Incorporated 1811 

Selectmen's Meeting Minutes Feb 23, 2009



Selectmen Present:            Suzan Rudnicki, John Luce, Douglas Small and Earlyn Bowers


Absent:                                   Joshua Devlin


Town Manager:                        Tom Richmond


Recording Secretary:            Coreen Sylvester


Guests Present:            Toby Pelletier and Glennis McSorley



7:30 PM:                    Suzan Rudnicki called the meeting to order. 


MINUTES:  Douglas Small made a motion to accept the minutes of January 20, 2009 as

amended.  Earlyn Bowers seconded.  Four voted in favor.


MINUTES:  Suzan Rudnicki made a motion to accept the minutes of February 17, 2009 as

written.  John Luce seconded.  Three voted in favor.  Earlyn Bowers abstained as he was not present for that meeting.




1.      The Town Manager told the Board he had received complaints because the roads were not plowed during Sunday night’s snowstorm until around 1:00 am on Monday.  After discussion, Tom stated he would write a letter to Bobby Noyes reminding him the contract calls for plowing after one and one half inches (1½”) of accumulation.


2.      Tom Richmond said he had checked the salt shed, and it looks like we might have enough salt and sand to last the winter.


3.      Tom stated one of the Fire Department’s tankers has a hole in the pump casing on the side of it.  The Fire Department has received a quote of $9,797.00 for repair, and plans on getting another quote.




Sign Junkyard:  Postponed until the Code Enforcement Officer is here to make



Road Construction for 2009:  There was discussion regarding the possible replacement of the

Haskell Road Bridge and/or raising a portion of Fuller Road.



February 23, 2009



Bank Foreclosure Sale:  Tom Richmond informed the Board he learned about a bank

foreclosure sale of property formerly owned by Kenneth Thompson on Lilac Lane, which was also town-owned due to tax foreclosure.  Tom stated he had contacted the bank and was told they would pay the taxes in full before the sale.


Town Meeting Presentation:  Tom stated he is putting together a Powerpoint presentation for

Town Meeting.



WARRANT:  John Luce made a motion to accept the payroll warrant of February 23, 2009 in

the amount of  $2,756.39.  Earlyn Bowers seconded.  Four voted in favor.


WARRANT:  John Luce made a motion to accept the accounts payable warrant of 

February 23, 2009, in the amount of $6,272.40.  Earlyn Bowers seconded.  Four voted in favor.



ADJOURNMENT:  Earlyn Bowers made a motion to adjourn.  John Luce seconded. 

Four voted in favor.  Meeting adjourned at 8:27 pm.