TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

FEBRUARY 22, 2010

 

Present:

Selectmen:       George D. Richardson, Jr., Gerald A. Bodmer and Ross Norton

Citizens:           Ben & Sandra Crehore and Ruth Nelson

Guest:  Charlotte Boynton of the Wiscasset Newspaper

 

Meeting Commenced: 

1. George called the meeting to order at 12:17 p.m.

 

Business Conducted:

2. Warrant: The warrant was reviewed and George motioned to approve Warrant No. 34 for $18,872.23; Ross, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

3. Minutes:  The minutes of the February 08, 2010 meeting were reviewed. George motioned to accept as written; Ross, 2nd; vote: 2-0.  Jerry abstained since he was not present at that meeting. 

 

4. Citizens Issues:  Ruth advised the Selectmen that the Planning Board was going to present proposed changes to the Shoreland Zoning Ordinance at a public hearing to be held on March 8, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Office. Further, Ruth advised that although the Planning Board was working with the Groundwater Protection Committee, proposed changes to the Building Code Ordinance regarding  Aquifer Protection areas, they could not incorporate them prior to the June Town meeting.

 

5. Appointments:  George motioned to appoint the following to the Shellfish Committee:

Clement Sledge to a one year term as a Shellfish Warden.

Lincoln Richardson to a one year term as a Shellfish Warden.

Mathias Richardson to a 3 year term as a member

Ross seconded the motion ; vote: 3-0.

 

6. Pier, Ramp & Float Permit:  George motioned to grant a license to Richard Goddard (Map 5      Lot 25.01) for a permanent pier and seasonal ramp and float extending 44 ft. into the Back River which had previously been approved at a 2008 public hearing but was only recently approved by the DEP. George advised that the CEO still needed a building permit for the walkway leading to the pier; Ross seconded the motion; vote: 3-0. 

 

Meeting Adjourned:

7. George moved to adjourn at 12: 35 pm.; Jerry, 2nd; vote: 3-0. 

 

Respectfully submitted

 

 

 

 

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