Town Meeting 2008

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TOWN OF CRANBERRY ISLES
RESULTS OF THE 2008 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING

The Town of Cranberry Isles held their annual Town Meeting on March 10th, 2008, at the Islesford Neighborhood House, Islesford, Maine. The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. by Town Clerk, Denise McCormick.

The following articles were acted upon as follows:

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

Richard Beal nominates Barbara Fernald.
6 Votes Cast, 6 Votes for Barbara Fernald.

Town Clerk administered the oath to Barbara Fernald. Before the moderator continued with the meeting, Daniel Lief, Selectmen Chair, publicly thanked the Islesford Volunteer Firefighters, who went to Mississippi for Firemen Training. Barbara Fernald also thanked the many volunteers who give so much of their time and effort for the Town. In a small town like ours, volunteerism is very important. Thanks to all who help!

Barbara also thanked the citizens of Cranberry Isles, for taking time out of their busy lives to attend the Annual Town Meeting, reminding us all, that we couldn’t be a Town without all of our input.

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

Richard Beal nominates Denise McCormick.
6 Votes Cast, 6 Votes Denise McCormick

To vote Compensation of $6,500, motion by Cynthia Lief, seconded by Bruce Fernald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Richard Beal.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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 citizens for the purpose of discussion only on each of the following articles of this 2008 Warrant.

Daniel Lief motions to approve, seconded by Bruce Fernald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

5. To elect by ballot a Selectman for a term of three years.

Richard Beal nominates Daniel Lief.
6 Votes Cast, 6 Votes Daniel Lief.

6. To vote compensation for all Selectman for the ensuing year.
Recommended: $1700 Chair, $1400 all others.

Malcolm Donald motions to set compensation at $1700 for chairman, $1400 for
others, seconded by Anna Fernald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

7. To elect by ballot a Town Treasurer for the ensuing year to vote compensation.
Recommended: $8,500.
Nanette Hadlock nominates Denise McCormick.
6 Votes Cast, 6 Votes Denise McCormick.

To vote for compensation, Richard Beal made a motion to set compensation at $9,500
a year, seconded by Barbara Stainton.
20 Votes Cast, 20 Votes for Compensation to be $9,500.

8. To elect by ballot a Collector of Taxes and Collector of Excise Taxes for the ensuing year and to vote compensation. Recommended: $24,500

Malcolm Donald nominates Denise McCormick.
8 Votes Cast, 8 Votes Denise McCormick

To vote for compensation, Daniel Lief motions to set compensation at $24,500, seconded
by Barbara Stainton.
Unanimous vote to approve compensation at $24,500.

9. To elect by ballot a member of the Superintending School Committee for a term of three years.

Barbara Myers nominates Katherine Chaplin.
5 Votes cast, 5 Votes for Katherine Chaplin.

10. To vote the hourly rate of pay for Town Officials and employees.
Recommended: $12 to $20, at the discretion of the Board of Selectmen for the type of work performed.

Richard Beal motions to set hourly rate at $12 to $20, seconded by Bruce Fernald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

11. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to collect interest at the rate of eleven percent (11%) on all taxes not paid by December 1, 2008.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Beverly Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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.

Ruth Westphal motions to approve, seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous vote to approve.

13. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Treasurer to expend funds in January 2009, February 2009, and March 2009 equal in aggregate to 3/12ths of the Operations Budget approved for the year 2008. This authorization will permit the Treasurer to prepare Financial Warrants for approval by the Board of Selectman, prepare checks, and legally pay bills pending approval of the entire Operations Budget by the voters in March 2009.

Richard Beal motions to approve, seconded by Malcolm Donald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

Schools:

Revised Articles were handed out by the Superintendent’s Office. The revised amounts
were amended on the floor by Katherine Chaplin, School Board Chairman.

14A. 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 $197,923) and to see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will raise as the municipality’s contribution to the total cost of funding public education from indergarten to grade 12 as described in the essential Programs and Services Funding Act in accordance with the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, §15688 for the period July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.
Hand Count Required. School Committee recommends $191,923.

