APRIL 19, 2006




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


Citizens present: Bill Cooney, Ben Crehore, Mort Mendes and Bob Springhorn


Meeting Commenced:


1.       George called the meeting to order at 7:08 p.m.


Business Conducted:


2.       Warrant No. 42 for $5,647.34 was reviewed.  George moved to accept; Reggie, 2nd; vote: unanimous.


3.       Reggie moved to accept the minutes of April 12, 2006 as presented.  George seconded the motion; vote: unanimous.


4.       Bill Cooney reported he will be meeting with Amy Winston April 20th at the town office at 9:00 a.m. to work on the town hall grant.


5.       Mort Mendes asked about the referendum petition and when action would be taken, and was told not until next week.  He provided the selectmen with copies of Title 30-A, sections 2521 and 2528, as well as an e-mail from Bob Michaud, Reference Librarian at Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, containing several chapters of MMA’s “Town Meeting and Elections Manual”.


6.       May 3, 2006 at 11:00 am was tentatively chosen as a date to meet with Sebago Technics to negotiate a design and site plan contract for the town’s salt shed.


7.       Jack moved to sign the agreement with the State Planning Office for funding the design stage of the shore and harbor grant.  Reggie seconded the motion; vote: unanimous.


8.       The license for a permanent pier, ramp and float for Theodore L. Christie on Map 3, Lot 17.3 was signed.


9.       A hearing was scheduled for May 3rd at 7:00 pm for a liquor license for the Squire Tarbox Inn.



Meeting Adjourned:


10.  At 9:52 p.m., George motioned to adjourn; Reggie, 2nd; vote: unanimous.


Respectfully submitted,


Westport Island Board of Selectmen




George D. Richardson, Jr.                          





Reginald J. Lee




Jack Swanton