Thetford Select Board Meeting


September 22, 2003

Present: Rick Barrows, Mary Spata, Paul Raymond, Sara Ferguson

Marilyn Cook (clerk)

Guests: Tim Gibbs, Acting Foreman- Thetford Road Crew

Meeting called to order at 6:45 pm.

Tim Gibbs to discuss paving on Sawnee Bean. Blaktop did not put project on their schedule and cannot do the project at this time. Mr. Gibbs has called Pike who can put it on their schedule.

Motion to hire Pike Industries for paving at $98,000 and shouldering at $8,750 of Sawnee Bean Rd. (Barrows/Ferguson). Unanimous.

FEMA representative will meet with Mr. Gibbs on 9/23 to set up paperwork and define the scope of the work to be done by completing site visits. Any individual with damage caused by town roads should be in contact with Mr. Gibbs at the town garage.

Brendan Austin joined the meeting at 6:57 pm regarding his permit request for a 20 ft wide driveway on Barker Rd. Mr. Gibbs recommends the owner put in a culvert. Permit was signed.

Stowell Rd. Bridge work is expected to take place in late Nov or early Dec.

Review of applicants for Road Crew position.

Mr. Gibbs and Mr. Austin left the meeting at 7:15 pm.

Scott O'Hearn joined the meeting at 7:15 pm to talk about projects at Treasure Island property. The major roof work will be delayed until spring when a long-term solution can be achieved. The money in this budget will be used to replace old appliances (dryer, dishwasher, stove) that are in poor condition, the sliding glass door and various windows. Mr. O'Hearn will also arrange for the Island's outhouse roof to be replaced and other small repairs.

Mr. O'Hearn left the meeting at 8 pm.

Tracy Borst joined the meeting at 8 pm to talk about the move on 9/27. Ms. Borst left the meeting at 8:15 pm.

Ellis Paige joined the meeting at 8:20 pm.

Poor Farm Rd (on Sawnee Bean Rd end) and Turnpike Rd (near 5-Corners Rd) are in poor condition. Fire trucks would not be able to pass through either road. Mary Spata will apprise Tim Gibbs of these roads before his meeting with the FEMA representative on Tuesday.

Mr. Paige left the meeting at 8:40 pm.

The minutes of 9/15 were approved as amended (Ferguson/Barrows) Unanimous.

Motion to go into executive session at 8:48 pm to discuss Selectboard member's conduct. (Barrows/Spata) Unanimous.

Marilyn Cook left the meeting at 8:50 pm.

Motion to end executive session at 9:00 p.m. (Barrows/Ferguson) unanimous.

Motion to adjourn at 9:05 p.m. (Barrows/Spata) unanimous

Last Modified 11/2003 by Bill Weyrick