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Planning Board Meeting - Sept 21, 2011

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE VIENNA PLANNING BOARD HELD SEPTEMBER 21, 2011

AT 6:30 PM regular members Alan William and Ed Lawless and Creston Gaither met at the Seymour property on Flying Pond (tax map  11 lot 16-W). Alan acted as the owners' agent. They would like to extend the existing roof to cover the open deck on the pond side of the existing structure. and install a new shed.

The regular meeting began at 7:00 PM at the Town House. Alan was elected Acting Chairman in Waine Whittier's absence.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Discussed Sand and gravel issue from this last winter/spring with property owner. The party has been given a 30 day extension due to family issues.
  4. Selectmen Committed Taxes for 2016, the mil rate will be .01845. 5.
  5. Kennebec County Taxes are $67,635 for 2016. Revenue sharing went up $2500.00 from last year.
  6. The new Homestead Exemption is $15,000 (up from the previous $10,000). This year we added 24 homeowners to the list.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant #10 ($12,464.36)
  4. Graffiti found on the Davis road has been removed. Driveway sealer was applied to cover up the graffiti which was done with spray paint. The Police have been notified and an investigating is ongoing.
  5. The road side mowing is going out to bid. All bids will be opened on Tuesday, July 26th. The selectmen reserve the right to refuse any and all bids.
  6. Faxed property cards to realtors.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Discussed the possibility of committing the taxes on May 24th. John Sexton and Dodi are continuing to work on all the property changes for 2016.
  4. Discussed the proposed Fire Department addition and possible time line for it for it to be presented to the residents of Vienna. The possibilities are either wait till the next town meeting (March) or have a special town meeting to take the money out of surplus.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant # 09 ($70,726.05)
  4. Discussed putting an addition onto the Fire Station with Chief Brian Church and Deputy Chief Paul LeBlond. Chief Church presented an estimated cost of the project. The project is still in the planning stages; it is unclear at this time how the project will be funded.
  5. The Vienna fire department received a $50 donation from Lesley Cowenhoven for their help in rescuing his dog from Echo Lake in March. Mr.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Received a request from Annie Tibbetts for proof of Town Insurance for equipment. Signed the 2016 user agreement governing the accessible voting system. This is Mandatory equipment and the State will be paying the lease ($800+) for the town’s use of the equipment.
  4. Read the minutes from the recent Town House Committee meeting. They reported that the balance of the Dorothy Waugh Account is $42911.17. The Town House sign and bulletin board projects have been completed.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.  
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant #8 ($20,152.16).
  4. Selectmen agreed to purchase a 100’x100’ tarp to cover the sand/salt pile. This should arrive next week and put up soon thereafter; this will help protect the salt/sand pile during spring and summer rains.
  5. Received a check for $126.00 from Maine Municipal after our Workers Comp audit.
  6. The Road Commissioner has been continuing the tree and brush cutting along roadsides.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Discussed the sand and gravel issue.
  4. Dodi spoke with MMA about the Building Ordinance to verify procedure of submitting a petition. Tim Sent Dodi a sample of the wording he plans on using.
  5. Jeff is going to look further into tarping the sand pile.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.   
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant #7 ($88,495.46)
  4. Discussed town roads with the Road Commissioner, and talked about plans for Road Maintenance for the 2016 year. Tower road and Bean Farm road have had some maintenance at this time involving removal of potentially dangerous trees.

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