‘Last minute’ meeting
StansteadMunicipal Council held a special public meeting yesterday evening. One item on the agenda was the hiring of a temporary, part-time municipal inspector, Mr. Pascal Yergeau, who had served as the Stanstead Municipal Inspector in the past. Mr. Yergeau will be working on an hourly basis until a permanent inspector is hired to replace Mr. Stanislav Korolev, who was dismissed effective January 9th, the town refusing to acknowledge it yesterday. The new inspector is presently employed with another municipality and will be working an average of 3 to 8 hours a week for an indefinite period of time.
Also on the agenda was a resolution for the municipality to acquire a loan of $400,000, or less, to cover the costs of the installation of municipal infrastructure for the proposed residential development on Junction Street in Beebe. The amount will not necessarily be borrowed in full, but in increments, as needed, to provide infrastructure, such as water and sewer services, for lots to be sold for residential development. The costs for the infrastructure installation will be reimbursed to the town by the new property owners purchasing the lots for home construction. The aim of the initiative is to attract