2008-06-10 Select Board Meeting Minutes

 

 
 Town of Bowdoinham
Minutes of Select Board Meeting
June 10, 2008
 
 
Residents present: George Christopher and Kathy Durgin-Leighton, Town Manager
 
 
Item 1: Call the meeting to order – Chair Dorr called the meeting to order. All members were present: Chair Dorr, Selectperson Whittlesey and Selectperson Ciembroniewicz.
 
Item 2: Consideration of the minutes from May 20, 2008 meeting – The Board reviewed the minutes. Selectperson Whittlesey moved to approve the minutes, seconded by Chair Dorr. The vote was 2-0 in favor. Selectperson Ciembroniewicz abstained as he was not in attendance during the entire meeting.
 
Item 3: Comments from the Public – George Christopher had questions regarding the language of the town meeting warrant - Article O1B Amendments to Section 1-111.K of the Town of Bowdoinham’s Land Use Regualtion & Shoreland Zoning Ordinance as it pertains to signs. The Town Manager agreed to ask the Town Planner for clarification.
 
Item 4: New Business
           
A.     Town Meeting Preparation – The Board reviewed the Town Meeting Warrant articles and prepared discussion points for each article.
 
Item 5: Town Manager Report – Kathy Durgin-Leighton
 
A.     Brown’s Point Road – The Manager briefed the Board on the Brown’s Point Road paving that was completed in November 2007. Pike Industries has been contacted to repair the sections that have been marked out by the Public Works Director.
B.     Expenses & Revenues – Revenues are coming in higher than projected and expenses are lower than the budget. See attached expense and revenue details.
 
Item 6: Selectperson’s Request for Agenda Items for next meeting (June 24, 2008) – Town Manager’s Contract
 
Item 7: Consent Items  
 
A.     Property Tax Abatements:
 
            1. Christopher Ruby, 1858 Augusta Road, Bowdoin, Me.- Map R03, Lot 49-D - $163.85 –  mobile home gone. Selectperson Ciembroniewicz moved to approve the tax abatement  for $163.85, seconded by Selectperson Whittlesey. The vote was 3-0 in favor.
 
Item 8: Consideration of Treasurer’s Warrants #46 & #47 & #48 – The Board reviewed the Treasurer’s Warrants.
Selectperson Whittlesey moved to approve Treasurer’s Warrant #46, seconded by Selectperson Ciembroniewicz. The vote was 3-0 in favor.
Selectperson Ciembroniewicz moved to approve Treasurer’s Warrant #47, seconded by Selectperson Whittlesey. The vote was 3-0 in favor.
Selectperson Ciembroniewicz moved to approve Treasurer’s Warrant #48, seconded by Selectperson Whittlesey. The vote was 3-0 in favor.
 
 
Item 9: Announce Future Meetings, Workshops, Events  
 
  • June 11 @ 7:00 pm – Town Meeting 7:00 pm
  • June 24 @ 5:30 pm – Regular Select Board Meeting
  • July 15 @ 5:30 pm – Regular Select Board Meeting
  • July 29 @ 5:30 pm – Regular Select Board Meeting
 
Item 10: Adjournment – Chair Dorr adjourned the meeting at 8:15 pm.