2019 Annual Town Meeting

TOWN OF CRANBERRY ISLES
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
THE WARRANT 2019

State of Maine
County of Hancock, §

To: A Constable of the Town Of Cranberry Isles, in said County

Greetings:
In the name of the State of Maine you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town Of Cranberry Isles, qualified to vote in Town affairs, to meet at the GCI Community Center, Great Cranberry Island, in said town, on the 16th day (Third Saturday) of March AD 2019 at 9:00 A.M. to act on the following articles, to wit:

Article:

1. To elect by ballot a Moderator to preside at said meeting.

2. To elect by ballot a Town Clerk for the ensuing year and to vote compensation.

Recommended: $7,000

3. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will approve the use of the Maine Municipal Association’s recommended Maine Moderator’s Manual “Rules of Procedures” for the conduct of this Town Meeting.

4. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will approve opening the floor of this Town Meeting to all non-registered persons for the purpose of discussion only on each of the following articles of this 2019 warrant.

5. To elect by ballot a Selectman for the term of three years.
(Term expiring: Richard Beal)

Ballot: ____________________________ (term expiring 2022)

6. To vote compensation for all the Selectmen for the ensuing year.

Recommended: $8,000 for the chairperson, $7,500 for others.

7. To elect by ballot a Town Treasurer for the ensuing year and to vote compensation.

Recommended: $10,000

8. To elect by ballot a Collector of Taxes and Collector of Excise Taxes for the ensuing year and to vote compensation.

Recommended: $28,000

9. To elect by ballot a member of the Superintending School Committee for a term of three years.
(Term expiring: Amy Palmer).

For information of the voters, the elected membership of this committee is:
Name Island Term expires
Kelly Sanborn, Chair Great Cranberry 2020
Cari Alley Little Cranberry 2021
Amy Palmer Little Cranberry 2019

Ballot:__________________________(term expiring 2022)

10. To vote the hourly rate of pay for Town Officials and Employees

Recommended: $18 to $35, at the discretion of the Board of Selectmen, based on the type of work performed.

11. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to collect interest at the rate of Nine Percent (9%) APR on all 2019 taxes not paid by December 01, 2019. Municipalities may, by vote, determine the rate of interest that shall apply to taxes that become delinquent during taxable year 2019 until those taxes are paid in full. The maximum rate of interest that can be charged per Title 36, MRSA §505.4 is nine percent (9%) APR.

12. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to allow a two percent (2%) discount on all taxes which are paid in full within thirty (30) days of the date shown on the original bill as submitted by the Tax Collector.

13. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Treasurer to expend funds in January 2020, February 2020, and March 2020 equal in aggregate to three twelfths (3/12ths) of the Operator’s Budget approved for the Year 2019. This authorization will permit the Treasurer to prepare Financial Warrants for approval by the Board of Selectmen, prepare checks, and legally pay bills pending approval of the entire Operations Budget by the Voters in March 2020.

SCHOOLS (14A – 14S)
Note: Articles 14A through 14K authorize expenditures in cost center categories

14A. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Regular Instruction for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $342,425
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $ 361,111

14B. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Special Education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ 134,328
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $ 66,790

14C. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Career and Technical Education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ -0-
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $ -0-

14D. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Other Instruction for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ 14,705
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $14,705

14E. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Student & Staff Support for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ 24,022
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $ 22,427

14F. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for System Administration for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ 20,820
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $20,450

14G. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for School Administration for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ 35,841
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $35,006

14H. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Transportation & Buses for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ 48,300
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $47,300

14I. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Facilities Maintenance for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ 85,280
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $56,280

14J. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Debt Service and Other Commitments for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ 71,031
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $71,031

14K. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for All Other Expenditures for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ -0-
Note: 2018-19 Amount was $-0-

Note: Articles 14A – 14K authorize a total budget of $ 776,752
Note: 2018-19 Total Budget was $ 695,100

Hand Count Required
Note: Articles 14L, 14M & 14N raise funds for the Proposed School Budget

14L. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will appropriate for the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 as described in the Essential Programs and Services Funding Act (Recommend $157,598) and to see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will raise as the Town’s contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 as described in the Essential Programs and Services Funding Act in accordance with the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15688 for the period July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $133,119

Explanation: The Town of Cranberry Isles’s contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 as described in the Essential Programs and Services Funding Act is the amount of money determined by state law to be the minimum amount that a municipality must raise in order to receive the full amount of state dollars.

