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Shapleigh Board of Selectmen

Minutes of Meeting – Time 7:00 pm

November 28, 2017

Call to Order

Mark R. Cobb, Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at the Shapleigh Town Hall with William J. Mageary and Michael S. Perro in attendance. Also, in attendance was Karla Bergeron, Executive Secretary.

In Attendance: Art Ingersoll, Skip Bartosch, Darren Rogers and Lindsey Lacourse

Pledge of Allegiance was recited

Approval of minutes from previous meeting:

· Motion made by William J. Mageary, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to approve the minutes from November 21, 2017. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

Public Comment:

· None

Road Commissioner’s Report: North/South:

John Burnell, Road Commissioner, North, was not able to attend tonight’s meeting.

Caleb Chessie, Road Commissioner, South, was not able to attend tonight’s meeting.

Unfinished Business:

1. Bid Review for Maintenance Cleaning of Town HallThe Executive Secretary stated all the references have been completed. In reviewing the information for the bids, motion was made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by William J. Mageary to award the cleaning bid to Fury Rogers. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

2. Revision Energy – William J. Mageary mentioned the solar units are producing electricity. William J. Mageary asked about the monitoring systems is it capturing the electricity that is being generated. Michael S. Perro mentioned he will be contacting Nick from Revision Energy to confirm the solar system is generating electricity and will report back to the Board of Selectmen.

New Business:

1. PTO Request – Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by William J. Mageary to approve the CEO (4 days 12/14 & 12/15 and 12/21 and 12/22) and Land Use Secretary’s request to use PTO (2 days 12/20 & 12/22). No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

2. Abatement – Mark R. Cobb presented the Selectmen with an abatement for Account 2898, Brian Richards. Mark explained the land value needed to be adjusted to reflect the value as if it was combined with Brian’s abutting parcel. Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by William J. Mageary to approve the abatement for account # 2898. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

3. Shapleigh Town Hall AED – The BOS reviewed the email from the Rescue Chief explaining the battery pack in the AED at the Town Hall is defective. Since the AED is out dated and is not compatible with the Rescue Squad’s AED he is recommending purchasing a refurbished AED in the amount of $716.00. Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by William J. Mageary to purchase the refurbished AED in the amount of $716.00 which is compatible with the Rescue monitoring equipment. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

4. Shapleigh Commons Decorating – The Executive Secretary asked permission to purchase holiday lights for the commons approximately $250.00. Motion made by William J. Mageary, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to approve the purchase of holiday lights for the Commons not to exceed $250.00. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

5. Shapleigh Town Hall Steeple – Michael S. Perro asked if there was any updated information concerning a price to have colored lights shining in the steeple. The Executive Secretary stated the Electrician is still researching varies options and will get back to her by the end of the week.

VII. Information:

1. Planning Board Agenda and Minutes

2. Thank you card from Ross Corner Fire Company

3. Selectmen budget Workshop has been scheduled for Friday, December 1, 2017 at 8:00 am

VII. Signatures:

1. Warrants

2. Abatement

Adjourn – Motion made by William J. Mageary, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to adjourn at 7:52PM. Motion passed unanimously.

These minutes are not verbatim. Karla Bergeron, Executive Secretary to the Board of Selectmen