MINUTES OF THE SELECTMEN'S MEETING

WITH BIT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION

 

TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND

AUGUST 25, 2006

 

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

 

The meeting was called to order by James Kuiken at 7:00 PM

 

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

 

REVIEW & APPROVALS

 

MOTION to accept the minutes of the June 17, 2006, July 7, 2007, July 22, 2006,

August 12, 2006 Selectmen's Meetings as amended made by James Kuiken and
seconded by John Nun - Unanimous

 

WARRANT FOR SEPTEMBER 2, 2006 SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

 

Warrant Article 2 - Delete the Growth Ordinance

 

   Change date of effectiveness from October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2006

 

   Paul Peterson, Planning Board Chairman, asked BOS if it is possible to get an

   amended ordinance on the Town Warrant - it was explained to Paul that the

   Warrant has to be approved at this meeting to meet the posting requirements.

 

Warrant Article 3 - Amend Town Charter with respect to the Town Meeting date

 

   30 MRSA Section 2104 states that a Public Hearing as stated in subsection 5,

   paragraph A and within 7 days after the Public Hearing, the municipal officers

   may order the proposed amendment to be place on a ballot at the next regular

   municipal election held at least 30 days after the order is passed.

 

It was decided to remove Article 3 from the Warrant.

 

MOTION to post the Warrant for the September 2, 2006 Special Town Meeting as amended - amendments include changing the effective date in Article 2 from

October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2006 and deleting Article 3 made by John Nun and seconded by James Kuiken - Unanimous

 

WORKSHOP

 

LONG TERM EXPENSES/PROJECTS

 

Water - Jim Kuiken presented a plan for Water System improvements and a means of funding these upgrades. After much discussion it was decided to go forward with the water system upgrades.

 

MOTION to expend up to $20,000.00 from the Island Improvement Reserve Account  for engineering services for water system upgrades made by James Kuiken and seconded by John Nun - Unanimous

 

Raymond Cape Property - Jim Kuiken presented a long range plan to improve the Raymond Cape Property - after some discussion it was agreed upon to not do anything at the present time.

 

Received correspondence stating that grant money is available through MEMA - Wayne to apply for a grant for a new generator and automatic transfer switch for the raw water pump station.

 

SAD 6

 

The state has been granted a 30 day extension

 

Wayne explained what he believes happened on August 22, 2006 to cause the ferry accident and the damage that was done to the island gantry.

 

MOTION to adjourn at 9:18 PM made by James Kuiken and seconded by John Nun - Unanimous

 

Respectfully submitted,

James L. Kuiken