Walden Select Board Accepts Bid for Road Paving

WALDEN – The Walden Select Board met on Monday, March 29, with Brenda Huntoon and Randolph Wilson present in person, and Judy Clifford and Lina Smith via Zoom.

Two bids were received for paving Cabot Road: Pike Industries Inc. for $185,640 and J. Hutchins Inc. for $184,800. The board voted to accept the bid from J. Hutchins.

Auditor Judy Clifford noted a letter from the board of auditors setting the select board pay for the coming term year at $40 per meeting attended. She also asked the board to appoint Daniel Mencucci for a one-year term to the cemetery commission. Randolph Wilson made this motion, which was voted and passed.

The purchasing policy was reviewed with no changes made and the current budget was reviewed and is on target. Overweight permits, the Green-Up grant request, town plan, and certification of compliance for town roads and bridge standards and network inventory were signed.

Ads will be put in the paper to contract with an excavator with operator to do a Better Roads Project and for roadside mowing. The board discussed additional work on Lower Harrington Hill. 

The next meeting will be Monday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m., at the Firehouse and via Zoom.