Vassalboro Board of Selectmen
Minutes of the Meeting
October 9, 2014

Members Present: Rob Browne, Lauchlin Titus, and Phil Haines

Others Present: Mary Sabins and Mary Grow

1. Call to order – The meeting was called to order by Chairman Haines at 7:00 p.m.

2. Minutes – On a motion made by L. Titus, seconded by R. Browne, the Board voted unanimously to accept the minutes of the 9/25/14 meeting as written.

3. Second Reading of the TIF District Application – The draft TIF District Application for Funding for Commercial Business Development Loan/Grant Program was reviewed. Two additional wording changes were made. After discussion and on a motion made by L. Titus, seconded by R. Browne, the Board voted unanimously to approve the TIF application form as amended. When asked by Townline Reporter Mary Grow if it was okay to notify the public in her coverage of the meeting that the forms were ready and available to the public. L. Titus suggested the Board should have further discussion about award protocols and spending standards prior to taking applications. The Board then made plans to have this discussion at their next meeting and asked the reporter to hold off on her announcement of availability.

4. Reports – a. Road Report - On a motion made by L. Titus, seconded by R. Browne, the Board voted unanimously to accept the report as presented. b. Police Report - On a motion made by L. Titus, seconded by R. Browne, the Board voted unanimously to accept the report as presented. c. First Responders Report - On a motion made by L. Titus, seconded by R. Browne, the Board voted unanimously to accept the report as presented.

5. Treasurer’s Warrants – On a motion made by L. Titus, seconded by R. Browne, the Board voted unanimously to approve warrants #23, #24, and #25.

6. Other 1. Sabins indicated she may change water delivery services for the town office, since the current service has indicated a desire to reduce the service to one delivery per month this winter. The new service is offering weekly service for the same price. 2. The Board indicated a desire to have the Auditing Firm present the audit at a Selectmen’s meeting when the report is ready. 3. The Board reviewed draft copies of the solid waste hauling bid forms and made suggestions for amendments. 4. L. Titus suggested budget planning for a portable toilet at the North Village swimming area next season should be considered in the next budget cycle.

7. Adjourn – There being no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 7:40 p.m.

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These minutes were read and accepted by the Board of Selectmen on 10/23/14 with the following amendments: None.