MINUTES OF THE SELECTMEN'S MEETING

WITH BIT PARTICIPATION

 

TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND

AUGUST 21, 2004

 

The location of the meeting was the Community Center, Town of Frye Island

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM by James Kuiken

Selectmen:  James Kuiken, Bob Roberts

BIT:  Pat Karpacz, Grace Morin, Jim O'Connor, Bruce Nisula

Treasurer:  Carl Hommel

Town Manager:  Wayne Fournier

PUBLIC HEARINGS

BIT Eligibility - He or she must be a citizen of the United States, at least 18

                           years of age, and an owner or a spouse of an owner of real

                           property located within the Town of Frye Island with a fixed

                           home currently occupied by the person, maximum two people

                           per fixed home.

 

BIT Chairperson - The Board of Island Trustees shall meet immediately preceding

                                any Special Town Meeting called in accordance with Article II,

                                Section 1 of this Charter.  The Chairman of the Executive

                                Committee of the Board of Island Trustees or his or her

                                 or her designee  shall preside at all Board of Island Trustees'

                                 meetings.

 

Use of ATVs - Delete the reference of ATVs and All Terrain Vechicles from

                         Article VIII (Island Ferry System and Roads), Section 3 (Use of

                         Golf Carts) from the Charter

 

There will be another Public Hearing on the above Charter Amendments on

September 3, 2004 at 7:00 PM at the Community Center.

MOTION to accept the minutes of the August 8, 2004 Selectmen's Meeting as

corrected made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts - Unanimous

 

FINANCIALS

Signed Check Warrants

 

Carl Hommel to resume signing checks

 

Marina - Equity slips holders have all paid in full

               

                Quail Circle - 79 slips all rented and paid

 

                Marina - 51 rental slips of which 2 are general rental are not all

                                rented and are not paid for.  Wayne to contact delinquent slip

                                holders.

 

GOLF COMMITTEE

Golf Policy is ready for approval by BIT Executive Committee

 

Update of budget - currently 75% of budget income has been collected and expect

                                to make 100% of budget by year's end

 

MARINA COMMITTEE

The Marina Committee will be meeting on August 22, 2004 to discuss possible Mooring Ordinance

 

RECREATION

Ceramics - approximately $500.00 has been turned in as of July 31, 2004

 

Going to have 'Meet the Policeman Day'

 

Need for a vacuum cleaner - purchase a Shop Vac to do heavy cleaning

 

New Pockets for the pool table in the Teen Room to be purchased and installed

 

Need to move the voting booth from the Teen Room

 

Purchase a refrigerator for cold drinks in the Teen Room, install a lock and hasp.

 

PETITION FROM THE PUBLIC

Frye Island, Inc. has given the Town of Frye Island $5,849.42 from their Marina Equity Reserve Fund, this money is to be placed in the Town's Marina Equity Reserve Fund.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

Ferry Haul Out - Meeting Tuesday, August 24, 2004 with Bancroft, roller installer

 

Water System - Bid opening was August 19, 2004.  Three bids were received,

Zachau Construction was low bidder.  Will be meeting with Zachau on Tuesday,

August 24, 2004 at 2:00 PM to discuss value engineering.

 

MOTION to authorize the Selectmen to enter into a contract with Zachau

Construction for Water System Improvements not to exceed $450,000.00 made

by Bob Roberts and seconded by James Kuiken - Unanimous

 

Transportation Review Committee

The following people have been appointed to the Transportation Review Committee by Wayne Fournier:

Members:  Dave Treacy, Joe Markosky, Brian Nisula, Richard Flowerdew,  John Riley, Carl Hommel, Rose-Marie Boyd

 

Alternates:  Diane Babineau, Steve Kaplan, James Reali, Sydney Rogers, Mike Hurley

 

Golf Policy - discussed the Golf Policy, several corrections will be made and

                      resubmitted to the BIT Executive Committee for approval

 

Ferry Policy

MOTION made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts to accept the Ferry Policy as presented with the following corrections:

                  

                  1.  Page 8 change the fee from $2,000.00 to $4,000.00

 

                  2.  Page 10 change the word god to good

 

Motion approved Unanimously

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Moorings

Moorings in swim areas can be moved without an ordinance.  Wayne                    to draft a form letter to inform people with moorings that infringe on swim areas that their moorings will have to be relocated or the Town of Frye Island will relocate them. This letter will be sent Return Receipt Requested

 

Golf Restitution

MOTION to charge Stephen Reynolds $3,000.00 as fair restitution to damage on the 5th green made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts - Unanimous

 

2005 Budget - there will be a workshop for the BIT Executive Committee to give input for the 2005 budget on August 25, 2004

 

Palesky Initiative - discussed the Palesky Initiative (Tax Cap) and what effect it would have on Town of Frye Island. 

 

MOTION to go to Executive Session made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts - Unanimous

 

Returned from Executive Session - discussed personnel

 

MOTION to adjourn at 1:00 PM made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts - Unanimous

 

Respectfully submitted,

James L. Kuiken