Town of Westport Island

Board of Selectmen, Assessors and Overseers Meeting

January 16, 2012





Gerald A. Bodmer & Ross Norton

Citizens: Carol Bodmer, Ann & Neil Cavanaugh

Guests:  Charlotte Boynton (Wiscasset Newspaper), Robert Fairfield, Robert Moulton (Rep. for Wollins) &

              Alex Brodsky (Lincoln County News)


1. BOS Meeting Commenced:

Jerry called the meeting to order at 07:00 p.m.


Business Conducted:


2. Warrant:  

Jerry motioned to approve Warrant # 29 for a total of $100,853.54

 (Payroll- $100,331.54 Payables- $522.00); Ross 2nd, vote 2-0


3. BOS Minutes:

Jerry motioned to accept the minutes of January 9, 2012. Ross 2nd, vote 2-0


4. Easement on Baker Road:

Robert Moulton (Representative for Wollins) Baker Road issue.  Robert expresses the town provide proof of easement on Baker Road.


A.    Town to provide details on correspondence.

B.     Documentation of Deed.

C.     Wollins allowed the bus to turn-around in 1971?

D.    What is the width of the road?

E.     Wollins agreed to remove the debris from the turn-around.  Jerry commented that the removal of the debris was according to the attorney’s letter.

F.      Remove all debris by January 20, 2012.





5. Avoiding a Health Hazard:

Ann Cavanaugh, Westport Island, Health Officer has sent a letter to Thomas Dedee to remove the debris from his yard to avoid a health hazard.


6. Concerned Citizens:

Ann & Neil Cavanaugh were driving by Randy Russell’s home when there was an explosion.  Thinking that a transformer blew, but it was only fireworks going off.


7. Meeting Adjourned:

Jerry motioned to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m.; Ross 2nd, vote 2-0


Respectfully submitted, 




Gerald A. Bodmer                                     Ross Norton                  

2nd Selectman                                                              3rd Selectman