Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RECAP TOWN COUNCIL MEETING – OCTOBER 21ST ----by Larry Fillmore


Last night was another Town Council meeting.  The following is a recap of what took place:

Under Council Orders, Resolutions & Ordinances – The following agenda items were approved by a vote of 6-0.  Councilor Garrison was excused.

1. Amendment to Ch. 70-1 Definitions & Division 2 Groundwater and Wellhead Protection (Second Reading).
2. The Homeland Security Grant was accepted by the town for $15,360.75.
3. Chief Galipeau was approved to RFP a Thermal Imaging Camera damaged in the Public Works garage fire.  The insurance company has sent a check to the town for $12,782.18.
4. Verla Brooks was approved to RPF a furnace for the Beaver Park Cabin.  The Parks Department has carried forward $11,535.04 for this purpose.
5. The Council approved to Lease to Purchase an Asphalt Reclaimer for the town.
6. Fairpoint Communications has agreed to install poles and cables across Route 196 for Banners.  This is in support of the community.

The Council voted 4-2 to approve the Engineering Contract to Olver Associates, Inc.  The two councilors voting against were Councilor Ward and Pesce.

The following agenda items were tabled – Amend Ch. 70 Zoning Ordinance Division 5 Signs (Second Reading) and Repeal Ch. 62 Site Plans Sec. 62-169 Signs (Second Reading).

Also, the Town Council did not want to commit the town to Referendum Question 3.

Under Other Business – The Town Manager reminded everyone that on Monday night, October 27, 2014, 6:00 PM, at Lisbon Community School, there will be an informational night into the Energy Conservation Contract that is on the November ballot.

Under Appointments – Monique Gayton was appointed a Warden for the November 4, 2014 election.

Larry Fillmore