Minutes

TOWN OF ACTON

SELECTMEN'S MEETING

OCTOBER 2, 2008

 

            1. SALUTE TO THE AMERICAN FLAG

2. APROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved as written.

3. APROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING: Approved as written.

4. WARRANT: Approved and signed.

5. OLD BUSINESS:

            a.  ASSESSING: Joe Lessard was in on Friday and met with members of the public.

            b. STATUS OF TOWN HALL: The engineer gave a written notice that use of the Town Hall presented no immediate danger. A written report will be sent with recommendation for necessary repairs.

6. NEW BUSINESS:

                (A) SIGN CONTRACTS WITH CARTOGRAPHIC: On a motion by Tony, a contract for GPS data collection services and a contract for the 911 mapping were signed.

            (B) PERMISSION TO CLOSE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE OCT. 23 & 24: Jennifer will be attending a seminar on October 23 and 24. On a motion by Mike, the office of Town Clerk/Tax Collector will be closed those days.

            Karl Hodgdon asked about the winter sand bids. Three invitations were sent to contractors with whom the Town  have previously done business. He also asked if the new assessing agent has been appointed  and sworn in. The new assessing agent is a contractor, not an employee or appointee. Karl also requested a copy of the expense distribution, revenue report, journal ledger and trial balance.  

 

            Pam asked that there be a public meeting after the auditor's report has been received.

            Mike reported that the drug program is up and running. Also that the cable equipment has been ordered and he will be meeting with Metrocast tomorrow. 

      7.   Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 7:30 pm

      8.   Members Present: Nancy Ruma, Mike Conway, Tony Cogliandro

      9. Others Present: Dennis Long, John Moore, Barbara Seckar, Ann Germon, Pam McAlinden, Karl Hodgdon, Pat Hannon, Irene Kerrigan, Richard Ham, Charlene Walo, Robin Ham, Roger Roy, Richard    Neal, Davey Winchell, Patti Dutil, Lorraine Yeaton

      10. STAFF MEETING 8 AM OCTOBER 10

          OCTOBER 9 OPEN BIDS FOR WINTER SAND

          ADOPTION OF MAXIMUM  G.A.ORDINANCE APPENDICES HEARING OCT. 9