Minutes

SELECTMEN’S MEETING

  TOWN OF ACTON

 August 9, 2012,

 

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

1.  APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  Approved as written.

2.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING:  Approved as written.

3.  OLD BUSINESS:  Decision on Liquor License for Crabby Bear: Ted read letters from both the State Police and the Sheriff Department stating they had received no calls for service. There were no objections stated at the Public Hearing on July 26. The application appears to be completed correctly. On a motion by Bill, it was voted to approve the application. Lorraine was asked to remind the Davis’s when they pick up the signed license, that because of the Conditional Use Permit issued to them, they still are required to have TIPS training within 60 days.

4. NEW BUSINESS:  

 a. Award bid for loan: The only bid for the $25,000 loan to repair the windows in the Municipal Offices was from SIS, with an interest rate of 1.49% for 5 years.  On a motion by Bill, the bid will be awarded to SIS.

b. Request for proposal/siding, window repair: Selectmen will go out to bid for window repair and siding on the South and West side of the Municipal Offices. The request for proposals will also be on the Town’s web site.      

c. Withdrawal from office:  David Cote from Road Committee: Elise Miller from Warrant and Finance Committee: The withdrawals from elected office were read and so noted.

d. Sign Bingo Permit for Acton Fair: On a motion by Bill, a permit to operate Bingo games at Acton Fair was signed for the Sanford Elks Club.

f. Receipt of Energy Petition submitted to Town Clerk on 8/2/2012. Selectmen acknowledged the receipt of a petition on 8/9/2012.

g. First Reading of Excise Exemption policy: Bill gave the first reading of a policy describing criteria for obtaining an exemption from the motor vehicle excise tax.

5. OTHER BUSINESS: None

6. ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Town Clerks Office will be closed August 10, 24 Ted reported they have received notice that the County is going to a fiscal year instead of a calendar year so Selectmen must notify them of what terms the Town will accept for payment of the first 1½ year.

7. ADJOURNMENT: Adjourned at

8. MEMBERS PRESENT:  Ted Kryzak, Bill Shields 

9. OTHERS PRESENT: Paul Poyant, Chip Venell, Mike Corey, Eric Dawalga, Lorraine Yeaton