Cape Elizabeth Town Council Agenda
Monday, August 10, 2015
Cape Elizabeth Town Hall
The town council will be meeting in a workshop session
6:00 p.m. No item on the regular agenda below will be considered
at the workshop. The report on the Spurwink Road and Gun Club
will not be discussed until the 7:00 p.m. regular meeting.
00:01 Convening by Town Council Chair Katharine N. Ray
00:31 Roll Call by the Town Clerk
00:48 Town Council Reports and Correspondence
04:47 Finance Committee Report: Link to July 31, 2015 Financial Reports
05:23 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda
08:43 Town Manager’s Monthly Report
10:21 Review of Draft Minutes of July 13, 2015 meeting.
10:47 Item # 97 Ocean House Pizza Liquor License Renewal
- Update from Appointments Committee on Citizen Engagement Activities
Ocean House Pizza is applying for a renewal of their malt and vinous license at 337 Ocean House Road.
11:27 Item # 98 Recommendation from the Firing Range Committee
The town council has set a public hearing for Monday, September
14, 2014 on the report of the Firing Range Committee which submitted a recommendation and findings
to the permit of the Spurwink Rod and Gun Club. At last month’s
meeting, the council asked staff to invite Rick LaRosa who conducted a safety evaluation
of the firing range to this meeting to provide an overview of his report and to answer any questions from the council.
Additional information may be found at this link.
57:47 Item # 99 Report of the Planning Board Regarding Paper Streets
is recommended that the town council acknowledge receipt of the
report, thank the board for its considerable work and refer the
recommendations to a town council workshop to be scheduled.
The comments from the Conservation Commission are
available at this link.
01:07:43 Item # 100 Miscellaneous Technical Amendments Review Request
The planning board is recommending
that it be authorized to review various ordinance technical amendments.
01:09:38 Item # 101 Eastman Meadows Affordable Housing Units Recommendation
The town manager is recommending that the town council waive the
town’s right to purchase two affordable housing units at Eastman
Meadows that have remained unsold for some time. The two units could be
sold to non-qualified buyers at market rates with any excess over
$395,022 for each unit to be provided to the town for other affordable
01:17:33 Item # 102 Demolition of Bleachers at Fort Williams Park
The town council at a recent workshop heard a proposal from
the Fort Williams Advisory Commission to construct a new
amphitheater at the site of the current bleachers at the parade ground
at Fort Williams Park. The council asked the commission to review
the phasing of the project so that demolition of the bleachers could be
done as a first phase with actual construction of an amphitheater to
occur in about two years. The commission reviewed a consultant's estimate
to remove the bleachers at a cost of $120,000 including contingency and fees and has provided its recommendation.
town manager has also asked the consultant for a modified proposal
that would retain for now the small section of the bleachers used for
high school graduation while demolishing the remainder of the bleachers
and while still planning for the amphitheater. The proposal will
be distributed and posted online when available.
01:42:30 Item # 103 Proposed Lease Agreement of Space at Office Building at Front of Community Center
Wagner Law is requesting a renewal of its lease of space at 343
Ocean House Road for its law offices. The lease would be for three
years until July 31, 2018.
01:49:12 Item # 104 Request for Poverty Abatement of Property Taxes
It is recommended the council vote to enter executive session in
conformance with 1 MRSA §405 6 F to review a request for a poverty
01:48:35 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda