Selectmen Present: Joshua Devlin, Suzan Rudnicki, John Luce, Douglas Small
and Earlyn Bowers
Town Manager: Julia Pike
Recording Secretary: Coreen Sylvester
Guests Present: Toby Pelletier and Glennis McSorley
7:30 PM: Joshua Devlin called the meeting to order.
MINUTES: John Luce made a motion to accept the minutes of August 4, 2008 as
amended. Suzan Rudnicki seconded. Four voted in favor. Josh Devlin abstained as he was not present for that meeting.
ROAD COMMISSIONER/TAX COLLECTOR/TOWN MANAGER REPORT:
1. Town Manager Julia Pike gave Selectmen a written Town Manager’s report (see attached).
2. Julia told the Board that work on Hinckley Hill Road has started.
3. Julia said she had called Vaughn Thibodeau Construction regarding finishing the shoulders on the roads they paved and was told they would be here on Friday or Saturday, but they still haven’t shown up. John Luce made a motion to ask F C Work & Sons to let us know before they take their grader home, and to see if they will do the work for us. Douglas Small seconded. Five voted in favor.
Etna Pond Lane Road Association Letter Request: Julia stated Town Attorney Lee Bragg
had written a letter stating the Town has no interest in the roadway, and said she had given the letter to Jeffery Hand for the Road Association.
Town Manager Contract: Julia Pike told the Board that Tom Richmond called today to say he
would be available to work on September 1st. John Luce made a motion to sign a revised contract for the Town Manager. Sue Rudnicki seconded. Five voted favor.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Josh Devlin made a motion to go into executive session pursuant to
36 MRSA §841 to discuss abatement requests. Earlyn Bowers seconded. Five voted in favor. Selectmen went into executive session at 7:45 pm. Selectmen reconvened in regular session at 8:03 pm. No action taken. Informational only.
August 11, 2008
Abatement Request – Thomas Burgess: John Luce made a motion to grant Thomas Burgess’s
request for a tax abatement for the year 2007 in the amount of $116.55 for overacreage. Sue Rudnicki seconded. Five voted in favor.
Selectmen asked that the assessor give them a written narrative explaining what happened with the Thomas Burgess property, including whether or not anyone has been billed for the 6+ acres in 2007.
WARRANT: John Luce made a motion to accept the payroll warrant of August 11, 2008
in the amount of $2,660.55. Suzan Rudnicki seconded. Five voted in favor.
WARRANT: John Luce made a motion to accept the accounts payable warrant of
August 11, 2008 in the amount of $25,676.10. Suzan Rudnicki seconded. Five voted in favor.
ADJOURNMENT: Sue Rudnicki made a motion to adjourn. John Luce seconded.
Five voted in favor. Meeting adjourned at 8:36 pm.