Meeting began at 6:01 pm. Present were Selectmen Cloutier, Stohl and Campbell. Members of the public present: Don Dawson (Netafy).
On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Cloutier, the Board approved the minutes of the August 23, 2023 meeting.
Checks and manifest were reviewed and signed.
Selectman Cloutier signed the MS434 (Revised Estimated Revenues) that the Board had prepared at the last meeting.
Marcia informed the Board that George Sansoucy’s office had requested that we file an extension to October 2nd for the Town’s MS1. Marcia has already done it.
Marcia reviewed two quotes received for oil for the Town Office for the winter heating season:
C.N. Brown $3.299
C. Bean $3.599
On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Campbell, the Board voted to purchase oil from C.N. Brown.
Marcia informed the Board that she had placed an ad in the newspaper requesting bids for snow plowing both Town buildings. Bids will be opened at the September 27th meeting.
The Board reviewed the monthly reconciliation reports for all of the Town’s bank accounts.Selectman Campbell said that he had noticed the oil tank at the Town Hall was only half full. Marcia will contact C.N. Brown and have it filled.
The Board reviewed several e-mails received from Donahue, Tucker & Ciandella and George Sansoucy’s office regarding the Eversource court case. After reviewing everything, the Board instructed Marcia to forward everything to Town Counsel Jon Frizzell just to make sure that there is nothing that he needs to be aware of.
At 7:00 pm. Donald Dawson (Netafy) entered the meeting. Mr. Dawson showed the Board a slide presentation of the work that his company has done using ARPA funds from the Town. Mr. Dawson will come back again at the October 25th meeting. He will, hopefully, have a more accurate map of the households in Columbia served by his company for the Board to review. Mr. Dawson left the meeting at 7:45 pm.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 pm.
Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary
Board of Selectmen