Minutes

TOWN OF ACTON

 

SELECTMEN'S MEETING

 

JULY 15, 2008

 

 

1.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved as written.

 

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

 

3.         WARRANT: Approved and signed.

 

4.         OLD BUSINESS:

 

            a.  ASSESSING: An assessor is scheduled to be here tomorrow to go into the field checking property cards for assessing data.

 

            b.  OIL BID: No action.

 

            c.  33rd STREET LAND: Ads have been placed in 3 papers. Minimum bid is $1000. Bids to be  opened on August 5th, 2008.

 

 

5.         NEW BUSINESS:

 

            (A) INCIDENT AT TRANSFER STATION: Nancy reported there was an incident of  criminal mischief at the Transfer Station. When Brian arrived Monday morning the container with old oil had been punctured and the oil was (fortunately) in the cement containment area, nothing on the ground. Brian called the Maine State Police and they believe they know the children that did it. Selectmen expressed their appreciation for the excellent way Brian handled the situation.

 

 

            (B) TREASURER'S PERSONAL DAYS OFF: Vicki has asked for and been granted permission to close the Treasurer's Office July 18, 25, and 30, to attend to personal and family commitments.

 

 

            (C) APPOINTMENTS: On a motion by Tony, the following appointments were made: Board of Assessment Review for three years Dwight Venell, Keith Davis, Gary Morrison; 911 Addressing Officer, Richard Neal; Zoning Board of Appeals members for three years George Lessard, Paul Hansen, Robert Anderson; Zoning Board of Appeals for one year, Leonard Turcotte

 

 

            (D) BRUCE MARTIN: Bruce reported that he will be scraping and painting the side of the Town Offices that are parallel with Rt. 109,  however there is such a moisture problem that this paint will not last. Selectmen need to consider tearing off the clapboards to get at the moisture problem.

 

 

Nancy expressed the Selectmen's appreciation to the Town Hall Staff for being in the office July 3. There were many people who came in to register boats.

 

 

6.         ADJOURNMENT: Adjourned at 7:40 pm

 

7.         MEMBERS PRESENT: Nancy Ruma. Tony Cogliandro

 

8         OTHERS PRESENT: Barbara Seckar, John Moore, Patti Dutil, Chip Venell, Dick Neal, Petey Smith, Bruce Martin, Percy Lowell, Lorraine Yeaton

 

9.   MEETINGS: OPEN BIDS AUGUST 5