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Shapleigh Board of Selectmen

Minutes of Meeting – Time 6:00 pm

January 14, 2020

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 was in attendance; Cheryl Drisko, Office Assistant was absent.

In Attendance: Bill Mageary, Skip Bartosch, Roland Legere and Jeff Goodwin.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Approval of minutes from previous meeting:

A motion was made by Scott E. Cudworth to approve minutes of January 7, 2020; seconded by Jennifer J. Roux. No further discussion. Motion carried.

Public Comment:

ยท Selectman Jennifer J. Roux complimented Mr. Roland Legere on his Town Report letter submittal for Mousam Watershed Dam Coalition (MWDC).

Unfinished Business:

a. Ordinance Restricting Vehicle Weight
The Selectmen received a copy of the ordinance with a few changes made. These changes were discussed and the Board will review the final draft next week. A public hearing was scheduled for Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

b. Emery Mills Bridge Engineering Bid Review

The Town Administrator received a call from Mr. Ron Taylor of Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) with an update on the Emery Mill Bridge. Mr. Taylor will be sending a letter with a traffic rating for that bridge in a week or two. The bid will be pushed out until after the MDOT letter is received so that all information is available in the bid for 1 month.

The Town Administrator provided an edited (strikeout/lineout) version of the changes to the Selectmen for review.

c. Road Signs

After receiving inquiries, Selectmen Roux asked about the speed limit signs that were to be installed on Owls Nest Road. The Road Commissioner North is aware and will get it done. Selectmen Roux will follow up with the Road Commissioner to expedite installation.

New Business:

a. Transfer Station Applicant/Fill In Position.
There was a "As Needed. Fill-in" position posted for months at the Transfer Station, on the website and locally several months ago and not one application was received. One applicant has now stepped forward and the Board will interview the applicant on Tuesday, January 28th at 5:30 pm.


1. Conservation Commission Minutes

2. Fire Department Minutes

3. Budget Committee Agenda

4. Budget Committee Minutes

5. Planning Board Agenda

6. CMP Report of Power Generation


1. Warrants

Any other business that the Chairman may wish to bring before the meeting: None

Adjourn –Motion made by Scott E. Cudworth to adjourn at 6:36 pm; seconded by Jennifer J. Roux. Motion passed unanimously.

These minutes are not verbatim. Cheryl L. Drisko, Office Assistant.