2015 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT

TOWN OF CRANBERRY ISLES
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
THE WARRANT 2015

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 Cranberry Island Congregational Church, in said Town, on the 14th day (Second Saturday) of March AD 2015 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: $6825

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 2015 warrant.

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

Ballot: ____________________________ (Term expiring 2018)

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

Recommended: $2,000 for the chairperson, $1,700 for others.

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

Recommended: $9,975

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

Recommended: $25,725

9. To elect by ballot a member of the Superintending School Committee for a term of three years. (Term expiring: Cari Alley, who was appointed to replace Katelyn Damon, who resigned in 2014).

For information of the voters, the elected membership of this committee is:

Name Island Term expires

Kelly Sanborn, (Chair) Great Cranberry 2017
Cari Alley Little Cranberry 2015
Amy Palmer Little Cranberry 2015

Ballot: _________________________ (term expiring 2018)

10. To elect by ballot a member of the Superintending School Committee for a term of one year. (Term expiring, Amy Palmer, who was appointed to replace Barbara Meyers who resigned in 2014).

For information of the voters, the elected membership of this committee is:

Name Island Term expires

Kelly Sanborn, (Chair) Great Cranberry 2017
Cari Alley Little Cranberry 2015
Amy Palmer Little Cranberry 2015

Ballot: _________________________ (term expiring 2016)

11. To elect by ballot one member 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. (One member to replace Malcolm Donald, deceased, term to expire in 2016).

For information of the voters: The elected membership of this committee is:

Name Island Term expires
Katelyn Damon, Chairman Islesford 2017
Ron Axelrod Islesford 2016
Ingrid Gaither Great Cranberry 2017
Chris White Great Cranberry 2015
Karin Whitney Great Cranberry 2015
James Amuso Islesford 2015
Cory Duggan Islesford 2016

Ballot: _________________________ (term expiring 2016)

12. To elect by ballot one member 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. (Term expiring, Karin Whitney).

Ballot: ________________________ (term expiring 2018)

13. To elect by ballot one member 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. (Term expiring, James Amuso).

Ballot:________________________ (term expiring 2018)

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

Recommended: Twelve dollars ($12) to twenty-five dollars ($25), at the discretion of the Board of Selectmen, based on the type of work performed.

15. 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 2015 taxes not paid by December 01, 2015. Municipalities may, by vote, determine the rate of interest that shall apply to taxes that become delinquent during taxable year 2015 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.

16. 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.

17. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Treasurer to expend funds in January 2016, February 2016, and March 2016 equal in aggregate to three-twelfths (3/12ths) of the Operator’s Budget approved for the Year 2015. 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 2016.

SCHOOLS (18A – 18R)
CRANBERRY ISLES SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Note: Articles 18A through 18K authorize expenditures in cost center categories

18A. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Regular Instruction for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.

School Committee recommends $274,541
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $ 258,635

18B. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Special
Education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.

School Committee recommends $ 48,838
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $ 26,477

18C. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Career and
Technical Education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June
30, 2016.
School Committee recommends $ -0-
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $ -0-

18D. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Other
Instruction for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.

School Committee recommends $ 6,969
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $ 8,342

18E. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Student &
Staff Support for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.

School Committee recommends $ 23,826
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $ 19,784

18F. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for System
Administration for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30,
2016.

School Committee recommends $ 14,631
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $13,993

18G. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for School
Administration for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30,
2016.
School Committee recommends $ 33,010
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $31,787

18H. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for
Transportation & Buses for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending
June 30, 2016.
School Committee recommends $ 42,950
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $36,600

18I. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Facilities
Maintenance for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30,
2016.

School Committee recommends $ 42,555
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $41,925

18J. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Debt Service
and Other Commitments for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending
June 30, 2016.
School Committee recommends $ 71,031
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $83,400

18K. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for All Other
Expenditures for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30,
2016.
School Committee recommends $ -0-
Note: 2014-15 Amount was $-0-

Note: Articles 18A – 18K authorize a total budget of $ 558,351
Note: 2014-15 Total Budget was $ 520,943

Hand Count Required

Note: Articles 18L, 18M & 18N raise funds for the Proposed School Budget

18L. 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 $152,584) 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, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

School Committee recommends $ 138,601

Explanation: 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 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

18M. 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, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

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

18N. To see what sum the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will raise and
appropriate in additional local funds for school purposes (Recommend:
$266,590) for the period July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016, which exceeds the
State’s Essential Programs and Services allocation model by (Recommend:
$263,454) as required to fund the budget recommended by the School Committee.

