The Brooklin Town Office

Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Present: Bill Cohen, Deborah Brewster, Laura Sherman

  • Minutes of the October 30 meeting were approved on November 6, 2018.
  • Cohen reported that CTI Communications has delivered a laptop to be used in the Conference room by the assessors. The laptop will also host the software for the DOT speed sign. CTI will send the board a quote for an updated router in the Conference room and anti-virus protection and Microsoft Office for all Town Office computers.
  • Greg Summers sent the board a link to view an updated version of the Town’s website using Squarespace. The plan is to cancel the GoDaddy account by 12/9/18 and go live with the Squarespace page by that time. Sherman will work with Greg on minor website updates before new site goes live.
  • The Selectboard is attending a meeting at the Sedgwick Town Office on Nov 29 at 5 pm with the Sedgwick and Brooksville Selectboards and representatives from PERC to discuss solid waste options. The Sedgwick and Brooklin boards will discuss high-speed internet and an overweight vehicle agreement from the MDOT for the Benjamin River Bridge project at 6:00 pm.
  • The Selectboard is beginning preparations for the 2019-2020 municipal budget.
  • The Selectboard will be meeting with the Executive Director of the Blue Hill Chamber of Commerce on December 4 at 1:30 pm to discuss the town becoming a member of the Chamber.
  • The Selectboard met with Dave & Ben Webb about the rate for year three of the winter roads contract (year 2019-2020). The rate will increase 2% over the current 2018-2019 year.
  • Treasurer’s Report:
    • October 30, 2018:
         Receipts: $17,379.08
         Warrants:
           Town: $2,703.25
           School: $60,233.19
           Total: $64,415.13
    • November 6, 2018:
         Receipts: $8,569.05
         Warrants:
           Town: $29,107.41
           Payroll: $8,617.25
           Total: $37,724.66
    • November 13, 2018
         Receipts: $9,914.87
         Warrants: Town: $9,053.86
           School: $83,563.96
           Payroll: $3,608.27
           Total: $96,226.09

Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 4:10 pm.

Brewster motioned, Sherman seconded to adjourn at 4:41 pm. Aye-3, Nay-0