Regular Meeting # 11-2010

Cape Elizabeth Town Hall

Monday, August 9, 2010

7:30 p.m. – Workshop Begins at 7:00 p.m.

00:07 Roll Call by the Town Clerk

Anne E. Swift-Kayatta, Chair 14 Stone Bridge Road 767-5754 12/2011
Frank J. Governali 18 Old Ocean House Road 799-5842 12/2010
Penelope A. Jordan 349 Fowler Road 671-5341 12/2010
Sara W. Lennon 54 Cranbrook Drive 741-5139 12/2012
David S. Sherman, Jr. 74 Hunts Point Road 749-2668 12/2011
Jessica L. Sullivan 38 Cranbrook Drive 774-0115 12/2012
James T. Walsh 23 Rock Crest Drive 799-6730 12/2012
00:22 The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
00:43 Town Council Reports and Correspondence
02:23 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda

02:41 Town Manager’s Report
21:59 Review of Minutes of Meeting held July 12, 2010

22:20 Item# 98-2010 Rooster Review Process
The rooster topic was referred to the Ordinance Committee last month. As it now appears that the issue may be addressed within the Zoning Ordinance, it is recommended that the issue also be referred to the Planning Board.

24:53 Item# 99-2010 Tree Ordinance
It is recommended to schedule a public hearing on the Tree Ordinance for September 13, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall. The proposed amendments were accepted from the Ordinance Committee last month and a public hearing needs to be set before final adoption.

25:36 Item# 100-2010 Town Council Rules- Proposed Amendments
The Town Council will consider proposed amendments to the Town Council Rules to implement changes consistent with the communications strategy adopted last month.

30:22 Item# 101-2010 Pay Per Throw
It is recommended to set a public hearing for Monday, September 13, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. on the potential of a pay per throw system for solid waste. This item will also be discussed at the Town Council workshop meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. prior to this meeting.

32:44 Item# 102-2010 Appointments Committee Report
The Appointments Committee is recommending vacancies be filled on municipal boards and commissions.
Kate Mitchell- Thomas Memorial Library Trustees
Nikki Dresser- Community Services Advisory Commission
Jaime Garvin-Recycling Committee

34:50 Item# 103-2010 Pole Location- Dermot Drive
Central Maine Power Company has requested approval for a pole location on Dermot Drive.

35:30 Item# 104-2010 Annual MMA Ballot
The annual MMA ballot is ready for casting.

36:45 Item# 105-2010 Request for Hardship Abatement
A property owner has asked for an abatement of property taxes by reason of infirmity or poverty. Pursuant to 36 MRSA §841 2.G applications are confidential and hearings and reviews on any such requests are held in executive session. The decision is made in public but without disclosing the identity of the applicant.

37:36 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda
37:47 Comments/Questions from Councilor Sullivan re: Open Space Management Committee and Beach to Beacon fee for Fort Williams.
43:25 Enter into Executive Session to discuss tax abatement

42:39 Upcoming Meetings
Town Council Workshop Re: Land Use September 7, 2010 7:30 p.m.
Regular Town Council Meeting September 13, 2010 7:30 p.m.
Finance Committee Meeting Re: Audit Presentation October 4, 2010 7:00 p.m.
Town Council Workshop Re: Fort Williams Park October 4, 2010 7:30 p.m.