Selectmen Present: Josh Devlin, John Luce, and Earlyn Bowers
Doug Small and Suzan Rudnicki
Town Manager: Tom Richmond
Recording Secretary: Tom Richmond
7:30 PM: Josh Devlin called the meeting to order.
MINUTES: Suzan Rudnicki made a motion to accept minutes for October 18, 2010. Earlyn
Bowers seconded. Five voted to accept.
Town Manager Road Commissioner Report: Tom updated the Board that Dulcie Noble’s real
estate taxes have been paid in full. Tom also stated that the financial report for October will be in next week’s packet.
2011 Budget: Tom advised the board that the Budget Committee had completed the
Administration, Public Works and General Assistance accounts. The Committee recommended a 2% increase in wages versus the 3% suggested by the Selectmen.
John Luce questioned where the 3% had come from and did not remember voting on it. After discussion, Josh made a motion to set 2011 raises at 3%. Suzan Rudnicki seconded. Four voted in favor. John Luce opposed the motion.
Josh Devlin asked if anyone knew how the Halloween Party had gone. It was suggested that Donna Stanhope and Mike Azevedo might be asked to attend the next meeting to update the Board.
DOT Petitions: The Town manager informed the Board that a number of the petitions had been
signed and that he intends to ask the new legislators to attend a meeting to present the petitions to them. Tom said he would also like to do a television interview out on the road with the local stations.
WARRANT: John Luce motion to accept the payroll warrant of October 25, 2010 in the
amount of $4,467.70. Suzan Rudnicki second. Five voted in favor.
WARRANT: John Luce motion to accept the payroll warrant of November 1, 2010 in the
amount of $3,649.90. Suzan Rudnicki second. Five voted in favor.
WARRANT: John Luce motion to accept the accounts payable warrant of October 26, 2010 in
the amount of $14,148.98 Suzan Rudnicki second. Five voted in favor.
WARRANT: John Luce made a motion to accept the accounts payable warrant of
November 1, 2010, in the amount of $16,188.72. Suzan Rudnicki seconded. Five voted in favor.
ADJOURNMENT: Earlyn Bowers made a motion to adjourn. Suzan Rudnicki seconded.
Five voted in favor. Meeting adjourned at 8:45 pm.