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Shapleigh Board of Selectmen

Meeting Minutes

June 16, 2015 – 7:00 pm

A. Call to Order

Chairman William Mageary, called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 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 Selectmen.

Also in Attendance: Art Ingersol, Richard Goodwin, John Burnell, Curtis Mills, Penny Mills, Representatives from the paving companies (FR Carroll, Pike Industries and RD Torno & Sons) and Skip Bartosh

B. Pledge of Allegiance was recited

C. Approval of Minutes from June 9, 2015

Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to approve the minutes as read. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

D. Public Comment: Art Ingersoll mentioned the Shapleigh Rescue Squad was called to the Transfer Station today for a resident who took ill.

E. Road Commissioners Report-

1. Richard Goodwin, Road Commissioner, South – mentioned during the previous week he graded the graveled roads with accepted easements.

2. John Burnell, Road Commissioner, North – during the previous weeks, he along with his work crew have been ditching along the Goose Pond Road along with grading the graveled roads in his district.

F. Unfinished Business-

a. 2015 Paving Bids – Chairman William Mageary opened the bids from F.R. Carroll, Pike Industries, Shaw Brothers and R.D. Torno & Sons. A brief discussion motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to create a comparative chart for the Selectmen and Road Commissioners to review for next week’s BOS meeting. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

b. Certificate of Appointment – Motion was made at last week’s BOS to appoint Michael Deshais as the Rescue Chief of Service. COA was signed as presented.

c. PACE Information – William J. Mageary stated he contacted the individual who had asked if the Selectmen could investigate offering this program to the residents of Shapleigh, to let him know the Town was looking into further. This matter if moved forward needs a vote by the legislative body.

d. Employee’s Performance Evaluations – Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to approve a 3% hourly rate increase for the Executive Secretary based on a positive evaluation. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously. The second evaluation will be reviewed with the employee.

G. New Business-

a) York County Emergency Communication Group Agreement – Michael S. Perro stated that revisions were made to this agreement and he would like an opportunity to review the full agreement before making a decision. This item will be carried over as unfinished business.

b) Purchase Order – Rescue – Purchase Order is for one Defender Sentinel Pro Widescreen 16 channel Security DVR, storage and cameras for the Public Safety Building for a cost of $499.99. Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to approve the purchase of a security camera system for the Public Safety Building. Discussion: Michael S. Perro felt the backup for the cameras should be stored at the Town Hall. A policy should be considered regarding security cameras. William J. Mageary felt purchasing this equipment was not in the best interest of the Town’s taxpayers and will not support such a purchase at this time. Michael S. Perro along with Mark R. Cobb stated in the past there have been concerns with security. No further discussion. Motion carried 2 -1 (Mageary). Motion passed.

c) Transfer Station Water Line – John Burnell asked the Selectmen how they wanted to resolve the frozen water pipe during the winter months at the Transfer Station. A couple of suggestions were discussed. The Selectmen asked John Burnell to investigate this issue further and report back to them with his recommendation.

d) Public Safety Building Repairs – recommendation will be forthcoming for repairs to the garage doors.

H. Information –

1. Planning Board Letters

2. YC Public Hearing Notice on budget

I. Signatures –

1. Warrants

J. Adjournment -

There being no further business, Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by Mark R. Cobb to adjourn the meeting at 7:46 p.m.

These minutes are not verbatim.

Karla Bergeron, Executive Secretary to the Board of Selectmen.