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2004/06/05 Excerpt from Town Meeting minutes
Town of Sebago
Annual Town Meeting Minutes
Saturday, June 5, 2004
At 9:00 a.m. Town Clerk, Michele Bukoveckas, called the meeting to order and asked the public to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Present were: Selectmen, Ruth Douglas, George Tinkham, Robert Irish Jr.,Ted Davis ; Town Manager, David Hague; and Budget Committee Members, Alan Crabtree, Jan Wilk, Anne McMahon, and David McCarthy. Approximately 72 townspeople attended. The minutes are as follows:
To Gail Irish, resident, Greetings:
In the name of the State of Maine, you are hereby required by law to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Sebago qualified by law to vote in Town affairs, to meet at the Town Hall in said Town of Sebago at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, the 5th day of June, 2004, to act on the following:
Article 1. To choose a Moderator to preside at said meeting.
David Hague made a motion to nominate Alan Munroe. It was seconded by Bob Irish Jr. There were no other nominations, a vote was taken and Alan was sworn in as moderator. Alan read the May 18, 2004 Election results

Article 10. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate $331,000 by taxation and other revenues to fund the Capital Investment Program, including: (Budget Committee and Selectmen so recommend.)
Town Account V06; Ambulance $52,000 04-05
Town Account V01; Plow Truck w/Sander $44,000 05-06
Town Account P10; Revaluation Adj. $8,000 09-10
Town Account P01; Trash Compactor $18,000 04-05
Town Account V08; Tank Truck #1 $70,000 06-07
Town Account P08; Station #1 Addition $30,000 04-05  (emphasis added)
Town Account P06; Town Hall Roof $50,000 04-05
Town Account P04; Salt/Sand Shed $15,000 07-08
Town Account P07; Radio Repeater $10,000 04-05
Town Account V03; Plow Truck w/Sander $18,000 11-12
Town Account V12; Tank Truck 2 $16,000 12-13
* If funding is reduced it must be from the bottom up. (This account is funded by priority from the top down.)
Ruth Douglas made a motion to accept the article as read. It was seconded by George Tinkham. David Hague addressed the public. David explained that the C.I.P program provides a way for the town to save money for anticipated expenses, eliminating the need to borrow funds or lease equipment. Rosemary Kulow expressed that even though this is a good idea, it should be voted down. She stated there are too many variables this year with the uncertainty of the effect of the re-evaluation on property owner’s taxes and the people’s initiative that will be voted on in November. There being no further discussion, the motion carried.