TOWN OF SEBAGO
BOARD OF SELECTMEN’S MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2005
TOWN OFFICE BUILDING
I Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman, Ruth Douglas.
II Roll Call
Present were: Selectmen, Allen Crabtree; Ruth Douglas; Robert Irish Jr.; Dave
McCarthy; absent Jeff Harriman; Town Manager, Dave Hague and Recorder
Maureen Tabor. Guests present were: Mike Corrigan of The Bridgton News,
Public Works Supervisor; Ted Shane, Fire Chief; Ken Littlefield, Don Olden Sr.,
Diana Letellier, Joan Morford, Jason Greene and Phil Strike.
III Adjustments to the Agenda
There were none.
IV Next Board of Selectmen’s Meeting is scheduled for September 20, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.
V Comments from the Public
There were none.
VI Written Communication
A. Approval of the August 16, 2005 Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes
Allen Crabtree made a motion to approve the August 16, 2005 Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes. It was seconded by Dave McCarthy. Motion carried.
B. Approval of the August 30, 2005 Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes
Dave McCarthy made a motion to approve the August 30, 2005 Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Motion carried.
C. Approve Warrant # 7 ,Warrant # 8 and Warrant # 9
Allen Crabtree made a motion to approve Warrant #7, #8 and Warrant #9. It was seconded by Dave McCarthy. Motion carried.
VII Old Business
A. Committee Appointments
§ Public Safety Building Committee
Robert Irish Jr. made a motion for discussion. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Dave McCarthy made a motion to appoint the following to the Public Safety Building Committee: Jason Greene, Lauris Champagne, Robert Irish Jr., Don Olden, Maurice Davies and Dave Hague, along with a Planning Board member to be filled at a future date. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Motion carried.
§ Community Disaster Committee
Dave McCarthy made a motion to appoint the following to the Community Disaster Committee: Ted Shane, Ken Littlefield, Carol Brown and Dave Hague as assist. The committee is still seeking one rescue personnel and two members at large. It was seconded by Robert Irish Jr. Motion carried.
§ Environmental Advisory Committee
Appointments to the Environmental Advisory Committee will be brought back at a future time.
§ Roads Assessment Committee
Appointments to the Roads Assessment Committee will be brought back at a future time.
B. Update on Douglas Mountain Clearing and Trail Work
Dave McCarthy made a motion to discuss. It was seconded by Robert Irish Jr.. Allen Crabtree stated that two session days are needed to complete the trail work. Allen himself will head up the work. Allen said he had a couple of groups willing to help, he just need to give them the dates. The dates set aside are Sept 17th with a rain date being the 24th. The other date is Oct 3rd which Ken Littlefield said the Fire Fighters will be there to help out.
C. Discussion of Commercial Haulers Licensing and activities and Town Solid Waste Ordinance
Allen Crabtree made a motion to discuss. It was seconded by Robert Irish Jr.. Discussion was centered on the wording of the ordinance and setting a fee for commercial haulers. Allen Crabtree made a motion to set a fee of $150.00 a year for commercial haulers per section 4C. It was seconded by Dave McCarthy. Motion carried. Selectmen will be reviewing the wording of the ordinance and bring back any suggestion at the next meeting. Changes to the ordinance would take place at a Town Meeting.
VIII New Business
A. Discussion of Purchasing a Roll-Off Truck and hiring a Full-Time CDL Laborer
Robert Irish Jr. made a motion to discuss the hiring of a laborer. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Dave Hague stated that Norm Storey was hired as a mechanic, but due to the Public Works schedule he has been driving a truck. Robert Irish Jr. made a motion to hire a Full-Time CDL Laborer. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Motion passed with Allen Crabtree, Ruth Douglas and Robert Irish Jr. voting in favor and Dave McCarthy opposing.
Robert Irish Jr. made a motion to discuss purchasing a Roll-Off Truck. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Ted Shane presented the board with his views of purchasing a truck and the purpose it would serve. Dave McCarthy made a motion to purchase a road worthy roll-off truck for no more than $35,000. It was seconded by Robert Irish Jr. Motion carried.
B. Discussion of adopting a Fraud Policy
Dave McCarthy made a motion to adopt the Fraud Policy 05-02 as presented. It was seconded by Robert Irish Jr. Motion carried.
C. Award Bids of Town Owned Property
Robert Irish made a motion to discuss. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Dave McCarthy made a motion to authorize the Town Manager to accept payment from the highest bidder within 14 days. After that time the item will be offered to the second highest bidder. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Motion carried. Bids were awarded as follows;
1972 International dump truck- S.A. McLean Inc.
1996 Tenco dump body- S.A. McLean Inc.
1999 Downeaster hopper- S. A. McLean Inc.
1999 9’ Fisher Snow Plow- Phil Adams
1999 Troulis dump body- Phil Adams
1999 9’ Fisher plow blade- S.A. McLean Inc.
1967 M-37 Dodge truck- Lee Boothby
Discussion of Scheduled Meeting with SAD # 61 Superintendent
Allen Crabtree made a motion to discuss. It was seconded by Robert Irish Jr. Frank Gorham scheduled a meeting at the Sebago Town Office for Sept 7, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. Mrs. Beecher, Mrs. Weese and Mr. Madura will also attend. Allen Crabtree volunteered to do the introduction.
IX Reports from Town Officials & Committees
Robert Irish Jr. asked that a date be set for a walk-through review of the brush collection area. Sept. 14, 2005 at 5:30 was agreed upon by the Selectmen.
B. Department Heads
Public Works Supervisor, Ted Shane said that the universal day was a success. The response was better than expected. He also wanted to know about a white goods day. The Selectmen agreed to do a one day event for residents only on Oct 1, 2005. Dave Hague said he would place the ads in the Newspapers, listing out the acceptable items.
Fire Chief, Ken Littlefield asked that the Town office get in touch with Adelphia, to have cable connected to the addition at the Fire Barn. They will be holding their first meeting in the new room this month. MEMA and FEMA have been in touch collecting a list of people to go south and help out with the hurricane tragedy.
D. Town Manager
MSAD #61 will be hosting an informal evening on Sept. 26th, 2005 at Lake Region High School cafeteria beginning at 6:30 p.m. Guest speakers will be Jim Rier and Geoff Herman. They asked that questions be submitted before the meeting.
Someone is needed to represent the Town at the MMA By Laws Business Meeting on Oct 5th. Allen Crabtree made a motion to send Dave Hague. It was seconded by Dave McCarthy. Motion carried.
Robert Irish Jr. made a motion to adjourn at 8:42. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Motion carried