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TO ORDER – 7:00 P.M.
A. Excused Absence(s)
COMMENT 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
OF MINUTES –
1. March 27, 2018 Joint Meeting w/Warrant
2. April 3, 2018 Regular Meeting
REPORT - Review and possible adoption of a motion to accept the financial
statements as presented
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:
A. Appointment of Election Clerks –
Possible motion to approve the slate of election clerks.
B. Annual Town Meeting 2018 – Possible
motion to sign:
1. Annual Town Meeting Warrant for June 2018, and
of Public Hearing for May 15, 2018.
C. Vehicle for Hire Renewals – Police
Department approved and proof of insurance provided. Possible motion to approve
1. Amy’s Taxi & Tours request for two
taxi license renewals as submitted by Amy Walton.
2. Point 2 Point Taxi & Tours request
for three taxi license renewals as submitted by Denise Daugherty.
3. Oli’s Trolley request for 6 bus/trolley
license renewals as submitted by Denise Morgan.
D. Land Use Ordinance Amendments for November
2018 - Possible motion to sign the Certifications calling for public
hearing on August 7, 2018 on proposed LUO: Official Neighborhood Districts Map
Amendment Town Hill residential to Town Hill Rural, Map 123, Lot 008-001 (Downeast
E. Property Tax Write Offs - Possible
passage of a motion to grant the Tax Collector and Treasurer the discretionary
authority to write off any residual tax balances up to $10.00.
F. Quit Claim Deed – Possible motion to
authorize the Town Manager to sign the Quit Claim, Deed on behalf of the
Inhabitants of the Municipality of Bar Harbor to Fitzgerald & Son, LLC, on
the property located at 297 Main St., Tax Map #107, Lot #190.
A. Special Amusement Permit Renewals:
1. Bar Harbor Beerworks, 119 Main Street,
request for Class 3ad, three or more musicians with mechanical amplification
and dancing, as submitted by Jeremy Bond, Fishmaine, Inc.
2. ImprovAcadia, 15 Cottage Street,
request for Class 4, other entertainment or amusement as provided by 28A MRSA
1054.1.C, as submitted by Larrance Fingerhut.
3. Mainely Meat BBQ, 15 Knox Road, request
for Class 3a, three or more musicians with mechanical amplification and
dancing, as submitted by Barbara Maffucci.
4. The Lompoc, 36 Rodick Street, request
for Class 3ad, three or more musicians with mechanical amplification and
dancing, as submitted by James Pike.
Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage Street, request for Class 4, any other
entertainment or amusement as submitted by Tamara Crowley Director.
Midtown, 52 Cottage Street, request for Class 3a, three or more musicians
with mechanical amplification, as submitted by Doug Maffucci.
VIII. REGULAR BUSINESS:
A. Emera – Update on the cutover to new
electrical substation, by Steve Sloan.
B. Black Friar Inn Lease – Possible motion
to approve one-year lease with conditions to Steven Woitasek, dba Black Friar
Inn, for a portion of Town land to provide parking for his guests.
C. Municipal Review Committee – Council’s
request for an update on MRC.
D. Parking & Traffic Committee –
Recommendations from the Committee:
and Traffic Ordinance Amendment – Proposing ordinance amendments to Town
Code, Chapter 194, to clarify the designated area of prohibit parking on
Federal and Kennebec Streets, and create Kennebec Street one-way the entire
length of the street. Possible motion to
set public hearing for May 15.
Street – Consideration to remove a designated handicap space (individual no
longer resides there) and return the space for public parking.
E. Cruise Ship Fees – Consideration of
Warrant Committee’s three recommendations:
Service Fee – Recommendation to
the Town Council that the Passenger Service Fee for Ships Docking At Town Pier(Revenues:
Fee 9) be increased by 1.7% (from $1,000 to $1,017)
Ship Passenger fees - Recommendation to the
Town Council that the Cruise Ship Port Development Fee (Revenues: Fee 9) be
increased by $1 (from $2 to $3)
Ship Rate Analysis - Recommendation that the Town Council, in conjunction
with the Cruise Ship Committee or an independent task force, undertake efforts
to research, gather, analyze, and publish the rates and fees other ports assess
or charge cruise ships.
F. Treasurer’s Warrant - Request of
Treasurer to authorize paid bills.
COMMENTS AND REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDAS
SESSION: (None Scheduled)
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