The Brooklin Town Office

Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Present: Deborah Brewster, Bill Cohen, Laura Sherman

  1. Minutes of the November 14, 2017 meeting were approved and posted on November 21, 2017.
  2. Bill reported that work at Center Harbor has been completed for this year. The granite wall is in place, and the crushed rock and recycled pavement is down and can be parked on but will need to be graded in the spring in addition to fixing the ramp. M.E. Astbury will be back in the spring to complete this work which is part of the contract. The Selectboard will be in touch with Steve White to discuss signing the final paperwork and springtime grading & paving plans.
  3. Bill had a follow-up meeting with Mark from Axiom Technologies on November 30. The meeting was based on a list of questions brought forth by the Broadband Committee. The Selectboard is awaiting an updated and detailed proposal from Axiom, followed by a meeting between the Selectboard and Axiom, and then followed by a meeting with the Broadband Committee, Axiom, and the Selectboard.
  4. Tammy and Bill have worked on a first draft of the 2018-2019 budget. The first draft includes cost & inflation creep and is still a working draft that will be fine-tuned over the next couple of months. The Selectboard will be meeting with the Superintendent and the School Board Chair on Thursday, December 7 at 2 pm to discuss the 2018-2019 School Committee budget.
  5. The Assessor will be in the office on Thursday, December 14. Laura has been in touch with Ellery to confirm this date and to discuss the work that needs to be done.
  6. Treasurer’s Report:
    • November 14, 2017:
         Receipts: $37,015.00
           Town: $6,362.64
           School: $63,800.01
           Total: $70,162.65
    • November 21, 2017:
         Receipts: $13,009.50
           Town: $6,248.84
           Payroll: $2,022.96
           Total: $8,271.80
    • November 28, 2017:
         Receipts: $19,643.39
           Town: $26,667.61
           School: $52,992.63
           Total: $79,660.24
  7. Next meeting: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 4:10 pm.
  8. Brewster motioned, Cohen seconded to adjourn at 4:25 pm. Aye-3, Nay-0