Motion to put Article 14A on the floor was made by Barbara Stainton, seconded by Richard
Beal.
Kate Chaplin motions to amend the amount to appropriate from $197,923 to $238,117,
and the sum to raise from 191,923 to $185,907. Seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous vote to amend the amounts.

Hand Count Vote to approve Article 14A: 44 Votes yes, 0 Votes no.

14B. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will raise and appropriate in additional local funds for school purposes (Recommend $202,261.) for the period July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009, which exceeds the State’s Essential Programs and Services funding model by $195,795.
Written Ballot Vote Required. School Committee recommends $202,261

Motion to put Article 14B on the floor was made by Barbara Stainton, seconded by
Richard Beal.
Kate Chaplin motions to amend the amount to appropriate from $202,261 to $164,277,
and the sum that exceeds funding model from $195,795 to $161,064, seconded by
Barbara Myers.
Unanimous vote to amend Article 14B.

Written Ballot Vote to Approve: 34 Votes Yes, 1 Vote No.

Note: Articles 14A & 14B equal a total appropriation of $350,184.

14C. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to expend for Regular Instruction for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009, from the Town Of Cranberry Isles 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,§15690, unexpended balances, tuition receipts, state subsidy, and other receipts for the support of schools.
Hand Count Required. School Committee recommends $223,238

Richard Beal motions to approve $223,238, seconded by Bruce Fernald.
33 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.

14D. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to expend for Special Education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009, from the Town of Cranberry Isles 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,§15690, unexpended balances, tuition receipts, state subsidy, and other receipts for the support of schools.
Hand Count Required. School Committee recommends $71,426

Barbara Stainton motions to approve $71,426, seconded by Hugh Dwelley.
33 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.

14E. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to expend for Other Instruction for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, from the Town Of Cranberry Isles 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, §15690, unexpended balances, tuition receipts, state subsidy, and other receipts for the support of schools.
Hand Count Required. School Committee Recommends $3,500

Barbara Stainton motions to approve $3,500, seconded by Richard Beal.
33 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.

14F. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to expend for Student & Staff Support for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009, from the Town Of Cranberry Isles 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, § 15690, unexpended balances, tuition receipts, state subsidy, and other receipts for the support of schools.
Hand Count Required. School Committee Recommends $11,992.

Cynthia Lief motions to approve $11,992, seconded by Hugh Dwelley.
39 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.

14G. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to expend for System Administration for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009, from the Town Of Cranberry Isles contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 as described in the Essentials 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, §15690, unexpended balances, tuition receipts, state subsidy, and other receipts for the support of schools.

Hand Count Required. School Committee Recommends $17,916.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve $17,916, seconded by Daniel Lief.
35 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.

14H. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to expend for School Administration for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009, from the Town Of Cranberry Isles contribution to the total cost of funding public education from kindergarten to grade 12 as described in the Essential and 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, §15690, unexpended balances, tuition receipts, state subsidy, and other receipts for the support of schools.
Hand Count Required. School Committee recommends $25,390

Richard Beal motions to approve $25,390, seconded by Bruce Fernald.
32 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.

14I. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to expend for Transportation & Buses for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009, from the Town Of Cranberry Isles 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, §15690, unexpended balances, tuition receipts, state subsidy, and other receipts for the support of schools.
Hand Count Required. School Committee Recommends $40,300

Barbara Stainton motions to approve $40,300, seconded by Ricard Beal.
36 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.

14J. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to expend for Facilities Maintenance for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009, from the Town Of Cranberry Isles 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, §15690, unexpended balances, tuition receipts, state subsidy, and other receipts for the support of schools.
Hand Count Required. School Committee Recommends $54,781.

Richard Beal motions to approve $54,781, seconded by Rick Alley.
35 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.

Note: Article 14C-14J authorize a total budget of $448,543.

