June 1, 2021

Town of Eustis

Selectmen’s Meeting

June 1, 2021

Present: Amanda Brochu, Brandi Farnsworth, Jeff Lecander, Jed Whiting, Steve St. Jean

Attending: Rachel Williams, Peter Farnsworth, Edie Dunlap, Carol Sherrier, Tina O’Donnell

Steve opened the meeting @ 6pm and welcomed those in attendance.

Brandi made a motion to accept the minutes from the selectmen’s meeting on May 18, 2021, Jed 2nd Amanda, Brandi, Jeff, Jed, & Steve in favor.

Edie Dunlap came in for an update on the ATV club and what trail s have now been closed to the ATV’s. She also spoke about the grants they have received, and all the trail work they have done.

The school has requested a new sign for the boat launch. The sign will read: Parking allowed when school is not in session. Violators will be towed at owner’s expense. Peter will contact CMP about using part of the land the own for additional parking. If not, there will be discussion about moving forward to appraise the property located at 53 School street to determine the cost of purchasing for purposes of parking and town use.

All little league concerns or complaints should be directed to the Commissioner of Cal Ripken Brian Demshaw. All money concerns should be directed to the Selectmen.

Sue Fotter will no longer be putting up and taking down the American flags that run from Stratton to Eustis. The Town will take over the job. We can ask CMP if the can help assist with flag/banner placement. If not rent a man lift to complete the job.

Tina is still working on getting internet to the Community Building from Spectrum as a Municipal Building. If we are unable to do so, we will speak with Neil from the Lions club about sharing the cost of the internet.

Our Attorney went over the Personnel Policy and advised us to make a correction to the Sick leave portion. Employees shall receive 5 days of sick leave per year.  The amount of time will be based on the average hours worked per week per employee. Any unused sick leave will not carry over to the next calendar year.

Franklin Community Health Network will have a mobile Vaccine Clinic in the Community Building parking lot the day of Family Fun days June 26, 2021

Sprague is looking into purchasing a 2006 Rosenbauer Spartan 4×4 rescue Pumper. The asking price is 112,500, we should receive 30% TIF, and possibly have a buyer for our Wilson Fire engine. Steve would like more finalized numbers to have to go to a vote.

All Town and Water Department Warrants were signed.

Jed made motion to adjourn the meeting, Steve 2nd Amanda, Brandi, Jeff, Jed, & Steve in Favor.

May 18, 2021

Town of Eustis

Selectmen’s Meeting

May 18, 2021

Present: Jed Whiting, Amanda Brochu, Steve St. Jean, Brandi Farnsworth, Jeff Lecander

Attending: Tina O’Donnell, Rachel Williams, Kirk Williams, Sherri Thompson

Steve opened the meting @ 6pm and welcomed those in attendance.

Jed made a motion to accept the minutes from the meeting May 4, 2021 Brandi 2nd the motion Steve, Brandi, Jeff, Amanda, and Jed all in favor.

The Selectmen signed all appointments for the year.

Heather Target has requested to use the Community Building parking lot to park her PT Vehicle and see clients. Steve Made a motion to allow Heather to use the Community Building Parking lot for PT, Jed 2nd the Motion, Steve, Brandi, Jeff, Amanda, and Jed all in favor.

Kirk gave the Selectmen the quotes from Fine Line Paving. Steve made a motion to hire Fine Line Paving to pave Dead River Road and Porter Nadeau Road Brandi 2nd Steve, Brandi, Jeff, Amanda, & Jed in favor.

Rachel will email the Town Lawyer to make sure the way we have our personnel policy written covers us with the new Earned Paid Leave. Bring back to the next meeting.

The school has a complaint about people parking in the school parking lot and camping overnight while using the boat launch. There is a sign posted about parking now, but we will confirm if the parking lot can be used in the summer months while not in session by the school and will get back at the next meeting about what to do about the signage.

There was an issue between there little league coach Aj Beaulier and Barry London Jed contacted the commissioner of Cal Ripkin Little league and is waiting on a return call back. This complaint or issue may need to be filed with them and not a town issue. We will talk about this again at the next meeting.

Sherri Thompson is requesting the Selectmen to sign off on adding more outside seating. All selectmen signed the paper for Sherri to turn into the Liquor inspector.

Price change from C-Prompt for the next year was increasing but if we paid before we could keep the lower price for one more year, so we did as it was already in our budget for the year just paid it early.

We are looking into getting spectrum to also grant us internet for the community building. 

The Select board if they could move the meetings back to the Town Office now that covid occupancy limits will be lifted by the next meeting the library will resume normal hours and occupancy but Wendy can require masks to enter the Town Office.

To cover the cost of the Bicentennial Flags the Selectmen will appropriate $800 form surplus to the Christmas decorations account to cove the cost of the bicentennial banners.

Brandi made a motion to appropriate $800 from surplus to the Christmas Decorations fund to cover the cost of the Bicentennial Banners, Jed 2nd and Steve, Brandi, Jeff, Amanda, and Jed in favor.

Jed made a motion to Adjourn the meeting, Steve 2nd Steve, Brandi, Jeff, Amanda, and Jed in Favor.

