Cape Elizabeth Town Council Agenda
Monday, April 6, 2015
Cape Elizabeth Town Hall
Katharine N. Ray, Chairman
Patricia K. Grennon
Caitlin R. Jordan
Jessica L. Sullivan
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
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.