Results of the 2015 Annual Town Meeting

RESULTS OF THE 2015 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
MARCH 14, 2015

The Town of Cranberry Isles 2015 Annual Town Meeting was held on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Cranberry Island Congregational Church. The Town Clerk, Denise McCormick, opened the meeting at 9:05 a.m.
The Warrant Articles were acted upon as follows:

1. To elect by ballot a Moderator to preside at said meeting.
Barbara Meyers nominated Barbara Fernald.
Six votes cast, six votes Barbara Fernald.

2. To elect by ballot a Town Clerk for the ensuing year and to vote compensation.
Kelly Sanborn nominated Denise McCormick.
5 votes cast, 5 votes Denise McCormick.

Sheila Krasnow motions to set compensation at $6,825, 2nd by Bruce Fernald.
Unanimous vote to set compensation at $6,825.

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.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve, 2nd by Sheila Krasnow.
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 2015 Warrant.
Charles Dunbar motions to approve, 2nd by Bruce Fernald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

5. To elect by ballot a Selectman for the term of three years.
Bruce Fernald nominated Phil Whitney. Phil declined nomination.
Kelly Sanborn nominated Cari Alley. Cari declined nomination.
Karin Whitney nominated Ingrid Gaither. Ingrid declined nomination.
Karin Whitney nominated Bill Dowling. Bill declined nomination.
Nanette Hadlock nominated Ed Gray. Ed declined nomination.
Jason Pickering nominated Phil Whitney. Phil declined nomination again.
Barbara Meyers nominated Ted Spurling. Ted declined nomination.

Joanne Thormann motions to take Article #6 out of order, she suggests if maybe we increased the amount of compensation for the board of selectmen, maybe then people would be more inclined to run and serve the office. Charles Dunbar 2nd the motion.
Unanimous vote to take Article 6 out of order, and act on that before going back to Article #5.

6. To Vote compensation for all the Selectmen for the ensuing year.
Joanne Thormann motions to set compensation at the recommended amount of $2000 for Chairman $1700 for others, 2nd by Charles Dunbar.
There was a lengthy discussion about whether that is an appropriate amount of yearly compensation for the amount of work the Selectmen do. Different sums were discussed and most felt the recommended amount was not sufficient. Joanne Thormann withdraws her motion to set compensation at the recommended amount.

Joanne Thormann motions to set compensation at $8,000 for the Chairman and $7,500 for others, 2nd by Nanette Hadlock.
28 votes cast, 15 YES, 13 NO.

The moderator then went back to act on Article #5.

5. To elect by ballot a Selectman for the Term of 3 years.
Norman Sanborn nominated Nick Barton.
Katelyn Damon nominated Malcolm Fernald.
Ted Spurling nominated Barbara Meyers. Barbara declined nomination.
Florence J. Sprague nominated Ralph Stevens. Ralph declined nomination.
47 Votes cast, 25 Votes for Malcolm Fernald, 22 Votes for Nick Barton. Malcolm wins the seat.

7. To elect by ballot a Town Treasurer for the ensuing year and to vote compensation.
Sheila Krasnow nominated Denise McCormick.
5 Votes Cast, 5 Votes Denise McCormick.

Cory Duggan motions to set compensation at $9,975, 2nd by Joanne Thormann.
Unanimous vote to approve.

8. To elect by ballot a Collector of Taxes and Collector of Excise Taxes for the ensuing year and to vote compensation.
Charles Dunbar nominated Denise McCormick.
6 Votes Cast, 6 Votes Denise McCormick.

Bruce Fernald motions to set compensation at $25,725, 2nd by Sheila Krasnow.
Unanimous vote to approve.

9. To elect by ballot a member of the Superintending School Committee for a term of three years.
Ralph Stevens nominated Cari Alley.
7 Votes Cast, 7 Votes Cari Alley.

10.To elect by ballot a member of the Superintending School Committee for a term of one year.
Karin Whitney nominated Amy Palmer.
7 Votes Cast, 7 Votes Amy Palmer.

