Minutes

SELECTMEN’S MEETING TOWN OF ACTON

 

December 6, 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: None

 

4. NEW BUSINESS:

 

a. PROPOSALS FOR FINANCING FIRE TRUCK: Treasurer Michelle Rumney presented three bids for the loan for the new fire truck to be for $271,000 for 5 years: Key Bank, 1.78 interest, Sanford Institute for Savings, 2.45 interest; Androscoggin, 2.78. On a motion by Bill, It was voted to accept Key Bank’s proposal.

 

b. CEO REPORT ON BUILDING REPAIRS: Ken Paul made an excellent slide show presentation showing the condition the Municipal  building was in and the repairs that he made on the Route 109, Southerly side of the building. He noted the need to replace roofing on the dip areas and the southerly side of the Town Hall.

 

c. ACTION PLAN REPLY: Ted read the Selectmen’s reply to MMA’s  Action Plan presented to the Town by Consultant Lance Lemieux, of necessary safety changes needed to be implemented or already completed.

 

5. OTHER BUSINESS:  Dennis Long thanked the Selectmen for the work they had done on the building this year, noting it has been badly neglected in the past. He hopes they will continue to budget for necessary maintenance for another year. Ted assured him that that is their plan.

 

6. ANNOUNCEMENTS: Ted announced that he had sat in on  interviews of three candidates for the Sheriff position and was very impressed with the applicants.

 

Three vacancies on Mary Grant Committee, one Road Committee member, 1 member and 1 Alternate member of Saco River Corridor Commission, 2 Alternate Warrant and Finance Committee members

 

7. ADJOURNMENT: Adjourned at .

 

8. MEMBERS PRESENT: Ted Kryzak, Bill Shields, Ed Walsh

 

9. OTHERS PRESENT: Paul Poyant, Mark Lowell, Dennis Long,  David Winchell Jr. Eric Dawalga, Lorraine Yeaton