2011 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING MINUTES

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RESULTS OF THE Town Of Cranberry Isles
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
MARCH 14, 2011

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM by Denise McCormick, Town Clerk.

The following articles were acted upon:

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

Barbara Stainton nominates Barbara Fernald. There were no other nominations.
5 Votes were cast for Barbara Fernald.

The moderator took the oath of office and continued the meeting.

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

Barbara Stainton nominates Denise McCormick. There were no other nominations.
5 Votes were cast for Denise McCormick.
Cynthia Lief motions to set the compensation to $6,825, seconded by Barbara Stainton.
Unanimous vote to approve compensation at $6,825.

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.

Cynthia Lief motions to approve, seconded by Barbara Stainton.
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 persons for the purpose of discussion only on each of the following articles of this 2011 warrant.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Anna Fernald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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

Charles Dunbar nominates Phil Whitney.
Eric Sandberg nominates Chris Hathaway.

Bill Dowling motions to recess for 10 minutes to allow the 2 nominees a chance to speak to the audience. Seconded by Kate Chaplin.
After a 10 minute recess, the meeting is called back in session by the moderator.
Chris Hathaway withdraws his nomination for the 3 year term.

10 votes cast, 9 Votes for Phil Whitney, 1 spoiled ballot.

6. To elect by ballot a Selectman for a term of one year to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sally Rowan.

Sheila Krasnow nominates Iann Krasnow.
Karin Whitney nominates Chris Hathaway.
Nanette Hadlock nominates Daniel Lief, Dan declines the nomination.

52 Votes Cast. 16 Votes Iann Krasnow, 35 Chris Hathaway, and 1 spoiled.
Chris wins the Selectman Seat.

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

Barbara Stainton motions to set compensation at $1,700 for chairman and $1,400
for the other selectmen. Seconded by Cory Duggan.

Unanimous vote to approve.

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

Cynthia Lief nominates Denise McCormick. No other nominations.
4 Votes Cast, 4 Votes Denise McCormick.

Barbara Stainton motions to set compensation at $9,975, seconded by Beverly
Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to approve compensation.

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

Anna Fernald nominates Denise McCormick. No other nominations.
4 Votes Cast, 4 Votes Denise McCormick.

Barbara Stainton motions to set compensation at $25,725, seconded by Malcolm
Donald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

Richard Beal motions to move to Article 17-Schools while Rob Liebow, Superintendent is still present, seconded by Kate Chaplin.
SCHOOLS (17A – 17Q)

Note: Articles 17A through 17K authorize expenditures in cost center categories

17A. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Regular Instruction for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012.
School Committee Recommends: $236,522

Barbara Stainton motions to approve recommended amount, seconded by Kate Chaplin.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17B. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Special Education for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012.
School Committee Recommends: $42,236

Katherine Fernald motions to approve recommended amount, second by Amy
Palmer.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17C. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Career and Technical Education for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012.
School Committee recommends: $ -0-
Jeri Spurling motions to approve recommended amount, second by Beverly Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17D. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Other
Instruction for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012.
School Committee recommends: $ 6,430

Patricia Bailey motions to approve recommended amount, seconded by Barbara
Stainton.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17E. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Student &
Staff Support for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012.
School Committee recommends: $ 15,934

Amy Palmer motions to approve recommended amount, seconded by Beverly Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17F. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for System
Administration for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30,
2012. School Committee recommends: $ 13,472

Kelly Sanborn motions to approve recommended amount, seconded by Barbara
Stainton.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17G. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for School Administration for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012. School Committee recommends: $ 21,967

Beverly Sanborn motions to approve recommended amount, seconded by
Patricia Bailey.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17H. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for
Transportation and Buses for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012. School Committee recommends: $ 35,000

Barbara Stainton motions to approve recommended amount, seconded by Wendy
Rackliff.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17I. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Facilities
Maintenance for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012.
School Committee recommends: $ 73,035

Barbara Stainton motions to approve recommended amount, seconded by Beverly Sanborn.
Barbara Meyers motions to amend the recommended amount to $143,035 for siding
of the Longfellow School, seconded by Evelyn Boxley.
There was a lengthy discussion of the condition of the building and whether the School Board should be siding the building when there appears to be much needed structural repairs to the sills and rotted boards.
Ruth Westphal motions to call the question, seconded by Kate Chaplin.
Unanimous vote to call the question.
Unanimous vote to approve $143,035 for Facilities Maintenance.

