Greenville Board of Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes

6:30 PM Wednesday, October 20, 2010 – Municipal Building

 

Present at meeting:             

   X     Chair Eugene F. Murray, Sr.                      X     Vice-Chair Alan McBrierty        X     Selectman Bruce Hanson      

        Selectman Ellen Edgerly                                X     Selectman Richard Peat             X     Town Manager John Simko

   X     Others:       

 

Karen LeClair, owner of Rod ‘n Reel Cafe; Jon Hilton of Moosehead Messenger; Jonathan Pratt of Moosehead Matters; Bonnie DuBien of Transfer Station Development Committee; Suzanne AuClair of Moosehead Messenger; Roxanne Lizotte, Town Clerk; Shana Cirulli, owner of Flatlander’s Pub; Chris Steven and Ryan Stevens of Stevens Consulting Services, Inc.

 

1.                  Minutes from Meeting of October 6, 2010:       Tabled.

 

2.                  Public Comment Period:            None.

 

3.                  Additions or Deletions to the Agenda:  A.        Harvesting Town Woodlot

B.        Solid Waste Disposal RFP Results

 

Board of Selectmen agreed by consensus to add these items to the meeting agenda.

 

4.                  Recommendations from Transfer Station Development Committee:            Pursuant to the Public Hearing held October 14, the Transfer Station Development Committee has prepared a series of recommendations for presentation to the Board of Selectmen regarding solid waste collection and fees for the same.  The committee recommends that the Selectmen forward these recommendations to the townspeople at the next annual town meeting with a recommendation to adopt and implement them.

 

Motion:     Bring forward all recommendations to Annual Town Meeting for approval as presented with a recommendation to approve.

 

Motion Made By:            Alan                            Second to Motion:     Bruce

 

Motion Passed by vote of:          4-0.

 

5.                  Recommendations from Airport Advisory Committee:          The Airport Advisory Committee has a series of recommendations regarding airport projects, including:

 

A.  Penalty-Free Extension on Time to Build for Second Row of Hangars:

 

Motion:     Approve one-year penalty-free extension to build hangars on five back lots off runway 3-21.

 

Motion Made By:            Bruce                          Second to Motion:     Alan

 

Motion Passed by vote of:          4-0.

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.  Move Forward with Airport Expansion Project for Hangar Development:

 

Motion:     Authorize Town Manager to complete such actions as necessary to complete this project as planned.

 

Motion Made By:            Bruce                          Second to Motion:     Richard

 

Motion Passed by vote of:          4-0.

 

 

C.  Appointments to Airport Advisory Committee:

 

Motion:     Appoint Joe Morrissey and John Simko to Airport Advisory Committee.

 

Motion Made By:            Bruce                          Second to Motion:     Richard

 

Motion Passed By a Vote of:      4-0.

 

 

D.  Dedication of Arrival’s Building:

 

Agreed by consensus to authorize Code Enforcement Officer and expected Interim Town Manager Jack Hart to organize and complete this dedication ceremony once the building is complete and to use funds from the Airport Account for those purposes.

 

 

6.                  Municipal Valuation Return:

 

Motion:     Approve and sign municipal valuation return as prepared.

 

Motion Made By:            Bruce                          Second to Motion:     Richard

 

Motion Passed by vote of:          4-0.

 

7.                  Tax Abatements and Supplementals and Correspondence:

 

Abatement Requests:

 

Motion:     Abate Bank of America $11.50 and Midwest Leasing Company $340.40 for personal property which was not in Greenville as of April 1, 2010.

 

Motion Made By:            Bruce                          Second to Motion:     Richard

 

Motion Passed by Vote of:         4-0.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplemental Taxes:

 

Motion:     Assess a supplemental personal property tax to CitiHealthCare in the amount of $150.65.

 

Motion Made By:            Bruce                          Second to Motion:     Richard

 

Motion Passed by Vote of:         4-0.

 

Correspondence:

 

Agreed by consensus to approve amended correspondence to Mr. Ewan McPherson, including a chart which depicts the changes in tax burden in his property and two neighboring properties for the past 33 years.

 

8.                  Special Town Meeting Warrant:

 

Motion:     Approve warrant as presented (for Special Town Meeting 6:00 PM Thursday, October 28, 2010).

 

Motion Made By:            Bruce                          Second to Motion:     Richard

 

Motion Passed by vote of:          4-0.

 

9.                  Addition to the Agenda – Town Wood Lot Harvesting:

 

Agreed by consensus to have Interim Town Manager Jack Hart establish meeting with Greenville School Committee to discuss the possibility of having the woodlot harvested, and to have Jack check the references of Stevens Consulting and report back to the Board of Selectmen.

 

10.              Addition to the Agenda – Solid Waste RFP Results:

 

Agreed by consensus to authorize Town Manager to enter into an agreement with Waste Management of Norridgewock for disposal of MSW and C/DD at their facility for $58/ton provided that there is no guaranteed annual tonnage amount (if there is, the matter must come back to the Board of Selectmen for reconsideration).  Trucking and container rental will be determined at a later date.

 

11.              “What’s on your mind?” – an opportunity for members of the Board of Selectmen to share questions, concerns, ideas or suggestions – informational only:

 

None.

 

12.              Adjourn:  21:10.