TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

APRIL 26, 2006

 

Present:

 

Board members present: George D. Richardson Jr., Reggie Lee (by speaker-phone.)  

 

Citizens present: David Bertran, Bill Cooney, Carole Dunbar, Dennis Dunbar, Debbie Harrison, Ron Harrison, Bill Hopkins, Mort Mendes, John Nelson and Marianne Williams

 

Guest present: Charlotte Boynton

 

Meeting Commenced:

 

1.       George called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.

 

Business Conducted:

 

2.       George read legal opinion from M.M.A. on referendum voting by petition and by speaker-phone with second selectman.  Passed out to the public legal opinion and also article from Maine Townsman of January 2006, and read. (See attached article.)

 

3.       George made a motion to allow the attached petitioned article to be voted on by secret referendum ballot at the June 13th election along with the state primary election.  Reggie seconded the motion; vote: 2-0 in favor.

 

4.       George made a motion to hold a public hearing on the petitioned article on May 18th at 7:00 pm.  Reggie seconded the motion; vote: 2-0 in favor.

 

5.       The following citizens spoke:  Bill Cooney, John Nelson, Dennis Dunbar, Ronnie Harrison, Marianne Williams, George Richardson, Jr. and David Bertran.

 

Meeting Adjourned:

 

6.  George motioned to adjourn at 7:35 pm; Reggie, 2nd; vote: 2-0.

 

Westport Island Board of Selectmen

(Signed with attachments)

 

  

George D. Richardson, Jr.                          

 

 

 

Reginald J. Lee