TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

JANUARY 7, 2008

 

Present:

Board members: George D. Richardson, Jr. and Brenda J. Bonyun

 

Citizens: Bill Cooney and Ben Crehore

 

Guests:  Charlotte Boynton of the Wiscasset Newspaper and Robert Fairfield of Wiscasset;

             P.O.D. students Kayla Cummings and James Richardson, of Westport Island

 

Meeting Commenced:

1.  George called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 

 

Business Conducted:

2.  Warrant No. 28 for $9,225.82 was presented.  George moved to approve; Brenda, 2nd, vote: 2-0.

 

3.  A letter from Giles Rubbish was reviewed.  They are increasing fees $0.50 due to the increased fuel costs.  

 

4.       Citizen Issues:

A.     Bill Cooney reported that the new lights on the outside of the Town Hall illuminate the front of the building nicely.

B.     The Town Hall Committee wants to purchase 4 additional 8 ft. tables at $70.00 each.  George moved to approve; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 2-0.

C.     Dennis Dunbar:

1.       Sheepscot Valley Regional Planning Unit - school planning committee.  Dennis is on the financial planning committee working on guiding principles for dividing school costs.  He asked the B.O.S. for input.

2.       CEI and a group of concerned citizens met to discuss how to work in a positive way with Wiscasset regarding the Maine Yankee site to determine how to help plan what to do with that asset.  If this fails, to determine how surrounding communities can protect themselves (will work with legislators).

 

Meeting Adjourned:

 

6. George motioned to adjourn at 7:20 p.m.; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 2-0. 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

George D. Richardson, Jr.                                              Brenda J. Bonyun