17J. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Debt Service and Other Commitments for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012. School Committee recommends: $ - 0-

Barbara Stainton motions to approve recommended amount, seconded by Chris
Hathaway.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17K. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for All Other Expenditures for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June
30, 2012. School Committee recommends: $ -0-

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

Note: Articles 17A – 17K authorize a total budget of $514,596.

Note: Articles 17L & 17M raise funds for the Proposed School Budget

17L. 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 twelve (12) as described in the Essential Programs and Services Funding Act (Recommended: $163,426) 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 twelve (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 01, 2011 to June 30, 2012.
School Committee recommends: $148,426

Kate Chaplin motions to approve recommended amounts of $163,426 & $148,426, seconded by Kelly Sanborn.
Sheila Krasnow motions to amend the amount to $168,266 & $159,541, seconded by Beverly Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to amend the amount.
Unanimous vote to approve.

Written Ballot Vote Required

17M. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will raise and
appropriate in additional local funds for school purposes (Recommended:
$ 235,512) for the period July 01, 2011 to June 30, 2012, which exceeds the State’s Essential Programs and Services allocation model by (Recommended:
$ 238,033) as required to fund the budget recommended by the School Committee.

Richard Beal motions to approve recommended amounts of $235,512 & $238,033,
seconded by Barbara Stainton.
Richard Beal motions to amend the amounts to $294,397 & $290,963, seconded by
Barbara Stainton.
Unanimous vote to amend the amounts.
There were 41 written ballots cast, 39 votes yes, 2 votes no.
Article passes.

Note: Articles 17L and 17M raise a total town appropriation of $ 453,938

Note: Article 17N summarizes the proposed school budget and does not
authorize any additional expenditures.

17N. 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 01, 2011 and
ending June 30, 2012 from the Town’s contribution to the total cost of funding
public education from kindergarten to grade twelve (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.
School Committee recommends: $ 444,596

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Iann Krasnow.
Barbara Meyers motions to amend the amount to $514,596, seconded by Chris
Hathaway.
Unanimous vote to amend the amount.
43 Votes Yes, 0 Votes No.
Article passes.

17O. In addition to the amount in Articles 17A – 17N, 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 2011-2012 for school purposes provided such grants, programs or other sources do not require the expenditure of other funds not previously appropriated?
Current Year Totals: $ 25,000 School Committee recommends passage.

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

17P. 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 2011-2012 school
year with a projected enrollment of approximately ten (10) students.

Iann Krasnow motions to approve, seconded by Patricia Bailey.
Unanimous vote to approve.

17Q. 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 2011-2012 school year with an unknown projected enrollment.

Jeri Spurling motions to approve, seconded by Barbara Meyers.
Unanimous vote to approve.

The moderator instructed everyone that we would be going back to act on Article 10 and proceed.

10. To elect by ballot a member of the Superintending School Committee for a term of three years. (Term expiring: Katelyn Damon).

Sheila Krasnow nominates Katelyn Damon.
Cindy Thomas nominates Kate Chaplin.
48 Votes Cast, 22 Votes Katelyn Damon, 24 Votes Kate Chaplin, 2 spoiled.

11. To elect by ballot one member of the Shellfish Conservation Committee for a term of three years. (Term expiring: Samuel Hyler).

Nickolas Hadlock nominates Allan McCormick.
4 Votes Cast for Allan McCormick.

12. 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 a period of three years each. (Terms expiring: Chris White and Elizabeth Merrill Pratt).

Daniel Lief motions to amend the article to read three (3) members due to the resignation of Philippe Donald, seconded by Donna Isaacs.
Unanimous vote to amend and elect 3 members to the Commission.

Ballot 1: Karin Whitney nominates Katelyn Damon.
Nanette Hadlock nominates Iann Krasnow.
Cynthia Lief nominates Courtney Chaplin, Courtney declines.
Richard Beal nominates Jeff Berzinis.
47 Votes Cast, 23 Votes Katelyn Damon, 6 Votes Iann Krasnow, 18 Votes
Jeff Berzinis. Katelyn wins the 3 year term.

Ballot 2: Donna Isaacs nominates Iann Krasnow, Iann declines.
Patricia Bailey nominates Chris Johnston.
Cynthia Lief nominates Jeff Berzinis.
Karin Whitney nominates Ralph Stevens III.
Phil Whitney nominates Bruce Komusin.
50 Votes Cast, 8 Votes Chris Johnston, 27 Votes Jeff Berzinis, 11 Votes Ralph Stevens III, 4 Votes Bruce Komusin.
Jeff Berzinis wins the three year term.