Hand Count Required

14M. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will raise and appropriate for the annual payments on debt service previously approved by the legislative body for non-state-funded school construction projects, non-state funded portions of school construction projects and minor capital projects in addition to the funds appropriated as the local share of the Town of Cranberry Isles’ contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 for the period July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

School Committee recommends $ 71,031

Explanation: Non-state-funded debt service is the amount of money needed for the annual payments on the Town of Cranberry Isles’ long-term debt for major capital school construction projects and minor capital renovation projects that are not approved for state subsidy. The borrowing of this long-term debt was approved by the voters on March 15, 2014.

Written Ballot Vote Required

14N. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will raise and appropriate in additional local funds for school purposes (Recommend: $397,212) for the period July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, which exceeds the State’s Essential Programs and Services allocation model by (Recommend: $397,212) as required to fund the budget recommended by the school committee.

The School Committee recommends $ 397,212 for additional local funds and gives the following reasons for exceeding the State’s Essential Programs and Services funding model by $397,212: The State funding model underestimates the actual costs to fully fund the 2019-2020 budget.

Explanation: The additional local funds are those locally raised funds over and above the Town of Cranberry Isles’ local contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 as described in the Essential Programs and Services Funding Act and local amounts raised for the annual payment on non-state funded debt service that will help achieve the Town of Cranberry Isles’ budget for educational programs.

Note: Articles 14L, 14M & 14N raise a total town appropriation of $601,362
Note: 2018-19 Total Town Appropriation was $564,683

Hand Count Required
Note: Article 14O summarizes the proposed school budget and does not authorize any additional expenditures

14O. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to expend for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020 from the Town’s contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 as described in the Essential Programs and Services Funding Act, non-state-funded school construction projects, additional local funds for school purposes under the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15690, unexpended balances, tuition receipts, state subsidy and other receipts for the support of schools.
School Committee recommends $ 776,752
Note: 2018-19 Total Budget was $695,100

14P. In addition to the amount in Articles 16A – 16O, shall the School Committee be authorized to expend such other sums as may be received from federal or state grants or programs or other sources during the fiscal year 2019-2020 for school purposes provided that such grants, programs or other sources do not require the expenditure of other funds not previously appropriated?

Current Year Total: $ 21,700 School Committee recommends passage.

14Q. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will authorize the school committee to have the Ashley Bryan School remain open for the 2019-2020 school year with a projected enrollment of approximately fifteen students.
School Committee recommends passage.

14R. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will authorize the school committee to have the Longfellow School remain open for the 2019-2020 school year with an unknown projected enrollment.
School Committee recommends passage.

14S. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles shall establish a Maintenance Reserve fund under the provisions of section 5801(3) of Title 30-A for future facilities maintenance projects or unanticipated or unusual facilities maintenance costs, and transfer the amount budgeted in the 2019-2020 school budget ($2,000) for that purpose.

School Committee recommends passage.

15. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to disband the Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC).

Note: This is a recommendation of the Municipal Advisory Committee, with additional recommendation for the Selectmen to explore other ways to involve community members in the decision-making process, such as having a warrant committee and other ad-hoc committees for specific projects as needed.
Written Ballot.
16. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to borrow funds in the original principal amount of up to three- hundred and fifty-thousand dollars ($350,000.00) for the purchase of a new fire truck for Great Cranberry Island, and to further authorize the Municipal Officers to do any and all things necessary to award and enter into agreements necessary on behalf of the Town, expend the funds, and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article.
Written Ballot.

17. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend up to twenty-eight thousand two-hundred dollars ($28,200.00) to construct a new 20’x 30’ main float for Islesford and to further authorize the Municipal Officers to do any and all things necessary to award and enter into necessary design and construction contracts on behalf of the Town, expend the funds, and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article.

18. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to borrow funds in the original principal amount of up to seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000.00) to construct a breakwater in Islesford harbor, and to further authorize the Municipal Officers to do any and all things necessary to award and enter into agreements necessary design and construction contracts on behalf of the Town, expend the funds, and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article.

Note: Money approved with this warrant article will be used to reconfigure the granite blocks in front of the Acadia National Park Museum property in order to create a breakwater for Islesford harbor. Reconfiguring the blocks in a southeast to northwest linear fashion along the shoal will also provide a wider berth for barging vessels using the Islesford barge ramp and improve overall boating safety in the harbor.

19. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend up to thirty-thousand dollars ($30,000.00) to complete renovations and other improvements for the new town office at 61 Main Street, Islesford, and to further authorize the Municipal Officers to do any and all things necessary to award and enter into necessary design and construction contracts on behalf of the Town, expend the funds, and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article.