14K. In addition to the amount in Article 14C – 14J shall the Town appropriate and authorize the School Committee to expend additional state, federal and other funds received during the fiscal year 2008-2009 for school purposes, provided that such additional funds do not require the expenditure of local funds not previously appropriated?Current Year Totals: $24,487. School Committee Recommends passage.
Hand Count Required.

Barbara Staintion motions to approve $24, 487, seconded by Hugh Dwelley.
34 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.

14L. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will authorize the School Committee to have the Islesford School remain open for the 2008-09 school year with a projected enrollment of approximately twelve students. School Committee Recommends Passage.

Bruce Fernald motions to approve, seconded by Anna Fernald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

14M. 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 2008-09 school year with an Unknown projected enrollment.
School Committee Recommends Passage.

Barbara Myers motions to approve, seconded by Cynthia Lief.
Unanimous vote to approve.

15. To elect by ballot two members of the Municipal Advisory Commission, which consists of seven elected volunteer property owners or registered voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles, who shall serve for a period of three years each.

Ballot 1: Daniel Lief nominates Chris White.
6 Votes Cast, 6 Votes for Chris White.

Ballot 2: Cynthia Lief nominates Lise Pratt.
6 Votes Cast, 6 Votes for Lise Pratt.

16. To elect by ballot two members of the Shellfish Conservation Committee, one who shall serve for a period of three years and one who shall serve for one.

Ballot 1: (3 Yrs): Richard Howland nominates Samuel Hyler.
4 Votes Cast, 4 Votes Samuel Hyler.

Ballot 2: (1 Yr): Aaron Gray nominates Cory Alle/y.
6 Votes Cast, 6 Votes Cory Alley.

17. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Board of Selectman to borrow on behalf of the municipality for purchase of a replacement timber float measuring 20 ft x 30 ft at the municipal pier facility on Great Cranberry Island.
Board of Selectman recommends total amount of $15,000.

Barbara Stainton motions to authorize $15,000 to be borrowed, seconded by Malcolm
Donald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Board of Selectman to appropriate from the undesignated fund balance for the purpose of capital improvements to the municipal pier on Great Cranberry Island. Undesignated funds as of January 1st, 2007 is $160,057

Eric Dyer motions to use up to $160,000, seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous vote to approve.

19. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Board of Selectman to contract with the State of Maine, Department of Transportation for a Small Harbor Improvement Program (SHIP) Grant of one hundred thirty eight thousand dollars (138,600), in which the Town of Cranberry Isles will match the grant by appropriation of fifty nine thousand four hundred dollars ($59,400), for the purpose of repairing and improving access to the municipal pier facility on Great Cranberry Island, and using these funds to perform said construction.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve grant of $138,600 and appropriation of $59,400,
seconded by Ralph Stevens.
Unanimous vote to approve.

20. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to spend for repair of the sea wall at Manset, owned by the Town of Cranberry Isles, and located in the Town Of Southwest Harbor, Maine.
Board of Selectmen recommends a total amount of $15,000.

Richard Beal motions to spend up to $15,000, seconded by Malcolm Donald.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

21. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to spend in support of the Island Institute Fellow for 2008.
Board of Selectmen recommends a total amount of $5,000.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve $5,000, seconded by Malcolm Donald.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

22. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will appropriate and authorize the Treasurer to expend up to two thousand dollars ($2,000) toward the cost of restoring and renovating the cemetery on Baker Island. Said sum to be matched by Islesford Historical
Society. Request made by Hugh Dwelley. Board of Selectmen recommend approval.

Bruce Fernald motions to approve, seconded by Anna Fernald.
Majority Vote to approve, 1 vote to oppose.

23. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to spend for the computerization of our assessment records and associated taxation information. Board of Selectmen recommends $6,000.

Richard Beal motions to spend up to $6,000, seconded by Barbara Stainton.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

24. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Selectmen to enter into a 5 month lease agreement in 2008 with the Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland, Maine for use of the church land on Joy Road in Northeast Harbor, for parking of residents of and visitors to, the Cranberry Isles. Board of Selectmen recommends $4,000.

