BOS - November 18, 2013 - Prior to STM

BOS - November 18, 2013 - Prior to STM

Postby Suzanne Kane » Thu Nov 14, 2013 10:54 am

BOARD OF SELECTMEN
MEETING MINUTES
November 18, 2013
Approved December 3, 2013


Call to Orde
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Mr. Bonin called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM in the High School Auditorium.

ATTENDANCE:
Board: Tim Bonin, Keith Brown, Hal Davis, Mike Hughes, Kevin Morse (Absent), Michael Guzinski (Town Administrator), Suzanne Kane (Administrative Assistant)
Other Staff and Citizens: Carol Field, John Blatchford, Jr., Arthur Griffin, Jr.

1. Vacancy-Board of Assessors (00:13)
In the packet is an application from Carol Field.
Ms. Kane presented the application. The Board of Assessors recommends her appointment effective until the next election. Ms. Field joined the meeting.
Mr. Davis made a motion to appoint Carol Field to the Board of Assessors for a term to continue until the next election. Mr. Hughes seconded the motion. Roll Call Vote: Tim Bonin – Aye, Keith Brown – Aye, Hal Davis – Aye, Mike Hughes – Aye, John Blatchford – Aye, Arthur Griffin - Aye.

2. Special Town Meeting Warrant (02:14)
Mr. Guzinski does not have any new items to discuss for the Special Town Meeting.
Mr. Davis opened the meeting to discuss whether or not to pass over Article 10. Mr. Bonin feels the issue pertains to the rights of Douglas citizens to due process. Mr. Bonin presented letters from Congressman McGovern and Rep. Fattman supporting the national movement to bring attention to the resolution to reject the notion that Americans do not have a right to due process. Mr. Brown, Mr. Davis and Mr. Hughes do not feel that the Special Town Meeting is the venue for this article. A discussion was held.
Mr. Brown made a motion to pass over Article 10. Mr. Davis seconded the motion. Aye-3, No-1.

3. Adjournment (10:35)
Mr. Davis made a motion to recess at 6:40 PM and adjourn the meeting at the end of the Special Town Meeting. Mr. Brown seconded the motion. All – Aye.

Adjournment:
Michael Hughes made a motion at 8:35 PM to adjourn. Hal Davis seconded the motion. All – aye.


Respectfully submitted,


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