TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND

BOARD OF SELECTMEN, ASSESSORS AND OVERSEERS MEETING

DECEMBER 1, 2008

 

 

Present:

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

Citizens:††††††††††††††††††††††† Dennis Dunbar

Guests:†††††††††††††††††††††††† Robert Fairfield, Charlotte Boynton of the Wiscasset Newspaper and Greg Foster of The Lincoln County News

 

Meeting Commenced:

 

1.      The meeting was called to order at 7:10 p.m.

 

Business Conducted:

 

2.      George motioned to approve Warrant No. 22 for $46,083.32; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

3.      The minutes of the November 17, 2008 meeting were reviewed.George moved to approve as written with a minor typographical correction; Ross, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

4.      The B.O.S. wrote a thank you letter to Tom Jacoby for his donation of a generator.

5.      George called Bob Mooney regarding temporary storage of the generator at the firehouse.

6.      George moved to send Ron Harrison a bill for 400 cyds of sand at $7.00 per cyd based on his original statement that there were 400-500 cyds of town sand on his property.He must pay in full within 30 days.

Ross suggested we obtain legal advice; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

7.      George moved to allow Bill Hopkins to request intervenersí status for the town to the Riverbank Energy Center project.Ross seconded the motion; vote: 3-0.

8.      Rum Cove LLC has requested an assessment review with the State Board of Property Tax Review.

9.      The B.O.S. reviewed a report from the forester in reference to the Leeman property.

10.  The B.O.S. reviewed a letter to the Tax Collector from Mark Cummings re: Map 4/Lot 43.10A.Susan will send him a letter.

11.  The B.O.S. reviewed a certified letter from the Department of Marine Resources of Boothbay Harbor regarding an application from Sandra Hopkins for renewal of a limited purpose aquaculture license.

12.  The B.O.S. reviewed a certified letter from Time Warner Cable regarding price changes for cable customers.

13.  The B.O.S. will re-adjust an abatement granted to Mark and Wendy Williams for 2005 because the house was only partially completed.

14.  Kate Alexander wishes to rent the Town Hall for a wedding on December 20th.

 

 

 

15.  The B.O.S. reviewed an addition to the Town Hall rental fee policy.George moved to accept the addition to the policy; Ross, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

Meeting Adjourned:

 

16.  George moved to adjourn at 9:00 p.m.; Brenda, 2nd; vote: 3-0.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

George D. Richardson, Jr.

 

 

 

Brenda J. Bonyun

 

 

 

Ross Norton