MINUTES OF THE SELECTMENíS MEETING AND

BOARD OF ISLAND TRUSTEES EXECUTIVE

COMMITTEE MEETING

 

 TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND

 

June 23, 2001

 

The location of the meeting was the Community Center, Frye Island Maine.

 

Conrad Theberge, Frye Island Town Clerk, called the meeting to order at 2:12 P.M.

 

Present:          Selectmen: James Kuiken, John Crosby, Joseph Potts

Executive Committee Members: Patricia Karpacz, Richard Giggey, and David Decker.

 

Attendees:      Carlton Hommel, Ernest Wrzesinsky, Sally Bristol, Diane Babineau, Steve Comley, Martin Friedman, John Musorofiti, and Frederick Mueller.

 

Agenda 4

 

Report of Town Manager:   

 

                        Real Estate Tax program is in the process of being written.  Comments on the program were that this program should be able to be used by most people.  Corrections can be made easily and training is available. This program should be implemented over the winter months.

 

                        MOTION 44-2001 Motion made by John Crosby budgeting money for the fiscal year 2002 to purchase a tax program.  Joseph Potts second this motion. Unanimous

                       

Agenda 5

 

Financial Report: 

 

                        The audit pointed out that we overspent the budget by $17,446.00.  The audit also pointed out that we received revenues over budget by $47,000.00.

 

                        Financial Reports need to be completed 3 working days after receiving bank statements.

 

 

Agenda 6

 

Petitions and Communications from the Public

 

                        The ferry should run an additional hour after the polls have closed.  June 12th election day for SAD#6 the ferry was scheduled to close at 7:00 PM.  We need to make that correction for the next year.

 

                        Jean Toomey pointed out that beavers have been shot at quail circle.  She also pointed out that this is illegal and we donít have anyone to enforce the ordinances.  These are safety issues and signs should be displayed.  These shots were fired in a densely populated area.  Another suggestion was that maybe we need to have a constable for the purpose of enforcing the ordinances of the town.  Maybe the Town should create this position.  Payment of the constable position would be done on an on call basis.

 

                        MOTION 45-2001 James Kuiken made a motion to add to warrant the position of Town Constable to be appointed by the selectmen to enforce Town ordinances.  Joseph Potts second this motion.  Unanimous

 

Old Business:

                       

Agenda 6a

                        Consider approval of Personnel Policy was discussed and tabled.

 

Agenda 6b

                        Dual wheel axle pick-up trucks were discussed.  These trucks are on the yellow lines and cannot fit between the lines.  Again the safety problem was brought up were the crews cannot walk between the vehicles. 

 

                        MOTION 46-2001 A resident with dual wheel axles pick-up would pay 1 ticket to board the ferry at the discretion of the ferry captain.  There was not second so the motion failed.

 

New Business:

            Agenda 7a

                        MOTION 47-2001 John Crosby made a motion to release tax interest in lot 1225, and authorize the Town Manager to sign on behalf of the town to accomplish this transaction.  Joseph Potts second this motion. Unanimous

 

Agenda 7b

MOTION 48-2001 move to approve the Town Meeting Warrant for the July7, 2001 Town Meeting.  

 

Agenda 7c1      Consider changing the ferry exclusion time on Friday from 5:00PM to 12:00PM.  The purpose of this exclusion is to reduce the ferry congestion on Friday afternoons.  It was decided to move the second ferry to 2:00PM.

 

Agenda 7c2           If the board wishes to dedicate the use of ferries for commercial traffic.  The contractors would pay the cost of operating, staffing, and overtime.  Island manager could meet with the contractors to see if there is any interest.  In addition The Manager would meet with the supervisor of ferry operations on additional help needed.

 

Agenda 7d       MOTION 49-2001 John Crosby made a motion to allow employees that meet insurance coverage requirements to purchase health insurance at their own expense. Joseph Potts second this motion.  Unanimous 

 

 

                        Appointments:

 

Agenda 8a        MOTION 50-2001 John Crosby made a motion to appoint Richard Roedner as Town Manager for one year.  James Kuiken second this motion.  Unanimous

 

 

Agenda 8b       MOTION 51-2001 James Kuiken made a motion to appoint Steve Persson as Fire Chief for one year.  John Crosby second this motion.  Unanimous

 

Agenda 8c        MOTION 52-2001 James Kuiken made a motion to appoint Ernest Wrzesinsky as Zoning Board of Appeals member for three years and to appoint Paul Lyons to a one-year term.  Joseph Potts second this motion.  Unanimous

 

Agenda 8d       MOTION 53-2001 James Kuiken made motion to appoint Edward Johnson and Edward Charrette as Planning Board members for three years.  Joseph Potts second this motion.  Unanimous

 

                        MOTION 54-2001 John Crosby made a motion to appoint Jeanne Sullivan Toomey as alternate to the Planning Board for a one-year term.  James Kuiken second this motion.  Unanimous

 

                        MOTION 55-2001 James Kuiken made a motion to appoint Paul Lyons as Zoning Board of Appeals. Joseph Potts second the motion.  Unanimous

 

ADJOURN

 

                        M0TION 56-2001 at 4:55PM James Kuiken made a motion to adjourn.  John Crosby second this motion.  Unanimous

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Conrad Theberge

Town Clerk