11.To elect by ballot one member of the Municipal Advisory Commission. (One year term)
James Fortune nominated Chris White.
7 Votes Cast, 7 Votes Chris White.

12.To elect by ballot one member of the Municipal Advisory Commission. (Three year term)
Bill Dowling nominated Karin Whitney.
5 Votes Cast, 5 Votes Karin Whitney.

13.To elect by ballot one member of the Municipal Advisory Commission. (Three year term)
Ted Spurling nominated James Amuso. James declined the nomination.
Karin Whitney nominated Nick Barton. Nick declined the nomination.
Ralph Stevens nominated Joanne Thormann.
6 Votes Cast, 6 Votes Joanne Thormann.

14.To vote the hourly rate of pay for Town Officials and Employees.
Bruce Fernald motions to set at $12 to $25 at discretion of Selectmen, 2nd by Sheila Krasnow.
Unanimous vote to approve.

15.To see of 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.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve, 2nd by Richard Beal.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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.
Sheila Krasnow motions to approve, 2nd by Audrey Noether.

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.
Stefanie Alley motions to approve, 2nd by Erica Merrill.
Unanimous vote to approve.

SCHOOLS 18A-18R

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.
Nanette Hadlock motions to approve $274,541, 2nd by Richard Beal.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18B. To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Special Education for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Kelly Sanborn motions to approve $48,838, 2nd by Richard Beal.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18C.To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Career and Technical Education for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve $-0-, 2nd by Sheila Krasnow.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18D.To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Other Instruction for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Cari Alley motions to approve $6,969, 2nd by Kelly Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18E.To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Student & Staff Support for the fiscal year beginning on July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Cari Alley motions to approve $23,826, 2nd by Kelly Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18F.To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for System Administration for the fiscal year beginning on July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Kelly Sanborn motions to approve $14,631, 2nd by Cari Alley.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18G.To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for School Administration for the fiscal year beginning on July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Sheila Krasnow motions to approve $33,010, 2nd by Ingrid Gaither.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18H.To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Transportation & Buses for the fiscal year beginning on July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Sheila Krasnow motions to approve $42,950, 2nd by Ingrid Gaither.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18I.To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Facilities Maintenance for the fiscal year beginning on July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve $42,555, 2nd by Cari Alley.
Kelly Sanborn motions to amend the approved amount to $87,555, 2nd by Barbara Meyers.
Unanimous vote to amend the amount to $87,555.
49 Votes Cast to approve $87,555. 41 Votes Yes, 8 Votes No.

18J.To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for Debt Service and Other Commitments for the fiscal year beginning on July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Beverly Sanborn motions to approve $71,031, 2nd by Sheila Krasnow.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18K.To see what sum the School Committee is authorized to expend for All Other Expenditures for the fiscal year beginning for the fiscal year beginning July 01, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016.
Cari Alley motions to approve $-0-, 2nd by Joanne Thormann.
Unanimous vote to approve.

NOTE: 18A-18K AUTHORIZED THE TOTAL SCHOOL BUDGET OF $603,351.

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 Essentials Programs and Services Funding Act in accordance with the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 15688 for the period July 01, 2015 to June 30, 2016.
Kelly Sanborn motions to approve $152,584 and $138,601, 2nd by Richard Beal.
Hand Count Votes, 29 Yes, -0- No.

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 01, 2015 to June 30, 2016.
Phil Whitney motions to approve $71,031, 2nd by Beverly Sanborn.
Hand Count Votes, 30 Yes, -0- No.

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 of July 01, 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.
Cari Alley motions to approve $266,590 and $263,454, 2nd by Kelly Sanborn.
Kelly Sanborn motions to amend the amounts to $311,590 and $308,454, 2nd by Cari Alley.
Unanimous vote to amend the recommended amounts.
30 Written Ballot Votes, 26 Votes Yes, 4 Votes No.

NOTE: 18L, 18M & 18N RAISE A TOTAL TOWN APPROPRIATION OF $521,222.

