CAPE ELIZABETH TOWN COUNCIL AGENDA


Regular Meeting # 10-2012


Cape Elizabeth Town Hall


Monday, August 13, 2012


7:00 p.m.


00:05 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



00:18 The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag



00:36 Town Council Reports and Correspondence



03:22 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda



03:29 Town Manager’s Report


Link to All Background Information  


13:54 Review of   Draft Minutes of July 9, 2012 Town Council Meeting


14:08 Item# 113 -2012         November 2012 Election Warrant  



The town council will consider approving the warrant for the November 6, 2012 municipal  election and ballot questions.


16:03 Item# 114 -2012         Update on Rescue Service   



The town council approved the use of per diem rescue personnel on weekdays effective in January 2012.   Fire Chief Peter Gleeson will provide an update on the program.  It is recommended the report be accepted with appreciation to Chief Gleeson and to all rescue personnel.


24:45 Item# 115-2012          Library Internet Policy



The library trustees have recommended several changes to the library internet policy. 



It is recommended they be approved.


25:45 Item# 116-2012          Proposed Demolition of 7 Holman Road  



It is recommended that the town manager be authorized to have demolished the structures located on the 7 Holman Road parcel adjacent to the Thomas Memorial Library.  


 


34:31 Item# 117 -2012         Town Ways Ordinance Draft Amendments   



Draft Motion- Ordered: The town council thanks the ordinance committee for reviewing  issues relating to the town ways ordinance and refers the proposal to a public hearing on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cape Elizabeth Town Hall with proper notice thereof.    



39:31 Item# 118-2012          Administrative Code Technical Amendments  



The town manager is recommending some technical amendments to the Administrative Code. Draft Motion- The town council receives the proposed technical amendments to the administrative code and refers the proposal to a public hearing on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cape Elizabeth Town Hall with proper notice thereof.    


42:24 Item# 119-2012          Compliance Policy after Issuance of Bonds  



The auditors are recommending their clients adopt a policy for compliance with requirements following issuance of bonds.  The draft Cape Elizabeth policy mirrors one recently adopted by the Town of Cumberland.


43:49 Item# 120-2012          Goal to Review Fundraising Policies  



One of the town council goals is to review fundraising policies. A summary   has been prepared.


45:33 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda



45:41 Announcement of next Ordinance Committee meeting                       



47:40           Adjournment  


Link to Monthly Financial Report  


            Public Participation at Town Council Meetings



After an item has been introduced, any person wishing to address the council shall signify a desire to speak by raising their hand or by approaching the lectern.  When recognized by the chairman, the speaker shall give his or her name and address or name and local affiliation, if the affiliation is relevant, prior to making other comments.  All remarks should be addressed to the Town Council. Comments shall be limited to three minutes per person; however, the time may be extended by majority vote of councilors present. For agenda items that are not formally advertised public hearings, the time for public comments is limited to 15 minutes per agenda item. This time may be extended by a majority of the Town Council.  The chairman may decline to recognize any person who has already spoken on the same agenda item and may call on speakers in a manner so as to balance debate.  Once the Council has begun its deliberations on an item, no person shall be permitted to address the Council on such item.      


Speaking at the meeting on topics not on the agenda at regular Council meetings



Persons wishing to address the Council on an issue or concern local in nature not appearing on the agenda may do so at a regular Town Council meeting before the town manager’s report and/or after the disposition of all items appearing on the agenda. Any person wishing to address the Council shall signify a desire to speak by raising their hand or by approaching the lectern.  When recognized by the chairman, the speaker shall give his or her name and address or name and local affiliation if the local affiliation Council. Comments in each comment period shall be limited to three minutes per person and 15 minutes total; however, the time may be extended by majority vote of councilors present.


Decorum



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