Thetford Select Board Meeting


November 15, 2004


PRESENT: Mary Spata, Paul Raymond, Mike Brown, Rick Barrows, Mark McMahon, Marilyn Cook (clerk)

GUESTS: Scott O'Hearn, Treasure Island


Meeting called to order at 6:37 pm by Mike Brown.


Treasure Island Budget review (current and '05 proposed) with Manager, Scott O'Hearn.


Rick Barrows joined the meeting at 6:45 pm and Ken McDaniels, Budget Committee Member, joined at 6:55 pm.


The group discussed maintenance and repair needs of the Treasure Island residence, including the roof, sliding glass doors and reconfiguration of a garage door/wall.


Jennifer Davey joined the meeting at 7:35 pm., Mark McMahon joined at 7:40 pm and Scott O'Hearn left at 7:45 pm.


Jennifer Davey reviewed the conservation commission budget with the selectboard. The proposed budget includes costs for management plans of the Charles Hughes property and the Post Mills natural area.


Ms. Davey left the meeting at 8:00 pm.


The recreation budget was discussed. Consideration of funding a part-time recreation director position will take place later in the budget process.


Mr. McDaniels left the meeting at 8:20 pm.


The selectboard discussed the personnel policy regarding staff holidays. They will consider changing the Town Meeting holiday to an alternative date


Mike Brown and Mary Spata viewed recent road maintenance of Burnham Rd., Hauger Rd., and Cream St. Mark McMahon will follow-up with the road foreman.


Motion to adopt the minutes of November 8, 2004, as amended. (Spata/Barrows) 4 in-favor. Paul Raymond abstained, as he was not present at that meeting.


Motion to approve Check Warrant Report:

#41.4 (payroll) $8,571.20

#41.2 (highway) $4,729.26

#42.1 (general) $6,137.29

(Spata/McMahon) Unanimous.


The Energy Committee toured the town garage and will prepare a report of recommendations. They also toured N. Thetford, Post Mills, Union Village and E. Thetford villages for consideration of reducing street lighting there.


Motion to enter Executive Session to discuss personnel issue at 9:40 pm. (McMahon/Spata) Unanimous.


Marilyn Cook left the meeting at 9:40 pm.


Ended Executive Session at 9:55 p.m.

Mr. Barrows will contact Officer Holt about her work schedule.


Motion to adjourn at 10:10 p.m. Unanimous.

Last Modified 12/2004 by Bill Weyrick