Cape Elizabeth Town Council
Monday, March 9, 2015
AGENDA 00:01Convening by Town Council Chair Katharine N. Ray 00:31Roll Call by the Town Clerk 00:48Town Council Reports and Correspondence 01:35Finance Committee Report 06:44Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda 06:54Town Manager’s Monthly Report 10:09 Review of Draft Minutes of February 9, 2015 meeting. 10:34Public Hearing Item # 41-2015 Political Signs on Traffic Islands After public hearing comments the council will consider adoption of the proposed amendments.
Sign Ordinance Chapter 21 Article II Permitted Signs.
Sec. 21-2-1 Signs Allowed in All Zones Without a Permit. The following signs shall be allowed in all Zoning Districts without a permit:
(c) Political signs announcing candidates seeking public office, political parties, and/or political and public issues contained on a ballot may, within the public right-of-way, be erected no earlier than six weeks before an election and must be removed within one week after the election. No political signs shall be placed on the pavement of a public roadway or bikeway, on traffic islands, nor on Town-owned property except signs authorized by the Town Clerk of Cape Elizabeth to indicate the date, time and place of polling. Political signs as contemplated in this sub-section shall be limited to eight (8) square feet per exposed face, or 16 square feet in total area, per sign, with the maximum horizontal measurement being four (4) feet. The maximum sign height shall not exceed three and one-half (3 1/2) feet. [Amended Eff. 10/12/2005]
12:39Item # 42-2015 Appointments Committee Update Appointments Committee Chair Molly MacAuslan will provide an update on the council goals referred to the appointments committee.
36:05Item # 43-2015 Rescue Fees Update The fire chief has recently reviewed rescue billing practices in the region and recommends the following fee schedule effective March 30, 2015.
Current Last Changed Proposed Calls Estimated Revenue
Basic Life Support Transport
Advanced Life Support Transport
ALS 2 Transport
IV Drug Administration
Mileage Per Loaded Mile
43:40Item # 44-2015 Town Manager's Recommended FY 2016 Municipal Budget It is recommended the proposed budget be referred to the finance committee. The town manager’s budget message may be reviewed here. 55:07Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda 55:18 The council will recess into workshop format and will have a public workshop to discuss the recent findings of the study undertaken to take actions to eliminate the combined sewer overflow at Ottawa Road.
55:38Item # 45-2015 Executive Session Draft Motion: Ordered the Cape Elizabeth Town Council in conformance with 1 MRSA §405 6 A. D. and E. hereby enters into executive session to continue the annual evaluation process for the town manager and to receive an update from the town manager on collective bargaining with the Cape Elizabeth Police Benevolent Association .
Adjournment Link to Month End Financial Reports