Thursday, July 21, 2016

RECAP TOWN COUNCIL MEETING – JULY 19TH


Last night, the Town Council held its normal meeting.  The following is a recap of events.

Under Good News & Recognition – The Town Council prepared a proclamation in support of Law Enforcement all around the country.  Council Kolbe read the proclamation.

Under Council Orders, Resolutions & Ordinances –

1.     Forfeiture Funds – Taser Purchase – The Council approved the Police Department to purchase an X-2 Taser for a price of $2051.93 by a vote of 6-0.  Councilor Crafts was excused.
2.    Loader Bond – The Council approved for a bond questions be placed on the November ballot.  The bond is for the purchase of a loader for $150,000 and was approved by a vote of 6-0.
3.    Road Bond – The Council approved for a bond questions be placed on the November ball.  The bond is for road maintenance for $1,500,000 and was approved by a vote of 6-0.
4.    Public Works Cab and Chassis – The Council accepted the bid by Freightliner and Western Star of Maine, Inc. in the amount of $81,872.00 by a vote of 6-0.
5.    Sale of Town Property – The Council approved the sale of the old culverts removed from Moody Road for the cost of scrap metal by a vote of 6-0.
6.    Personnel Policy Amendment – The Council approved the policy amendments by a vote of 6-0.
7.    Planning Contract – The Council approved the renewal of the Town Planner for $20,000 by a vote of 6-0.
8.    MMA Annual Election Official Ballot – The Council approved the MMA ballot by a vote of 6-0.
9.    Carry Forwards – The Council approved the Town Managers recommendation of funds to be brought forward by a vote of 6-0.
10.Yard Sale Ordinance (2nd Reading) – The Council approved the Yard Sale Ordinance with amendments by a vote of 5-1 with Councilor Kolbe voting NO.
Under Other Business –

The Town Manager had no input.  Dennis Douglas provided a report of the Code Enforcement Office.  A press release was read to all.


Larry Fillmore