The School Committee recommends $ 266,590 for additional local funds and
gives the following reason for exceeding the State’s Essential Programs and
Services funding model by $ 263,454: The State funding model underestimates
the actual costs to fully fund the 2015-2016 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 18L, 18M & 18N raise a total Town appropriation of $ 476,222
Note: 2014-15 Total Town Appropriation was $ 447,313

Hand Count Required

Note: Article 18O summarizes the proposed school budget and does not authorize any additional expenditures

18O. 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, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016 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 $ 558,351
Note: 2014-15 Total Budget was $520,943

18P. In addition to the amount in Articles 18A – 18O, 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 2015-2016 for school
purposes provided that such grants, programs or other sources do not require the
expenditure of other funds not previously appropriated?

Current Year Totals: $ 19,955 School Committee recommends passage.

18Q. 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 2015- 2016 school year with a projected enrollment of approximately fourteen students.

School Committee recommends passage.

18R. 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 2015-2016 school year with an unknown projected enrollment.

School Committee recommends passage.

19. Shall an ordinance entitled “Vehicle Waste Disposal Fee Ordinance” for the Town of Cranberry Isles, Hancock County, Maine be repealed?

Repeal of the Vehicle Waste Disposal Fee Ordinance would eliminate the mandatory $250.00 vehicle importation fee that the Town assesses for vehicles brought to the Town for use by residents and businesses. Passage of this Warrant article would mean that the fees that have been paid since enacting this Ordinance that have not already been refunded by the Town will be refunded to the individual of record to whom it is registered.

Note: the complete proposed ordinance is available from the Town Office or on the municipal website www.cranberryisles-me.gov

20. 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 four-hundred fifty-nine thousand dollars ($459,000.00) for the purpose of purchasing land and its associated buildings on Little Cranberry Island, (property tax map 22, lot 15), for use as a Town Office, and to further authorize the Municipal Officers to do any and all things necessary to enter into a purchase and sale agreement on behalf of the Town; expend the borrowed funds; and do all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this Article.

The property at 12 Maple Avenue, Islesford, owned by David Palavanchuck, has been offered to the Town by the owner at a sale price of $459,000 (Property Tax Map 22, Lot 15). If the property is purchased by the Town, it will use the main building for a Town Office. In addition to locating the Town’s Municipal Offices at the property, there is also potential for housing the Islesford Post Office on this property, either in a portion of the main house or potentially in the detached garage located on the property.

21. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to enter into a purchase and sale agreement for the purpose of selling land to an abutting property owner in Manset; and do all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this Article.

An abutting land owner has offered to purchase a strip of land owned by the Town of Cranberry Isles in Manset. The land is an approximate 6-foot x 100-foot strip of land adjacent to the walkway from the Towns’ parking lot to Shore Road. This Warrant Article will authorize the Selectmen to negotiate a sale of the land to the abutting property owner.

22. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend sixty-two thousand three hundred and fifty-two dollars ($62,352.00) to continue the Cranberry Isles Commuter Ferry Service, a portion of which will be funded by Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) grant monies; and to authorize municipal officers to enter into a multi-year contract if financially advantageous.
Note: Passage of this Warrant Article will authorize the Selectmen to negotiate and sign a new contract with the current boat operators, or new operators, to continue the Cranberry Isles Commuter Boat Service. Depending on the outcome and timing of the recommendations of the Transportation Task Force, the current TCI commuter boat contracts may be extended for one year (one additional season each) rather than opting for a multi-year contract. This warrant article provides the Town with the flexibility for a multi-year contract for the commuter boat, or a one-year extension.
23. 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 consulting and other professional services in order to form a plan for passenger ferry and freight operations for the Town; and do all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this Article.

Note: The purpose of this article is to provide funding and authorization for the Town to develop a plan for ferry and other transportation services for the Town. A plan would be determined by recommendations worked out by the Transportation Task Force (a subcommittee of the Municipal Advisory Commission) with the goal of presenting the recommendations to the Selectmen in the fall of 2015.

24. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend twenty-six thousand five-hundred dollars ($26,500.00) and 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; contract to have a duration extending from the spring of 2015 through the fall of 2017.

25. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend seven-thousand five-hundred dollars ($7,500.00) and 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; contract to be to have a duration extending from the spring of 2015 through the fall of 2017.

26. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend fourteen thousand two-hundred dollars ($14,200.00) and enter into a multi-year contract for the sanding, plowing and removal of snow on the public ways of Great Cranberry Island. Contract will cover the 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 seasons.

Passage of this Warrant Article will authorize the Selectmen to negotiate and sign a new 3 year contract for plowing and sanding services for Great Cranberry Island.

27. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate twelve thousand dollars ($12,000.00) to be placed in capital reserve funds for the purchase of a new plow truck, sander and related equipment for Little Cranberry (Islesford).

28. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend eighty thousand dollars ($80,000.00) for capital maintenance projects on the Town dock on Little Cranberry Island (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.

Passage of this article will allocate funds for needed maintenance work on the Little Cranberry Island Town Dock, including replacing the stairs and platform, and other structural maintenance. Work on the dock is anticipated to start spring 2015.

29. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) to be placed in capital reserve fund for a proposed future extension of the Islesford Town Dock.

30. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the
Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00) for the construction of a new float for Great Cranberry Island, 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.

31. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to add a fifth float at the Cranberry Isles Manset Dock in Southwest Harbor.

Note: passage of this article will authorize the Selectmen to add a fifth float to the four that are already used in Manset. Adding a fifth float will increase the tie-up capacity at that dock. If this article is approved, the Town will repair and reuse a 20’ x 30’ float at Great Cranberry that is slated for replacement in 2015. The additional float would increase overall costs for launching and maintaining the floats system at the Manset facility, which would include additional moorings, launching each year and care and upkeep. Initial cost for new moorings, and other initial set up costs would be $9,500.00. After initial set-up, a fifth float would add up to an additional $1,000.00 for the maintenance cost with the contract. Budgeting and setting up would occur in 2016.

32. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate one-hundred and sixty thousand dollars ($160,000.00) for capital roads projects on Little Cranberry Island, 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 borrowed funds; and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this.

33. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) for engineering and design for the reconstruction of Main Street, Islesford, and to further authorize the Municipal Officers to do any and all things necessary to award and enter into necessary design contracts on behalf of the Town; expend the funds; and do all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this Article.

Note: Passage of this article will allocate funds for the reconstruction of a .028 mile (1,500 feet) section of Main Street, from the Mosswood Road intersection to the Bar Road/Cross Road intersection.

34. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to allow the installation of a subsurface cistern system with the capacity of twenty-thousand (20,000) gallons of water on the Town-owned property at the Islesford Town Field, and to appropriate up to forty-five thousand dollars ($45,000) to be expended by the Municipal Officials for the project.

35. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to un-encumber $17,500 of funds set aside to fixe the septic system at the Great Cranberry Island Volunteer Fire Department. Funds to be placed in reserve with the Great Cranberry Island Volunteer Fire Department.

36. To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to amend the Town Of Cranberry Isles Open Fire Ordinance with the deletion of the words “or rubbish” from the ordinance.

Note: Copies of the Open Fire Ordinance are available at the Town Office or online at www.cranberryisles-me.gov

37. 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 2015 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.

38. FUTURE TOWN MEETING

To see if the voters of the Town Of Cranberry Isles will vote to hold the next annual Town Meeting in 2016, on 12, March 2016 at the Islesford Neighborhood House, Little Cranberry Island, Maine and to open the meeting at 8:30 A.M.

39. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to increase the property tax levy limit of one million, five hundred seventy-seven thousand, nine hundred eighty-nine dollars ($1,577,989) established for the Town of Cranberry Isles by State law in the event the municipal budget approved under the preceding articles will result in a tax commitment that is greater than that property tax levy limit.

40. 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.

2014 TOWN OPERATIONS BUDGET RECOMMENDED DEPT. TOTAL

Dept. 51 – General Government 280,820
Town Office: Rent & Utilities 15,165
Office Supplies & Postage 6,600
Administrative Expenses 10,000
Insurance 10,000
Legal 18,000
Accounting 9,000
Web Site 1,200
Selectmen Compensation 5,400
Contingency Fund 20,000
Printing 3,000
Treasurer / Tax Collector / Clerk 42,525
Elections 1,000
HCPC Dues 630
Tax Assessor 27,500
Administrative Assistant 41,600
Deputy Clerk / Treasurer 20,000
Public Safety Coordinator 20,000
Payroll Taxes 12,000
Employee Health Benefits 16,000
Retirement Obligation 700

Dept. 52 – Public Safety 200,625
Fire Dept. Zone 1 (GCI)
Utilities 1,900
Heating Oil 10,000
Gasoline 400
Insurance 4,000
Community Safety Program 3,790
Training 15,000
Equipment 21,735
Fire Truck 8,000
Maintenance 7,000
Dry Hydrant 3,000
Travel 1,700

