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.

  

NEW BUSINESS

GOLF REPORT:

Revenues are on target with budget figures

 

MARINA REPORT:

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.

 

BUILDING CODES:

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

 

OLD BUSINESS

FERRY:

Inclination test will be done on Tuesday, July 25, 2006.

 

FERRY PTROJECTIONS:

The ferry still shows a $ 23,000.00 shortfall but surcharge is not projected for the entire season.

SAD 6:

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.

TOOMEY:

The briefs have been submitted - judge to set hearing date

KLEINSCHMIDT:

Len Langor, Town Attorney, is corresponding with Kleinschmidt

PLANNING BOARD:

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

AUDIT:

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

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

James L. Kuiken