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"Jonesport combines the traditional ways of a true working waterfront with the inspirational beauty that captures the imagination of artists, craftsmen, and visitors alike."

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Upcoming Events

Planning Board Agenda

Town of Jonesport, Town Office

July 21, 2015

7:00 P.M.


  1. Application # 603 Owner: Tim & Dianne Farley; Applicant: Barry Kirkland

Proposal to enclose an unheated 10’ x 14’ 6” addition set on concrete columns at 1204 Mason Bay Road.

  1. Application #604 Owner: Rebecca Dobson; Applicant: Dwight E. Alley

Proposal to expand the entrance to the house located at 1053 Mason Bay Road by 54 square feet.

  1. Application #605 Owner/Applicant: James & Carolyn Howell

Proposal to add a 15’ x 40’ hoop house type greenhouse to their property at 31 Hopkins Point Road.

  1. Application # 598 Owner: Lighthouse Associates in Maine LLC; Applicant: David Pierce

Needs to provide a State approved HHE-200. (Has a provisional permit)

Miscellaneous:

Peter Caveney’s HHE-200

Other business:

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NOTICE

The Town of Jonesport is accepting bids for the

2015-2016

Snow Removal Contract

 

A copy of the contract may be obtained from the Jonesport Town Office. Interested individuals must be bondable and proof of such must be submitted with the bid. Sealed bids must be received by mail or delivered to the Jonesport Town Office by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. All bids should be submitted to the Attention of the Board of Selectmen and marked on the outside of the envelope, “Snow Removal Contract.” Bids will be opened and reviewed at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. A contract will be awarded at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015. The Town intends to award the contract to the bidder who presents the bid, that, all factors considered, is in the Town of Jonesport’s best interests. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids deemed by the Board of Selectmen not to be in the Town’s best interests as well as the right to negotiate with any bidder.

The Town of Jonesport is an equal opportunity employer.”


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Town of Jonesport

Selectmen’s Meeting

MINUTES

Date: July 8, 2015 Time: 4:00 p.m.

Place: Town Office, 70 Snare Creek Lane

Opened by: Selectman Alley and Fish

Attended by: Jane McMichen, Bruce Patten, Ralph Davis, Irene Rogers, Assistant to the Board of Selectmen and Nancy Beal

 

  • Approval of Minutes: July 01, 2015 Selectmen’s Meeting: Motion to accept by Selectman Fish, seconded by Milliken, all in favor. Approved.

  • Signatures:

  • A. Warrant

  • OLD BUSINESS:

  • Working Waterfront Access Committee: No Update.

  • Campground Update on road: Bo Beal will repair the potholes caused by rainstorms.

  • Cromwell Pond/Fire Road Update: Bo Beal will take care of culvert, hoping to lower water level by at least a foot. Some of the road is underwater in places.

  • War Monument owner: The monument is owned by the Town of Jonesport. This is the second one purchased per information from Harry Beal.

  • Update on Fickett letter: Dick Fickett needs a month to have an environmental assessment value placed on the removal of the building on Main Street. The Selectmen requested Irene to contact Judy East with WCCOG to see if there are any possible grant money available in the case of the Town receiving ownership of the property. The funds would be used for any hazardous waste removal or with possible leveling of the building. This item will be tabled until an August meeting.

  • NEW BUSINESS:

  • Scholarships: Don and Cheryl Ficker want to do a scholarship with the Town of Jonesport as the steward. The interest off the principal would be awarded by the Fickers as a scholarship each year.

  • MISCELLANEOUS:

  • PERC Update: PERC is trying to initiate a new contract. Bruce Patten, as the new representative at PRSWDD, was given a copy of the new information.

  • Snow plow bid preparation meeting: The Selectmen will meet on Friday at 8 a.m. to begin working on a bid that can be publicized.

  • 4th of July asked to park trailer on upper parking lot at the Town Office. Selectmen agreed to allow the vehicle to be parked there.

  • Danielle Rocks was interested in the procedure to allow liquor to be served in a restaurant. She and her husband are interested in the Tall Barney building.

  • At 4:30 p.m., the Selectmen convened to Executive Session with Ralph Davis, 1MRSA405 (6)(D) to discuss labor issues concerning the Clam Committee.

  • The Selectmen reconvened to regular session at 5:00p.m and adjourned at that time.

  • Minutes: IFR


 

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

 




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