TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

FEBRUARY 2, 2009

 

 

Present:

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

Citizens:  Dennis Dunbar and Ruth & John Nelson

Guests:    Charlotte Boynton of the Wiscasset Newspaper, Robert Fairfield of Wiscasset and Greg Foster of the Lincoln County News

 

Meeting Commenced:

1.       The meeting was convened at 7:10 p.m.

 

Business Conducted:

2.       Warrant No.31 for $8,152.91 was reviewed.  George motioned to approve; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 2-0.

3.       Ruth discussed the Planning Board’s work on the Shoreland Zoning Ordinance.

4.       George moved to approve putting the town’s website and e-mail addresses on Ned Rhinelander’s contracted server.  Brenda seconded the motion; vote: 2-0. 

5.       George moved to accept the check acceptance policy as written; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 2-0.

6.       George moved that, following discussion with the treasurer, the town will place some money from the dedicated money market account into a 4 month CD at 2.13% interest.   Adequate money will remain in the money market account to allow for required withdrawals throughout the fiscal year. Brenda seconded the motion; vote: 2-0.

7.       We did not receive a check from Ron Harrison for his January 30th payment of $700.  The B.O.S. will send Ron a letter.

8.       The following appointments were made to the Conservation Committee:

Marianne Williams                                             Sandra Hopkins

Dana Cromwell                                                 Kyle DePietro

9.       Due to a scheduling conflict with the RSU board, the town clerk would like to change her hours.  She will be open Monday and Tuesdays from 4 - 8 p.m.  George moved to approve the change; Brenda, 2nd;

vote: 2-0.

10.         The B.O.S. received a copy of a Petition for Assessment Review by the State Board of Property Tax Review for Rum Cove LLC.

11.         J. Kenneth Lincoln submitted an estimate for $950. to install lighting in the parking lot.                  

 

Meeting Adjourned:

12.         George motioned to adjourn at 8:30 p.m.; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 2-0.  The meeting was adjourned.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

George D. Richardson, Jr.                                                        Brenda J. Bonyun