MINUTES OF THE SELECTMEN'S MEETING

WITH BIT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION

 

TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND

JUNE 17, 2006

 

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

 

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

 

SELECTMEN:  James Kuiken, Brian Walker

 

BIT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:  Jim O'Connor, Joe Potts, Debbie Anthony,

                                                            James Kuiken, Brian Walker

 

TOWN MANAGER:  Wayne Fournier

 

TOWN TREASURER:  Carl Hommel

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING ON GROWTH ORDINANCE

There were approximately fifty (50) people present for the Public Hearing.

 

There were two (2) options presented to the public which were as follows:

 

     1.  Repeal the Growth Ordinance in it's entirety

 

     2.  Issue fifteen (15) building permits per year on a first come first serve basis

 

After much discussion, it was decided by the BOS/BIT that the repeal of the Growth Ordinance is what the majority of the people present supported.

 

At the present time it is not necessary to rush to have a Special Town Meeting because the deadline for appealing property taxes is almost here and that another Public Hearing would be held during the summer.

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT

Richard Flowerdew gave a report on what the Transportation Committee has been working on and some of the findings on ferry traffic, ferry repairs, and future ferry needs that will have to come about.

 

The report was well received by the BOS/BIT and they thanked Richard and the rest of the Transportation Committee for the  hours put in and the work the committee has done.

 

NEW BUSINESS

GOLF REPORT:

No report

MARINA REPORT:

Quail Circle clean-up is scheduled for today.

 

The Marina Committee would like to install a flood light at the end of the Marina and lighting at each ramp - the cost of this lighting project would cost about $8,800.00.

 

MOTION by James Kuiken and seconded by Brian Walker to expend up to $8,800.00 for the installation of lighting at the Marina with the funds coming from the following accounts:

     1.  $4,400.00 from Equity Reserve Account

     2.  $4,400.00 from Island Improvement Account

 

Motion passed unanimously.

 

FII CLARIFICATION:

MOTION to put the $65,000.00 that Frye Island, Inc. gave the Town for water tank repairs and gravel reimbursement be place in the Island Improvement Reserve Account made by James Kuiken and seconded by Brian Walker - Unanimous

 

FEE SCHEDULE:

Tabled until Paul White was present to give report

 

FII LEASE:

Wayne presented a new lease between the Town and FII for approval.  The lease was approved and will be signed by the BOS and the FII Board of Directors.

 

ENHANCED 911 STREET NUMBERS:

The Town was asked to change the street numbers to a conventional system - odd numbers on one side of street and even numbers an other side of street.  After some discussion, it was decided to leave the numbering system as is.

 

OLD BUSINESS

FERRY PROJECTIONS:

Wayne presented ferry projections to year end.  After reviewing projections it was decided to have a Special BIT Executive Committee meeting on Friday, June 23, 2006 at 7:00 PM to discuss increasing ferry ticket prices and having a Special BIT Meeting.

 

SAD 6:

All the briefs have been filed and waiting for court to set dates for hearings.

 

TOOMEY VS TOWN

Town has filed briefs and the ball is now in Toomey’s attorneys court.

 

BEANO LICENSE:

There was a problem with the Town applying for the Beano license and therefore Beano will not take place this year.

 

TREE CUTTING:

Paul White would like to approve clearing of cutting of trees on non shore land zoned lots.  At the present time the Town does not have an ordinance that states permission is required for cutting of trees on non shore land property.

 

 BEACH 10:

Bill & Shannon Schiesser have stated that they will be at the July 7, 2006 BOS/BIT meeting to discuss there fine.

 

REVIEW & APPROVAL

MOTION to accept the minutes of the May 237, 2006 BOS/BIT meeting as corrected made by James Kuiken and seconded by Brian Walker. (Correction- add Carl Hommel as attended)  Unanimous

FINANCIALS:

Auditor is working on audit.

 

MOTION to go to Executive Session according to MRSA 1 Paragraph 405 (6) (A) made by James Kuiken and seconded by Brian Walker - Unanimous.

Returned from Executive Session - discussed personnel issues.

 

NEW MEETING DATES:

August 12, 2006  9:00 AM  Community Center

September 2, 2006  Public Hearing for 2007 Budget   9:00 AM  Community Center

September 9, 2006  9:00 AM  Community Center

September 23, 2006  9:00 AM  Community Center

September 30, 2006  9:00 AM  Community Center

October 7, 2006  Town Meeting  Community Center

 

MOTION to adjourn at 2:00 PM made by James Kuiken and seconded by Brian Walker - Unanimous

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

James L. Kuiken