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

July 11, 2011



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

Citizens: John & Ruth Nelson, Bob Mooney, Ann Cavanaugh, Garry & Dennis Cromwell, Carol Bodmer, Chris Fabian, Roger Higgins & Gaye Wagner

Guests: Bob Fairfield, C. Hagan (Wiscasset Newspaper), Raymond Smith (Pierce)

1. BOS Meeting Commenced:

George called the meeting to order at 07:05 p.m.


Business Conducted:

2. Warrant: George motioned to approve Warrant #2, for a total of $69,489.89.

For Payroll- $929.38, Payables-$40,541.51 and Snow Plow Contract, signing & miscellaneous road work $28,019.00. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


3. BOS Minutes:

George motioned to accept the minutes of June 27, 2011 as written; Ross 2nd, vote 3-0

4. Fire Truck Special Meeting:

On July 10, 2011 the BOS had a special meeting discussing the paperwork for the new fire truck. George motioned to accept those minutes at their regular Board of Selectmen meeting on July 11, 2011. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


5. Fire Truck:

Raymond Smith from (Pierce) the fire truck manufacture representative and Robert Mooney (Fire Chief) attended the BOS meeting to finalize the financing papers. George motioned to sign the lease for $251,299.00. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


6. Snow Plow Contract:

George motioned to sign the snowplow contract with G & D Cromwell Construction for 3 years from 2011 to May 2014. Ross 2nd, vote 3-0



7. Security Agreement:

George motioned to have G & D Cromwell Construction sign the Security Agreement with the Town of Westport Island. Ross 2nd, vote 3-0


8. Appointments:

George motion to appoint the following:

Dedee Greenleaf-Hodgdon as Municipal Agent/Excise Tax Collector (1 year)

Deputy Treasurer (1 year)

Deputy Clerk & Registrar of Voters (1 year)

Ross 2nd, vote 3-0


9. Thank You

A big thank you goes to E. Davies Allen for donating $500.00 to the Town Hall Committee for the lighting project.


10. Wiscasset Transfer Station:

George motioned to sign the contract with the Wiscasset Transfer Facility for $71,031.00.

Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


11. BOS Meeting Summer Schedule:

George made a motion to have a BOS meeting every other week during the summer months starting

July 11, 2011. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0


12. Meeting Adjourned:

George moved to adjourn the meeting at 08:39 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