Board of Selectmen Minutes

Meeting began at 5:55 pm.  Present were Selectmen Cloutier, Stohl and Campbell.

Mail was reviewed.

Checks and manifests were reviewed and signed.

An Intent to Excavate was signed for Clark Jeffers, Jr.

A Veteran’s Tax Credit was approved for Daniel Cloyd. 

On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Cloutier, the Board approved the minutes of the January 27, 2021 meeting.

It was noted that there will be a Dispatch Center meeting tomorrow night (February 11, 2021) here at the Columbia Town Office.

A letter was signed to be sent to Rebecca King who owns property on Kelsea Notch Road regarding her driveway.

The Board discussed a letter received from State Representative Dennis Thompson asking for support for his proposed House Bill 329.  After discussion, the Board voted to not issue a letter of support.  Marcia will contact Mr. Thompson with their decision.

At 7:00 pm. Chairman Cloutier open the annual Budget Hearing.  No members of the public were present.  The budget was reviewed.  On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Cloutier, the Board approved the 2021 Budget as presented.  The annual Budget Hearing was declared closed at 7:20 pm.

The Warrant for the 2021 Town Meeting was signed.

The MS636 (Proposed Budget for the Town) was signed.

The Board instructed Marcia to put a notice in the paper informing the public that the annual School District meeting will be held on a different date this year due to COVID.

Meeting adjourned at 7:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary

Board of Selectmen