Prior to the meeting, the town council will participate in a reception at the Purpoodock Club at 300 Spurwink Avenue at 6:00 p.m. in honor of John D. Mitchell, the recipient of the 2012 Ralph T’ Gould Award, and to thank Sara Lennon for her six years of service on the town council. The public is welcome to attend.
00:45 Roll Call by the Town Clerk
08:00 Presentation of Ralph T. Gould Award to John D. Mitchell
18:16 Item# 124 -2012 Ocean House Pizza Malt and Vinous License Renewal Application
Draft Motion- Ordered: The town council approve the renewal malt and vinous license application from C.A.G. Pizza Inc. dba Ocean House Pizza at 337 Ocean House Road
20:04 Item# 125-2012 Winnick Woods Shrub land Management Project
Draft Motion- The town council approves a partnership with the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Wildlife Management Institute for shrub land management on the Winnick Woods Property as outlined in a memorandum dated September 29, 2012.
31:44 Item# 126-2012 Ordinance Committee Proposal Regarding Properties Offering Short Term Rentals
Draft Motion: the town council sets a public hearing for Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cape Elizabeth Town Hall on a proposal from the Ordinance Committee regarding properties offering short term rentals.
57:26 Item# 127-2012 Solid Waste Ordinance Draft Amendments
Draft Motion: the town council sets a public hearing for Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cape Elizabeth Town Hall on a proposal from the Ordinance Committee regarding proposed amendments to the solid waste ordinance.
58:50 Item# 128-2012 Fowler Road Truck Traffic Limitation Citizen Request
The town council has received a request to ban truck traffic on a portion of Fowler Road during weekends. The town council will consider whether or not to begin a process to petition the Commissioner of the Maine Department of Transportation to evaluate the proposal.
01:21:22 Item# 129-2012 Rudys Property Sewer Easement
The town council will consider a request to replace an existing sewer line easement with a replacement easement on the Rudy’s property. The former easement would be extinguished upon acceptance of the new sewer line.
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.
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