6 Fowles Point Road
          Westport Island, ME 04578
Text Box:                                                      Office of the Selectmen 









Town of Westport Island

Board of Selectmen, Assessors and Overseers Meeting

June 06, 2011



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

Citizens: John & Ruth Nelson, Ben & Sandra Crehore, David Blake, Art Ballard, Mark Cromwell, Carole Bodmer, Neil & Ann Cavanaugh

Guests: Charlotte Boynton (Wiscasset Newspaper), Bob Fairfield, Evan Holbrook


1. 7 p.m. Open bids for Three year Snow Plow Contract:

G&D Cromwell, Westport Island bid $392,050.00 @ $122,350.00 per year and also includes a $25,000.00 signing bonus.

Holbrook Excavating, Inc., Woolwich bid$302,537.29 @ $97,880.00 year 1, 100,816.40 year 2 & 103,840.89 year 3.

BOS tabled final decision pending an inspection of Evan Holbrook’s equipment and insurance certificate at his business in Woolwich on 06/07/11 @ 4PM.George motioned to close bidding discussion at 7:14;

 Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


2. BOS Meeting Commenced:

George called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.


Business Conducted:

3. Warrant: George motioned to approve Warrant # 52, for a total of $57,028.67.

(Payroll - $4,385.03 and Payables - $52,643.64); Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


4. BOS Minutes:

 George motioned to accept the minutes of May 23, 2011 as written; Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


5. Citizen Issues:

John Nelson delivered a check made out to the AD HOC Committee for the Wright House Non-Easement/Easement Property  for 24 yards of soil ( $240.00) from Richard DeVries property. John further said that he would pay G& D Cromwell for the trucking and backhoe services.


6. 2011-2012 Heating Oil Contract:

George requested authorization to negotiate this season’s oil contract with Downeast Energy;

Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


7. Meeting Adjourned:

George moved to adjourn the meeting at 08:00 p.m.: Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


Respectively Submitted:




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

1st Selectman                                                        2nd Selectman                                       3rd Selectman