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Date:
June 19, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
93 Cottage
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Town Council

Tuesday, June 19, 2018


AGENDA

Bar Harbor Town Council

June 19, 2018

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER – 7:00 P.M.

A.    Excused Absence(s)

II.                PUBLIC 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

III.             APPROVAL OF MINUTES -

1.      May 14, 2018 Special Meeting

2.      May 15, 2018 Regular Meeting

IV.             ADOPTION OF AGENDA

V.                FINANCIAL REPORT - Review and possible adoption of a motion to accept the financial statements as presented

VI.             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:

A.    FY 19 Sewer Spending – Possible adoption of a motion to approve a Continuing Resolution that authorizes staff to continue spending Wastewater Division funds at the current levels until a sewer budget is approved.

B.     FY19 Water Spending – Possible adoption of a motion to approve a Continuing Resolution that authorizes staff to continue spending Water Division funds at the current levels until a water budget is approved, except that wages may be increased on July 1 as for other Town employees.

C.    FY18 Budget Transfer – Possible motion to approve overdraft spending of up to $57,000 in the Fiscal Year 2018 Highway Division budget to allow for the repair and maintenance of Town of Bar Harbor roads.

D.    Bond Issues Ferry Terminal & Parking Meter System - Possible motion to approve the Declaration of Official Intent and authorize the Town Treasurer and Chair of the Town Council to sign the two declarations with a maximum principal debt to be issued  for $3,500,000 for the Ferry Terminal bond; and $600,000 for the Parking Meter bond.

E.     Colket Foundation Grant to the Fire Dept – Possible adoption of a motion to place the $1000.00 grant into the equipment purchasing operating line 1042-5704 to purchase a new 1 ¾ nozzle.

F.     Appointment of Interim Assessor – Possible motion to appoint Deanne Cray, CMA to serve as Interim Assessor for the Town of Bar Harbor until such time as an Assessor is appointed on a full-time basis.

VII.          PUBLIC HEARINGS:

A.    Special Amusement Permit: Side Street Cafe, 49 Rodick Street, for a class 3a, three or more musicians with mechanical amplification, as submitted by Jena Young. (Renewal, downgrading from a Class 3ad with dancing)

B.     Land Use Ordinance Amendment: Official Neighborhood Districts Map Amendment Town Hill Residential to Town Hill Rural (Downeast Horizons) – Public comments and possible motion to sign the order placing LUO amendment on the November 6, 2018 special town meeting warrant.

VIII.       REGULAR BUSINESS:

A.    Marijuana – Review the new Marijuana law and results of Polco survey questions. Janna Richards, Planning Director and Nina St. Germain, Engagement Coordinator.

B.     Acadia National Park - possible motion to submit comments on the park’s Draft Transportation Plan.

C.    Task Force on Recycling –

1.      Recommendation for a commercial disposal fee

2.      Sticker program

D.    Streetlights-

1.      A possible motion to approve a contract with RealTerm Energy to replace own the streetlights and install LED lights.

2.      A possible motion to approve a contract with RealTerm Energy to finance the project over 5 years.

E.     Bond Issues-

1.      Parking Meters

2.      Ferry Terminal Property

F.     Treasurer’s Warrant - Request of Treasurer to authorize paid bills.

IX.             TOWN MANAGER’S COMMENTS

X.                COUNCIL COMMENTS AND REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDAS

XI.             EXECUTIVE SESSION: (None Scheduled)

XII.          ADJOURNMENT

In order to assure your full participation in this meeting,

we would appreciate your informing us of any special

requirements you might have due to a disability.

Please call 288-4098