Minutes

 

SELECTMEN’S MEETING

TOWN OF ACTON

June 26, 2014

 

 

 

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

 

1.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  

 

Bill Shields made a motion to approve the agenda as written, seconded by Ed Walsh.  Motion carried, agenda approved.

 

2.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING:  (May 22nd & June 10th)

 

Bill Shields made a motion to approve the May 22, 2014 minutes as presented, seconded by Ed Walsh, 3-0, motion carried.  Bill Shields made a motion to approve the June 10th, 2014 minutes as presented, seconded by Ed Walsh; 2-0-1.  Ed Walsh abstained as he was not present for that meeting. 

 

3.         OLD BUSINESS:

 

            a.         Fire Trucks

 

Ed Walsh spoke on the status of the two fire trucks that were recently put out to bid.  June 25th was the deadline to bid, and the Town received none.  The Board decided to put the fire trucks back out to bid, this time with no reserve, deadline to bid will be Wednesday July, 9th at 4:00pm.  Specs available in the Town Clerk’s office.

 

4.         NEW BUSINESS:

a.         Town Hall/Library Roof Bid

 

Ted Kryzak read the R.F.P. for the roof repair for portions of the Town Hall and the Library. Bids will be accepted until Wed July 9th at 4:00pm.  Bid to be posted around Town, Cable and Website.

 

b.         Mass Gathering Permit

 

Ted Kryzak reviewed the mass gathering permit received by the Vacationland Volkswagon Association.  This is an annual event held at the Fairgrounds.  To date, there have been no issues with the event.  Ted reviewed the received liability insurance and went through the checklist.  The fee has also been paid to the Town.  Bill Shields made a motion to approve the mass gathering permit as presented, seconded by Ed Walsh.  3-0. Motion carried, permit approved. Ted requested a copy of the permit be sent to Deputy Shaw.

 

 c.         Road Committee Resignation Ted Kryzak stated that Richard Weymouth submitted a letter of resignation from the Road Committee.  Mr. Weymouth was elected at the Annual Town Meeting.  Bill Shields made a motion to accept the resignation, seconded by Ed Walsh.  3-0. Motion carried, resignation accepted.

 

d.         Mousam Watershed Dam Coalition Inter-Local Agreement (Article 41 Town Meeting)

 

Ed Walsh discussed the Inter-Local Agreement which the Voters of Acton voted to allow the Town to enter into, at the Annual Town Meeting on June 14th.  Ed Walsh made a motion to sign said document as presented, seconded by Bill Shields.  3-0. Motion carried, document signed. 

 

 e.         Appointments

 

On a motion by Bill Shields, seconded by Ed Walsh, the following appointments were signed by the Board of Selectmen, valid through June 30, 2015.  3-0. Motion carried, all appointments signed.

 

 

 

                        Ken Paul – CEO/LPI

                        Brian Paul – Deputy CEO/LPI

                        Steve McDonough – Deputy CEO/LPI

                        Peter Smith – Fire Chief

                        William Catenesye – EMA Director

                        William Catenesye – 911 Addressing Officer

                        Vicki Erickson – Health Officer

                        Frank Shippee – Animal Control Officer

                        Robert Anderson – Constable

 

5.         OTHER BUSINESS:

 

            N/A

6.         ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

            Town Hall will be closed Friday, July 4th, 2014.

 

Ed Walsh thanked the Voters of Acton who took the time to come out to the Annual Town Meeting on Saturday, June 14th, 2014.  Although turnout was low, 40 voters were checked in, Ed was hopeful in the future that number would rise.

 

7.         ADJOURNMENT:  

 

William Shields made a motion to adjourn at 7:15pm.  Seconded by Ed Walsh. 3-0. Motion carried, meeting adjourned.

 

8.         MEMBERS PRESENT:    

 

            Ted Kryzak, Bill Shields, Ed Walsh

 

9.         OTHERS PRESENT:

 

            Paul Poyant, Eric Dawalga, Jennifer Roux