MINUTES OF THE SELECTMEN’S MEETING

TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND
 JUNE 12, 1999

 The location of the meeting was the Community Center at Frye Island Maine.

 Conrad Theberge, Frye Island Town Clerk, called the meeting to order at 4:20 P. M.

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

 Attendees:  Kathleen Potts, James O’Connor, Mark Thomas, Ernie Wrzesinsky, Richard Giggey, and Edward Johnson.

 Minutes:  Motion to accept May 01, 1999 minutes was made by James Kuiken. Oleg Svetlichny second the motion.  Motion unanimous.

 Petitions and Communications:  Manager’s report

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 OLD BUSINESS:          

 6-1       Operations Handbook should have Salary Ranges for all positions.  This handbook needs to have minimum and maximum salary ranges.  The Financial Coordinator job description should be changed to reflect work experience.  James Kuiken made a motion that a degree in accounting or work experience as acceptance for the position of Financial Coordinator.  Oleg  Svetlichny second the motion.  The motion was unanimous.

6-2       Motion to approve the E911 road and number changes.   Oleg Svetlichny made motion. Joseph Potts seconded motion. Unanimous

 NEW BUSINESS:            

6-3       Motion to appoint Tim Alexander as Animal Control Officer.  Salary is $7.00 per hour plus travel expenses.  This contract beginning July 1,1999 through June 30, 2000.  James Kuiken made the motion and Oleg Svetlichny second this motion.  Unanimous

6-4       James Kuiken made a motion to re-appoint Victor Richards as Town Manager for the Town of Frye Island from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000.  Oleg Svetlichny second the motion.  Unanimous

6-5       Joseph Potts made a motion to authorize individuals who were appointed to the Board of Appeals and to the Planning Board in July, 1998 to begin operating as the official body in accord with the Town Charter and Maine Statutes.  Oleg Svetlichny second the motion.  Unanimous

6-6       Motion to re-appoint the current members of the Appeals Board and Planning Board to a term of July 1, 1999 to July 10, 1999.  Motion made by Joseph Potts and second by Oleg Svetlichny. Unanimous

6-7       To appoint John Crosby to fill the vacancy on the Planning Board created by the resignation of Penny Decker; the term to be July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2000.  Discussion on two vacancies of the Planning Board with possible candidates of John Crosby and Ed Charrette.  James Kuiken made a motion to table to July 10, 1999 Selectman’s Meeting.  Joseph Potts second the motion.  Unanimous

6-8       To accept bids on remodeling the restrooms at the Community Center.  James Kuiken made a motion to table the bids for remodeling of restrooms At the Community Center to July 10, 1999 Selectman’s Meeting and Joseph Potts second. Unanimous

6-9       Joseph Potts made a motion to designate the Fire Chief to authorize active members of the Frye Island Volunteer Fire Department to use flashing red signal lights on their personal vehicles while answering a fire alarm or emergency call.  James Kuiken second.  Unanimous

6-10       Joseph Potts made a motion to designate with concurrence from the Frye Island, Inc. Board of Directors the placement of dry fire hydrants on FII and Town owned land. Locations identified include the Marina, Quail Circle, the east-side water intake area, the water tank, and the Golf Course pond at hole6.  James Kuiken Second.  Unanimous

 To discuss the letter from the Town of Raymond Board of Selectmen on contributing to the repair of Raymond Cape Road.  Joseph Potts would meet with the Town Manager of Raymond and Frye Island Manager to obtain more information.

 Selectmen made no motion to allow the Schwann frozen food truck use of the ferry on high season.  Schwann’s truck to abide by the regulations already established.  These regulations are $45.00 plus tickets for the vehicle.

 No motion was made to approve with the concurrence of the FII Board of Directors the removal of stumps and the widening of the parking lane on the East Side of the access road at the mainland ferry landing.

 Selectmen discussed employee benefits such as:

1.      Double time pays on holidays during the season.

2.      Establish a retirement Simple IRA Plan with a maximum of 3% town contribution to interested employees.

3.      Single health insurance for the positions: Ferry System Director, Office Administrator, and PWD Equipment Operator.

4.       Provide long term and short term disability insurance.

6-11     James Kuiken made a motion for a special Selectmen’s meeting at the Community Center at 8:00 am on June 26th, 1999.  On the agenda is to approve the warrants for July 3, 1999 Town Meeting and the warrants for the Board of Island Trustees. 

6-12     James Kuiken made a motion to adjourn at 6:20PM.  Oleg Svetlichny second the motion.  Unanimous

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Selectmen’s meeting dates:

June 26, 1999—meeting to take place at 8:00 AM
July 10, 1999
August 21, 1999
Meeting times are at 4:00PM

July 3, 1999 Town Meeting starting at 8:00 am

 Respectfully Submitted,

Conrad Theberge
Town Clerk