MINUTES OF THE SELECTMEN'S MEETING

WITH BIT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION

 

TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND

 AUGUST 12, 2006

 

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

 

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

 

SELECTMEN:  James Kuiken, John Nun, Brian Walker

 

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

                                                            Anthony, James Kuiken, John Nun, Brian Walker

 

TOWN MANAGER:  Wayne Fournier

 

TREASURER:  Carl Hommel

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

GOLF REPORT: 

Work is ongoing in the kitchen.  A new sink has been installed and a new stove is needed.  Bruce asked for $600.00 from the operational reserve for stove equipment and $2,900.00 from the equipment reserve for a Club Car utility vehicle.

 

MOTION to expend up to $600.00 from the Golf Operational Reserve Account for the purchase of stove equipment and $2,900.00 from the Golf Equipment Reserve Account to purchase a Club Car Utility Vehicle made by James Kuiken and seconded by John Nun - Unanimous

MARINA REPORT:

The Lighting Project is underway and almost completed.

 

The beaver problem still exists at the Marina.  Wayne instructed to purchase some type of deterrent (chicken wire, liquid spray, etc.) to put on trees between Marina and lake.

BILL & SHANNON SCHIESSER:

Bill & Shannon Schiesser appeared before the Board of Selectmen and requested an appeal for the fine that was imposed at the September 9, 2005 BOS Meeting for removal of two trees from Beach #10.  The BOS will rescind the fine if the Schiessers

plant two trees as recommended by Paul White this fall.

FERRY PROJECTIONS:

Wayne presented the new ferry projections with the surcharge extended thru the end of the year.  A $15,805.00 profit is projected with the surcharge extension.  The ferry expenses have been projected to increase from $288,000.00 to $314,000.00 by years end.

 

John Nun suggested that the hook be used during rough weather.

 

The 2nd boat is still scheduled to operate during September and October.

GROWTH MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE:

Wayne to place an article in the FINS and a notice on the Town Bulletin Board stating there will be a Special Town Meeting on September 2, 2006 for the purpose of amending the Growth Management Ordinance.

 

There will be a Special BOS/BIT meeting on Friday, August 25, 2006 at 7:00 PM to approve the Warrant Articles to be placed on the Warrarnt for the Special Town Meeting.

 

MOTION by Brian Walker and seconded by John Nun to place a Warrant Article that

states that the Growth Management Ordinance be rescinded in it's entirety - Unanimous

FERRY HAUL OUT FACILITY:

Len Langor, Town Attorney, stated that it would cost approximately $50,000.00 for a lawsuit from start to finish.

 

Wayne received quotes last year for $15,000.00 to install a pull down winch and $40,000.00 to install a different roller system.  Wayne to get an updated quote on the installation of a pull down winch.

 

NEW BUSINESS

SEPTIC PUMPING PERMIT:

MOTION to accept the Septic Pumping Permit as presented by Paul White made by James Kuiken and seconded by Brian Walker - Unanimous

LIQUOR LICENSE:

The Selectmen need to sign the permit that transfers the Liquor License from the Golf Course to the Community Center for the Dinner Dance on Labor Day weekend.

LOT 205 LIEN RELEASE:

The Selectmen signed a Lien Release for Lot 205.  Lot 205 is in good standing with no back taxes owed.

 

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

Carl Hommel stated that trailers were being parked on Town roads overnight which is against Town Ordinance. 

 

Some of the Ordinances are hard to enforce because Dana is not on the Island at all times.  It was suggested that we hire a Constable as done in the past to enforce ordinances when Dana is not present.

 

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

Returned from Executive Session - discussed personnel issues.

 

MOTION to adjourn at 12:25 PM made by James Kuiken and seconded by Brian Walker - Unanimous

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

James L. Kuiken