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
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.
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