Selectmen’s Agenda

DATE 06/1/2021

#1    Accept the Minutes from 05/04/2021  Selectmen’s meeting

#2  Edie ATV Club

#3  School Boat Launch sign

#4   Little League Update

#5    Flags moving forward

#6    Spectrum Internet Comm Building

#7    Personnel Policy  

#8    Vaccine Clinic

#9     Fire Engine

#10   Sign Town and Water Department Warrants.

Other Business:     

Memorial Day

The Town Office and Transfer Station will be closed Monday 5/31 for Memorial Day.

Have a fun & safe weekend!

May 24, 2021

As of Monday May 24, 2021 Masks will NOT be required to enter the Town Office or the Community Building.

The Library will open to full capacity and full service Monday May 24, 2021 but Masks WILL BE REQUIRED to enter the Library. If you do not want to wear a mask Wendy and our staff will gladly still Help you through the door service she has been providing for the last year.

Selectmen’s Agenda 5/18/2021

AGENDA:   Selectmen’s Meeting

DATE 05/18/2021

PRESENT:

#1    Accept the Minutes from 05/04/2021  Selectmen’s meeting

#2    Sign Certificates of Appointment       

#3     Heather Target PT Community Building parking lot

#4     Paving Projects

#5     Personnel Policy

#6    Boat launch Sign for school   

#7 Little League Update

   

 Sign Town and Water Department Warrants.

Other Business:     

Agenda 5/4/21

Agenda: Selectmen’s Meeting

Date: May 4, 2021

#1 Accept minutes from 04/20/21

#2 Spillover Kitchen Liquor License/ Family Fun Days

#3 Paving Projects

#4 150 Anniversary Ideas

#5 Project Connect

#6 Milfoil

#7 Google Calendar

#8 Executive Session

Sign Town Warrants and Water Department Warrants.

Other Business:     

Agenda 4/20/21

Agenda: Selectmen’s Meeting

Date: April 20, 2021

#1 Accept minutes from 04/6/21

#2 Roadside clean-up on May 1st

#3 Summer Rec Program

#4 Time Tracking Sheets

#5 Personnel Policy Revisions

#6 Review Applications

Sign Town Warrants and Water Department Warrants.

Other Business:     

Notice

On Wednesday, April 14,2021, the Town Office will not open until 11 AM due to training.

Agenda 4/6/21

Agenda: Selectmen’s Meeting

Date: April 6, 2021

#1 Accept minutes from 03/23/21

#2 Transfer Station Burn Pile Entrance

#3 Community Building/Rental Use

#4 School Street/Walkway options

#5 Personnel Policy

Sign Town Warrants and Water Department Warrants.

Other Business:     

March 9, 2021

Town of Eustis

Selectmen’s Meeting

March 9th, 2021

Present: Amanda Brochu, Steve St Jean, Jed Whiting, Jeff Lecander, Brandi Farnsworth

Attending: Tina O’Donnell

Meeting began at approximately 6:00 pm.

Jed motioned to accept the minutes from the February 23rd meeting as written. Motion was seconded by Steve and passed with Amanda, Steve, Jed, Jeff and Brandi all in favor.

Steve motioned to write a letter of support from the Selectboard to the County Commissioners Office in support of their movement to change the Board from 3 members to 5 members. Motion was seconded by Steve and passed with Amanda, Steve, Jed, Jeff and Brandi all in favor.

Amanda suggested forming a ‘Sidewalk Committee’ in which they would explore other options to increase the safety of the children that walk to and from school. It was agreed that the community brought it to the attention of the Select Board and it should be explored and researched sooner rather than later.

Jed motioned to return to in person Selectmen’s Meetings at the Community Building beginning on the March 23rd meeting. Motion was seconded by Steve and passed with Amanda, Steve, Jed, Jeff and Brandi all in favor.

With no further business, Steve motioned to adjourn the meeting. Motion was seconded by Jed and passed with Amanda, Steve, Jed, Jeff and Brandi all in favor.

Meeting adjourned at approximately 6:15 pm.

Agenda 3/23/21

Agenda: Selectmen’s Meeting

Date: March 23rd, 2021

#1 Accept minutes from 03/9/21

#2 Town Time Tracking Sheets

#3 Fire Department Cell Phone

#4 Transfer Station/Banked Hours

#5 Community Building Use

#6 Deputy Clerk Position


Sign Town Warrants and Water Department Warrants.

Other Business:

UPDATE

Selectmen’s Meetings will resume in person at the Community Building beginning March 23rd at 6:00 pm.

The meeting will also be on ZOOM for those that want to participate from home.

Agenda 3/9/21

Agenda: Selectmen’s Meeting

Date: March 9th, 2021

#1 Accept minutes from 02/23/21

#2 County Commissioners Support Letter

#3 Sidewalk Options


Sign Town Warrants and Water Department Warrants.

Other Business:

Results Municipal Election

The Municipal Election had a turn out of 23 registered voters!

The results are as follows:

Selectboard (one position):

Steve St Jean- 22 votes

Andy Brann- 1 vote

School Board (two positions):

Sue Fotter-23 votes

Dave Richards-7 votes

Planning Board (one position):

Lori Lemont- 21 votes

Justin Wyman- 1 vote

Congratulations Steve St Jean, Sue Fotter, Dave Richards & Lori Lemont!

Annual Town Meeting is tomorrow, March 6th at 9:00am at the Community Building.