Selectmen minutes

Selectmen's Meeting - May 19, 2020

Meeting Date
2020-05-19
Board
Present
Chris Smith, Jeff Rackliff, Laura Church, Felicia Audet, Larry Bacon, Dan Goucher, Annie Tibbetts
  1. Reviewed and dispersed the mail.
  2. The selectmen read and accepted the minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant #10 ($28,076.88).
  4. The selectmen discussed concerns of a resident. Ed McCarthy is concerned about people driving fast on Route 41 and other local roads. The selectmen will contact the Sheriff's Department to ask for additional patrol in Vienna. Ed McCarthy is also concerned with people not wearing masks and following other state mandates for corona. The mandates state if a person has medical conditions then they do not need to wear a mask. HIPAA states we are not able to ask a person if they have a medical condition and people have attended meetings without a mask but are maintaining social distance. His concerns about people not wearing masks at local businesses was shared even though those businesses are not in Vienna.
  5. Mr. Bacon is interested in property/house in Vienna. The selectmen looked at property maps and cards.
  6. Mike Stoddard called and is looking for information on map #10 lot 128. He would like to build a shed on the property. He was informed to call the Vienna Planning Board.
  7. There is a sinkhole in front of the old Dam Shop. The owner is going to need to fix this because of the public safety issue of it being so close to the road. The selectmen talked with the Road Commissioner. Dan will be contacting Maine Drilling and Blasting to get estimates on blasting some ledge on the Tower Road and the Vienna Mountain Road. Dan has graded the Stream Road, Besse Road and the Davis Road. The town will not receive the normal amount of funding from the state.
  8. Meeting adjourned

Selectmen's Meeting - May 12, 2020

Meeting Date
2020-05-12
Board
Present
Chris Smith, Jeff Rackliff, Laura Church, Felicia Audet
  1.  Reviewed and dispersed the mail.
  2. The selectmen read and accepted the minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Danny Goucher is starting to grade the dirt roads.
  4. American Flags have been ordered for the local cemetery. Gordon Webber will be putting these out.
  5. Meeting adjourned.

Selectmen's Meeting - May 5, 2020

Meeting Date
2020-05-05
Board
Present
Chris Smith, Jeff Rackliff, Laura Church, Felicia Audet, Dodi Thompson, Devin Webster
  1. Reviewed and dispersed the mail.
  2. The selectmen read and accepted the minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant # 9 ($64,801.68).
  4. The selectmen looked into off-road plowing payments.
  5. The selectmen discussed the culvert issue at Parker Pond. The culvert gets clogged by beaver every year. This issue is being dealt with.
  6. Meeting adjourned.

Selectmen's Meeting - April 21, 2020

Meeting Date
2020-04-21
Board
Present
Chris Smith, Jeff Rackliff, Laura Church, Felicia Audet

 

  1. Reviewed and dispersed the mail.
  2. The selectmen read and accepted the minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant # 8 ($22,435.38).
  4. The selectmen opened bids for the spring clean up and the yearly lawn mowing contract. The contract was awarded to Luke Olson for spring clean up and Devin Webster for the mowing contract. Smith will contact all and inform them as to the results.

    Luke Olson:
       Clean-up - $485
       Per mowing - $350
    Devin Webster:
       Clean-up - $1,250
       Per mowing - $225
    Nystrom Lawn & Landscape:
       Clean-up - $1,805
       Per mowing - $365
     
  5. The selectmen worked on updating property cards.
  6. The selectmen reviewed an email from the Town Health Officer about non-residents not self-quarantining. The selectboard will post around the town to remind people to please, self-quarantine.
  7. Meeting adjourned.

Selectmen's Meeting - April 14, 2020

Meeting Date
2020-04-14
Board
Present
Chris Smith, Jeff Rackliff, Laura Church, Felicia Audet, and Dodi Thompson
  1. Reviewed and dispersed the mail.
  2. The selectmen read and accepted the minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. The Selectmen discussed a complaint about a camper being parked on a lot on Davis Road. The concern is the sewer and what was being done with the waste. The resident informed us he has Harris septic is pumping the waste. The selectmen have requested a receipt.
  4. The town received a letter from the Waste Management informing us of the price per ton for our trash/recyclables.
  5. Dodi is working on some “clean up” work for the town. She will finish up tax transfers with Creston Gather.
  6. The state has dropped the Town of Vienna down to an 88% tax. This means the town is only taxing property at 88% of the value. The town will plan to have the town accessed this upcoming year. This 88% will affect Homestead Exemption and Military Exemption.
  7. The selectmen received the tax transfers for the 2019-2020 year.
  8. Meeting adjourned.

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