TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

JUNE 6, 2007

 

Present:

 

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

 

Citizens: Bill Cooney, Ben Crehore, Linda Davis, Norma Dreyfus and Dennis Dunbar

 

Meeting Commenced:

 

1.  George opened the meeting at 7:06 p.m.  A quorum was present.

 

Business Conducted:

 

2.       Warrant No. 49 for $10,682.18 was reviewed. George moved approve; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

3.       George moved to approve the May 30, 2007 minutes as written.  Jack seconded the motion; vote: 3-0.

 

4.       Bill Cooney of the Town Hall Committee wondered if there were some people interested in tending the gardens at the town hall and office building.  He was encouraged to contact Westport Island members of the Wiscasset Garden Club, such as Betsy Forrest.  Bill said he would.

 

5.       George moved to table any action concerning a newly built stone wall on Baker Road until some more research has been done.  Brenda seconded the motion; vote: 3-0.

 

6.       The contract renewal with Newburgh Associates was reviewed.  It was noted that the hourly rate has been increased from $45 to $55 per hour.  George moved to table any action until

FY 2007-2008 begins; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

7.       Jack moved to appoint Bob Meixell to the Flag Committee; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 3-0.  All the Flag Committee appointments were signed.

 

Meeting Adjourned:

 

8.       George moved to adjourn at 8:30 p.m.; Brenda, 2nd; Vote: 3-0.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

George D. Richardson, Jr.                      Brenda J. Bonyun                      John B. Swanton