Minutes

TOWN OF ACTON

 

SELECTMEN'S MEETING

 

JULY 8, 2008

 

 

1.      APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved with the addition of  5. (C).

 

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

 

3.      WARRANT: Approved and signed.

 

      OLD BUSINESS:

 

      a. ASSESSING: A meeting is scheduled for Friday, July11 at 10 am with the new Assessing agent, Joe Lessard.

 

      b. OIL BID: No action.

 

c. RECONSIDERATION OF MINUTES OF JUNE 17: The minutes were amended to read  in 4.b., “Selectmen discussed suspending the use of payments by credit card”.

 

      d. ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES FOR JUNE 24: Approved as written.

 

      e. ROGER ROY'S REQUEST: Nancy read a statement from MMA stating that use of the offices by a non-profit group would have to be voted by the Town Meeting, not the Selectmen. (See statement attached to minutes). Roger requested that notices of all meetings be put on to the Town website.

 

 

5.     NEW BUSINESS:

 

   (A) LAND USE PERMIT SCHEDULE: On a motion by Tony, the Land Use Permit Scheduled fees and changes were adopted.

 

 

      (B) SESSION RELATIVE TO PERSONNEL MATTERS - TRANSFER STATION: Dana McGlincey was not present but had been notified of this session. Mike said he was concerned that Dana is refusing to give her supervisor a number by which he can contact her. Nancy said her concern also was the lack of a contact number. Steve had reported that she came into work at times not scheduled. Nancy was also concerned that Dana had destroyed the personal property of another person, not an employee of the Town, at the Transfer Station. On a motion by Mike, it was voted that the chairman send a certified letter to Dana, severing her employment with the Town of Acton, effective this date. Steve said he will be able to get part time temporary help for now, and will advertise for part time help.

 

 

      (C)  APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN: On a motion by Tony, Nancy Ruma was appointed.

 

 

Mike made a motion to instruct the secretary to proceed with action to sell the 33rd Street town-owned property. It was so voted

 

 

Nancy reported there is surplus equipment available at the York County Jail. Mike said he would go and look at it tomorrow.   

 

 

6.   ADJOURNMENT: Adjourned at 7:40 pm.

 

7.   MEMBERS PRESENT: Nancy Ruma, Mike Conway, Tony Cogliandro

 

8.   OTHERS PRESENT: Roger Roy, Barbara Sexkar, Chip Venell, Pattti Dutil, Dick Neal, Mark and Debbie Rix, Bob Anderson, Roger Lewis, Percy Lowell, Andrew Cogliandro, Steve Ledoux, Holly Mooney, Lorraine Yeaton.