MINUTES OF THE TOWN MEETING

OCTOBER 11, 2003

 

 

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

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 AM by Conrad Theberge

 

MOTION: to nominate Joe Potts as Moderator made by Bob Roberts and
                  seconded by Oleg Svetlichny.

 

MOTION: to nominate Dick Norris as Moderator made by Don Hadley and

                  seconded by Dave Treacy

 

                 Results of Balloting - Joe Potts - 34

                                                 Dick Norris - 12

                                                 Miller - 1

 

Joe Potts was sworn in as Moderator by Conrad Theberge, Deputy Town Clerk

 

MOTION to adopt the following procedures for this meeting made by James

Kuiken and seconded by Oleg Svetlichny:

 

     1.  Utilize the Maine Moderator's Manual in the conduct of business

 

     2.  Follow the guidelines established by MMA for Town Meetings & Elections

 

     3.  Incorporate the vote of the Board of Island Trustees into the Town Meeting

          flow of business

 

     4.  Limit the discussion of any person to no more than 3 minutes per issue, and

 

     5.  Allow Board members and Town officials to speak at the meeting

 

MOTION: to amend motion to add property owners to line 5 made by Bob Roberts

and seconded by Winifred Rogers.

 

The Amendment passed unanimously

 

The Motion passed unanimously

 

MOTION: to recess Town Meeting until conclusion of Frye Island, Inc. Meeting

made by Bob Roberts and seconded by Dave Treacy - Unanimous

 

Reconvene Town Meeting at 10:30 AM

 

Recess Town Meeting - Open BIT Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #2, To vote to see if the Board of Island

Trustees will approve an increase in the fees for Frye Island property owners, in

good standing, to use the ferries from $7.00 to $10.00 with $3.00 of the $10.00

to be designated for the Ferry Reserve made by Oleg Svetlichny and seconded

by Pat Karpacz.

 

MOTION: to amend Article #2 to state that the $10.00 ferry fee will begin in 2004

made by James Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts.

 

Amendment passes - 2 no votes

 

Motion passes - 2 no votes

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #3, to vote to see if the Board of Island

Trustees will approve an increase in the fees to use the ferries for Non Frye Island

property owners and contractors from $16.00 to $20.00 with $4.00 of the $20.00

to be designated for the Ferry Reserve made by Oleg Svetlichny and seconded by

Christa Mueller.

 

Motion passes - 1 no vote

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #4, to vote to see if the Board of Island

Trustees will authorize the 2004 budget, as recommended by the Executive

Committee of the Board of Island Trustees,  with expenditures not to exceed

$2,366,062.00, taxes raised totaling $1,382,351.00 and a mil rate of $16.07 per

thousand dollars of value.  The taxes will be committed on November 1, 2003

with payments due on January 1 and July 1, 2004 with an interest rate of 7%

due and collectable on delinquent payments made by Pat Karpacz and seconded

Dick Giggey.

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess BIT meeting - Reconvene Town Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #5, to vote to see if the Town will authorize

the 2004 budget, as recommended by the Board of Selectmen, with expenditures

not to exceed $2,366,062.00, taxes raised totaling $1,382,351.00 and a mil rate

of $16.07 per thousand dollars of value.  The taxes will be committed on

November 1, 2003 with payments due on January 1 and July 1, 2004 with an

interest rate of 7% due and collectable on delinquent payments made by James

Kuiken and seconded by Bob Roberts.

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess Town Meeting - Reconvene BIT Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #6,  to vote to see if the Town will authorize

the Selectmen to credit $25,000.00  of ferry revenues from the 2003 budget to the

Ferry Reserve made by Oleg Svetlichny and seconded by Dick Giggey.

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess BIT Meeting - Reconvene Town Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Article #6 as approved in the BIT meeting made by Bob

Roberts and seconded by Christa Mueller

 

Motion passed Unanimously

 

Recess Town Meeting - Reconvene BIT Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #7, to vote to see if the Town will accept

the Ferries as a donation from the stockholders of Frye Island Incorporated with

the following requirement made by James Kuiken and seconded by Dick Giggey

    

     "All property owners, in good standing, will be treated equally"

 

     "Upon any dissolution of the Town of Frye Island, the ferry facilities will be

      transferred to Frye Island Incorporated which may, in its sole discretion,

      accept or decline such transfer"

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess BIT Meeting - Reconvene Town Meeting

 

MOTION to approve Warrant Article #7 as approved in the BIT Meeting made

by Oleg Svetlichney and seconded by Bob Roberts

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess Town Meeting - Reconvene BIT Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #8, to vote to authorize the Selectmen to

expend, on behalf of the Town, those funds received from the Drinking Water

State Revolving Loan Fund for improvements to the Frye Island drinking water

system made by James Kuiken and seconded by Fritz Mueller

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess BIT Meeting - Reconvene Town Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #8 as approved in the BIT Meeting made

by Bob Roberts and seconded by Christa Mueller

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess Town Meeting - Reconvene BIT Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #9, shall an ordinance entitled Impact Fee

Ordinance of the Town of Frye Island be enacted made by Oleg Svetlichny and

seconded by Pat Karpacz.

 

Motion passes - 3 no votes

 

Recess BIT Meeting - Reconvene Town Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #9 as approved in the BIT Meeting made

by Oleg Svetlichny and seconded by Bob Roberts

 

Motion passes - 2 no votes

 

Recess Town Meeting - Reconvene BIT Meeting

 

Motion: to approve Warrant Article #10, shall the Town amend Chapter 101, Land

Use Ordinance, by adding and enacting Article V, Growth Management Ordinance,

as presented by the Planning Board by the Board of Island Trustees made by

Pat Karpacz and seconded by Harry McCarty.

 

Motion approved unanimously

 

 Recess BIT Meeting - Reconvene Town Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #10 as approved in the BIT Meeting made

by Oleg Svetlichny and seconded by Bob Roberts

 

Motion passed Unanimously

 

Recess Town Meeting - Reconvene BIT Meeting

 

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #11, shall the Town amend Chapter

101-I-4, Paragraph D.2, Non-conforming lots, of the Land Use Ordinance

as presented by the Planning Board and recommended by the Board of

Island Trustees made by James Kuiken and seconded by Christa Mueller.

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess BIT Meeting – Reconvene Town Meeting

Motion: to accept Warrant Article #11 as approved in the BIT Meeting
made by Bob Roberts and seconded by Christa Mueller.

 

Recess Town Meeting – Reconvene BIT Meeting

MOTION: to approve Warrant Article #12, shall an ordinance entitled “Town
of Frye Island Civil Emergency Management and Preparedness Ordinance”
be enacted made by Fritz Mueller and seconded by Pat Karpacz.

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess BIT Meeting – Reconvene Town Meeting

MOTION: to accept Warrant Article #12 as approved in the BIT Meeting
made by Bob Roberts and seconded by Christa Mueller.

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess Town Meeting – Reconvene BIT Meeting

 

MOTION: to adjourn made by Fritz Mueller and seconded by James Kuiken.

 

Motion passed unanimously

 

Recess BIT Meeting – Reconvene Town Meeting

 

Motion: to adjourn made by Bob Roberts and seconded by Oleg Svetlichny.

 

Motion passed unanimously,

 

Respectfully submitted,

James L. Kuiken