SEPTEMBER 20, 2006





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


Citizens: Judy and Alan Bebout, Dave Bertran, Ben Crehore, Richard DeVries, Dennis Dunbar, Morton Mendes, John Nelson, Parkinson Pino, Sarah Rhinelander and Bob Springhorn


Meeting Commenced:


  1. George called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.


Business Conducted:


  1. Warrant No.12 for $3,056.75 was presented. George moved to accept; Jack, 2nd; vote: unanimous.


  1. Minutes for the September 13th Selectmen’s meeting were reviewed.  George moved to accept them as amended; Brenda, 2nd; vote: unanimous.


  1. The Compensation Committee read their report and made recommendations for salaries for Town of Westport Island employees and selectmen.  They discussed wanting to continue on with their work. The selectmen all thanked the committee for their hard work.


  1. George made a motion to send E. Davies Allan a letter in reference to his bid for removal of the stumps from the sand and salt shed area.  Brenda seconded the motion; vote: unanimous.


  1. The selectmen received a letter from Dave Soule concerning the Powers property. It was signed.
  2. The selectmen prepared the warrant articles for the special town meeting to be held on September 28th.  They were signed by selectmen and posted by citizen Alfred N. Bonyun.  Jack posted them directly to the town’s website.


  1. The selectmen discussed and prepared a warrant article to be placed on the November referendum to ask voters if they will authorize the selectmen to appoint a budget committee for Westport Island.  Brenda moved this article be accepted and placed on the warrant for the November referendum. Jack seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.


Meeting Adjourned:


  1. George moved to adjourn at 11:00 p.m. Brenda 2nd; vote unanimous.


Respectfully submitted,


Westport Island Board of Selectmen




George D. Richardson, Jr.




Brenda J. Bonyun




Jack B. Swanton