MARCH 1, 2006




Board members present: George D. Richardson Jr., Reggie Lee and Jack Swanton


Citizen present: Sandra & Ben Crehore, Shane Reininger


Guest present: Jocelyn Smith of Wiscasset Newspaper


Meeting Commenced:


1.       George called the meeting to order at 7:06 p.m.


Business Conducted:


2.       Warrant No. 35 for $5,952.91 was presented.  George moved to accept; Jack, 2nd; vote: unanimous.


3.       The minutes of the February 22, 2006 meeting were reviewed.  George moved to accept; Jack, 2nd; vote: unanimous. 


4.       The Point East development plan was reviewed in relation to a request of Westport Island citizen Dan Schweitzer for the Board of Selectmen to support his efforts to block the part of the development that would negatively affect his oyster growing business.  The selectmen agreed to table any action on Dan’s request until more data could be collected.


5.       A price quotation from Bruce Nadeau to perform the town’s audits was reviewed.

    1. For the six months ending June 30, 2005:  $2,200.00 for the audit and a $1,000.00 accounting fee for a total of $3,200.00.
    2. For the 12 months ending June 30, 2006:  $2,800.00 and $1,000.00 respectively for a total of $3,800.00.

The quote received from Hollingsworth for the same periods were:  $2,000.00 and $2,700.00 respectively.  However, since Hollingsworth did not mention any additional accounting fees, George said he would contact him to see if there would be any additional fees.


6.       The Site Plan Review Ordinance was reviewed and a list of concerns started.  The Board of

      Selectmen will continue next week starting on page 28 (of 48).







Meeting Adjourned:


7.    George moved to adjourn the meeting at 10:22 p.m.  Reggie seconded the motion; vote: unanimous.  The meeting was adjourned.



Respectfully submitted,


Westport Island Board of Selectmen




George D. Richardson, Jr.                                 




Reginald J. Lee




John B. Swanton