MINUTES OF THE SELECTMEN’S MEETING
TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND
September 25, 1998

The location of the meeting was the Frye Island Community Center Building.

Conrad Theberge, Frye Island Town Clerk, called the meeting to order at 8:00 P. M.

Present: Selectmen: James Kuiken, Joseph Potts, Oleg Svetlichny, and Victor Richards-Island Manager

Attendees: Steve Persson, Kathleen Potts, Donald Nolen, and Kenneth Dolloff

Minutes: Minutes of August 28, 1998 was approved as read. James Kuiken made the motion to accept and Oleg Svetlichny second the motion. Motion carried.

Petitions and Communications: none

PUBLIC HEARINGS: none

OLD BUSINESS: none

NEW BUSINESS: Town of Frye Island—Town Meeting Warrant Articles

Article 1. To choose a moderator to preside at said meetingSelectmen Minutes -

Article 2. To vote to see if the Town will approve the recommended 1999 budget appropriations of $531,819.00, a tax commitment of $525,609.00, and a mil rate of $17.00 per thousand (identical to the previous Standish mil rate).

Article 3. To vote by written ballot on the following: "Shall the Town of Frye Island approve the new Charter recommended by the Charter Commission, becoming effective at the beginning of the next fiscal year (January 1, 1999)."

Article 4. To vote to see if the Town will accept all of the assets and liabilities of the Frye Island Municpal Services Corporation (MSC) as of December 31, 1998, to collect all past due MSC taxes, to collect the 1999 taxes approved at the 10-10-98 MSC Voters’ meeting (budget appropriations of $650,843.00, a tax commitment of $470,853.00, and a mil rate of $15.50 per thousand) as an increase to the Town mil rate, and to assume all of the MSC operating responsibilities effective January 1, 1999.

Article 5. To vote to establish the first Monday in January as the time when

Taxes are due to the Town for that fiscal year and allow a taxpayer to pay the tax bill in two equal installments due on the first day of  Monday in January and the firstday of Monday in July without any late payment charges.

James Kuiken made a motion to change in Article 5 –Monday in to Day of. Oleg Svetlichny second the motion. Motion carried.

Article 6. To vote to see if the Town will approve the interest rate of 10% set by the State of Maine to be charged on late taxes, starting January 1, 1999

James Kuiken made a motion to change in Article 6—omit: set by the State of Maine with of 10%. Oleg Svetlichny second. Motion carried.

Article 7. To vote to authorize the Planning Board and Board of Appeals to each have the authority to delay any business during the period of November through April, when the Island is not easily accessible, to the May timeframe.

Article 8. To vote to authorize Selectmen to establish names for the roads on Frye Island (to meet 911 requirements) and to appoint the necessary official to manage the process with the various State organizations.

James Kuiken made a motion to change in Article 8—add: to meet 911 requirements after Frye Island. Oleg Svetlichny second the motion. Motion carried.

James Kuiken made a motion to adopt Warrant Articles for Town Meeting and Oleg Svetlichny second the motion. Motion carried

James Kuiken made a motion to adjourn and Joseph Potts second. Motion carried.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: none

The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 P.M.

Respectfully Submitted,

Conrad Theberge
Town Clerk