Bruce Fernald motions to approve $4,000 for lease agreement, seconded by Richard Beal.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

25. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Selectmen to enter into a revised multi-year contract with Ed Gray Enterprises, Inc. for the operation of municipal solid waste collection and disposal services within the Town Of Cranberry Isles.
This article does not change the previously voter approved contract value.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

26. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Selectmen to sign a three (3) year contract for the launching, handling, disconnecting, hauling, storage and maintenance of floats and associated ramps owned by and located within the Town Of Cranberry Isles, Maine. Said contract to be put out to bid in the summer of 2008 and have a duration extending from the fall of 2008 through the spring of 2011.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Malcolm Donald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

27. To see if the voters of the Town Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Selectmen to sign a three (3) year contract for the launching, handling, disconnecting, hauling, storage and maintenance of floats and associated ramps owned by the Town Of Cranberry Isles, Maine, and located in Southwest Harbor, Maine. Said contract to be put out to bid in the summer of 2008 and have a duration extending from the fall of 2008 through the spring of 2011.

Richard Beal motions to approve, seconded by Anna Fernald.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

28. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Selectmen to enter into a multi-year contract for sanding and the removal of snow on the public ways of Great Cranberry Island. Said contract to be put out to bid in the summer of 2008 and have a duration of not less than three (3) and not more than five (5) years.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Hugh Dwelley.
Eve Harrison motions to amend article to read: Said contract to be put out to bid in the summer of 2008 and have a duration of up to five (5) years. Seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous vote to amend.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

29. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to borrow on behalf of the municipality for purchase of a snow plowing truck and associated equipment, for snow removal and sanding on the public ways of Little
Cranberry Island. Board of Selectmen recommends authorization of $35,000.

Hugh Dwelley motions to authorize borrowing of up to $35,000, seconded by Eric Dyer.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

30. Shall the Town of Cranberry Isles vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen, on behalf of the Town of Cranberry Isles, to join with other participating municipal and quasi-municipal employers in a Multiple Employer Welfare Agreement for the provision of employee health benefits, as authorized by 24-A MRSA §6601 et seq., said Agreement to be known as the “Maine Municipal Employees Health Trust” (Health Trust); and for that purpose and in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements among the participating employers, to authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into a Participation Agreement on behalf of the Town of Cranberry Isles and take whatever other actions may be necessary. The authority granted herein shall remain until revoked. Note: Passage of this article does not enter the municipality into the health trust, but is a legal requirement for membership if that option is chosen.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

At 11:45 AM, a motion to adjourn until 12:45 pm for lunch was made by Barbara Myers,
seconded by Richard Beal.
Unanimous Vote to adjourn.

A delicious lunch of lasagna, beans, salads and homemade breads, with a wide variety of desserts was provided by the Islesford Neighborhood House Association. Thanks goes out to all the hard
workers who did the cooking, prep work and the clean-up!!

At 12:45 PM, the Moderator called the meeting back to order.

31. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the establishment of a Transportation Committee for a period of one year, the purpose of which is to address, on behalf of TCI, issues related to boat transportation between the islands (Great Cranberry, Little Cranberry and Sutton) and the mainland (Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor). Sustaining year-round communities on the islands is only possible if our ferry service is operated with a year-round schedule that will accommodate the broad needs and desires of community members to easily move back and forth between the islands and the mainland to access schools, jobs, health care, shopping and other services. The committee will be expected to prepare a Transportation Plan addressing these needs to be brought to the 2009 Town Meeting for approval. The committee will be governed by a board consisting of

a)the three Town Selectmen
b)two voter registered residents of the Cranberry Isles, appointed by the Board of Selectmen
c)two seasonal residents of the Cranberry Isles, appointed by Board of Selectmen.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Jeri Spurling.
Barbara Myers motions to amend the committee to be five (5) voter registered residents of
the Cranberry Isles, appointed by the Board of Selectmen, seconded by Hugh Dwelley.
Unanimous Vote to amend the article.

