Wednesday, April 20, 2016

RECAP TOWN COUNCIL MEETING – APRIL 19TH

This is a summary of last night’s Town Council meeting.

Under Good News & Recognition – The town of Lisbon received the SafeWise Award for being the 12th safest community in Maine.

Under Council, Orders, Resolutions & Ordinances –

1. Amending Zoning Ordinance – Property-Maintenance Section (1st Reading) – The Council approved the first reading by a vote of 6-0 with Councilor Crafts excused.


2. Set School Capital Improvement Plan Public Hearing – The Council approved May 10, 2016 for date for the School Capital Improvement Plan Public Hearing by a vote of 6-0.


3. Warrant – School Budget Validation Referendum – The Council approved the date of June 14, 2016 as date to vote on the School Budget Validation Referendum by a vote of 6-0.


4. Library Grant Application & Fundraising – The Council approved for the Library to apply for the grant to help pay for the Kids Summer Reading program by a vote of 6-0. At the same time, the Council approved for the Library to do fundraising to help offset this program.


5. Establish a Capital Improvements Fund – The Council approved by a vote of 6-0 to establish a Capital Improvement Funds. At the same time, the Council approved the consolidation of several account to add to this new account. $100,000.00 was set into this account.

Under Other Business – Town Manager Barnes announced that she had received the resignation of Chief of Police, David T. Brooks, which is effective June 30, 2016.

Larry Fillmore