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Friday, January 22, 2021

Selelctmen 2021-01-05


Selectmen Minutes

January 5, 2021


Present:  Fred Woodhouse, Diane Callahan, Gary Backstrom


Call to order by Fred Woodhouse at 5:30 pm.


Motion to approve the minutes of 12/15/2020, (Woodhouse/Backstrom).  All in favor, motion carried.


Discussion about how to handle the 2021 town meeting, it was decided that the Board will wait for more information from the Moderator, Bill Joyner.


Review of a request from Dan Reed to change the entrance for the Kania timber harvest on M 5 L 16.  The Road Agent recommends a $5,000 bond for the tar road or a $2,500 bond for the gravel road.  After some discussion motion to require a $5,000 road bond for the timber cut on Map 5 Lot 16, no trucks to travel over McCoy Road (Woodhouse/Callahan).  All in favor, motion carried.


Diane Callahan:

  • Richard Nichols, who owns property out towards the end of Mountain Road, on the Class 6 portion, informed Ms. Callahan that one of the gates has been torn out and the road is very rutted from 4-wheelers.  Mr. Nichols would like to know what the town could do.  It was suggested that this be discussed with the Road Agent.


Ken Callahan:

  • Asked if Bross had requested a timber cut, the answer was not at this time.


The Board reviewed the compensation schedule, budget for 2021, and warrant articles.  The only new warrant article will be for the website update.  The budget hearing was set for Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm, with the regular Select Board meeting immediately following.  


Meeting adjourned at 7:08 PM.


Minutes taken by Debra Harling.  Approved on 01/19/2021.