Vassalboro Select Board
Minutes of the Special Board Meeting
Vassalboro Transfer Station
March 24, 2021

Members Present: Rob Browne, John Melrose, and Barbara Redmond

Others Present: Mary Sabins, Gene Field, and Mary Grow

1. Call to order – The meeting was called to order by Chairman John Melrose at 9:30 am.

2. Review of the Transfer Station layout – Chairman Melrose reiterated the options for changes at the Transfer Station as proposed by Engineer Al Hodsdon in his latest proposal. A tour of the facilities was given to Selectman Redmond as this was only her second time visiting the facility. Discussion was given and ideas for facility changes were swapped. After lengthy discussion, all members agreed at a minimum, the compactor and related electrical system needs to be replaced. Further renovations may come at a future time. The Board members agreed it would be helpful to them to visit the Town of China’s transfer station to get ideas on the compaction system they are using, including the covering over the containers. Melrose stated he will call China Selectman Irene Belanger to make an appointment for the group to tour their facility.

3. Adjourn – The meeting was adjourned at approximately 10:30 am.


These minutes were read and accepted by the Select Board on 4/1/21 with the following amendments: None.