Minutes

SELECTMEN’S MEETING

TOWN OF ACTON

MAY 22, 2014

 

 

 

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

 

1.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  

 

            So moved; Shields/Walsh. Unanimous.

 

2.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING:  

 

            So moved; Shields/Walsh. Unanimous.

 

3.         OLD BUSINESS:

 

            None.

 

4.         NEW BUSINESS:

a.         Recommendations on June 2014 Town Warrant Articles

 

The Board of Selectmen made recommendations on all warrant articles for the upcoming annual June Town Meeting; William Shields made motions to approve all articles as written with Ed Walsh seconding them, with the exception of Article 40. Vote was unanimous.  William Shields made a motion to adopt Article 40 as recommended by the W/F Committee; seconded by Ed Walsh.  Motion carried, unanimous.  Warrant to be signed at a special meeting on Thursday, May 29th at 6pm.

b.         Vote on Potting Shed Liquor License Renewal

 

William Shields made a motion to approve the Potting Shed’s Liquor License renewal; seconded by Ed Walsh.  Motion Carried, unanimous.  Liquor License Renewal Signed.

c.         Emergency Purchases Memo 

 

Chairman Kryzak read aloud a recent memo sent to all committees and department heads regarding purchases.  In an effort to close the books in a timely fashion, with year end approaching, no purchases can be made after May 30th unless they are an emergency and authorized by two Selectmen.

d.         Blueberry Farm Lease

 

Selectmen Ed Walsh discussed Article 23 of the Annual Town Meeting in more detail.  This article asks the Townspeople for permission to negotiate with the property owner of Tax Map 260 Lot 014 where the Fire/Rescue tower currently sits.  Maximum to be $400 per month for no longer then 10 years.  Copies of the proposed agreement are available in the Clerk’s office.

e.         Mousam Watershed Damn Coalition Agreement

 

Selectmen William Shields discussed Article 41 of the Annual Town Meeting in more detail.  This article asks the Townspeople for authorization for the Town of Acton to enter into an agreement with the Town of Shapleigh, and City of Sanford for the management and maintenance of Emery Mills Dam and Square Pond Dam.  Copies of the proposed agreement are available in the Clerk’s office.

 

5.         OTHER BUSINESS:

 

6.         ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

The Transfer Station will be closed Memorial Day, May 26

Special Board of Selectmen’s Meeting 05/29/2014

The Town Hall will be closed Saturday, June 14th due to Town Meeting

 

7.         ADJOURNMENT:  

So moved; meeting adjourned at 7:30pm.

 

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

 

9.         OTHERS PRESENT: Chip Vennell, Jennifer Roux, Eric Dawalga