Unanimous Vote to Approve.

32. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote their support for the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, and authorize the Selectmen to sign this Agreement on behalf of the municipality.

Cynthia Lief motions to approve, seconded by Wanda Porter.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

33. To see what sum the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Selectmen to spend for the promotion and support of local renewable energy feasibility studies, energy conservation efforts and related projects. Unexpended funds are to be carried forward for use in succeeding years and shall not be credited to the general fund.
Board of Selectmen recommends $10,000.

Bill McGuinness motions to approve $10,000, seconded by Richard Beal.
Unanimous vote to approve.

34. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Selectmen to spend for the purchase of electrical power from “Maine Interfaith Power and Light” or a similar organization, with the intent of using renewable energy as the sole source for meeting municipal electrical needs. Authorization is for one year of expenditure over cost of power from Bangor Hydro Electric Co.
Board of Selectmen recommends $2,000.

Daniel Lief motions to approve $2,000, seconded by Amanda Ravenhill.

Majority Vote to approve, 1 Vote opposed.

35. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to hold the next annual Town Meeting in 2009, on March 9 (Monday) at the Great Cranberry Fire House, Great Cranberry Island, Maine and to open the meeting at 9:00 AM.

Jeri Spurling motions to approve, seconded by Malcolm Donald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

36. 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 Town Operations Budget. Each function shall be voted upon separately:

Dept 51- General Government $247,780

Richard Beal motions to amend the Dept 51 total to $248,780, to reflect the compensation voted
on in Article 7, seconded by Barbara Stainton.

Unanimous Vote to approve $248,780

Dept 52- Public Safety $89,500

Malcolm Donald motions to approve Dept 52 total $89,500, seconded by Daniel Lief.

Unanimous Vote to approve $89,500.

Dept 53- Health & Sanitation $132,200

Hugh Dwelley motions to approve Dept 53 total $132,200, seconded by Anna Fernald.

Unanimous Vote to approve.

Dept 54- Public Transportation $133,900

Barbara Stainton motions to approve Dept 54 total $133,900, seconded by Malcolm Donald.

Unanimous Vote to approve.

Dept 55- Education $448,543

Barbara Stainton motions to approve Dept 55 total $448,543, seconded by Barbara Myers.

Unanimous Vote to approve.

Dept 56- Unclassified $33,100
(Donations)

Eric Dyer motions to approve Dept 56 total $33,100, seconded by Malcolm Donald.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

Dept 57- Debt Service $320,812

Richard Beal motions to approve Dept 57 total $320,812, seconded by Barbara Stainton.

Unanimous Vote to approve.

Dept 58- Municipal Facilities $546,149

Richard Beal motions to approve Dept 58 total $546,149, seconded by Jennifer Westphal.

Unanimous Vote to approve.

Total Appropriations for Town Operations: $1,952,984

Town Operations Budget Applied Resources

Loans 295,000

Ruth Westphal motions to approve, seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

Ship Grant 138,600

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Richard Beal.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

Estimated General Fund Receipts: 183,025

Richard Beal motions to approve, seconded by Rick Alley.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

Undesignated Funds: 160,000

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Hugh Dwelley.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

School Dept (Subsidies & Grants): 54,359

Richard Beal motions to amend School Dept Revenue amount to $98,539, seconded by
Malcolm Donald.
Unanimous Vote to amend.
Unanimous Vote to approve amended amount.

Property Taxes 2008: 1,121,000

Amanda Ravenhill motions to amend Property Taxes to be raised in 2008 to $1,078,000,
seconded by Cynthia Lief.
Unanimous Vote to amend.
Unanimous Vote to approve.

Total Applied Resources: $1,952,984

At 2:05 PM, Aaron Gray makes a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Amanda
Ravenhill.
Unanimous Vote to adjourn.

Respectfully Submitted,

Denise McCormick
Town Clerk