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									                                             FAYETTE
                                        BOARD OF SELECTMEN
                                         MEETING MINUTES
                                            April 5, 2010

Chair, Berndt Graf at 7:10 p.m, called the meeting to order.

Roll Call of Members: Present, Chair, Berndt Graf, Vice Chair, Joseph Young, and Lacy Badeau and
Absent: Mary Wright and David Pollock

Attending Members of the Public: Present, Ken Morrison, Leon Bresloff, Mary Bayer, Jon Beekman,
Road Foreman, Pat Wheeler and Mrs. Wheeler, Joel Swimm, Fire Chief Marty Maxwell and State
Representative Tom Saviello.

Pledge of Allegiance: Stated

Public Comment: Mary Bayer asked what year-round neighbors could do to assist the census workers
when they leave door hanger information on the doors of seasonal neighbors. State Representative Tom
Saviello commented that the census workers must visit the properties many times to verify that they are
seasonal residence. Joel Swimm reminded the Board and audience of the up coming referendum May 4, 2010.
Lacy Badeau reminded the Board and audience that the polls are open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Old Business: None

2010-2010 Proposed Budget Process Update
This is a discussion item between the Budget Committee and Board of Selectmen no formal action will be
required by the Board. The Board and Budget Committee advised the Town Manager to obtain bond package
information to finance the road improvement work. Road Foreman reviewed the work to be done in a seven-
mile program. Seven miles of shim coating and chip-sealing for a given projected life-span average of 7-10
years on a 7-year rotation is worth planning.

Discussion length. 42 minutes.


Presentation in Memoriam
A legislative memoriam presentation was made in honor of Ronald McLallen presented to Fire Chief , Marty
Maxwell by State Representative Tom Saviello.


Mutual Aid Cascade Truck Cost Sharing Request
This is a discussion item between the Town Manager, Fire Chief and Board of Selectmen
Marty Maxwell explained that the mutual aid vehicle is owned by Readfield and utilized by all 6–towns in the
mutual aid compact. The Town of Readfield has always owned the vehicle and recently approved the purchase
of a replacement vehicle ($165K).

The Readfield Fire Chief has asked all mutual aid towns to assist in the cost of modification of a new cascade
system. It is still a Readfield truck the funds are for the cascade system that would equip the truck that cost is
approximately $10-$12K.

Lacy Badeau expressed that this request go before the voters at town meeting. Joe Young stated that he
supported the concept with the caveat that we formalize the mutual aid relationship between the towns and it be
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more than a relationship among departments and its Chiefs and should have a formal agreement between town
to town. Having a mutual aid system that evaluates equipment needs regionally is a good idea. Joe Young
asked for a more formal request and estimate of costs.

Berndt Graf supported the request and Mr. Young’s comments regarding a mutual aid approach to equipment
planning needs and cost sharing.

Chief Maxwell asked that the Board consider transferring any unused funds in the Fire Department budget to its
capital equipment fund.

Mark reminded Chief Maxwell of the Board’s previous action regarding Brent St. Clair’s offer to paint the entry
doors of the fire station fire engine red asked the Board to address the creation of a sign for the Fire Station.

The Board inquired about light’s left on at the station. Chief Maxwell stated that only one light is left on at this
time.

Chief Maxwell also asked the Board of the possibilities of finishing the “road” behind the new fire station.

Mark indicated that nothing has been committed financially to address the Chief’s concern.

Discussion length. 28 minutes

School Reorganization Law Update
This is a discussion item between the Town Manager and Board of Selectmen no formal action was required by
the Board. The Governor signed LD570 into law and Education Commissioner Sue Gendron approved the
Fayette/ Winthrop AOS plan. It is now up to the voters of Fayette and Winthrop to approve the AOS plan.
Discussion length. Mark distributed a draft hand out regarding the AOS flyer. 5 minutes.

Count Down to Town Meeting
This is a discussion item between the Town Manager and Board of Selectmen formal action may be required by
the Board related to the setting of public hearing dates for budget, land use ordinance amendments and map
amendments.

JoeYoung made a motion to hold a public hearing on May 3, 2010 at 7 p.m. to discuss Land Use Ordinance
changes and Land Use Map changes at Starling Hall seconded by Lacy Badeau.

Vote 3 in favor 0 opposed

Joe Young made a motion to hold a public hearing on May 25, 2010 at the Fayette Central School at 7 p.m. to
discuss the Town and School budgets.

Vote 3 in favor 0 opposed

Discussion length. 20 minutes.

Accounts Payable and Payroll Warrants W20 W20A W21S W21SA and W26
Motion to sign the following accounts payable and payroll warrants made by Joseph Young Seconded by Lacy
Badeau.




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Joe Young asked about the ACO meeting in Bangor and associated costs and the old Dennis Rand’s bill for
repair to Truck 20. Joe Young asked about the $850 bill for Fire Station work from Roy T Snow Electrical
contractor.

Vote: ____in Favor____ Opposed

Minutes of the Board of Selectmen March 18, 2010 & March 22, 2010
Motion to sign the Fayette Board of Selectmen meeting minutes of March 18, 2010 made by _______ Seconded
by_______ Vote: ____in Favor____ Opposed

Tabled by a motion made by Joe Young seconded by Lacy Badeau
Vote 3 in favor 0 opposed

Motion to sign the Fayette Board of Selectmen meeting minutes of March 22, 2010 made by _______ Seconded
by_______ Vote: ____in Favor____ Opposed

Tabled by a motion made by Joe Young seconded by Lacy Badeau
Vote 3 in favor 0 opposed

Board of Selectmen Comments
Lacy Badeau asked why a town vehicle was located at Dutch Gap Auto? Mark responded that it was related to
a continued electrical problem that Dutch Gap Auto was familiar with the problem and how to fix it.

Lacy Badeau asked that the Board members look at the personnel policy and ask the board to review
independently in preparation for the next year.

Town Managers Report/Additions to the Agenda
Mark referenced two motions prepared by David Pollock related to applicants to apply to the appeals board that
have an obvious disability and the second motion addressed waiver authority of planning board application that
result in improving the shoreline from storm water runoff.

Mark also presented a color photo regarding a concern over how Basin Pond property lines have been blazed in
an excessive manner.

Mark discussed the site visit of public properties the group thought collectively that Saturday morning would be
possible.

Planning Board Meeting occurring tomorrow. Mark pointed out the KSWCD for a $500 request in exchange 14
hours of technical assistance.

Lacy Badeau asked if the energy audit had been completed at the school.

Adjournment
MOTION to adjourn at 8:58 p.m. made by: Joe Young and seconded by Lacy Badeau.

Vote: 3 in favor - 0 opposed

Respectfully prepared and submitted by:


Mark Robinson, Town Manager
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