Town of Westport Island

Board of Selectmen, Assessors and Overseers Meeting

February 27, 2012





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

Citizens: Ruth Nelson, Neil & Ann Cavanaugh, Carol Bodmer, Tom Deedy, Richard DeVries



1. BOS Meeting Commenced:

George called the meeting to order at 07:02 p.m.


Business Conducted;


2. Warrant:  

George motioned to approve Warrant # 35 for a total of $634.50

 (Payroll- $634.50 Payables- $0); Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


3. BOS Minutes:

George motioned to accept the corrected minutes of February 13, 2012. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0

George motioned to accept the minutes of February 20, 2012.  Ross 2nd, vote 3-0


4. RSU Update:

Richard DeVries attended the selectman’s meeting on February 27, 2012 to report that the RSU Board might reconsider the latest proposal.


5. Tom Deedy Violation:

Tom has agreed to clean up the yard by March 4, 2012 and keep it in order.


6. Application for Abatement :

The selectmen received an application for abatement from Daniel & Mary Kelley, map 5, lot 34.  Per state tax laws abatements have to be filed within 185 days from commitment.






 7. Corrected Appointments:

Appointments to the Ad Hoc Westport Island School Research Committee needed corrections.  Members are Richard Gray, Michelle Chartier, Anne Cole-Fairfield, Angela Calvo (1 vacancy).  Terms will all expire on January 30, 2013.

8.      Sea Level Rise Grant Representative:

George motioned to appoint Roger Higgins as the Town’s Representative to the Sea Level Rise Grant.

Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


9.      Payment Request:

George moved to pay Bill Brewer $4,800.00 per his request received in writing on February 21, 2012.

Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


10. Meeting Adjourned:

George moved to adjourn the meeting at 08:07 p.m.; Ross 2nd, vote 3-0


Respectfully submitted, 



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

1st Selectman                                                               2nd Selectman                                                         3rd Selectman