MINUTES OF THE SELECTMEN'S MEETING
WITH BIT PARTICIPATION
SEPTEMBER 25, 2004
TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND
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, Dave Decker
BIT; Pat Karpacz, Grace Morin, Jim O'Connor, Bruce Nisula
Town Manager: Wayne Fournier
Charter Amendment - Article VII Section 1 - change the fiscal year and the budget
year from January 1 thru December 31 to July 1 thru
MOTION to place the Charter Amendment changing the fiscal year on the
October 9, 2004 Town Warrant made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob
Roberts - Unanimous
Reviewed August financials and Wayne predicted that expenses would be about
$7,000.00 above the budgeted amount.
Ferry revenue is expected to be $41,000.00 above budget and expenses are
expected to be $60,000.00 above budget. There has to be an effort to keep
expenses within the budgeted amount.
MOTION to expend up to $75,000.00 from the Fund Balance to extend 8" water
main along Independence to Highpoint to placed as a Warrant Article on the
Town Warrant made by Bob Roberts and seconded by Dave Decker - Unanimous
A Warrant Article repealing the ATV Ordinance has to put on the October 9, 2004
A Warrant Article to accept the dedication made by Frye Island, Inc. of an
easement interest in a strip of land described as Emerald Point Drive on Frye
Island as shown on the September 1, 2003 Town Land Use Map, and accept and
establish a public easement on said strip of land has to be put on the 10/0/04
Discussed the 2005 budget with the changes made at the September 18, 2004
Discussed the Yacht Club fees, liability insurance, and equity reserve amount.
The changes discussed would not effect the mil rate, they would decrease the
amount of monies going to the equity reserve account.
Wayne presented a Ferry Fee Schedule for 2005, after much discussion it was
decided to accept the fee schedule as presented with $4.00 of every $20.00
increment going to the Ferry Reserve Account and the remaining $16.00 going
to the Island Improvement Reserve Account.
MOTION to present the Ferry Fee Schedule at the October 9, 2004 BIT Meeting
for approval made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts - Unanimous
MOTION to place the 2005 Budget as presented (with changes to Yacht
Club) at the October 9, 2004 BIT and Town Meetings made by Bob Roberts
and seconded by Dave Decker - Unanimous
The Tennis Court repairs are not in the budget, there will be a separate Warrant
Article to see if the BIT and Town will approve monies for the repairs.
MOTION to adjourn at 11:15 AM made by James Kuiken and seconded by
Bob Roberts - Unanimous
James L. Kuiken