Cape Elizabeth Town Council Agenda
Monday, April 6, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Cape Elizabeth Town Hall
Katharine N. Ray, Chairman
Patricia K. Grennon
Caitlin R. Jordan
Molly MacAuslan
Jessica L. Sullivan
Jamie Wagner
James T. Walsh
Convening by Town Council Chair Katharine N. Ray
00:31 Roll Call by the Town Clerk
00:49 Town Council Reports and Correspondence
02:16 Finance Committee Report
10:38 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda
11:04 Town Manager’s Monthly Report
12:42        Review of   Draft Minutes of  March 9, 2015 and March 16, 2015   meetings.  
13:21 Item # 47-2015                       Inn by the Sea Annual Licenses
It is proposed to approve the annual malt, spirituous, and vinous licenses and special amusement permit for the Inn by the Sea.
14:38 Item # 48-2015                       Collaboration with Scarborough for Assessing Services    
It is proposed  to collaborate with the Town of Scarborough for assessing services whereby the Town of Cape Elizabeth would provide 40% of Matthew Sturgis’s time to the Town of Scarborough for $4,411.58 per month.   A draft interlocal agreement has been prepared to share costs.   
23:46 Item # 49-2015           Proposed Amendments to the Land Use Provisions of the Subdivision Ordinance and the Zoning Ordinance   
The planning board has completed its review of the final set of  proposed ordinance amendments  arising from the 2007 comprehensive plan. It is proposed to thank the planning board for its report   and to refer the recommendation to the ordinance committee to report back to the council as soon as it practicable.
01:08:43 Item # 50-2015                       Paper Streets
It is recommended to approve a proposed public engagement process for the possible extension of the town’s rights in so called “paper streets”.
01:18:43  Item # 51-2015                      Cottage Brook Subdivision   
As part of a proposed sale of a portion of the Cottage Brook subdivision, attorneys noted  the need for a corrective quit claim deed to clarify drainage rights within the town open space.  This has been reviewed by town staff and legal counsel and it is recommended to approve the corrective quit claim deed and to authorize the town manager to execute it on behalf of the town.
01:20:28  Item # 52-2015                      Filling of Vacancy on the Planning Board
The appointments committee  is recommending a  proposed appointee to the planning board. to fill an unexpired term.
01:21:36 Item # 53-2015                       Group Use Request for Fort Williams Park  
The Maine State Troopers Association has asked for the use of Fort Williams Park on September 10, 2015 for the National Troopers Coalition Picnic which was also hosted at Fort Williams Park three years ago.  The Fort Williams Advisory Commission has recommended approval of the request.
01:22:59 Item # 54-2015                       Library Employee Parking at Former Cumberland Farms
It is recommended to authorize the town manager to sign an agreement with Cumberland Farms to permit parking for library employees on the former Cumberland Farms site while construction is ongoing at the library.  The cost of the space will be $1.00 and the agreement  shall be in a form acceptable to the town attorney.
01:28:58 Item # 55-2015                       Utility Pole Location Permit
It is recommended to review a pole location permit on State Avenue to an area in front of 32 State Avenue.  The   property owner most impacted has concerns with the proposal.  
01:30:03 Item # 56-2015                       Family Fun Day Fireworks
The Family Fun Day committee is asking permission to fundraise approximately $5,000-$7,000 to have fireworks in conjunction with Family Fun Day.  Council policy requires any such fundraising to be approved by the town council.
01:32:11 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda
01:32:53 Adjournment
Link to March 31 2015 Financial Reports
Following the town council meeting adjournment the town council will meet  in workshop session to review the report from the appointments committee  that was referred to a workshop at the March 9,  2015 town council meeting.
Workshop Agenda