TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

April 12, 2010

 

Present:          

Selectmen:       Gerald A. Bodmer and Ross Norton

Citizens:           Ben & Sandra Crehore, William Cooney

Guests:             Charlotte Boynton of Wiscasset Newspaper and John Maguire of Lincoln County News

 

                                   

Meeting Commenced: 

1. Selectman Ross Norton called the meeting to order at 12:05 p.m.

 

Business Conducted:

2. Warrant: The warrant was reviewed and Ross motioned to approve Warrant No. 41 for $22,392.35; Jerry, 2nd; vote: 2-0.

 

3. Minutes: The minutes of the April 05, 2010 meeting were reviewed. Ross motioned to accept as written; Jerry, 2nd; vote: 2-0.  

 

4. Citizens Issues:

    A.  Bill Cooney of the Town Hall Committee requested the Selectmen provide the following:

            *Does the Town Hall have insurance protection when renting?

*The Town Hall Committee would like the Selectmen’s approval to cut down the two choke cherry trees and one shrub that are causing shading and building damage, located North of the Town Hall.

*The Committee would like to add a reprint of the recent Wiscasset News article regarding the 1850 bridge at Cowseagan Narrows, in this year’s Town Report.

         Jerry advised that the Selectmen would respond to the questions after further discussion.

   B.  Ruth Nelson advised that she & John would provide a new flag to be put on the flag post at the

         head of the Island, in honor of Bruce Pierce.

 

5. Appointment: Ross motioned to appoint Adam Webber as Shellfish Warden for 1 year;

    Jerry, 2nd; vote: 2-0.  

 

Meeting Adjourned:

6. Ross moved to adjourn at 12:20 p.m.; Jerry, 2nd; vote: 2-0. 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

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