KINGFIELD — Selectmen plowed through a handful of municipal tasks Monday evening.

The Kingfield Days celebration, held from Thursday, July 17, through Sunday, July 20, will feature parades, music, competitions and entertainment. Organizations will host fundraising activities and services.

Selectmen approved a special liquor license for the Cemetery Association’s Pillar to Post Society, which will host the beer tent.

Selectmen also received a list of attorneys available to serve the municipality. Although Frank Underkuffler of Farmington has provided the town with legal services for many years, board Chairwoman Heather Moody suggested a review would provide them with a range of options if they needed to secure legal services in the future.

“We are looking at all our options,” Moody said.

Selectmen also discussed the proposed Aug. 15 auction of three foreclosed properties. Keenan Auction Co. will provide the auctioneer and advertising and advise on minimum bids and the preparation of the properties for viewing.

Selectmen also signed a lease agreement with Diane Keoskie for use of her Grand Central Station parking lot next to the Herbert Grand Hotel. The town will keep the lot plowed and maintained in exchange for several off-street municipal parking spaces.

In other news, administrative assistant Leanna Targett said the Stanley Museum is planning its annual auction Sept. 12-13. Selectmen reviewed and approved the organization’s use of Webster Hall and the playground behind the Town Office during the event.

Targett also suggested selectmen think about updating the Wastewater Disposal Ordinance, which was written in 1983.

“It hasn’t been addressed since the 1980s,” she said. “We’re maybe not changing a lot, but we need to look at it.”

The town’s code enforcement officer and the wastewater treatment supervisor will be consulted for any suggested changes.

Moody and Targett told selectmen that the proposed multiuse trail connection from the east to the west side of the Carrabassett River remains a “work in progress,” and additional information will be available at the July 21 meeting.


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