Note: Money appropriated with this article will be used to complete renovations
at the new Town Office Facility at 61Main Street Islesford. The additional money
is needed to cover expenses resulting from modifications to the plan and over
budget costs, Part of the money will also be used to install a new Generac
generator system that will keep the buildings power and heating systems working
during power outages.

20. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend up to twenty-thousand dollars ($20,000.00) to be placed in capital reserve funds for the purchase of a new plow truck or tractor and related equipment for Little Cranberry (Islesford), and to further authorize the Municipal Officers to do any and all things necessary to award and enter into agreements necessary on behalf of the Town, expend the funds, and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article.

Note: Money approved with this warrant article will be used to purchase new equipment for plowing on Islesford. A new sander (Dec. 2017) and wing plow (Sept. 2018) have already been purchased with the existing reserve account. Additional planned equipment purchases include the plowing vehicle (likely a tractor) and other attachments that can be used for winter plowing, and for other public works type projects on a year-round basis.

21. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to sign and enter into a five (5) year contract with Eastern Maine Recycling (EMR) for the disposal of solid waste through the use of the Southwest Harbor (SWH) solid waste facility, and for the transportation of the solid waste from the SWH facility to the Fiberight Coastal Resources of Maine facility in Hampden, and to provide the Town with a Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) licensed solid waste disposal facility for the disposal of nonhazardous solid waste, recyclables, composite organic waste, wood waste, construction and demolition debris, bulky waste, scrap metal, tires, and inert fill.

22. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend up to twenty-thousand dollars ($20,000.00) for a one-time donation to the Islesford Neighborhood House for the installation of a septic system at the INH property (10 Mosswood Road), and to further authorize the Municipal Officers to do any and all things necessary to enter into agreements necessary on behalf of the Town, expend the funds, and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article.
Written Ballot.

23. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the
Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend fifty-seven thousand five hundred and fifty-nine dollars ($57,559.00) and to enter into a three year contract to continue the Cranberry Isles Commuter Ferry Service, a portion of which will be partially funded by Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) grant money, and to further authorize the Municipal Officers to do any and all things necessary to award and enter into agreements necessary on behalf of the Town, expend the funds, and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article.

Contract Duration: October 15, 2019 through April 2022:
Season 1 (2019-2020) $57,559 (FTA Grant $25,000)
Season 2 (2020-2021) $58,997 (FTA Grant $25,000)
Season 3 (2021-2022) $60,472 (FTA Grant $25,000)

24. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to enter into a twelve (12) month lease agreement in 2019 with the Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland, Maine for use of the church land on Joy Road in Northeast Harbor, Maine, for parking of residents of, and visitors to, the Cranberry Isles.

25. FUTURE TOWN MEETING

To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to hold the next annual Town Meeting in 2020, on 14, March 2020 at the Islesford Neighborhood House, Islesford, Maine and to open the meeting at 8:30 A.M.

26. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to raise and appropriate for each function of Town operations as shown in the Operations Budget. Each function shall be voted upon separately.

Totals $ 329,380 $ 334,550
Department 51 2018 2019
General Government Approved Proposed
Town Office: Rent & Utilities $ 11,050 $ 8,500
Office Supplies & Postage $ 7,100 $ 7,100
Administrative Expenses $ 10,000 $ 10,000
Insurance $ 15,000 $ 15,000
Legal $ 20,000 $ 20,000
Accounting $ 10,000 $ 12,500
Website $ 1,500 $ 5,500
Selectmen Compensation $ 23,000 $ 23,000
Contingency Fund $ 20,000 $ 20,000
Printing $ 3,500 $ 3,300
Treasurer/Tax Collector/Clerk $ 45,000 $ 45,000
Elections $ 1,800 $ 2,000
HCPC Dues $ 680 $ 700
Tax Assessor $ 28,800 $ 29,500
Administrative Assistant $ 47,850 $ 47,850
Deputy Clerk/Treasurer $ 19,000 $ 19,500
Public Safety Coordinator $ 28,100 $ 28,100
Payroll Taxes $ 16,000 $ 16,000
Employee Health Benefits $ 21,000 $ 21,000

