TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

September 29, 2008

 

Present:

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