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Shapleigh Board of Selectmen Meeting Minutes for October 21 2014

Shapleigh Town Hall 7:00 pm

Selectmen in Attendance: Mark R. Cobb, Chairman called the meeting to order with William J. Mageary and Michael S. Perro being present. Executive Secretary Karla Bergeron was in attendance as well.

Others attending: Richard Goodwin, Brenda Goodwin, Skip Bartosch, and Art Ingersol

* Call the Meeting to Order: Mark R. Cobb, Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

* Pledge of Allegiance

* Reading and Approval of the minutes from:

Minutes for October 14, 2014 – Motion made by William J. Mageary, Seconded by Michael S. Perro, to approve the minutes as read. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

* Public Comment:

* Art Ingersol, Town employee asked for further discussion concerning the Town’s paid holidays. Art stated there is some confusion on the current holiday scheduled that has been adopted. After discussing this matter it was determined that the Board of Selectmen will conduct a workshop to look at the current holiday schedule and look at other holiday schedules.

* Road Commissioners Report:

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

· Richard Goodwin, Road Commissioner – South, stated that during the previous week it had been a quiet one.

* Unfinished Business:

a. Pike Industries Paving Invoice – At this time the invoice will be placed on hold to allow for further follow up with Pike Industries in reference to Mann Road paving.

b. Residential Sand/Salt Building – Selectmen Perro presented the Selectmen with a design copy of the proposed building. The next step will be to speak to the CEO and go out to bid. There will be two bid requests. One for the concrete work and the second will be for the construction of the building.

c. Performance Evaluation – The Selectmen reviewed the evaluation for the Transfer Station employee. Motion made by William J. Mageary, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to increase the hourly wage of the Transfer Station employee by 3% per hour which will be retroactive from 9/11/2014. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

d. Department of Labor – The Executive Secretary stated the letter to DOL concerning requesting a penalty hearing is in the process of being completed and will be mailed out by the end of the week.

* New Business:

a) Rescue Chief of Service - Motion was by William J. Mageary, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to appoint Michael Deshaies as the Rescue Chief of Service until Jun 30, 2015.

b) Executive Session – Motion made by Michael S. Perro, Seconded by William J. Mageary to enter into an Executive Session for a personnel matter pursuant to 1 MRSA 405 6A at 7:48 pm. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously. The BOS came out of the Executive Session at 7:58 pm. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously. Motion was made by William J. Mageary, seconded by Michael S. Perro to terminate the current Handyman and Parks Director employee because of unavailability to perform the necessary tasks. Termination has been made during the employees 6 month probationary period. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

c) Light for side of Town Hall Building/New Parking Lot – William J Mageary asked if we could purchase a light similar to the current light that is on the Town Hall building which could be placed on the opposite side of the Town Hall building so that walkway to the new parking lot could be visible at night. The Executive Secretary will seek a price quote for the new light fixture.

d) Certificate of Appointment – Motion made by William J. Mageary, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to appoint Karla Bergeron as the Information Officer. No further discussion. Motion carried unanimously.

* Information:

a) Rescue Minutes

b) Thank You Card

c) Maine Local Roads Certification of Training

d) Letter of Resignation from Rescue

* Signatures:

· Warrants

* Motion made by William J. Mageary, Seconded by Michael S. Perro to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 pm. Motion passed.

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