Fire Dept. Zone 2 (Islesford)
Utilities 1,200
Equipment 12,700
Heating Oil 4,000
Gasoline 500
Insurance 5,300
Training 6,900
Cistern 45,000
Fire Dept. Zone 3 (Sutton)
Equipment 2,000
C.I. Rescue Service
Little Cranberry Island
Ambulance 900
Supplies 3,350
Stipend 2,000
Training 1,200
Medical Clearance/Vaccines 500
Insurance 1,000
EMS Conference 5,500
Great Cranberry Island
Ambulance 1,400
Supplies 3,350
Stipend 2,000
Training 500
Medical Clearance/Vaccines 500
Insurance 1,000
EMS Conference 3,000
911 Services 1,100
Streetlights 5,500
Animal Control Officer 1,000
Equipment 200
Training 500
Constable
Compensation 5,000
Admin. Expense 500
Harbormaster 2,000
Training 500
Insurance 4,000

Dept. 53 – Health & Sanitation 110,135
Solid Waste
Sutton 5,000
Contracts 71,000
Barging 1,000
Tipping Fees 14,000
Hazardous Waste 3,500
Capital Improvements 1,000
Permits 535
Electricity 800
CEO / Plumbing Inspector 8,500
Alternate CEO / LPI 1,500
General Assistance 2,000
Supplies 500
Health Officer 800

Dept. 54 – Public Transportation 336,652
Town Roads
Maintenance 36,000
Capital Improvements 160,000
Engineering 10,000
Snow Removal
Compensation 5,000
Salt / Sand 8,000
GCI Contract 14,200
Town Truck
Gas 1,000
Insurance 800
Maintenance 2,000
Plow Truck Reserve 12,000
Garage Heating Oil 1,800
Garage Maintenance 500
Commuter Service 62,352
Transportation Study 20,000

Dept. 55 – Schools 558,351
Dept. 56 – Donations 22,800 GCI Library 4,000 Islesford Library 4,000
GCI Community Center 3,000
Islesford Neighborhood House 3,000
Cranberry House 3,000
Island Explorer 500
NEH Library 300
NEH Ambulance 1,000
Life Flight 2,000
Human Service Donations 500
Hospice of Hancock County 500
C.I. Education Fund (scholarship) 1,000

Dept. 57 – Debt Service 375,007
SWH Parking – Taxable Bond 45,638
SWH Parking – Tax Exempt Bond 130,394
LCI Municipal Garage 22,610
LCI Roads Capital 37,420
LCI Pumper Truck 10,985
LCI Attacker Truck 25,460
Town Office 20,000
County Tax 82,500

Dept. 58 - Municipal Facilities 794,650
Teleconference 200 NEH Parking Lot
Snow Removal 3,800
Lease 40,000
Joy Road Parking Lot
Insurance 750
Lease 4,000
Manset Parking Lot
Grounds 4,000
Maint. & Improvements 4,000
Snow Removal 2,000
Insurance 3,200
SWH Property Tax 22,000
Enforcement 5,500
Warehouse / Apartment
Utilities 2,700
Insurance 2,000
Mansell Road Building
Maint. & Repair 2,000
Insurance 1,000
Grounds 2,000
Snow Removal 1,000
SWH Property Tax 5,200
Capital Improvements 20,000
Restrooms
Maint. & Improvements 1,500
Cleaning 7,900
Supplies 500
Wharves / Floats / Ramps
Electricity 2,000
Maintenance 18,000
Moorings 6,500
Insurance 6,400
Contracts 34,100
LCI Capital Improvement 80,000
LCI Dock Extension Reserve 50,000
Supplies Manset 1,000
Town Land

Cemeteries 400
Town Office 459,000

TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR TOWN OPERATIONS= 2,679,040

TOWN OPERATIONS BUDGET
APPLIED RESOURCES
Loans: 459,000
Estimated General Fund Receipts: 198,175
School Dept. (State Subsidies and Misc.): 82,129

Commuter Service Subsidy: 22,000

Property Taxes (2015): 1,917,736

TOTAL= 2,679,040

NOTICE

The Registrar of Voters, Denise McCormick, gives notice that she will be in the Cranberry Isles Town Office, 59 Main Street, Islesford, Maine on the 11th, 12th, and 13th of March 2015 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M., and at the Cranberry Isles Congregational Church on the day of the meeting, March 15, at 8:45 A.M. for the purpose of correcting the list of voters for said Town.

Given under our hand and Town seal this 11th day of February, 2015.

S/
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Richard F. Beal, Chairman

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Florence Joy Sprague

S/
__________________________________________ Charles F. Dunbar

Attest: I, Denise McCormick, Clerk of the Town of Cranberry Isles, Maine do hereby attest and certify this document to be a true and copy of the Warrant 2015 to be placed before the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles on 14 March 2015.

S/

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Denise McCormick