TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

AUGUST 31, 2009

 

Present:

Selectmen:  George D. Richardson, Jr., Gerald A. Bodmer and Ross Norton

Citizens: Reggie Lee

Guests:  Charlotte Boynton of Wiscasset Newspaper and Greg Foster of Lincoln County News

 

Meeting Commenced:

1.       Selectman George D. Richardson, Jr. called the meeting to order at 12:08 p.m.

 

Business Conducted:

2. George moved to approve Warrant No. 09 for $2,595.25; Jerry, 2nd; vote; 3-0.

 

3. The minutes of August 24, 2009 were reviewed.  George moved to with correction to No. 6.  The correction was made and George motioned to approve; Jerry, 2nd; vote: 2-0

 

4. George moved to accept the minutes of the August 26, 2009 meeting between the selectmen and the Wright Property Ad-Hoc Committee regarding the boat ramp project; Ross, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

5. Ross moved not to hold a Selectmen’s meeting on September 7, 2009 in observance of Labor Day; George, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

6. George motioned to approve the deminimis changes on the Ferry Landing Boat Launch project; Jerry, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

7. George motioned to change the wording in the proposal letter to George Powell from “pricing” to “alternate”.  Ross seconded the motion; vote: 3-0.

 

8. George motioned to be authorized to contact George Powell and Steve DeWick to go ahead with the float project; Jerry, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

9.  George received another request from Jon Williams.  George motioned to ask Jon come to a selectmen’s meeting to discuss his requests; Jerry, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

10. George moved to write a letter to Lynda (Gillis) Boardman and send a property tax abatement application to her with the statutes and possibly setting up a date to meet with the B.O.S. and Gene Huskins, CMA, to discuss her taxes; Jerry, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

11.   Bill Frenier has turned in his letter of resignation to the Cemetery Committee on August 22, 2009.  Bill will be sadly missed and we thank him for volunteering.

Meeting Adjourned:

 

12. George moved to adjourn at 2:03 pm.; Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0

 

Respectively submitted,

 

 

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