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Shapleigh Board of Selectmen
Minutes of Meeting – Time 6:00 pm
July 07, 2020
Call to Order
Chairman Jennifer J. Roux called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm with Scott E. Cudworth and William J. Mageary in attendance. Karla Bergeron, Town Administrator and Cheryl Drisko, Office Assistant were also in attendance.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
A motion was made by William J. Mageary to approve the minutes of June 30, 2020 as written; seconded by Scott E. Cudworth. All in favor. Motion carried.
Chairman Jennifer J. Roux opened the Public Hearing for the renewal of the Atlantic Broadband Cable contract at 6:02 pm.
· Postings were completed.
· This is a 10 year cable agreement for review only.
· Rates keep going up as there are no competitors; residents can use alternative options (Dish, Roku, Chromecast, Youtube, etc.)
· There is no Town control in the agreement.
· Legal has cited some wording changes for the Selectmen to review.
· $250 ordinance fee.
William J. Mageary expressed that even though there was a fee for the Town to
use Atlantic Broadband, that fee was not being passed on to the residents in
Hearing no further questions, comments or concerns, Chairman Jennifer J. Roux closed the Public Hearing for Atlantic Broadband Cable contract at 6:07 pm.
Public Comment: None
B. Snow Plowing Bid Discussions for the Southern District
o Jeff Goodwin - not interested.
o Tucker Pearson - not interested.
o Calieb Chessie - not interested.
o David Winchell - not interested.
o Mr. Muse - would take on job if absolutely needed at $5,800 - $6,000.
o JMS - still interested at $5,000/year for 3 years.
o Hunter Smigelski interested at $5,800/year for
Selectman William J. Mageary thanked Madam Chairman for taking on the task of solicitations.
A motion was made by William J. Mageary to award
the Southern District Snow Plowing contract to JMS for 3 years at $5,000/year;
no seconded. Motion failed.
motion was made by William J. Mageary to award the Southern District Snow
Plowing contract to Hunter Smigelski for 3 years at $5,800/year; seconded by
Scott E. Cudworth. All in favor.
C. Bid Opening for Williams Property Tree Cutting -
o Carl Davis - $2,000
o Curtis Moulton - $3,856
o Text bid (not formal) - $5,000
D. Review of Town Policies -
E. Library damage - The Town
Administrator provided an update on what was needed to repair the damage at the
Library; she will contact Town's maintenance staff to see if he can handle the
F. Rescue Overtime -
G. Soccer -
1. Certificate of Appointment -
2. Transfer Station -
· Too busy to eat lunch.
· Working after hours.
· Long wait time - line buildup on main roadway.
Discussion ensued. The Town Administrator contacted
the Transfer Station, the Town employees had no issues. It was recommended that
if the non Town related worker has any issues, they should take them up with
their own employer.
i. Planning Board letters
ii. Certificate of Appointment - Anna Desmond, Warden for the
State General & Referendum Election
Any other business that the Chairman
may wish to bring before the meeting.
Motion made by Scott E. Cudworth to adjourn at 7:00 pm; seconded by William J. Mageary. Motion passed unanimously.
These minutes are not verbatim. Cheryl L. Drisko, Office Assistant.
Board of Selectmen
August 14, 2020 12:50 PM