TOWN OF SEBAGO
BOARD OF SELECTMEN’S MEETING
TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2006
TOWN OFFICE BUILDING
I Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by interim Chair, David McCarthy.
II Roll Call
Present were: Selectmen; Allen Crabtree, Jeff Harriman, Bob Irish Jr., Dave McCarthy, Town Manager; David Hague and Recorder, Michele Bukoveckas. Selectmen, Ruth Douglas was absent. Guests present were: Fire Chief; Kenneth Littlefield, Code Enforcement Officer; Bob Sharkey, Public Works Director; Ted Shane, Kevin Sheehan, Don Olden Sr., Don Allen, Kevin Sheehan, Phil Lowe, Jane and James McDonald, Ray Maher.
III Adjustments to the Agenda
Item B listed under New Business will be discussed as Item E under written communication.
IV Next Board of Selectmen’s Meeting is scheduled for: May 2, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.
V Comments from the Public
Don Olden Sr. stated that the railings and steps to the Town Office should be fixed as he felt they pose a safety hazard.
VI Written Communication
A. Approval of the April 4, 2006 Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes
Bob Irish Jr. made a motion to approve the April 4, 2006 Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Motion carried.
B. Approve Warrants # 40 & 41
Allen Crabtree made a motion to approve Warrants # 40 and # 41. It was seconded by Jeff Harriman. Motion carried.
C. Signing of the M.S.A.D. # 61 Budget Referendum Warrant
Bob Irish Jr. made a motion to sign the M.S.A.D. # 61 Budget Referendum Warrant. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Motion carried.
D. Signing of the Town Election Warrant
Jeff Harriman made a motion to sign the Town Election Warrant. Bob Irish Jr. asked it this included the Annual Town Meeting Warrant. He was informed that it was only for the election of officers. It was seconded by Bob Irish Jr. Motion carried.
E. Approve a Liquor License Renewal for “The Rustic Barrel”
Bob Irish Jr. made a motion to approve the Liquor License Renewal for “The Rustic Barrel”. It was seconded by Jeff Harriman. Motion carried.
VII Old Business
A. Safe Harbor R.O.W
Bob Irish Jr. made a motion to not allow private docks to be installed on Town Public Right of Ways. It was seconded by Allen Crabtree. Motion carried with Allen Crabtree, Bob Irish Jr., and Jeff Harriman voting in favor, and Dave McCarthy voting in opposition.
Allen Crabtree made a motion to have the Fire Chief access the feasibility of installing a dry hydrant on the property and have Public Works remove the center boulder in the right of way; to install a chain across the opening, and to install a fire lane sign. Motion was seconded by Bob Irish Jr. Motion carried.
B. Discussion of Town Meeting Warrant Articles
Selectmen agreed to the revised wording of Article 11 and to the proposed wording of Article 18. The Town Manager will draft two additional Articles for consideration. Selectmen will continue the discussion on proposed Warrant Articles at the Selectmen’s Meeting scheduled for May 2, 2006.
A Selectmen’s Workshop is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2006 to discuss the road standards of Order 02-06.
VIII New Business
A. Schedule a Public Hearing
A Public Hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, May 17, 2006 to discuss the reclassification of a portion of the Folly Road and a portion of Peaked Mountain Road from being a Town Way to the classification Public Easement. A public discussion of the proposed Comprehensive Plan revisions is also scheduled for this meeting.
B. Approve a Liquor License Renewal for The Rustic Barrel
This item was discussed previously as Item E under VI. Written Communications.
IX Reports from Town Officials & Committees
A. Town Manager
Selectmen, Allen Crabtree reported that he will be serving on the Lake Regions School District’s newly formed Facilities Ad Hoc Committee. Allen will keep the Board informed.
Allen explained the purpose behind the “Candidate’s Night” as a time to meet and converse with the candidates currently running for Selectmen with invitations to the two candidates for State Representative. The M.S.A.D. # 61 School Board is also invited to discuss budget proposals and other possible concerns.
Selectmen Bob Irish Jr. requested the Board plan to discuss the Town’s recreational goals at the May 2, 2006 meeting.
Bob Irish Jr. also facilitated a discussion on the current Town guidelines for beach passes. No action was taken.
C. Department Heads
Public Works Director, Ted Shane proposed two options for raising revenue by selling the scrap metal from the Town Transfer Station. Allen Crabtree made a motion to sell the Town’s scrap metal to Butch Sanborn from Limerick, Maine. The motion was seconded by Jeff Harriman. Motion carried.
Allen Crabtree made a motion to adjourn at 11:10 p.m. It was seconded by Bob Irish Jr. Motion carried.
Michele A. Bukoveckas