|November 18, 2015|
Shapleigh Board of Selectmen
November 10, 2015 – 7:00 pm
A. Call to Order
William J. Mageary, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at the Shapleigh Town Hall with Michael S. Perro and Mark R. Cobb being present. Also in attendance; Karla Bergeron, Executive Secretary to the Board of Selectmen.
Also in Attendance: Art Ingersol, Dave Allen, Roland Legere, Shane Enger, Skip Bartosch and Penny Mills
B. Pledge of Allegiance was recited
At this time Chairman Mageary along with the others acknowledged the Veterans who have sacrificed their lives for our country and wanted to thank them for their service to our country.
C. Approval of Minutes from November 3, 2015
Motion made by Mark. R. Cobb, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to approve the minutes as read. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.
D. Public Comment – Dave Allen, asked to speak to the BOS regarding his interest in being appointed to the vacancy on the RSU 57 School Board. Dave gave an overview of his interests and personal background.
E. Road Commissioners Report-
1. Richard Goodwin, Road Commissioner, South – was not able to attend tonight’s meeting.
2. John Burnell, Road Commissioner, North – was not able to attend tonight’s meeting.
F. Unfinished Business-
a) State Agency for Federal Surplus Property Form – at this time it is the decision of the Board not to pursue this application. Document will be placed on hold
b) Recycle with Paintcare - Art Ingersol stated he followed up with Paintcare to find out more information. Art will continue to gather more information regarding this program.
G. New Business-
a. Schedule Workshop for 2016 Budget – A meeting with the BOS has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 5:30 pm to begin the review of the general government budget.
b. Café Ceiling Repairs – The Executive Secretary explained the ceiling and sheetrock in the Café received water damage during the winter. She is seeking permission to seek bids for the necessary repairs along with submitting a claim to MMA insurance. The BOS stated that the bids should be received to determine the overall cost for the repairs. Depending on that information will determine if a claim will be completed with MMA since there is a 1,000 deductible.
c. Certificate of Appointment for Deputy EMA Director – The EMA Director is seeking an appointment for Michael Deshais as the Deputy EMA Director. Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to appoint Michael Deshais as the Deputy EMA Director. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.
d. Certificate of Appointment RSU 57 School Board Director – after speaking with Dave Allen, Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to appoint Dave Allen as a RSU 57 School Board member until the March Town elections. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.
e. Purchase Order – was approved for general office supplies for the Town Hall staff in the amount of $230.45.
f. Purchase Order – a purchase order was submitted in the amount of $200.00 for signage for the Public Safety Building. Before the BOS can make a decision on this purchase they would like more information. This matter will be carried over to allow time for more information. The BOS would like to schedule a meeting with the Rescue Chief of Service to discuss this matter along with the Rescue coverage at the Public Safety Building.
g. Continuing Education for CEO – This a no cost to the Town educational course for the CEO. Two day class starting on December 14, 2015 in Portland, ME. Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to approve the continuing education class for the CEO. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.
h. Town Hall – It was mentioned there are small rodents that have entered the building at Town Hall. Remedial steps will be taken to elevate the problem.
i. 12 Town Group Meeting – Michael S. Perro stated the meeting was very informational. The meeting subject was solar electricity. The presenters had excellent points of view. Michael presented different options regarding purchasing the solar energy. More information is forthcoming.
j. Transfer Station Upper level Building – Art mentioned there is some leftover paint that could be used to paint the upper level building at the Transfer Station. Additional paint would be needed as well. Before a decision is made the BOS will take a look at the upper level building to determine the condition of the outside.
k. Executive Session for a Personnel Matter pursuant to 1 MRSA 405 6 – Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to enter into an Executive Session at 7:45 pm to discuss a personnel matter. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously. The BOS came out of the Executive Session at 8:34 pm. Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to enter into a monthly payment arrangement of $100.00 until the amount of $700.00 is paid in full. If the monthly payment is not received on time the total amount due of $850.00 will be sought and legal action will be pursued. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously. Follow up is needed regarding a Rescue member who enrolled in an educational class and may not have fulfilled their obligation.
H. Information –
1. Maine Human Rights Commission Decision Letter
2. Planning Board Agenda and Draft minutes
I. Signatures –
2. COA – EMA Deputy and RSU 57 School Board member
J. Adjournment -
There being no further business, Motion made by Mark R. Cobb, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 p.m.
These minutes are not verbatim.
Karla Bergeron, Executive Secretary to the Board of Selectmen.
Board of Selectmen
November 28, 2015 11:34 AM