JANUARY 24, 2004


The location of the meeting was the Holiday Inn Express, Saco, ME


The meeting was called to order at 9:02 AM by James Kuiken


Selectmen:  James Kuiken, Bob Roberts, Dave Decker


BIT:  Pat Karpacz, Dick Giggey, Grace Morin, Jim O'Connor


Town Manager:  Wayne Fournier


MOTION to accept the minutes of the December 6, 2003 Selectmen's Meeting

made by James Kuiken and seconded by Dave Decker - Unanimous


FINANCIALS:  Profit & Loss Statement is only preliminary, the bank statement

                           has not yet been received.


                           Audit for 2003 has been started.


                           Accounting package is being changed from Quickbooks to Trio


GOLF COMMITTEE:  Winter meeting is scheduled for March 6 & 7, 2004


MARINA COMMITTEE:  No winter meeting is scheduled


                                              Jim O'Connor reported that rental fees at Naples

                                              Marina is $1,050.00;  Jordan Bay Marina is $57.00

                                              per foot;  and Richardson's was $950.00 for 2003

                                              with no fee being set for 2004 as of yet.


                                             Discussed inequities of slip assignments.


                                              Jim O'Connor to meet with Wayne to discuss slip



                                              Fee schedule for 2004 will be set at the BIT's

                                              February 21, 2004 meeting


RECREATION COMMITTEE:  Sarah might not return for 2004 season, she has

                                                        accepted another position


                                                        Ceramics - discussed fee for use of Community



                                                        There is an existing policy that sets fees for

                                                        renting the Community Center


                                                        Place the Community Center Rental Application

                                                        on the website




     Oleg Svetlichney reported the SAD 6 budget is in process and the evaluation of

     real estate in the district has increased by One Hundred Ninety Seven Million





     Ferry Haul Out Facility:  Tell Len Langer to write letter to Kleinschmidt asking

                                               him to provide the Town with a redesigned Haul Out

                                               System the operates properly.


     Administration Building Repair:  Go back to Tim Shelley of Shelley Engineering

                                                            asking if footings under deck are capable of

                                                            supporting second story and should the new

                                                            footings be installed below the frost line?


MOTION to send letter of intent to Zachau Construction, Inc. stating that repairs

to the Administration Building will begin as soon as weather permits made by

James Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts - Unanimous




     Manager's Report:  Trio accounting package is being implemented


                                       Will start to do payroll in house April 1, 2004


                                       Starting to scan existing files to disc


                                       Replacement of engines in the Ellie Corliss will begin

                                       January 26, 2004


                                       2004 ferry schedule and ferry policy are being worked on


                                      Roof on ferry trailer is leaking - Wayne to get pricing for



                                      Need policy on ferry users - who rides the ferry for free?


MOTION to go to Executive Session made by James Kuiken and seconded by Dave

Decker - Unanimous


Returned from Executive Session - addressed personnel issues


Property taxes for Golf Course and Marina - Jim O'Connor stated the BIT  has to

                                                                          have more input and set budget figures


                                                                          Discussion on implementing Personal

                                                                          Property Tax on slips to prevent



Ferry ticket complaint:  Kerry Kells has written the Attorney General complaining

                                        about increase in ferry ticket pricing.  Mr. Kells stated that

                                        the price stated on the blue ticket is a contract and should

                                        be honored.  Wayne has sent a letter to Attorney General

                                        stating the price of ferry tickets was approved at Town

                                        Meeting and the Town Charter allows for this.


MOTION to limit the sale of ferry tickets to twenty (20) tickets at a time made by

James Kuiken and seconded by Pat Karpacz - Unanimous


Transfer Station:  John Crosby proposed a new operating policy for the Transfer

                               Station - the proposal was accepted but the gates will be kept

                               open 2 feet during unmanned times.


Water System:


MOTION to expend up to $20,000.00 to pay A. E. Hodsdon for preliminary

engineering fees made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts - Unanimous


MOTION to adjourn at 1:50 PM made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob

Roberts - Unanimous


Respectfully submitted,


James L. Kuiken