Ballot 3: Cynthia Lief nominates Courtney Chaplin.
Cory Duggan nominates Bruce Komusin.
Phil Whitney nominates Ralph Stevens III.
46 Votes Cast, 17 Votes Courtney Chaplin, 13 Votes Bruce Komusin, 14 Votes Ralph Stevens III.
Courtney Chaplin wins the one year term.

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

Barbara Stainton motions to approve $12 to $25 per hour at Selectmen’s discretion,
seconded by Malcolm Donald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

14. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to collect interest at the rate of seven percent (7%) APR on all 2011 taxes not paid by December 01, 2011. Municipalities may, by vote, determine the rate of interest that shall apply to taxes that become delinquent during taxable year 2011 until those taxes are paid in full. The maximum rate of interest that can be charged per Title 36, MRSA §505.4 is seven percent (7%) APR.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Iann Krasnow.
Majority to approve, with 2 opposed to charging interest.

15. 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.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Sheila Krasnow.
Majority to approve, with 1 opposed to the 2% discount.

16. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Treasurer to expend funds in January 2012, February 2012, and March 2012 equal in aggregate to three twelfths (3/12ths)+ of the Operator’s Budget approved for the Year 2011. 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 2012.

Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Daniel Lief.
Majority to approve article, 1 opposed.

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 two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) for the purpose of developing a plan for and construction of a new town office building on Little Cranberry Island, and to further authorize the Selectmen to do any and all things necessary or to award and enter into necessary design and construction contracts on behalf of the Town; expend the borrowed funds; and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose this Article 18.

Iann Krasnow motions to approve, seconded by Barbara Stainton.

This building project would be an addition to the Municipal Garage that was constructed a few years ago. It would also include a well and septic system that could also be used by the Islesford Fire Dept. There was a lengthy discussion, that included whether or not any research had gone into the project price, which appears to be quite high for an addition, or whether there was a more suitable place that we could move the Town Office to property already owned by the Town.
Victoria Johnston motions to call the question, seconded by Iann Krasnow.
Unanimous vote to call the question.

Majority Vote to oppose the project, Article 18 does not pass.

19. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the municipal officers to enter into a three (3) year contract for the launching, handling, disconnecting, hauling, storage and maintenance of floats and associated gangways owned by and located within the Town of Cranberry Isles, Maine. Said contract to be put out to bid in the summer of 2011 and have a duration extending from the fall of 2011 through the fall of 2014.

Cynthia Lief motions to approve, seconded by Iann Krasnow.
Unanimous vote to approve.

20. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the municipal officers to enter into a three (3) year contract for the launching, handling, disconnecting, hauling, storage and maintenance of floats and associated gangways 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 2011 and have a duration extending from the fall of 2011 through the fall of 2014.

Malcolm Donald motions to approve, seconded by Iann Krasnow.
Unanimous vote to approve.

21. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the municipal officers to raise, appropriate and expend up to five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) for the purchase of glass crushing equipment, for use at the Little Cranberry Island and Great Cranberry Island solid waste facilities.

Cynthia Lief motions to approve, seconded by Iann Krasnow.
There was a discussion as to what the pros and cons would be in owning glass crushers on the island.
Katelyn Damon motions to call the question, seconded by Charles Dunbar.
Unanimous vote to call the question.
Unanimous Vote to oppose. Article 21 does not pass.

22. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the municipal officers to raise, appropriate and expend up to six thousand dollars ($6,000.00) for engineering and design for a year-round drive-on dock at the Manset Facility in Southwest Harbor, Maine. Passage of this article also authorizes the municipal officers to use the funds to collaborate with the Town of Southwest Harbor for the same purpose.

Cynthia Lief motions to approve, seconded by Kaitlyn Duggan.
After a lengthy discussion, Eric Sandberg motions to call the question, seconded by
Allan McCormick.
Unanimous vote to call the question.
59 Votes Cast, 33 Votes Yes, 26 Votes No. Article passes.

23. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the municipal officers to raise, appropriate and expend forty six thousand dollars ($46,000.00) to extend the commuter ferry service for the second year of a two year trial period.

