TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

JANUARY 21, 2008

 

Present:

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

 

Citizens: Dennis Dunbar, John Nelson and Mary Plummer-Stead

 

Guests:Charlotte Boynton of the Wiscasset Newspaper and Lynn Orne, candidate for CountyCommissioner from Southport

 

Meeting Commenced:

 

1.George called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.

 

Business Conducted:

 

2. Warrant No. 30 for $6,644.20 was presented.George moved to accept all but the $65.98 Copy Shop bill as the invoice was not included.Brenda seconded the motion; vote: 3-0.Provisional acceptance of The Copy Shop invoice was included and the check will be signed when the invoice is presented.

 

3. George moved to accept the minutes of January 7, 2008.Brenda seconded the motion; vote: 2-0.Jack abstained as he was not present at that meeting.††

 

4.       Lynn Orne introduced herself as a candidate for County Commissioner.

 

5.       Dennis Dunbar spoke regarding the upcoming Democratic caucus on February 10th.

 

6.†† The following people were chosen to be asked to serve on a road committee:Garry Cromwell, Ken Murray, Ron Harrison, Jason Albert and Jim Cromwell.Reggie Lee and Mary Plummer-Stead will be asked to serve as alternates.

 

7.       The Harbor Committee is being asked to draft an ordinance to control moorings around the island and off the Wright Ferry landing.The Board of Selectmen is asking the Harbor Committee to meet with the Wright Landing Committee and the Harbor Master to work on this and other issues.

 

8.       John Nelson and Dennis Dunbar spoke of the Conservation Commissionís interest in having some wells tested for salt and septic contamination.

 

9.       A letter from the State Planning Office concerning hazardous material handling was passed on to the Conservation Commission for answering.

 

10.   Brenda asked to be supported in attending a February 8th Basic Municipal Budgeting Workshop sponsored by MMA at a cost of $50 each.George moved to approve her and one member of the Budget Committee; Jack, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

Meeting Adjourned:

 

11. George motioned to adjourn at 8:52 p.m.; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

George D. Richardson, Jr.††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††

 

 

 

Brenda J. Bonyun

 

 

 

John B. Swanton