The meeting began at 5:55 pm.  Present were Selectmen Stohl and Campbell.  Selectman Cloutier was absent.

Mail was reviewed.

Checks and manifests were reviewed and signed.

At 6:05 pm Fred Smith entered the meeting.  Mr. Smith wanted to talk to the Selectmen about the notice he just received regarding an impending tax deed.  The Board gave Mr. Smith a print-out of the total amount that he owes in back taxes.  Mr. Smith told the Board that he would try to have the 2021 taxes paid by the deadline of March 5th. The Board instructed Mr. Smith that if he wasn’t able to pay by that date, then he should contact Tax Collector, Debra DeBlois, about making a payment arrangement.  Mr. Smith left the meeting at 6:15 pm.

At 6:16 State Representative Michael Ouellet entered the meeting.  Mr. Ouellet explained to the Board about a bill he has been working on (which has passed the House) regarding carbon credits.  He explained the basics of the bill and what the implications might be.  Mr. Ouellet left the meeting at 6:28 after assuring the Board that he would keep them informed of future developments.

Marcia informed the Board that the 2024 Town Report has been added to the Town’s website and that we now have ten years of reports on the site.

Marcia reviewed for the Board the taxpayers still owing their 2021 taxes which will be due for deeding on March 5th.

The Board reviewed the warrant for Town Meeting and decided who would be speaking for each article.

Meeting adjourned at 7:25 pm.

Respectfully submitted,


Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary

Board of Selectmen