Cynthia Lief motions to approve, seconded by Barbara Stainton.
Denise McCormick, Treasurer, motions to amend the article to read “to authorize
the municipal officers to Expend forty six thousand dollars ($46,000) of which
$22,000 appropriated from State Of Maine Subsidy, and $20,815. from Commuter Service Reserve, and $3,185. to be raised from Taxes”. Seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous vote to amend the article as stated.
Majority Votes to approve, 1 Vote to oppose.
Article passes.

24. Shall an ordinance entitled “Land Use Ordinance for the Shorelands of the Town of Cranberry Islands, Hancock County, Maine” be amended?
Barbara Stainton motions to approve, seconded by Chris Hathaway.
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 five (5) month lease agreement in 2011 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.

Ruth Westphal motions to approve, seconded by Malcolm Donald.
Majority Vote to approve, 1 Vote opposed.

26. FUTURE TOWN MEETING

To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to hold the next
annual Town Meeting in 2012, on Monday, March 14th at the Islesford Neighborhood House, Maine and to open the Meeting at 8:30 A.M.

Norman Sanborn motions to approve, seconded by Phil Whitney.
Phil Whitney motions to amend the article to read “on Monday, March 12th, 2012”
Seconded by Kelly Sanborn.
Some voters inquired as to why we don’t hold our Town Meetings on a Saturday so that more voters who work full time could attend.
Kelly Sanborn motions to amend the article to read “on Saturday, March 10th, 2012”, seconded by Ralph Stevens III.
Unanimous vote to amend article to Saturday, March 10th.
Majority Vote to move Town Meeting to Saturday, March 10th, 2012, 2 Votes opposed.

After 180 years of conducting the Town Meeting on the 2nd Monday of March, the Town will now hold their meetings on Saturdays.

27. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to raise and appropriate for each function of 2011 Town operations as shown in the Town Operations Budget. Each function shall be voted upon separately.

2011 TOWN OPERATIONS BUDGET RECOMMENDED DEPT. TOTAL

Dept. 51 – General Government 266,515
Town Office: Rent & Utilities 14,450
Office Supplies & Postage 6,200
Administrative Expenses 10,000
Insurance 16,000
Legal 20,000
Accounting 4,500
Web Site 500
Selectmen Compensation 4,500
Contingency Fund 25,000
Printing 5,500
Treasurer / Tax Collector / Clerk 42,525
Elections 1,800
Planning Board 1,100
HCPC Assistance 5,000
Tax Assessor 25,800
Administrative Assistant 41,600
Deputy Clerk / Treasurer 18,900
Payroll Taxes 8,000
Employee Health Benefits 14,465
Retirement Obligation 675

Barbara Stainton motions to approve Dept 51 amount of $266,515, seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous vote to approve.

Dept. 52 – Public Safety 71,835
Fire Dept. Zone 1 (GCI)
Utilities 1,500
Equipment 4,750
Heating Oil 4,000
Gasoline 600
Admin. Expense 1,000
Insurance 5,000
EMS Program 2,000
Contracts 3,000
Training 1,000
Fire Dept. Zone 2 (Islesford)
Utilities 950
Equipment 5,200
Heating Oil 1,500
Gasoline 500
Admin. Expense 1,000
Insurance 4,500
Training 11,100
EMS Program 2,000
Contracts 3,000
Fire Dept. Zone 3 (Sutton)
Materials 1,700
911 Services 485
Streetlights 5,500
Animal Control Officer 1,000
Training 500
Equipment 250
Constable
Compensation 2,500
Admin. Expense 500
Harbormaster 2,000
Shellfish Warden 800
Insurance 4,000
Daniel Lief motions to amend the Training Amount for Fire Dept Zone 2 to $15,600, seconded by Iann Krasnow. This would cover immunizations for EMT trainees who must have them for training purposes.
Bruce Fernald motions to eliminate the $1000 Admin. Expense from Fire Dept Zone 1 & 2
Budget totals, seconded by Phil Whitney.
Unanimous vote to amend the totals listed above.
Richard Beal motions to eliminate the $3000 Contracts from Fire Dept Zone 1 & 2, seconded by Karin Whitney.
3 Votes to eliminate the amounts, Majority opposed. Motion doesn’t pass, amount remains in budget.
Iann Krasnow motions to approve Dept 52 amount of $74,335, seconded by Barbara Stainton. Unanimous vote to approve.

