Town of Sebago
Board of Selectmen's Meeting
Tuesday, October 7, 2003
Town Office Building
I Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:13 p.m. by Chairman of the Board, Ruth Douglas.
II Roll Call
Present were Selectmen, Ruth Douglas, George Tinkham, David Hague, Ted Davis, Robert Irish Jr.; Interim Town Manager, William Cooper and Recorder, Michele Bukoveckas. Guests present were: Fran Nelson; Maurice Davies; Betty Tinkham; Mike Corrigan of The Bridgton News; Alan Munroe; Public Works Director, Ted Shane, and Fire Chief, Kenneth Littlefield.
III Move to Executive Session per M.R.S.A. Title 1, Sec. 405 (6) (A) Personnel Issue and M.R.S.A. Title 1, Sec. 405 (6) (F)-Applications for Permit to Carry Concealed Firearms Adjustments to the Agenda
George made a motion to take Executive Session out of order and place it after other business. It was seconded by Ruth. Motion carried.
IV Adjustments to the Agenda
There were none.
V Comments from the Public on Issues Not on the Agenda
There were none.
VI Consideration of Consent Calendar
Approve Minutes of the September 16, 2003 and Sept. 30, 2003 Board of Selectmen's Meetings
Approve Minutes of the October 2, 2003 Town Manager Search Committee
David made a motion to approve the consent calendar. It was seconded by George. Motion carried.
VII Reports from Town Officials & Committees
Town Manager's Report
Public Works Department
Ted informed the Board of the following:
Paving is complete, working on fixing driveways
Vehicle maintenance is on gong, including painting plows and wings
Mercury building from D.O.T. received and placed at the Transfer Station
Refrigerator at the Old Town Hall is being repaired as well as the pay phone
Placing mulch in ditches on the Anderson Rd, and the Orchard Rd.
County Rd, and Winn Mtn. Rd signs replaced.
Offer to purchase the 1993 F350
Ken informed the Board of the following:
Yearly pump test complete
Fire Prevention week.
Open house with the public, with fire extinguisher training.
VIII Old Business
A. Discussion of extending the expiration date of current Transfer Station Stickers
George made a motion to discuss the issue. It was seconded by Ruth. Motion carried. The Board discussed the issue and felt that changes needed to be made to the Transfer Station Policy regarding accepting mercury at the Transfer Station, and the issuance of stickers. George made a motion to table this issue until the next meeting. It was seconded by Ruth. Motion carried with Ted Davis opposing.
IX New Business
Discussion of appointments to the Town Manager Search and Interview Committee
George made a motion to table this issue. It was seconded by Ted. It was determined that the Town Manager Committee had completed the search, and were ready for the Board to interview the candidates selected. The Board also asked interim Town Manager Bill Cooper to participate in the interviewing process. Motion carried. David made a motion for the Board to meet on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. to prepare the questions to be used during the interviews. It was seconded by Bob. Motion carried. The Clerk will post the meeting.
Consideration of a recommendation from the Town Manager Search Committee to interview candidates 5,9,7 and if needed, candidates # 16, 10, and 12.
George made a motion to accept the recommendation from the Town Manager Search Committee for interviews. It was seconded by Ruth. Motion carried.
X Other Business
George made a motion to accept the $5,000 offer from Steve McLean to purchase the 1993 Ford F350. It was seconded by Bob. Motion carried.
George made a motion to go into Executive Session at 7:40 p.m. It was seconded by Bob. Motion carried.
The Board re-convened to open session at 8:55 p.m.
George made a motion to approve concealed weapons permits # 04-03 and #04-03. It was seconded by David. Motion carried.
Bob made a motion to interview candidates #5, 9, and 7 on Oct. 21, 2003 at 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., and to interview candidates #16, 10, and 12 on October 28, 2003 at 4:00 p.m, 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. It was seconded by Ruth. Motion carried. The Clerk will contact the candidates and schedule the interviews, and post the meetings.
David made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m. It was seconded by Bob. Motion carried.
Michele A. Bukoveckas