Minutes

TOWN OF ACTON

 

SELECTMEN’S MEETING MAY 14, 2009

 

SALUTE TO THE AMERICAN FLAG:

 

  1. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Approved as written.
  2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING: Approved as written.
  3. SIGNING  THE WARRANT: Approved and signed.
  4. OLD BUSINESS:

(a) CABLE COMMITTEE UPDATE: Dennis reported the committee is working hard and doing a good job. Work has begun on the storage room. They are trying to get young people to become involved. Deserriee Dutil has been operating the camera at some meetings.

 

5. NEW BUSINESS: 

 

      (1)  APPOINT RAMIRO LOPEZ  AND VIRGINIA DEBOER TO CABLE TV COMMITTEE: On a motion by Tony, Ray and Virginia were appointed.

 

      (2) OPEN LAWN CARE BIDS: The following bids were received:

 

Company Town Hall        Public Safety   Mary Grant      Lincoln             Total per mow

 

AHN                     200.00                         35.00               35.00               $270.00

Burbank      50.00             150.00             40.00              40.00               $280.00

Seacoast     65.00            95.00               55.00               40.00               $255.00

C&D            75.00            100.00             30.00               30.00               $235.00

DM              90.00            225.00             90.00               45.00               $450.00

Final Touch 45.00             95.00               22.50               45.00               $207.50

Tall Grass 10-14 mowing 3,700.00

Selectmen will review the bids.

 

(3) MEET WITH TOWN COMMITTEES: Selectmen met with Chip Venell, Chairman of the Planning Board, Bob Anderson, Chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals, Barbara Seckar, Chairman of the Cable Committee, Lois Michaud, Chairman of the Conservation Committee and Virginia Deboer, member of the Comprehensive Plan Implementation Committee. Selectmen noted they want to be kept informed of what the various boards and committees are working on and requested that each committee make sure the minutes of their meetings are filed regularly, either by e-mail or hard copy, with the selectmen.

 

(4)   RESIGNATION OF JIM FISKE: On a motion by Tony, Jim Fake’s resignation was accepted with regret. Lorraine was asked to send a letter of thanks to Jim for his service rendered. On a motion by Tony, Alternate member Keith Davis will be moved up to complete Jim’s term.

 

(3)    APPOINTMENT OF DAVID JONES AS PLANNING BOARD ALTERNATE MEMBER: On a motion by Tony, David Jones was appointed as Alternate member of the Planning Board.

 

6 ADJOURNMENTS: Adjourned at .

 

7. MEMBERS PRESENT: Nancy Ruma, Tony Cogliandro, Dennis Long

 

8. OTHERS PRESENT: Ann Germon, Virginia Deboer, Charlene Marzza, Robin ham, Lois and Richard Michaud, Wesley Ham, Chip Venell, Ret and Deborah Lopez, Barbara Seckar, carol Long, Patti Dutil, Bob Anderson, Harold Smith, Lorraine Yeaton

 

9. MEETINGS:

 

    FINANCE COMMITTEE ACTION ON ARTICLES MAY 21,