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.
Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary
Board of Selectmen