Wednesday, August 5, 2015

RECAP TOWN COUNCIL MEETING – AUGUST 4TH


The following is a summary of last night’s Town Council meeting.  Councilors Bickford and Crafts were excused.   The following is under Council Orders, Resolutions and Ordinances:

1.     Fuel pumps – Security Cameras – The Council approved, by a vote of 5-0, for the Public Works Director to go out for bids on Security Cameras.


2.    Winter Salt Purchase – The Council approved, by a vote of 5-0, to purchase salt at $61.44 through AVCOG.


3.    Consideration of Acceptance of Fairbanks Road – The Council tabled this agenda item, by a vote of 5-0, for the road to be inspected by an Engineer to make sure it meets Town standards.  Also need to check with CMP.


4.    Maine Downtown Center Network Community Agreement – The Council approved $1,000.00 from the Economic Community Development budget, by a vote of 5-0.


5.    Renewal Mass Gathering/Itinerant Vendor Permit – Positive Change Lisbon (PCL) – The Council approved this by a vote of 5-0.


6.    Renewal Mass Gathering/Itinerant Vendor Permit – Riverside Flea Market – The Council approved this by a vote of 5-0.


7.    Solicit bids for fuel – The Council gave the Town Manager permission to negotiate fuel prices in order to get the best price by a vote of 5-0.


8.    Set Registrar hours & casting of absentee ballot for November 3, 2015 election – This was approved by the Council 5-0.


9.    Fireworks Ordinance (First Reading) – The first reading was approved by a vote of 5-0.

Under Other Business the Town Manager announced the paving for part of Route 196, Webster Road and Ferry Road last night.

Under Audience Participation & Response New Items – The Library Director announced the temporary hours for the Library.

Under Appointments – David Bowie was appointed as Chairman of the Ethics Panel.  Lynette Carver was appointed to the Lisbon Cemetery Committee.

Under Councilor Communications – Chairman Pesce announced that the paperwork needed to pay for the GYM has been completed and the town is paying for the GYM.  Also, the Finance Director is now allowed to attend Construction meetings.

The Council moved into Executive Session to discuss Acquisition or disposition of real property or economic development and Labor Negotiations.

Larry Fillmore