WARRANT FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING
OF THE TOWN OF FRYE ISLAND
October 9, 2010

Cumberland, ss State of Maine

To: John Crosby, a resident of the Town of Frye Island, State of Maine.

Greetings:

In the name of the State of Maine, you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Frye Island, in the County of Cumberland, qualified by law to vote in Town affairs to meet at the Frye Island Community Center on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 9:00 A.M. to act upon the following Articles.

Article 1: To vote by written ballot to choose a moderator to preside at said meeting.

Article 2: To vote by written ballot to elect one person to a three year term to the Board of Selectmen. (Town Voters only)

Names in Nomination

Mark Thomas

Article 3: To vote by written ballot to elect one person to a three year term to the Executive Committee. (Board of Island Trustees only)

Names in Nomination

Gary Donohue

Article 4: To see if the Board of Island Trustees and the voters of the Town of Frye Island will vote to appropriate $92,836 from non-tax municipal revenues for Municipal Services; and raise and appropriate an additional $755,484 from property taxes for Municipal Services, $1,362,960 for Non-Municipal Services, and $238,248 for Designated Reserve Fund Contributions for 2010. The total to be raised by Property Taxes totals $2,356,692.

The Board of Selectmen / Board of Island Trustees Executive

Committee recommends approval of this warrant article

Article 5: To see if the Voters of Frye Island will vote to establish semi-annual tax payments for 2011. The first payment of 1/2 the taxes owed to be due and payable on December 31st 2010 and the second half to be due and payable on June 30, 2011.

The Board of Selectmen / Board of Island Trustees Executive Committee recommends approval of this warrant article

 

Article 6: To see if the Voters of Frye Island will vote to establish a 7%  interest rate for all overdue taxes for the 2011 tax year.

The Board of Selectmen / Board of Island Trustees Executive Committee recommends approval of this warrant article

 

Article 7: To see if the Town will vote to authorize and direct the Selectmen and Treasurer, at their discretion, to sell by sealed bid or public auction and convey by quit­claim deed, any real estate acquired from tax sources by the Town, or to convey the property to the prior owner upon payment in full of all taxes, interest and charges incurred by the Town. Selectmen reserve the right to reject any and all bids.

The Board of Selectmen / Board of Island Trustees Executive Committee recommends approval of this warrant article

 

Article 8: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Selectmen and the Treasurer, on behalf of the Town and any of the Town’s departments, to accept gifts, real estate, donations, and other funds, including trust funds that may be given or left to the Town, and to grant the Selectmen the further authority to expend such sums of money as they deem necessary from these donations or for their designated purposes. These expenditures may be reflected outside of the Town’s approved budget.

The Board of Selectmen / Board of Island Trustees Executive Committee recommends approval of this warrant article

 

Article 9: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Selectmen and the Treasurer to accept and expend, on behalf of the Town, any Federal or State funds received in the form of grants during its fiscal year.

The Board of Selectmen / Board of Island Trustees Executive Committee recommends approval of this warrant article

 

Article 10: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Selectmen to expend such sums of money as they deem necessary from the Designated Reserve Funds for their designated purposes. These expenditures may be reflected outside of the Town’s approved budget.

The Board of Selectmen / Board of Island Trustees Executive Committee recommends approval of this warrant article

 

 Article 11: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Frye Island Land Use Ordinances by adopting the Maine State Department of Environmental Protection Shoreland Zoning Ordinance modified for use by inland municipalities with no tidal waters that want to repeal local regulation of timber harvesting in the shoreland zone.

The Planning Board recommends approval of this warrant article

Explanation: The Ordinance revisions mandated by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), have been adopted by the Town at previous Town Meetings in sections. The DEP has recommended that the Ordinance be adopted in total. Adoption of this article consolidates the previously approved sections. Copies of the complete ordinance can be viewed in the Town Office or on the Frye Island web site.

 

Article 12: To see if the Town will vote to approve the “Ordinance governing unsolicited for-profit vendors”. Copy attached. This article will become affective when approved.

The Planning Board recommends approval of this warrant article

 

 

The Municipal Officers of the Town of Frye Island

Mark Thomas Selectman:  __________________________________

James Kuiken Selectman:     ________________________________

John Nun Selectman:              ________________________________