Dept. 53 – Health & Sanitation 92,175
Solid Waste
Other 5,000
Contracts 47,500
Barging 4,000
Tipping Fees 12,000
Hazardous Waste / Metal 7,000
Capital Improvements 4,000
Permits 375
CEO / Plumbing Inspector 8,000
General Assistance 3,000
Supplies 500
Health Officer 800

Iann Krasnow motions to approve Dept 53 amount of $92,175, seconded by Barbara Stainton.
Unanimous vote to approve.

Dept. 54 – Public Transportation 116,100
Town Roads
Maintenance 5,000
Capital Improvements 12,000
Engineering 4,000 Snow Removal
Compensation 8,000
Salt / Sand 6,000
Town Trucks
Gas 1,500
Insurance 800
GCI Plow Truck 32,000
Garage Heating Oil 800
Commuter Service 46,000
Barbara Stainton motions to approve Dept 54 amount of $116,100, seconded by Daniel Lief.
Cory Duggan motions to eliminate the GCI Plow Truck, seconded by Barbara Meyers.
Richard Beal motions to add $21,000 for Snowplowing Contract for the year, seconded by
Daniel Lief.
Unanimous vote to approve Dept 54 amount of $105,100.

Dept. 55 – Schools 444,596
Barbara motions to amend the total to read $514,596 as approved in Articles 17A-17Q,
seconded by Nanette Hadlock. Unanimous vote to approve Dept 55 amount of $514,596.

Dept. 56 – Donations -0-
Barbara Stainton motions to approve donations in the amounts listed below, seconded by Kaitlyn Duggan.
GCI Library 3,000
Islesford Library 4,500
GCI Community Center 3,000
Islesford Neighborhood House 4,500
GCI Historical Society 3,000
Island Explorer 1,500
NEH Library -0-
NEH Ambulance 1,000
Life Flight 1,000
Human Service Donations 1,000
Hospice of Hancock County 1,000

Unanimous vote to approve Dept 56 in the amount of $23,500.

Dept. 57 – Debt Service 347,756
SWH Parking – Taxable Bond 47,100
SWH Parking – Tax Exempt Bond 134,561
LCI Municipal Garage 22,610
Town Office 25,000
LCI Pumper Truck 10,985
Longfellow School 5,500
County Tax 75,000
Capital Roads Project 27,000

Denise McCormick, Treasurer, motions to eliminate the $25,000 for Town Office debt, as Article 18 was not approved, seconded by Kate Chaplin.
Unanimous vote to approve Dept 57 in the amount of $322,756.

Dept. 58 - Municipal Facilities 447,260
Teleconference 500 NEH Parking Lot
Snow Removal 4,000
Lease 38,500
Joy Road Parking Lot
Insurance 750
Lease 4,000
Manset Parking Lot
Utilities 500
Grounds 5,000
Maint. & Improvements 5,000
Snow Removal 2,000
Insurance 3,200
SWH Property Tax 24,000
Enforcement 1,200
Warehouse / Apartment
Maint. & Improvements 15,800
Utilities 2,000
Insurance 2,000
Mansell Road Building
Maint. & Repair 6,000
Capital Improvement 30,000
Insurance 1,000
Grounds 2,000
Snow Removal 1,000
SWH Property Tax 7,200
Restrooms
Maint. & Improvements 1,500
Cleaning 5,610
Supplies 600
Wharves / Floats / Ramps
Electricity 2,500
Maintenance 4,500
Capital Improvements 9,400
Floats 6,000
Moorings 5,000
Insurance 6,400
Contracts 30,000
Engineering 6,000
LCI Municipal Garage 200,000 (taken out)
Municipal Building
Health Clinic 1,000
Town Land
Parking Lots 4,500
GCI Gravel Pit 6,000
LCI Town Field 2,000
Cemeteries 600
Denise McCormick, Treasurer, motions to eliminate $200,000 from Dept 58, as Article 18 did not pass, seconded by Daniel Lief.
Unanimous vote to approve Dept 58 in the amount of $247,260.

TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR TOWN OPERATIONS= $1,646,237

TOWN OPERATIONS BUDGET
APPLIED RESOURCES
Loans: -0-
From Manset Reserve: 50,800
Estimated General Fund Receipts: 178,360
School Dept. (Subsidies and Grants): 60,658
Commuter Service Subsidy: 22,000

Commuter Ferry Reserve: 20,815

Property Taxes (2011): 1,313,604

TOTAL= $1,646,237

The meeting was adjourned at 6:40 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted:

Denise McCormick
Town Clerk
03/29/11