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Town Office will be closed on February 20, 2017 forPresiden'ts Day.
Selectmen's Meeting Minutes
Date: February 8, 2017 Time: 4:05 p.m.
Opened by: Selectman Alley, Milliken and Fish
Attendees: Irene Rogers, Asst. to Selectmen and Nancy Beal.
FEMA Ordinance: A public hearing notice has been posted for Feb. 22nd at 4:00 p.m.
Report on drug enforcement meeting: Selectmen Alley and Milliken met with a group of concerned citizens and a State Trooper on Feb. 2nd at the Fire Station. The trooper explained what a citizen should and shouldn’t do when confronted by a drug user or dealer. The Selectmen entered executive session at 5:15 p.m. under 1 M.R.S.A. 405 (6)(E) to discuss possible ways to enforce the State laws relating to illegal drugs. They returned to the general meeting at 5:30 p.m. No decisions were made but discussion will be ongoing.
Alexander Avenue: The road cannot be accepted as a town road until there is a clear title. Attorney Talbot is working on obtaining this.
Revenue Sharing: A motion was made by Selectman Alley, seconded by Fish to establish the figure of $55,000. as the amount of revenue sharing that may be received in the year 2017.
A motion was made by Fish, seconded by Milliken to adjourn the meeting at 5:35 p.m.Minutes: IFR
Notice of Meeting of Board of Appeals
DATE: February 28, 2017
PLACE: Jonesport Town Office
To consider an application for Administrative Appeal, filed on January 18th, 2017 by Lina Beal and Bernhard Sund, based on a
decision of denial by the Town of Jonesport Assessors for a reevaluation of property (Map/Lot 013-091).
--Submitted by the Board of Appeals
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The municipal officers of the Town of Jonesport will meet at 4:00 p.m., February 22nd, 2017, at the Jonesport Town Office for the purpose of holding a public hearing on and enacting the following:
FloodPlain Management Ordinance for the Town of Jonesport
The public will be given an opportunity to be heard prior to the consideration of the above appendix by the municipal officers. A copy of the ordinance is available at the town office.
Posted: Jonesport Post Office
--Submitted by the Board of Selectmen
February 21, 2017
** Application # 667 Owner/Applicant: Derrick Kelley
Proposes: to construct a 14’ x 16’ Out Building
** Application #668 Owner/Applicant: Brian Lawrence
Proposes to push out kitchen wall 3’ x 9’
Please call 497-5926 or stop by the Town Office at 70 Snare Creek Ln., Lower Level for info.