|November 20, 2019|
Shapleigh Board of Selectmen
Minutes of Meeting – Time 6:00 pm
November 12, 2019
Call to Order
Chairman Michael S. Perro called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm with Jennifer J. Roux and Scott E. Cudworth in attendance.
Karla Bergeron, Town Administrator and Cheryl Drisko, Office Assistant were in attendance.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Approval of minutes from previous meeting:
A motion was made by Scott E. Cudworth to approve minutes of October 29, 2019 as submitted, seconded by Jennifer J. Roux. No further discussion. Motion carried.
1. Ronald Legere
o Updated the Board on the Mousam Dam work. Pleased to see both high tech technology and old school practices being utilized to complete the project.
o Goose Pond Channel - Mr. Legere spoke with Jen Harris of York County Water & Soil District (YCWSD) and found out the application permit fee increased as of November 1st to $250. Also discussed was that Mr. Green, DEP Representative in Portland, decided this project is a full dredging project versus a sand removal project. Mr. Legere will meet with Mr. Green on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 to discuss.
o Mr. Legere received notification from the Board that the Road Commissioner was unable to enlist Mr. Ness and/or the Sanford Water District equipment to work on this project; still working with Caleb Chessie - no response received as of yet.
o The Board of Selectmen asked Mr. Legere when permitting to please make
sure the permit will allow for work to be continued or done in 2020.
2. Lindsey Lacourse, Interim Rescue Chief
o Introduced to the Selectmen two of the five people hired by her. Mr. Gene Streck,
1. Public Safety Administrator
The Public Safety Administrator position set before the residents on November 5, 2019 did not pass by a 20 vote margin. The Selectmen will follow standard policies and procedures moving forward. After departmental nominations and a member vote, the Fire and Rescue Departments will make a recommendation to the Selectmen as to whom they want as their new Chiefs. The Selectmen will take those nominations under consideration.
Discussion ensued on the
steps of this member voting process and whether formal minutes were being taken
at their stated meetings. Lindsay Lacourse recapped the Rescue Departments
procedures. The Board of Selectmen also offered their services during the
Plowing Contractor's Trucks
5. Invoice for Services at the Recreation Fields
Selectman Jennifer J. Roux asked for details of work done at the Recreational fields which created the invoice to sign. The Town Administrator explained the Director's duties including irrigation system testing, equipment checks, vandalism checks, field checks, building checks, managing field schedules and meetings with field related vendors. Invoice was signed.
Mills Dam Invoice
- Tax Abatements for the following accounts were reviewed:
0739 Dumont Veterans exemption missed $ 6,000
0170 Miller Adjusted for unbuildable lot $84,846
2916 Furbish Homestead exemption missed $20,000
2103 Pritchard Land adjusted to
reflect location/building regrading $88,465
3. Purchase New Computer for Treasurer and Land Use Secretary
4. Schedule Budget Workshops
5. PTO Request
6. Email Complaint from a Shapleigh Resident
7. Board moved into Executive Session Pursuant to 1 MRSA 405(6)(a) -
8. Board moved out of Executive Session
1. Planning Board Agenda
2. Fire Department nominations
3. Rescue Squad nominations
4. Rescue Squad Member list
5. MVR - Municipal Validation Report
6. EcoMaine Recycling Contract
7. PTO Report
3. PTO Request
Any other business that the Chairman may wish to bring before the meeting:
Adjourn –Motion made by Jennifer J. Roux to adjourn at 7:10 pm; seconded by Scott E. Cudworth. Motion passed unanimously.
These minutes are not verbatim. Cheryl L. Drisko, Office Assistant
Board of Selectmen
December 10, 2019 11:03 PM