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 01, 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.
Kelly Sanborn motions to approve $603,351, 2nd by Phil Whitney.
34 Votes Cast, 34 Yes, -0- No.

18P.In addition to the amount in 18A-18O, shall the School Committee be authorized to expend such other sums as may be received from federal and 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?
Barbara Meyers motions to approve, 2nd by Tom Powell.
Unanimous vote to approve.

18Q.To see of 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.
Ralph Stevens motions to approve, 2nd by Kelly Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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.
Ted Spurling motions to approve, 2nd by Serena Spurling.
Unanimous vote to approve.

19.Shall an ordinance entitled “Vehicle Waste Disposal Fee Ordinance” for the Town of Cranberry Isles, Hancock County, Maine be repealed?
Sheila Krasnow motions to repeal, 2nd by Nanette Hadlock.
Majority vote to repeal, 1 Vote No.
The Ordinance is repealed.

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) 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.
Stefanie Alley motions to approve, 2nd by Joanne Thormann.
There was a lengthy discussion about the pros and cons of the Town purchasing more land and buildings. Comments of using the school buildings as a Town Office were discussed, as well as other options on the lot by the Municipal Garage on Maple Ave.
Jason Pickering makes a motion to Call the Question, 2nd by Cory Duggan.
Unanimous vote to call the question.
Unanimous vote No, -0- Yes. Article does not pass.

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.
Richard Beal motions to approve, 2nd by Karin Whitney.
Majority vote to approve with a sale price no less than $10,000, 2 Votes No.

22.To see if the voter 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) to continue the Cranberry Isles Commuter Ferry Service, a portion of which will be funded by Federal Transportation Authority (FTA) grant monies; and to authorize the municipal officers to enter into a multi-year contract if financially advantageous.
Ralph Stevens motions to approve, 2nd by Sheila Krasnow.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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) 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.
Ralph Stevens motions to approve, 2nd by Sheila Krasnow.
Majority vote to approve, 3 Votes No. Article passes.

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) 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.
Erica Merrill motions to approve, 2nd by James Fortune.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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) 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.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve, 2nd by Richard Beal.
Unanimous vote to approve.

26. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate fourteen thousand two hundred dollars ($14,200) 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.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve, 2nd by Nanette Hadlock.
Erica Merrill motions to amend the article to read “…enter into a one-year contract…..for the 2015/2016 season”, 2nd by Ralph Stevens.
Unanimous Vote NOT to amend article.
Ralph Stevens motions to amend the article to read “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 sanding, plowing and removal of snow on the public ways of Great Cranberry Island, and to appropriate and expend not more than $14,200 for the first year of the contract.”, 2nd by Sally Rowan.
Unanimous Vote to amend.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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) to be placed in capital reserve funds for the purchase of a new plow truck, sander and related equipment for Little Cranberry (Islesford).
Sheila Krasnow motions to approve, 2nd by Cari Alley.
Majority vote to approve, 2 votes No.

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) 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.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve, 2nd by Katelyn Damon.
Erica Merrill motions to amend article to read “expend up to eighty thousand dollars ($80,000)”, 2nd by Joanne Thormann.
Unanimous vote to amend.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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) to be placed in capital reserve fund for a proposed future extension of the Islesford Town Dock.
Nanette Hadlock motions to approve, 2nd by Malcolm Fernald.
Majority vote to approve, 2 votes No.

Barbara Meyers motions to adjourn the meeting for a 5 minute break, 2nd by Katelyn Damon.
Unanimous vote to approve a 5 minute break.

30.To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) 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.
Beverly Sanborn motions to approve, 2nd by Paul Thormann.

Barbara Meyers motions to amend the article to read “…up to twenty thousand dollars ($20,000)…”, 2nd by Erica Merrill.
Unanimous vote to amend.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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.
Nanette Hadlock motions to approve, 2nd by Bill Dowling.
Majority vote to approve, 4 votes No.

