Vassalboro Board of Selectmen
Minutes of the Meeting
April 29, 2009
Members Present: Libby Mitchell, Lauchlin Titus, and Rob Browne (7:07)
Others Present: Mary Sabins, Mary Grow, and George Gould
1. Call to order – The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mitchell at 7:04 p.m.
2. Minutes – On a motion made by L. Titus, seconded by R. Browne, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes of the 4/15/09 meeting as written.
3. Reports – a. Status Report – Sabins reported on the issues listed on the status report including the fact that the town public works truck has been sold by Stimans. The town received $27,500. b. Road report – On a motion made by L. Titus, seconded by R. Browne, the Board voted unanimously to accept the road report as presented. c. Financial Report – An analysis of the monthly financial report was read by Sabins. Discussion was given regarding requesting the AOS Board to revisit the AOS transportation funding formula. On a motion made by L. Titus, seconded by R. Browne, the Board voted unanimously to accept the financial report as presented.
4. New Business – a. Adult Entertainment Ordinance – After discussion, all Board members agreed they like the revised and edited version of Sumner’s adult entertainment ordinance that Sabins customized for Vassalboro to be presented to the voters for adoption at the June Town Meeting. More brief discussion was given as to further revisions to include hours of operation and a regulation for adult businesses located next to each other. b. Foreclosed properties – Sabins provided an update on the status of the three accounts and discussion was given. No tax sale action is planned at this time.
5.Other – 1. The Town Report dedication was discussed. The Board selected Betty Taylor to receive the dedication and they selected the late Rochelle Meunier to receive recognition in memoriam. 2. Sabins distributed a revised version of the proposed municipal budget which included the budget committee’s recommendations. A draft copy of the Town Meeting Warrant was also distributed and discussed. The Board decided to amend the wording in all of the warrant articles to cap the article so that the dollar amount cannot be increased and to notify the Library of the decision. 3. The Board signed an accounts payable warrant to pay the weekly State motor vehicle report. 4. L. Titus suggested that the Board ask Sabins to call the town managers in Waterville and Winslow to suggest that an AOS budget committee be formed to review future proposed AOS budgets.
6.Adjourn – There being no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 8:07 p.m.
These minutes were read and accepted by the Board of Selectmen on 5/14/09 with the following amendments: None.