MINUTES OF THE SELECTMEN'S MEETING
WITH BIT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION
TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND
JULY 22, 2006
The location of the meeting was the Community Center, Town of Frye Island.
The meeting was called to order by James Kuiken at 9:05 AM
SELECTMEN: James Kuiken, John Nun
BIT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Bruce Nisula, Jim O'Connor, Joe Potts, Debbie
Anthony, James Kuiken, John Nun
TOWN MANAGER: Wayne Fournier
TREASURER: Carl Hommel
PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
Nancy Donio, Beach Committee, asked that Lots 1601 & 1602 be converted to a public beach. Nancy stated that the existing beaches are over crowded now and it will only get worse as more backlots are developed.
Joe Potts will analyze the costs and benefits of creating new beaches.
Jim Kuiken stated that he will go to the next FII meeting and discuss donation of Lots 1601 & 1602 for new beach.
Revenues are on target with budget figures
Beavers have been trapped at Quail Circle with some success. There are still beaver there but trapper will have to return at later date to trap them.
The berm at the Marina needs some new plantings to prevent erosion. The use of wire or beaver resistant paint is needed to protect remaining vegetation.
Conduit and wire are almost complete for new lighting project. John Crosby has ordered light pole and lights.
Paul White has stated the State of Maine has adopted the 2003 edition of the building codes while the Town of Frye Island is still using the 2000 edition.
ISLAND USE VEHICLES:
Questions have been raised concerning the utility vehicles being registered as Island Vehicles. Wayne and Lisa have contacted the State and no clear decision can be reached as to what these vehicles are classified.
SCHWANNS & SEARS:
Sears repair vehicles are to be set up on an invoice basis for ferry fees.
Schwanns - no agreement has yet been reached to put Schwanns on an invoice collection system.
WASTE DISPOSAL AGREEMENT:
MERC has quoted a new five (5) year contract for $81.00 per ton. The old price was $85.45 per ton.
MOTION to contract with MERC for the next five years at a rate of $81.00 per ton for rubbish removal made by John Nun and seconded by James Kuiken - Unanimous
Inclination test will be done on Tuesday, July 25, 2006.
The ferry still shows a $ 23,000.00 shortfall but surcharge is not projected for the entire season.
The Town of Frye Island submitted it's brief on July 19, 2006
SAD 6 & State has 30 days to respond then Town has 24 days to respond, and then court sets date for hearing.
The briefs have been submitted - judge to set hearing date
Len Langor, Town Attorney, is corresponding with Kleinschmidt
MOTION to appoint Sam Donio to the Planning Board as an Alternate Member with term expiring on June 30, 2007 made by James Kuiken and seconded by John Nun - Unanimous
The accountant has some questions about the comparison of tickets sold and revenue collected for the ferry.
MOTION to go to Executive Session according to MRSA 1 Paragraph 405 (6) (A) made by James Kuiken and seconded by John Nun
Returned from Executive Session - discussed personnel issues.
MOTION to adjourn at 12:08 PM made by James Kuiken and seconded by John Nun - Unanimous
James L. Kuiken