Minutes

June 10th, 2014 (No Meeting Thursday, June 12th)

 

SELECTMEN’S MEETING

TOWN OF ACTON

July 10th, 2014

 

 

 

 

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

1.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  

William Shields made a motion to move the Blueberry Hill Town Lease Agreement to the beginning of the agenda.  Seconded by Edward Walsh; all in favor, motion carried.

2.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING:  

William Shields made a motion to approve the minutes as presented.  Seconded by Edward Walsh; all in favor, motion carried.

 

   Blueberry Hill Town Lease Agreement

 

Ted Kryzak discussed the lease agreement and reminded the public that the Board was given authority to negotiate and sign at the last annual town meeting. Ed Walsh stated for the record that the Board did try to negotiate with the property owner, without success and said owner would not consider a lower monthly fee. William Shields made a motion to sign the agreement as presented; seconded by Edward Walsh, all in favor, motion carried. Agreement was signed and notarized.       

  

3.         OLD BUSINESS:

            a.         Fire Trucks

Ted Kryzak indicated that for the second time the Town did not receive any bids on the two fire trucks that were recently advertised.  With that said, the Board decided to allow the Fire Department to part out and scrap the trucks as they see fit and any funds received will go into the new Fire Truck Fund as voted at the Annual Town meeting.

            b.         Town Hall/Library Roof Bids

Ted Kryzak stated that again, similar to the fire trucks, no bids were received for the RFP request for the Town Hall and Library Roof work.  The Board decided to put this RFP back out to bid, widening their advertising.  Deadline to bid will be 4:00pm on Wed July 23rd, 2014.

            c.         Road Committee Opening

Ted Kryzak announced that the Town has an opening on the Road Committee.  Said position was created due to a resignation in which the Board accepted two weeks ago.  The term is for 2 years, anyone interested should submit a statement of interest to the Town Clerk no later then 4:00pm Wed, July 23rd, 2014.

4.         NEW BUSINESS:

            a.         Appointments

William Shields made a motion; seconded by Edward Walsh to sign the following appointments:

                        Carl Davis – Mary Grant Committee Member 06/30/2015

                        Lorraine Yeaton – Mary Grant Committee Member 06/30/2015

            `           Barbara Seckar – Mary Grant Committee Member 06/30/2015

                        Jeanne Achille – Mary Grant Committee Member 06/30/2015

                        Richard Neal - Mary Grant Committee Member 06/30/2015

                        Holly Mooney - Mary Grant Committee Member 06/30/2015

                        Arthur Kelley – Planning Board Committee Member 06/30/2017

                        Yoli Gallagher - Planning Board Committee Member 06/30/2017

                        Jessica Donnell - Planning Board Committee Member 06/30/2017

                        Gavin Maloney – Alternate Planning Board Committee Member 06/30/2017

                        Robert Smith – Alternate Planning Board Committee Member 06/30/2017

                       

            b.         New Hire Announcement

Ted Kryzak announced that Dale Marchand was recently hired by the Town of Acton as the new assistant; he also thanked everyone who showed an interest in this position.

            c.         CAI Technologies GPS Data Contract

Ted Kryzak reviewed the annual CAI Technologies contracts.  William Shields made a motion to approve the contracts as presented, seconded by Ed Walsh; all in favor, contracts signed as presented for the upcoming year.

            d.         Bingo Application / Acton Fair

Ted Kryzak reviewed the Bingo Application from the Acton Fair.  Chairman Kryzak indicated this was an annual renewal with no changes to allow bingo at the fair.  William Shields made a motion to approve the application as presented, seconded by Ed Walsh; all in favor, application signed. 

            e.         Mousam Lake Resident / MWDC

Ed Walsh discussed the Mousam Watershed Dam Coalition in which Acton is now a part of with Sanford and Shapleigh.  Based on the agreement, the Town of Acton is looking for a resident of Acton who lives on Mousam Lake to serve on this committee.  Anyone interested should contact the Town Clerk’s office. 

            f.          Blueberry Hill Town Lease Agreement

                        See above.

5.         OTHER BUSINESS:

6.         ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Ed Walsh announced that the Town is currently looking for the oldest resident with the passing of Mr. Earl Bell.  Anyone who believes they know who this resident is, is asked to contact the Town Clerk’s office.

Ted Kryzak complimented the new walkway in front of the Town Hall.    Joe Letourneau and his company Earth Works, was the hired contractor.  The Board stated they were very pleased with the outcome.  In addition, Ted indicated that handicap railings are currently being made and should be installed soon.  Springvale Nurseries has also been hired to do the planting out front. 

Ted Kryzak read a letter of thanks from the Great East Lake Improvement Association for the recent donation from the Town of Acton.

7.         ADJOURNMENT:  

            William Shields made a motion to adjourn; seconded by Ed Walsh. 

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

9.         OTHERS PRESENT:

            Dwight Vennell, Eric Dawalga and Jennifer Roux.