WITH BIT PARTICIPATION
TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND
MARCH 22, 2003
The location of the meeting was the Holiday Inn Express, Saco, ME
The meeting was called to order at 9:05 AM by James L. Kuiken
Selectmen: James L. Kuiken, John Crosby, Robert Roberts
BIT: Pat Karpacz, Dave Decker, Dick Giggey, Grace Morin
Town Manager: Wayne Fournier
Motion to accept the Minutes of the March 1, 2003 Selectmen's Meeting made
by James Kuiken and seconded by Robert Roberts - Unanimous
Quickbooks cannot do a Profit and Loss Statement to coincide with the Balance
Sheet and Trial Balance - The Profit and Loss Statement includes everything to
the time when it is printed.
Discussion about 2003 taxes collected - there seems to be more unpaid 2003 taxes
collected than in previous years.
Fire Department Budget - What is the $12,500.00 in the Reserve Account? Wayne
to investigate and let us know.
The Check Warrant that is emailed for approval should be a spread sheet and the
Right of Way on ferry approach road - waiting for deed from Carl Bloom.
Lot 3 on the Cape Road - Town of Frye Island can receive a building permit to
build a Town Hall, but the deed restriction of residential only still applies and
abutters can sue in civil court.
Motion made by James Kuiken to withdraw The Town of Frye Island's offer
to purchase lot 3, seconded by Robert Roberts. James Kuiken & Robert
Roberts for - John Crosby against; BIT Unanimous
Motion by James Kuiken and seconded by Robert Roberts to renew The Town
of Frye Island's lease for the office space in Windham - Unanimous
A committee comprised of Robert Roberts, Dave Decker, and Wayne Fournier
was formed to investigate a plan for a Town Hall on Frye Island and on the
mainland for a winter Town Hall.
Received a quote from Trashy Women to collect garbage - Wayne to get a firm
price for pick-up. Pick-up to be once a week and twice on holiday weekends
when the Island is open in April, May, June, September, October, and November
and twice a week during high season.
The Town of Frye Island has a contract with The Town of Raymond for Dispatch
Services which runs thru 2003.
The Town of Frye Island has a contract with The Town of Raymond for First
Responder/Contract Fire Service Agreement which ended June 30, 2002.
This contract included EMS Services at $200.00 per call. Town of Frye Island
to pay Town of Raymond $3600.00 for 18 EMS calls.
John Crosby stated that if Raymond is going to be The Town of Frye Island's
Dispatch it should be a true dispatch center and make daily fire announcements,
and there should be a Paramedic on every EMS run. John also stated that when
Raymond Dispatch does not call Frye Island Fire Department, Frye Island
should not pay the service charge.
Ron Faucher, Portland Water District's Source Protection Coordinator, indicated
that the 750 septic systems applies to the entire Town of Frye Island.
The audit will be started week of March 24, 2003
Ferry - Wayne expects to have four captains (Martin, Bud, Jim, and Ross) return.
Recreation Director - Wayne has hired Sarah Wolcheski to fill this position. Sarah
is currently the Activities Director for the Portland Boys and Girls Club during
the school year.
Golf - Jay Larrabee will return as Greenskeeper and Laura Crosby has been hired
as the Manager of the Lounge and Pro Shop.
Office - Nancy McEnaney has taken several classes this winter, she will be the
Deputy Town Clerk, Assistant Tax Collector, Sexual Harassment and Personnel
The Town of Frye Island has been placed on a 60 day trial period for issuing new
registrations. If everything goes well during this trial period, the Town of Frye
Island will be able to issue new registrations permanently.
Wayne has been in contact with the MMA for interpretation of Frye Island's
Zoning Ordinances. The Planning Board will be contacted and told of MMA's
Motion made by James Kuiken and seconded by Robert Roberts to charge people
for Ambulance Services and Septage Disposal Fees - Unanimous
Motion made by Dave Decker and seconded by James Kuiken to not accept the
Marina Policy and Addendum in it's present form, if the words "and exceptions"
are removed from the second paragraph and add BIT to items 3, 5, & 6 of the
Addendum the BIT Board will accept the Marina Policy and Addendum as
corrected - Unanimous
Motion made by Robert Roberts and seconded by John Crosby to accept the
Golf Policy as presented - Unanimous
Motion made by Robert Roberts and seconded by John Crosby to provide deficit
spending up to $6,500.00 for the Parking Lot project at the Golf Course -
The Bit agreed that access to the Town Manager will be by appointment only and
the Chair of Boards and Committees will be the contact person to Town Manager.
Motion to adjourn at 12:00 PM made by Robert Roberts and seconded by James
Kuiken - Unanimous
James L. Kuiken