On August 19, 2013, the City Council of the City of South Portland voted 1 to 5 (Smith) against adopting the Citizen Initiated Waterfront Protection Ordinance. A subsequent vote was passed 6 to 0 to send the Waterfront Protection Ordinance to be voted on by the electors of South Portland at the November 5, 2013 Election. A sample ballot will be ready for viewing after September 9, 2013.
1. Workshop and City Council Information:
Planning Director Memo-ADDENDUM to the Planning Board dated July 18, 2013;
City Clerk’s Position Paper to City Council dated August 5, 2013;
Ground Rules for the July 23, 2013 Planning Board Hearing;
Corporation Counsel’s email to the City Manager dated July 18, 2013;
Corporation Counsel’s Memo dated July 3, 2013;
Proposed Citizen Initiated Ordinance as delivered to the City Council;
Actual Proposed Waterfront Ordinance from the Citizens Petition; and,
Map of Areas Potentially Affected by the Proposed Waterfront Ordinance.
Position Paper and 08/13/13 Planning Board Report for the 08/19/13 Council Meeting
2. Concerned Citizens of South Portland and City’s Staff Response:
Letter from Natalie West to Tex Haeuser dated July 31, 2013;
Letter from Tex Haeuser to Natalie West dated August 5, 2013;
Memo form Natalie West dated July 23, 2013;
Memo from Natalie West dated June 20, 2013; and,
Letter from Patricia Doucette, Deputy Planning & Development Direct and Code Enforcement Director in response to the June 20 West memo.
3. Letter from Perkins Thompson Attorneys representing Irving Oil Terminals (Buckeye and CITGO):
Letter dated July 18, 2013;
Letter dated July 22, 2013; and,
Letter dated August 7, 2013.
4. Letter from Pierce Atwood Attorneys representing Portland Pipeline Corporation;
Letter dated July 18, 2013
Letter dated August 2, 2013; and,
Letters dated August 8, 2013.
5. Oil Terminal Operators and Businesses:
Letter from Buckeye Partners dated August 7, 2013;
Letter from Irving dated August 7, 2013;
Letter from CITGO dated August 6, 2013;
Letter from American Petroleum Institute dated August 12, 2013;
Letter and video from Portland Tugboat, LLC dated July 26, 2013; and,
Letter from American Petroleum Institute dated December 3, 2013
6. Public Comments:
Email from Dave Owen dated August 8, 2013
7. Evidences provided at the August 13th Planning Board Hearing
Written testimony of Attorney David Lourie dated August 13, 2013; and,
Written testimony of Mr. Sousa dated August 13, 2013.
8. Documents from the August 19th City Council Meeting
Position Paper, proposed Ordinance and Planning Board Report