Town of Westport Island

Board of Selectmen, Assessors and Overseers Meeting

November 14, 2011


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

Citizens: Bill Cooney, Ruth Nelson, Ann Cavanaugh, Carole Bodmer

Guests: Charlotte Boynton (Wiscasset Newspaper), Robert Fairfield

  1. BOS Meeting Commenced:

George called the meeting to order at 07:00 p.m.

Business Conducted;

2. Warrant:  

George motioned to approve Warrant # 20 for a total of $13,374.69

 (Payroll- $ 628.75 Payables- $ 12,745.94); Ross 2nd, vote 3-0

3. BOS Minutes:

None approved this week

4. Citizen Issues:

Bill Cooney advised the BOS that the old lantern slides were recreated very nicely and under the estimate proposed. They will now be labeled and indexed and then made available for a public viewing.

Ruth Nelson requested a status on the Ferry Landing Jetty progress and George responded that the installation of cribs #5 & 6 was under review at this time.

5. Abatement Response:

George motioned to resend the response previously sent on Oct. 15, 2011 to Paul McGaunn (Map 2 Lot 80) due to an editorial error. Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0

6. Assessment complaint:

George advised that he had received an assessment complaint from Nancy Boyce (Map 2 Lot 70.1) and advised the BOS that he had sent her an abatement form for her to proceed with her issue.

7. MacNamara Suit:

George advised that he had received notice from Lawyer Chris Neagle that he had received notification from the MacNamara Lawyer Richard Elliot and the court, that the MacNamara suit with the Town has been dismissed with prejudice.

8. Meeting Adjourned:

George moved to adjourn the meeting at 07:15 p.m.; Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0

9. Meeting Reopened:

George motioned that the vacancy in the Appeals Board caused by Paul Bonyun’s resignation be filled by E. Davies Allen for the remainder of  Mr. Bonyun’s 3 year term as an Alternate  (2015); Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0

10. Meeting Adjourned:

George moved to adjourn the meeting at 07:20 p.m..; Jerry 2nd, vote 3-0

Respectfully submitted, 

George D. Richardson, Jr.      1st  Selectman              

Gerald A. Bodmer                   2nd Selectman                        

Ross Norton                            3rd Selectmen