Commissioner, North will make a customized sign that will be installed at the gravel pit.

Caleb Chessie, Road Commissioner, South, was not able to attend tonight’s meeting.

Unfinished Business:

1. Follow Up on CMP Matter – the BOS reviewed the information that was received from CMP concerning short term service vs year-round service. At this time the BOS will leave the year-round service on for the three Town owned properties.

New Business:

i. Certificates of Appointments: Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Jennifer J. Roux to appoint the following individuals: Made Baker, Martha Chessie, Else-Maria Cook, Joan Dyer, Hazel Goodwin, Eileen Mageary and Nancy Small as the Democratic Ballot Clerks. No further discussion. Motion carried 2 -0-1 abstention (Mageary).

ii. Certificates of Appointments: Motion made by Jennifer J. Roux, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to appoint the following individuals: Patricia Baldwin, Doris Brown, Anna Desmond, Brenda Goodwin, Margaret Moody and Gretchen Wood as the Republican Ballot Clerks. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

iii. Painting the lines at the Town Hall, Library and Public Safety Building - The Executive Secretary informed the BOS she had been in contact with the company that had painted the parking lines for the Town Hall in previous years. She has quoted a price of $795.00 for the Town Hall, Library and Public Safety Building. The BOS felt that price was very reasonable. Before the parking lot at the Town Hall can’t be painted the winter sand needs to be brushed out. She will contact the Road Commissioner, South to see if he has a sweeper to perform this task.

iv. TANS Resolution – Motion made by Jennifer J. Roux, Seconded Michael S. Perro to approve the TANS resolution as presented. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

v. Park Director Performance Evaluation – Michael S. Perro will complete the evaluation for the Town’s employee.

VII. Information:

1. RSU 57 6 Town meeting on Thursday, April 19th

2. YC Budget Meeting Wednesday, April 18th

3. BOS will review the CEO resumes this week

4. Planning Board minutes

5. Thank you from Ronald Rivard Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery

VII. Signatures:

1. Warrants

2. TANS Commitment Letter

3. COA’s

Adjourn –Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded Jennifer J. Roux at 8:13 pm. Motion passed unanimously.

These minutes are not verbatim. Karla Bergeron, Executive Secretary to the Board of Selectmen