2011-06-20 Select Board Meeting Minutes

 

Town of Bowdoinham

Select Board

June 20, 2011

 

Item 1:  Call the meeting to order

            Meeting called to order by Chairman Hobart  at 6:30 p.m. All Selectmen present. Consultant Gerrish, Fire Chief Tourtelotte  and Public Works Director Prout in attendance.

Item 2:  Amendments to the Agenda – Treasurer’s Warrant 60

Item 3:  Comments from the Public - None

 Item 4:  New Business

  1. Award of Center Street Reconstruction Project

Consultant Gerrish and Public Works Director Prout described the project bids and answered questions about the project.

Motionby Selectman Billings to authorize the Acting Town Manager to sign a contract with Ray Labbe & Sons for the work on Center Street Reconstruction Project.  Seconded by Selectman Tourtelotte.  Voted unanimously 3-0.

Consultant Gerrish explained the need to hire Pine Tree Engineering for further engineering work on the Center Street Project. Motion by   Selectman Tourtelotte to authorize the Acting Town Manager to sign a contract with Pine Tree Engineering in the amount of $5000 for further engineering assistance on the Center Street Reconstruction Project.  Seconded by Selectman Billings.  Voted unanimously 3-0.

 

 

  1. Award of Fire Truck Contract

Consultant Gerrish and Fire Chief  Tourtelotte explained the bid on the fire truck. Motion by Selectman Billings to authorize the Acting Town Manager to sign a contract with Greenwood Emergency Vehicles Inc. Inc the amount of $331,000 for an E-One Typhoon Pumper. Seconded by Selectman Tourtelotte.  Voted unanimously 3-0.

 

  1. Public Works plow truck and paving projects discussion.

Public Works Director Prout stated he was looking at three trucks and he would get back to the Board with his recommendation. He also stated that he would review available funds for additional road work after Center Street is completed.

 

He informed the Board that he would like to use $10,000 remaining in the Public Works budget to pave a small section of the  Abby  Road. The Board had no problem with this.

 

 Item 5:  Consideration of FY11 Treasurer’s Warrant # 60      – Accounts  Payable                                                                         

Motion by Selectman Billings to approve Treasurer’s Warrant #60 for $44,087.69 and seconded by Selectman  Tourtelotte.  Voted unanimously 3-0.

Motion by Selectman Billings to go into Executive Session at 7:14. Seconded by Selectman Tourtelotte. Voted unanimously 3-0.

The Board came out of Executive Session and adjourned at 7:30 P.M.

Donald H. Gerrish