Totals $ 96,750 $ 443,500
Department 52 2018 2019
Public Safety Approved Proposed
Fire Dept. Zone 1 (GCI)
Utilities $ 2,700 $ 2,000
Heating Oil $ 5,000 $ 5,000
Gasoline $ 200 $ -
Insurance $ 7,000 $ 8,000
Community Safety Program $ 1,000 $ 1,000
Training $ 500 $ 500
Equipment $ 4,000 $ 4,000
Testing $ 3,400 $ 3,200
Maintenance $ 2,500 $ 2,250
Cascade Air
Travel $ 500 $ 500
Ambulance Bay Upgrade
GCI Water Tanker $ 350,000
Fire Dept Zone 2 (Islesford)
Utilities $ 1,200 $ 1,200
Equipment $ 6,000 $ 5,000
Maintenance $ 3,500 $ 3,000
Testing $ 2,950 $ 3,400
Heating Oil
Gasoline $ 400 $ 300
Insurance $ 8,000 $ 8,000
Training $ 500 $ 500
Cascade Air
Septic
Travel $ 500 $ 500
Propane $ 5,000 $ 5,000
Fire Dept Zone 3 (Sutton)
Equipment $ 3,000 $ 3,000
Cranberry Isles Rescue Svc
Islesford-Ambulance $ 1,225 $ 950
Islesford-Supplies $ 2,000 $ 2,000
Islesford-Stipend $ 2,000 $ 1,500
Islesford-Training $ 500 $ 1,500
Islesford-Insurance $ 1,000 $ 1,000
Islesford-EMS Conference $ 4,500 $ -

Department 52 2018 2019
Public Safety (continued) Approved Proposed
GCI-Ambulance $ 725 $ 950
GCI-Supplies $ 2,200 $ 2,000
GCI-Stipend $ 1,500 $ 1,500
GCI-Training $ 500 $ 1,500
GCI-Insurance $ 1,000 $ 1,000
911 Services $ 1,000 $ 1,000
Streetlights $ 5,500 $ 5,500
Animal Control Officer $ 1,000 $ 1,000
Equipment $ 500 $ 500
ACO Training $ 500 $ 500
Constable Compensation $ 5,000 $ 5,000
Constable Admin Expense/Training $ 500 $ 1,000
Harbormaster $ 2,000 $ 3,500
Fire Warden Training $ 750 $ 750
Insurance $ 5,000 $ 4,500

Totals $ 144,932 $ 146,232
Department 53 2018 2019
Health & Sanitation Approved Proposed
Solid Waste Sutton $ 6,500 $ 7,000
Solid Waste Contracts $ 100,922 $ 100,922
Solid Waste Metal $ 1,200 $ 1,200
Solid Waste Tipping Fees $ 14,000 $ 15,000
Solid Waste Hazardous Waste $ 4,000 $ 4,000
Solid Waste Permits $ 850 $ 900
Solid Waste Electricity $ 800 $ 400
CEO/Plumbing Inspector $ 12,750 $ 12,750
Telephone/Fax $ 360 $ 360
General Assistance $ 2,000 $ 2,000
GA Supplies $ 750 $ 900
Local Health Officer $ 800 $ 800

Totals $ 152,168 $235,600
Department 54 2 2018 2018 2019
Public Transportation Approved Proposed
Town Road Maintenance-Capital Improvements $ 50,000 $100,000
Snow Removal Compensation $ 5,000 $ 5,000
Snow Removal Sand/Salt $ 8,000 $ 9,500
Snow Removal GCI Contract $ 17,000 $ 17,000
Town Truck Gas $ 1,000 $ 500
Town Truck Insurance $ 800 $ 800
Garage Heating Oil $ 1,800 $ 1,800
Capital Improvement (Tractor ~$58k reserve) $ 20,000
Garage Maintenance $ - $ 10,000
Winter Commuter Service (Fed Subsidy~$25k) $ 55,568 $ 58,000
Summer Commuter Service $ 13,000 $ 13,000

Totals $ 695,100 $ 776,752
Department 55 2018 2019
Schools Approved Proposed
$ 695,100 $ 776,752

Totals $ 25,000 $ 46,000
Department 56 2018 2019
Donations Approved Proposed
GCI Library $ 4,000 $ 4,000
Islesford Library $ 4,000 $ 4,000
GCI Community Center $ 3,000 $ 3,000
Islesford Neighborhood House $ 3,000 $ 3,000
Cranberry House $ 3,000 $ 3,000
Island Explorer $ 500 $ 500
NEH Library $ 1,000 $ 1,000
NEH Ambulance $ 1,000 $ 1,000
Life Flight $ 2,000 $ 2,000
Human Services Donations $ 500 $ 500
Cranberry Isles Education Fund $ 1,000 $ 1,000
Hospice of Hancock $ 500 $ 500
Islesford Boatworks $ 1,500
INHA Septic $ 20,000
Islesford Historical Society $ 1,000
Cranberry Rowers $ 500 $ -
Families First $ 1,000 $ -

