Selectmen minutes

Selectmen's Meeting

Meeting Date
2016-08-16
Board
Present
Dodi Thompson, Chris Smith, Jeff Rackliff, Marti Gross.
  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting
  3. Received a check from Maine Municipal Association for the fire department Safety Grant. ($2,000 plus)
  4. Selectmen received a letter from the state department of bureau of motor vehicles stating that the recent audit of the Vienna Town Clerk was acceptable by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles standards
  5. Reviewed and signed Warrant #16 ($109,549.25)
  6. 2016 Salt prices are being held at the same price as 2016.  
  7. Report from Dan Goucher, Road Commissioner: Portion of Bean Road has been paved, ditched and 3 new culverts have been installed. All driveways have been shimmed back to the road.
  8. Made the annual Fire Truck payment of $14,141.00 to the United States Department of Agriculture. The Town has 6 payments left; the fire truck will be paid off in 2022.
  9. Selectmen worked on the Auditors request list.
  10. Selectmen discussed writing a policy stating if a selectmen or other employee fails to finish his/her term then the employee will be required to repay any salary they may have received beyond the amount of time worked for that year.

Selectmen's Meeting

Meeting Date
2016-08-09
Board
Present
No minutes available for this meeting

No minutes available for this meeting

Selectmen's Meeting

Meeting Date
2016-08-02
Board
Present
Dodi Thompson, Chris Smith, Jeff Rackliff, Marti Gross.
  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting
  3. It was reported that the July 28th vote on the revised RSU #9 School Budget passed district wide by only 37 votes.
  4. The ordinance review committee is currently working with the planning board on the all ordinances that deal with building setbacks, etc.
  5. Reviewed and signed the Bank Reconciliation report.

Selectmen's Meeting

Meeting Date
2016-07-26
Board
Present
Dodi Thompson, Chris Smith, Jeff Rackliff.
  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Health Officer Dr. Dan Onion notified the selectmen that the water test for the Flying Boat launch/swimming area passed. Dr. Onion stated that the water test showed less than 1/100cc for E-coli. A copy of the test was sent from the lab as well.
  4. Selectmen received the results of the sales analysis done by Mike Rogers of the Maine revenue services. The combined sales ratio is 93%. This means our certified ratio will remain at 100% for 2017.
  5. Selectmen completed a 2016 MMA Legislative Issues survey.

Selectmen's Meeting

Meeting Date
2016-07-19
Board
Present
Dodi Thompson, Chris Smith, Jeff Rackliff, Susan Burns, John Archard
  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant 14 ($22,937.90)
  4. Discussed 30 Mile River Watershed and possible YCC projects with Sue Burns, Vienna’s representative. (Rock dams, fabrics, to help with erosion control, etc).
  5. Discussed creating a road committee made up of 5 town residents, preferably from various parts of Vienna. Will put a notice in the August Newsletter.
  6. Discussed Fire Department communication and possible Mutual Aid transmitter being placed on the new cell phone tower on Bessey Road.
  7. Selectmen signed the letter of commitment with auditor Stephen Hopkins for the 2015 Audit.
  8. Selectmen reviewed a letter of denial for abatement from John Sexton. A copy of the letter will be mailed to property owner.

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