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ORDER – 7:00 p.m. – Town Council Chambers
Absence(s) – Requests from Councilors Early Ward and Noonan to be excused.
COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS – Application of Amy Powers
for appointment to the Cruise Ship Committee, as representative with knowledge
of cruise ship industry in the State of Maine, for a term expiring July 2020.
PERIOD – The Town Council allows at this time up to fifteen minutes
of public comment on any subject not on the agenda and not in litigation with a
maximum of three minutes per person.
MINUTES – December 5, 2017
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – Review and possible adoption
of a motion to accept the financial statements as presented.
CONSENT AGENDA – A single vote has been scheduled
to approve the following routine items of business without discussion, unless
individual agenda item action is requested by a Councilor:
Statutory Officer Appointments – Possible
adoption of a motion to confirm the Town Manager’s appointment of the slate of
Statutory Officers as presented and to record the slate in the minutes of this
Property Owners and Abutters Mailing Lists – Possible passage of a motion
to sign the certification of the mailing list used for the 3 notices of the Planning
Board’s December 20, 2017 public hearings on the Land Use Ordinance Amendments
for June 12, 2018.
of the Statewide timber harvesting standards and repeal of Forest Management
and Timber Harvesting Provisions in the Land Use Ordinance.
Zoning Corrections Required by DEP.
of Appendix C (Table of Permitted Uses) and individual Official Neighborhood
District Maps into Article III (Land Use Activities and Standards.
C. Working Capital Designation – Possible
passage of a motion that the Town, in accordance with its Fund Balance Policy, designate in
the Assigned Fund Balance section of the General Fund an amount equal to $1,941,000
to be labeled Assigned For Working Capital.
FY17 Audit -
Report of auditor James W. Wadman, CPA on the town’s financial statements for
the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.
Police Sharing Agreement
with Town of Mount Desert – Update from Police Chief Willis.
Island Fire/EMS Training
Facility – Update from Fire Chief Bartlett and possible action to move
forward with funding and possible Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with Island
Committee – Recommendation of Cruise Ship Committee that Council extends the
Harbor Master’s authority to exercise his discretion to exceed the passenger
limit up to 200 passengers for the entire season.
Fuel Tank Lease
– Possible motion to authorize the Town Manager to sign a lease with B.H.
Piers for the purpose of providing boat fuel to all members of the public.
– Possible approval (or amended) of the proposed Bar Harbor Ferry Property
Business Plan by B&A.
Possible action on the recommendations of Nina St. Germain as presented at last
meeting, December 5, 2017.
Warrant – Request of Treasurer to authorize paid bills.
AND SUGGESTIONS FOR
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participation in this meeting,
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