James M. “Jamie” Garvin, Chairman
Patricia K. Grennon
Caitlin R. Jordan
Penelope A. Jordan
Sara W. Lennon
Katharine N. Ray
Jessica L. Sullivan
00:05 Convening by Town Councilor Chairman James M. “Jamie” Garvin
00:07 Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
00:32Roll Call by the Town Clerk
00:58 Town Council Reports and Correspondence
02:08 Finance Committee Report
Dashboard and Financial Reports
03:48 Citizen Opportunity for Discussion of Items Not on the Agenda
03:56 Town Manager’s Monthly Report
07:19 Review of Draft Minutes of December 12, 2016
07:44 Item #38-2017 Public Hearing Proposed Changes to the Sign Ordinance
Following the public hearing on the rewrite of the sign ordinance the town council will consider next steps.
07:59 Item #39-2017 Public Hearing Complete Streets Draft Policy
It is recommended the council approve the proposed complete streets policy.
19:30 Item #40-2017 75 Ocean House Road – Unsafe Building
It is recommended by the Code Enforcement Officer to pursue legal means to remedy the situation at
75 Ocean House Road and to refer the matter to the town’s attorney.
22:50 Item #41-2017 Revision of Council Meeting and Budget Schedules for 2017
It is recommended the council meeting and budget schedule for 2017 to be amended as follows:
Monday, May 8, 2017 Regular Town Council Meeting and Budget Public Hearing
Monday, May 15, 2017 Special Town Council Meeting to Vote on the 2018 Budget
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 School Budget Election Referendum
It is recommended the school budget referendum be held the second Tuesday in June. If there were to be a state-wide referendum election it would most likely be held on the same date. June 13, 2017 will also coincide with the special election to fill the unexpired term of a Trustee to the Portland Water District.
Item #42-2017 Appointment to the Fort Williams Park Committee
25:48 The Appointments Committee recommends the appointment of Meg Baxter to fill an unexpired term on the Fort Williams Park Committee for a term to expire 12/31/2018; said term is effective immediately. The appointment will create a vacancy on the Thomas Memorial Library Committee which will be filled through the appointments process.
On December 15, 2016 Stephen Lyons resigned from the Fort Williams Park Committee just a few
days after the conclusion of the annual appointments process. Had there been another opening on the
Fort Williams Park Committee, Meg Baxter would have been recommended for appointment, instead
she was asked to serve on the Thomas Memorial Library Committee which she agreed. The
appointment to the Fort Williams Park Committee will create a vacancy on the Thomas Memorial
Library Committee to be filled through the appointments process.
27:13 Item #43-2017 Draft 2017 Goals
It is recommended to refer the draft 2017 Goals to the council workshop to be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 anticipating final adoption at the February 13, 2017 council meeting.
28:17 Item #44-2017 Spurwink School Reuse Committee Extension
It is recommended the council extend the term of the Spurwink School Reuse Committee until February 13, 2017. Additional time is requested to prepare the report.
29:37 Item #45-2017 Appointment of the Registrar of Voters
It is recommended to reappoint Debra M. Lane to serve as Registrar of Voters for a term to expire January 1, 2019 and until a successor is appointed and sworn.
30:35 Citizens may at this point in the meeting raise any topic that is not on the agenda that pertains to Cape Elizabeth local government.
30:42 Vote to suspend rules and enter into executive session