Franklin Selectboard Meeting

May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Town Clerk’s office


Call to order

At 6:02 p.m. Yvon D. called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.


Present: Yvon Dandurand, Andy Godin, Dave Bennion, Brooks Sturtevant and Peter Magnant by teleconference


Guests: none


Agenda amendments:  none


Hay bid opening:  John Rainville for $250 per year for three years; Gerald Domina for $150 per year.  Peter M asked if we were going to announce bids; discussion had about bids.  John Rainville is the highest bidder.  Andy G discussed past actions with hay bids; the board will reach out to Mr. Rainville to discuss plans with the land. 


Highway Storm water project: discussed the need for approval of the subgrant/subcontractor for additional funding of the NRPC grant to update the engineering plans for the storm water work at the town garage.  Andy G made a motion to sign the storm water final design work with Trudell Consulting and accept the subcontract as written.  All members approved of the subcontract and Yvon D signed the approval as requested.


Member concerns/other business:

·           Dave discussed the town hall roof leak.  Not much of a leak, seam on roof opened up on the south side, Dave suggested that we could patch/caulk the seam.

·           Yvon discussed the request of Polly Gadbois for the June 30th LCCA and Rec Dept triathlon; would like to close the road, Rte 120, Middle Rd and Dewing Shore Rd for the event.  Polly is also disappointed with the junk yard at Raymond Jette’s.  Andy suggested blocking the view with cedar hedges.  Yvon wanted to make sure the selectboard was informed of the complaint and issues pertaining to the Jette property. 


Next meeting date is May 15th @ 6:00 pm at the Town clerk’s office.



At 6:20 pm Dave B/Andy G made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Vote taken; all in favor; motion passed.



Respectfully submitted,

Lisa Larivee, Town Clerk

May 2, 2019


These minutes are not official until approved at the next regular selectboard meeting. 

These minutes were approved by the Selectboard at their May 15, 2019 meeting.