CAPE ELIZABETH TOWN COUNCIL AGENDA
Regular Meeting # 4-2012
Cape Elizabeth Town Hall
Monday, March 12, 2012
7:00 p.m.
00:02 Roll Call by the Town Clerk
Sara W. Lennon, Chairman Term Expires 12/2012 slennon@maine.rr.com
Frank J. Governali Term Expires 12/2013 frank.governali@capeelizabeth.org
Caitlin R. Jordan Term Expires 12/2013 caitlin.jordan@capeelizabeth.org
Katharine N. Ray Term Expires 12/2014 retbank@maine.rr.com
David S. Sherman, Jr. Term Expires 12/2014 dsherman@dwmlaw.com
Jessica L. Sullivan Term Expires 12/2012 jsullivan08@maine.rr.com
James T. Walsh Term Expires 12/2012 jim.walsh@capeelizabeth.org
00:16 The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
00:34 Town Council Reports and Correspondence
01:50 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda
02:50 Town Manager’s Report
02:54 Review of Draft Minutes of February 13, 2012 Meeting
03:14 Item # 49-2012 FY 2013 Proposed Municipal Budget
It is recommended to refer the proposed FY 2013 municipal budget and special funds budgets to the finance committee.
03:45 Item # 50-2012 Riverside Cemetery Master Plan Update
It is recommended to schedule a public hearing for Monday, April 9, 2012.
04:50 Item # 51-2012 Fire Department Insurance Services Office Review
Fire Chief Peter Gleeson will provide an overview of the recent review of the Cape Elizabeth Fire Department by the Insurance Services Office.
08:54 Item # 52-2012 Capital Improvement Planning Coordination
Councilor Governali will update the town council on a recent meeting with school officials regarding coordinated capital improvement planning
18:51 Item # 53-2012 Future Open Space Committee Charge
The Future Open Space Committee is requesting an amendment to the committee charge.
25:03 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda
26:25 Shore Road Path Update - Town Manager
Item # 54-2012 Hardship Abatement Request
It is recommended the Town Council in conformance with 1 MRSA §405 6 F enter executive session to review an application for a hardship abatement.
Adjournment
The Town Council will meet in workshop format after the brief executive session to discuss the timeline for the proposed library project.

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