Thursday, December 22, 2016


This is a summary of what took place Tuesday night at the Town Council meeting. This new Council seems to have the community’s best interest at heart. The Council displayed “common sense” in their decisions and allowed input from the audience before voting. This provides a slimmer of hope this year.

Under Good News & Recognition – The Council honored the 2016 Lisbon High School Football Team for an outstanding season.
Under Council Orders, Resolutions & Ordinances –

1. Adoption of GA Maximum Appendix A-F (Second Reading) – The Council voted 6-0 (Council Craft was excused) to adopt the appendix.

2. Town Departments Christmas Eve Schedule – The Council approved the schedule by a vote of 6-0.

3. MDOT Third Party Agreements – The Council approved these by a vote of 6-0.

4. Hasey Street Winter Maintenance – The Council approved to stop maintaining Hasey Street because the town does not own the street by a vote of 6-0.

5. Brownfield Qualified Engineering Proposal – The Council approved the proposal by a vote of 6-0.

6. 2017-2018 Municipal Budget Schedule – This schedule was approved by the Council by a vote of 6-0.

7. Street Name – The Council approved the name Fox Knoll Lane for a new road off Mill Street by a vote of 6-0.

8. 2017 OUI Enforcement Grant – The Council approved for the Police Department to apply for this grant by a vote of 6-0.

9. Medical Marijuana Ordinance Chapter 70-1 & 70-531 (second Reading) – The Council listened to the people for approximately an half hour and came to the conclusion that the proposed ordinance was premature and rejected the proposal by a vote of 6-0.

Under Appointment – Paul Carpentier was appointed by the Council as a Civil Constable by a vote of 6-0.

Larry Fillmore

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