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 dollar ($160,000) 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; and all other things reasonably necessary to accomplish the purpose of this.
Nan Hadlock motions to approve, 2nd by Emily Thomas.
Majority vote to approve, 3 votes No.

33.To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will authorize the Municipal Officers to appropriate and expend ten thousand dollars ($10,000) 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.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve, 2nd by Emily Thomas.
Erica Merrill motions to amend the article to read “expend up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000)…”,2nd by Nanette Hadlock.
Unanimous vote to amend the article.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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 Officers for the project.
Emily Thomas motions to approve, 2nd by Sheila Krasnow.
After a lengthy discussion about the pros and cons of using the Town Field and what the project entails, Ralph Stevens motions to call the question, 2nd by Bruce Fernald.
Unanimous vote to call the question.
Majority vote to approve article, 1 vote No.

35.To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to un-encumber $17,500 of funds set aside to fix 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.
Richard Beal motions to approve, 2nd by Katelyn Damon.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve, 2nd by Sam Donald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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.
Bruce Fernald motions to approve, 2nd by Ted Spurling.
Unanimous vote to approve.

38.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.
Sheila Krasnow motions to approve, 2nd by Bruce Fernald.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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.
Richard Beal motions to approve, 2nd by Bruce Fernald.
Denise McCormick motions to amend the article to read “property tax levy limit of one million, one hundred twenty six thousand five hundred eighty-nine dollars ($1,126,589.)…”, 2nd by Katelyn Damon.
Unanimous vote to amend the article.
Unanimous vote to approve.

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.

Dept. 51-General Government
Richard Beal motions to approve $280,820 for Dept. 51, 2nd by Bruce Fernald.
Denise McCormick motions to approve $298,420 for the increase in Selectmen compensation now approved at $23,000, 2nd by Katelyn Damon.
Unanimous vote to approve $298,420 for Dept. 51-General Government.

Dept. 52-Public Safety
Richard Beal motions to approve $200,625 for Dept. 52, 2nd by Katelyn Damon.
Unanimous vote to approve $200,625 for Dept. 52-Public Safety

Dept. 53-Health and Sanitation
Nanette Hadlock motions to approve $110,135 for Dept. 53, 2nd by Beverly Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to approve $110,135 for Dept. 53-Health and Sanitation

Dept. 54-Public Transportation
Sheila Krasnow motions to approve $336,652 for Dept. 54, 2nd by Sam Donald.
Unanimous vote to approve $336,652 for Dept. 54-Public Transportation

Dept. 55-Education
Sheila Krasnow motions to approve $558,351 for Dept. 55, 2nd by Katelyn Damon.
Denise McCormick motions to approve $603,351 for Dept. 55 for the increase in Facilities Maintenance approved at an additional $45,000, 2nd by Beverly Sanborn.
Unanimous vote to approve $603,351 for Dept. 55-Education.

Dept. 56-Donations
Katelyn Damon motions to approve $22,800 for Dept. 56, 2nd by Serena Spurling.
Unanimous vote to approve $22,800 for Dept. 56-Donations.

Dept. 57-Debt Service
Ralph Stevens motions to approve $375,007 for Dept. 57, 2nd by Cari Alley.
Denise McCormick motions to approve $355,007 for Dept. 57 to take out the $20,000 that was proposed for payment on the land purchase for a Town Office, 2nd by Katelyn Damon.
Unanimous vote to approve $355,007 for Dept. 57-Debt Service.

Dept. 58-Municipal Facilities
Katelyn motions to approve $794,650 for Dept. 58, 2nd by Stefanie Alley.
Denise McCormick motions to approve $335,650 for Dept. 58 to take out $459,000 for purchase of land and buildings that was not approved in Article 20, 2nd by Bruce Fernald.
Unanimous vote to approve $335,650 for Dept. 58-Municipal Facilities

Total Appropriations for Town Operations as Approved: $2,262,640.00

The Meeting was adjourned at 4:39 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted:

Denise McCormick
Town Clerk 2015