Town of Westport Island

Board of Selectmen, Assessors and Overseers Meeting

February 06, 2012



George D. Richardson, Jr, Gerald A. Bodmer & Ross Norton

Citizens: Neil & Ann Cavanaugh, Carole Bodmer, Ruth Nelson, Alexa Abbott, Angela Calvo,

Ann Fairfield & Richard Gray

Guests: Charlotte Boynton (Wiscasset News) & Bob Fairfield,


1. BOS Meeting Commenced:

George called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.


Business Conducted:


2. Warrant:

George motioned to approve Warrant # 32 for a total of $3,886.09

(Payroll- $1,785.28, Payables-$2,100.81); Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


3. BOS Minutes:

George motioned to accept the minutes of January 23, 2012 as written; Ross 2nd, vote 3-0

George motioned to accept the minutes of January 30, 2012 as written; Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


4. Citizens Issues: none


5. Ad Hoc School Research Committee:

George provided each member of the newly formed committee an information package as well as several directives. He requested an assessment for the BOS by early June.




6. Confirmation of Thanks for Service:

George motioned to sign certificates of thanks from the BOS for the dedicated work done by retiring Community Association members Georgia Sledge & Charlie Howe; Ross 2nd, vote 3-0




7. Abatement Request:

George motioned to provide an abatement to James Hanson (Map 7 Lot 9) for $126.50 because his Veterans and Homestead exemptions were inadvertently removed from the tax rolls last year. That error has now been corrected; Ross 2nd, vote 3-0


8. Meeting Adjourned:

George motioned to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 p.m.: Ross 2nd, vote 3-0


Respectfully submitted,



George D. Richardson Jr. Gerald A. Bodmer Ross Norton

1st Selectman 2nd Selectman 3rd Selectman