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Town of Jonesport
Selectmen’s Meeting
MINUTES
Date:   March  18, 2015                                             Time:  4:00p.m.
Place:  Town Office, 70 Snare Creek Lane
Opened by:  Selectman Alley, Fish and Milliken
Attended by:  Irene Rogers, Assistant to the Selectmen and Nancy Beal.
Approval of Minutes :  March 11, 2015 Selectmen’s Meeting:  Motion to accept by Fish, Seconded   Milliken,  All in favor.   Approved
Signatures:
A. Warrant
B. Sign appointments

         OLD BUSINESS:

  1. Working Waterfront Access Committee: Selectman Fish reported on his discussion with George Powell.  The State is looking to divest of some of its properties and may be willing to do so with the marina.  Mr. Powell is going to talk to his superiors and see what the general feeling is about turning the marina over to the Town.  He stressed that access would have to be maintained for recreational activities.

 Liquor Update:  The Selectmen met with the Planning Board and this issue will be presented at the Public Hearing on April 21st.

  1. Richardson Cemetery:   It was decided to have Nancy Beal determine ownership of the cemetery before the Town can consider having riprap placed on the front towards the shore.

 Meeting with John Hamer:  The Selectmen will begin their meeting on March 25th at 3:00 p.m. The question and answer period with Attorney Hamer will be held at the end.

    NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Planning Board Public Hearing:  The hearing has been set for April 21, 2015 at 7:00p.m. with the regular planning board meeting to follow.

  MISCELLANEOUS:

  1. Motor Vehicle Representative auditing Town Office:  On March 25th, a representative will be coming to the town office to meet with the Motor Vehicle Officer, Nancy Durkee.  There hasn’t been an audit done since 2005.
  1. Executive Session -  Annual Review of Employees:   Selectmen went into executive session at 4:30 p.m and returned to the regular meeting at 5:30p.m.

 A motion was made by Selectman Milliken , Seconded by Selectman Alley , all in favor to adjourn the meeting at 5:35 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Please call 497-5926 or stop by the Town Office at 70 Snare Creek Ln., Lower Level for info.

 


THE PLANNING BOARD WILL BE HAVING A PUBLIC HEARING ON APRIL 21ST AT 7 P.M.
AT THE TOWN OFFICE; PURPOSE IS ZONING AND SHORELINE CHANGES.

 

 

 





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