September 29, 2008



Board members: George D. Richardson, Jr. and Ross Norton                  

Citizens: Dennis Dunbar

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


Meeting Commenced:

1.  George called the meeting to order at 7:26 p.m.


Business Conducted:


2.       Warrant No.13 for $81,682.38 was reviewed.  George moved to approve; Ross, 2nd;

Vote: 2-0.

George contacted suppliers of bagged salt in NY and MA.  The price per bag in NY was $7.63 and in MA $7.80, picked up.  Ames Supply quoted $6.09 per bag delivered to Westport Island.


3.       The minutes of September 15th were reviewed.  George moved to approve as written; Ross, 2nd; vote: 2-0. 


4.       The minute of September 22nd were reviewed.  George moved to approve as written; Ross, 2nd; vote: 2-0.


5.       A public hearing to adopt the General Assistance Ordinance will be held on October 6, 2008 at 7:00 pm at the Town Office.


6.       Bill Hopkins inquired about having the WVFD stock a few 5 gallon cans of K-1 to be distributed to residents in need during winter season emergencies.  He also asked about weatherization for the town office.  George made a motion to have Bill look into whether the town office building needed it and what could be done for around $100.00.  Ross seconded the motion; vote: 2-0.


Meeting Adjourned:


7.   George motioned to adjourn at 7:54 pm; Ross, 2nd; Vote 2-0.  The meeting was adjourned.


Respectfully submitted,




George D. Richardson, Jr.                                                          Ross Norton