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Shapleigh Board of Selectmen

Meeting Minutes

August 25, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.

A. Call to Order

Chairman William J. Mageary called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at the Shapleigh Town Hall with Michael S. Perro present. Also in attendance: Penny Mills, Richard Goodwin, Skip Bartosch, Art Ingersol, EMA Director Darrin Rogers.

B. Pledge of Allegiance was recited

C. The minutes from the previous meeting were not available at this time for approval, this will occur next week.

D. Public Comment: E.M.A. Director Darrin Rogers reported that he had received a letter of concern from a resident regarding the long-range effect of a 1% chance of flooding in the long range flood planning from F.E.M.A. Chairman Mageary told him that he, along with the C.E.O. and the chairman of the Planning Board had attended a preliminary meeting in Alfred two weeks ago outlining FEMA’s projections. They have a CD with all of the updates. Also, the EMA Director has been working on updating hazardous mediation. He has purchased emergency radios for his personal vehicle, at no cost to the Town, however the Town will pay to have them installed. Lastly, he reported that the Town will be receiving $12,863.72 for disaster assistance for damages received as a result of the Jan. 26-28, 2015 severe winter storm and he thanked Michelle Rumney, the Town’s Treasurer, for her involvement in helping to acquire these funds.

E. Road Commissioners Report: Richard Goodwin, Road Commissioner, South reported that he has been working on the County Rd. He had Abbott Tree Co. there to remove several trees and he is currently working on re-setting the wall on the “William’s” property. He introduced Mr. Bruce McMillan who spoke regarding a right of way issue on his property regarding the proposal by the Road Commissioner to move the wall back a few feet in places in order to better align the roadway. The Selectmen will meet with the Road Commissioner and Mr. McMillan to view first-hand the proposal on site. Lastly, Mr. Goodwin reported that paving is scheduled for next week on the Back Rd. Also, he reported that a large tree on 23rd St. loop had been struck by lightning and had to be removed.

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

F. Unfinished Business: The Rescue Squad By-Laws will continue to remain on the agenda until they are fully reviewed and voted on.

G. New Business:

a. Purchase Order - Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by William J. Mageary to approve the purchase order in the amount of $75.54 for office supplies. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

b. Fire Fighter School - A request to send 4 firefighters to school to be certified to be instructors in the Firefighter I and II courses was approved with the stipulation that when Shapleigh personnel need this training it be provided at no charge by these instructors. Motion made by Selectman Perro; seconded by Selectman Mageary to approve the aforementioned action.

c. Vacation Request - Motion by Selectman Perro, seconded by Selectman Mageary to approve the C.E.O.’s vacation request from September 15 – September 18, 2015. The Deputy CEO will be notified for fill-in. Motion carried unanimously.

H. Information: Planning Board Agenda and Minutes as well as a FEMA letter of reimbursement.

I. Signatures:

a. Warrants

b. P.O. for office supplies

J. Other Business: Selectman Perro mentioned that he will be meeting with the Southern Maine Planning Board on Thursday. They are planning to move their office from Springvale to Saco in about a month.

K. Adjournment was at 7:50 p.m.

These minutes are not verbatim.