June 8, 2017

Municipal Advisory Committee Meeting
June 8, 2017
Town Office, Islesford

Members present: Brandon Stubbs (MAC), Joanne Thormann (MAC, phone), Ingrid Gaither (MAC), Karin Whitney (MAC), Laurie Dobson (MAC,), Jim Fortune (TCI, phone)

Audience: Phil Whitney

-Call to order at 4:05

-Minutes passed from May meeting

-Discussion: Processing Minutes
• Posting “drafts” vs waiting for final approved copy
• Motion: Don’t post minutes until they’ve been approved- Brandon moves, Laurie 2nd (Passed)
-Selectmen’s Meeting Review-
• Selectmen do not want MAC involved in Town Office work at this time- perhaps in future phases
• Selectmen were informed on committee work re: Manset. Information gathering phase


• Jasmine agrees to Parking Committee- Jim will update her
• “One Way” driveway from Manset parking lot to dock should be included in Parking Committee work
• Insurance
o Tenants need separate insurance
o Leases need updating
o Jim- poses these questions to tenants
o Storing other people’s property in Bays?
o Questionnaire for each tenant – create and distribute next week
o Lease Committee create it and send to Selectmen for approval and distribution
o Use questionnaire as opportunity for gathering info re: other uses for bays? Soliciting info only. Laurie thinks all ideas are about brainstorming
o Work we can do now
 Alert Selectmen re: insurance needs
 Compose an email to Selectmen with findings from Committee work
 Tenant questionnaire- use as model for survey (Laurie)?
 Add questionnaire question about possible alternate uses
• Enforcement- policies re: temporary boat storage?
• Appraisal- nothing to report
• Change of Use for Mansell Lane- Jim will start paperwork
• Community Member insists town advertises 15 Mansell Lane as available for rent
• Summarize:
o Lease Committee work on questionnaire
o Inform Selectmen of results
o Laurie will talk to Ron re: Appraisal
o Ingrid will chat with Nick/Jasmine re: Parking Committee

- Next Meeting July 6, 2017 at 4:00 PM

-Meeting adjourned 5:05- Karin moves, Brandon 2nd