Totals $ 404,462 $ 397,164
Department 57 2018 2019
Debt Service Approved Proposed
SWH Parking-Taxable Bond $ 46,218 $ 46,180
SWH Parking-Tax Exempt Bond $ 132,049 $ 131,943
Islesford Municipal Garage $ 22,610 $ 22,610
Islesford Roads
Islesford Pumper Truck $ 11,900
Islesford Attacker Truck $ 25,460 $ 25,456
GCI Fire Truck $ 39,535 $ 39,535
Hancock County Tax $ 82,550 $ 84,300
Town Office $ 27,140 $ 27,140
Broadband $ 17,000 $ 20,000

Totals $ 475,260 $ 343,460
Department 58 2018 2019
Municipal Facilities Approved Proposed
Teleconference $ 400 $ 400
NEH Parking Lot Snow Removal $ 3,800 $ 3,500
NEH Parking Lot Lease $ 41,500 $ 42,500
Joy Road Parking Lot Insurance $ 750 $ 750
Joy Road Parking Lot Lease $ 4,000 $ 4,000
Manset Parking Lot Grounds $ 4,000 $ 4,000
Manset Parking Lot Maint. & Repairs $ 4,000 $ 4,000
Manset Parking Lot Snow Removal $ 2,000 $ 2,000
Manset Parking Lot Insurance $ 3,200 $ 3,200
Manset Parking Lot SWH Property Tax $ 22,000 $ 22,000
Manset Parking Lot Janitorial $ 500 $ 500
Manset Parking Lot Enforcement $ 5,500 $ 6,000
Manset Parking Lot Capital Improvements $ 20,000
Manset Warehouse Utilities $ 2,500 $ 1,000
Manset Warehouse Insurance $ 2,000 $ 2,000
Mansell Road Building Insurance $ 1,000 $ 1,000
Mansell Road Building Grounds $ 1,200 $ 1,200
Mansell Road Building Snow Removal $ 1,000 $ 1,000
Mansell Road Building SWH Property Tax $ 5,200 $ 5,200
Mansell Road Utilities $ 600 $ 600
Town Restrooms Maint. & Improvement $ 1,500 $ 1,500
Town Restrooms Cleaning $ 10,810 $ 10,810
Town Restrooms Supplies $ 800 $ 1,100
Wharves/Floats/Ramps Electricity $ 2,000 $ 2,000
Wharves/Floats/Ramps Maint. Sutton
Department 58 2018 2019
Municipal Facilities (continued) Approved Proposed
Wharves/Floats/Ramps Moorings $ 9,000 $ 9,000
Wharves/Floats/Ramps Insurance $ 6,400 $ 6,400
Wharves/Floats/Ramps Contracts $ 36,600 $ 36,600
Wharves/Floats/Ramps GCI Year Round Float $ 80,000
Wharves/Floats/Ramps Hoists
Wharves/Floats/Ramps Manset Supplies $ 500 $ 500
Wharves/Floats/Ramps Manset Maint/Rep $ 4,000 $ 4,000
Wharves/Floats/Islesford Float Replacements $ 28,200
Wharves/Floats/Islesford Float Maintenance $ 5,000
Wharves/Floats/Islesford Breakwater $ 75,000
Town Land-Cemeteries $ 500 $ 500
Town Land-Town Office $ 75,000 $ 30,000
Town Land-LCI Town Field $ 3,000 $ 3,000
Town Land-Hadlock Park $ $ 5,000
Internet $ 100,000
Internet Maintenance $ 20,000 $ 20,000

Total Appropriations for Town Operations $2,723,258

Town Operations Budget
Applied Resources
Loans $425,000

From Reserves $0

Estimated General Funds Receipts $194,926

School Dept. (State Subsidies & Misc.) $175,390

Commuter Service Subsidy $25,000

Property Taxes (2018) $1,902,942

Total $2,723,258

NOTICE

The Registrar of Voters, Denise McCormick, gives notice that she will be in the Cranberry Isles Town Office, 61 Main Street, Islesford, Maine on the 13th, 14th, and 15th of March 2019 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M., and at the GCI Community Center, Great Cranberry Island on the day of the meeting, March 16, at 8:30 A.M. for the purpose of correcting the list of voters for said Town.

* All new voter registrations must provide proof of identification and proof of residency.

Given under our hand and Town seal this 5th day of February, 2019.
Richard F. Beal
Florence J. Sprague
Cory R. Alley

Attest: I, Denise McCormick, Clerk of the Town of Cranberry Isles, Maine do hereby attest and certify this document to be a true copy of the Warrant 2019 to be placed before the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles on 16 March 2019.