Town of Westport Island
Board of Selectmen, Assessors and Overseers Meeting
August 8, 2011
George D. Richardson, Jr., Gerald A. Bodmer & Ross Norton
Citizens: John & Ruth Nelson, Neil & Ann Cavanaugh, Carole Bodmer, Gary Richardson
Guests: Charlotte Boynton (Wiscasset Newspaper), Bob Fairfield
1. BOS Meeting Commenced:
George called the meeting to order at 07:02 p.m.
George motioned to approve Warrant # 6, for a total of $4,036.69
(Payroll- $484.00 and Payables- $3,552.69); Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0
3. Accepting Minutes:
George moved to accept the minutes of 7-25-2011. Ross 2nd, vote 3-0
4. Accepting Minutes:
George moved to accept the minutes of 7-11-2011. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0
5. Training Course for Municipal Clerk & Registrar:
The Secretary of State has notified our office that the Municipal Clerk and Registrar of Voters must attend a training session every 2 years in regards to Conduct of Elections and Voter Registration.
6. Wright Committee Makes Path:
The Wright Committee has made a path from the parking lot out to the point behind the rental house for picnic use.
7. Wright House Step Repair: George motioned to approve $100.00 to repair the steps at the Wright House. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0
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8. Vote at MMA:
George moved to vote for Stephen Bunker as Vice President of the Executive Committee (MMA). Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0
George moved to vote for members of the Board of Directors of the Executive Committee (MMA) as Errol Additon, Beurmond Banville & Laurie Smith.
Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0
9. Smart Meter:
George motioned to let Central Maine Power put a smart meter on the town office. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0
10. Health Officer Gets Complaint:
The Health Officer (Ann Cavanaugh) has had a complaint that dog & Cat feces and other debris has been found along Sandy Richardson’s property line. The Health Officer has written a letter to Albert Greenleaf notifying him of the same and asking him to clean-up the debris on his side of the property line.
George motioned to send this letter to Albert Greenleaf. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0
11. Granite Bench Donated:
Skip Charles has
donated a Granite Bench to be put on Clough Point. A big thank you goes to the Charles family
for their generous donation. It will be
greatly appreciated by the citizens of
12. Meeting Adjourned:
George moved to adjourn the public meeting at 08:05 p.m. and enter into Executive Session.
Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0
13: Executive Session:
George moved to exit Executive Session at 8:32 p.m. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0
George D. Richardson, Jr. Gerald A. Bodmer Ross A. Norton
1st Selectman 2nd Selectman 3rd Selectman