TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

JUNE 9, 2008

 

Present:

Board members: George D. Richardson, Jr., Brenda J. Bonyun and John B. Swanton

Citizens:   Bob Mooney and Ruth Nelson

Guests:    Chad Davis (P.O.D. Student), Karen McNaughton of Pinetree Waste Services, Woody Freeman and Bob Fairfield of Wiscasset and Charlotte Boynton of Wiscasset Newspaper  

 

Meeting Commenced:

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

 

Business Conducted: 

  1. Warrant No. 50 for $39,648.60 was presented. George moved to approve; Brenda, 2nd; Vote 3-0.
  2. Minutes for the May 19, 2008 and June 2, 2008 meetings were reviewed.  George moved to accept the minutes of May 19; Brenda, 2nd; Vote 3-0.  George moved to accept the minutes of June 2nd; Jack, 2nd; Vote: 3-0.

3.   Woody Freeman, Director of Wiscasset Recycling Center, introduced Karen McNaughton of Pinetree Waste Services, and reported that the Wiscasset Recycling Center will be going to single stream recycling on July 1, 2008.  They left a 7 minute DVD explaining single stream recycling.  The BOS plan to show the video at the June 21st Town Meeting.

  1. Fire Chief Bob Mooney informed the BOS that Assistant Chief Rusty Robertson has accepted a job out of state and will be leaving in July.  A new assistant chief is being sought.  An on-line EMA course offered by FEMA is required of the BOS in order to be eligible for grants.
  2. George moved to authorize the Town Treasurer to move the Town’s reserved accounts from the Wiscasset Savings Bank of Maine to The First and place them in an account that requires 2 signatures, one of the Treasurer and one of the First Selectman.  Jack seconded the motion; Vote: 3-0.
  3. George moved to re-appoint Ron Stoodley to the Harbor Committee; Brenda, 2nd; Vote: 3-0.

 

 

Meeting Adjourned:

      George moved to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.; Brenda, 2nd; Vote 3-0.

 

Meeting Reconvened:

       George reconvened the meeting at 10:50 p.m.


 

 

 

Business Conducted:

1.      George moved to approve the warrant articles for the June 2008 Town Meeting.  Brenda seconded the motion; Vote: 3-0.

2.      George moved to approve a letter from CMA Eugene Huskins, dated June 6, 2008 be sent to Rum Cove LLC; Brenda, 2nd; Vote: 3-0.

 

Meeting Adjourned:

        George moved to adjourn at 10:54 p.m.; Jack, 2nd; Vote: 3-0.

 

 Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

George D. Richardson, Jr.                   

 

 

 

Brenda J. Bonyun                    

 

 

 

John B. Swanton