Name of Body:  City Council
Tentative Agenda for the Meeting of:  August 7, 2018
Meeting Begins: 7:00 P.M  
Location:  City Hall Council Chambers

Agenda

A.  Roll Call

B.  Acceptance of Minutes

C.  Communications from the City Manager

     Introduction of  new Planner - Justin Barker

     90-Day FEMA Appeal Period has begun; deadlines

D.  Reports from Boards and Committees

E.  Petitions and Communications

F.  Appointment Calendar

1.  ORDER #118-17/18 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Five (Dowling)  for term which expires on May 5, 2021. Postponed since February 6, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

2.  ORDER #119-17/18 – Community Development Advisory Committee, District One (Morgan) for a term which expires on January 15, 2021.  Postponed since February 6, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

3.  ORDER #138-17/18 – Civil Service Commission, District One (Morgan) for a term which expires on March 1, 2023. Postponed since March 6, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

4.  ORDER #193-17/18 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Five (Dowling), for a term which expires May 5, 2021.  Postponed since May 15, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

5.  ORDER #195-17/18 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District One (Morgan), for a term which expires May 5, 2021. Postponed since May 15, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

6.  ORDER #02-18/19 – Library Advisory Board, District Three (Morgan), for an unexpired term which expires December 31, 2020. Postponed since July 10, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

7.  ORDER #12-18/19 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District One (Morgan), for an unexpired  term which expires May 5, 2021.  Postponed on July 17, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

8. ORDER #17-18/19 – Board of Appeals, At-Large (Beecher), for a term which expires on July 23, 2021.  Passage requires majority vote.

9.  ORDER #18-18/19 – Board of Appeals, District Two (Lewis), for a term which expires on July 23, 2021.  Passage requires majority vote.

10.  ORDER #19-18/19 – Board of Appeals, District One (Morgan), for a term which expires on July 23, 2021.  Passage requires majority vote.

G.  Consent Calendar

H.  Citizen Discussion (First Part)

I.  Public Hearings and Action

11. ORDINANCE #1-18/19 – Amending Chapter 2, “Administration and Legislation, regarding the Energy & Recycling (ERC) Committee.   Passed first reading on July 10, 2018.  ROLL CALL VOTE.  Passage requires majority vote.

12. ORDER #20-18/19 -  Granting Books-A-Million, 430 Gorham Road, a F/E Restaurant with Malt & Vinous license.  Passage requires majority vote.

Action on Old and New Business

13. ORDER #11-18/19 – Accepting the incipient dedication of a portion of Lawn Avenue as a City Street.  Postponed on July 10, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.  (Original ORDER #11)

14. ORDER #21-18/19 - Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority
vote. 

15. ORDER #22-18/19 - Authorizing the City Manager to sign a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME Local 461, Council 93 Public Works and Parks from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021.  Passage requires majority vote.

16. ORDER #23-18/19 – Award of Bid #05-19 to Dearborn Construction, Inc., of Buxton, ME, for the Ottawa Road Service Area Removal Phase I Project.  Passage requires majority vote.

17. ORDER #24-18/19 – Authorizing the method of sale of a City-owned parcel of land located at 228 Margaret Street (Tax Map 13, Lot 203) as a negotiated sale to the abutting property owners, Jay and Suzanne Woodward, and authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and complete the sale.  Passage requires majority vote.  

18. ORDER #25-18/19 - Authorizing the method of sale of tax-acquired property located at 150 Sawyer Street (Map 6, Lot 139).  Passage requires majority vote.

19. ORDER #26-18/19 – Accepting a grant from Stonyfield Organic in the amount of $5,000 and approve an initiative with Stonyfield Organic and Project Management Services, from Osborne Organic and Beyond Pesticides, for the development of a natural turf demonstration and educational area in Bug Light Park.  Passage requires majority vote.

20. ORDER #27-18/19 – Authorizing the City Manager to proceed with the Streetlight Conversion Project and authorizing municipal lease purchase financing for project costs.   Passage requires majority vote.  (PASSED AS AMENDED)

21. ORDER #28-18/19 (PASSED AS AMENDED)- Establishing an ad hoc Skateboard Advisory Committee.  Passage requires majority vote.  (ORIGINAL ORDER #28

22. ORDER #29-18/19 – Authorizing the Mayor to sign the City’s Voting Ballot for the MMA Annual Election for Vice-President and Executive Committee Members.  Passage requires majority vote. 

23. ORDER #30-18/19 – Award of Bid #10-19 to Whalley Computer Associates, Inc., of Southwick, MA, for the purchase of Chromebooks for the School Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

24. ORDER #31-18/19 Award of Bid #11-19 to ProAv Systems, of Westbrook, ME, for Interactive Panels for the School Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

K.  Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

L.  Councilor’s Round Robin

M.  Executive Session

N.  Adjournment

 

Items may only be introduced after 11:00 p.m. upon a majority vote of Councilors present and voting. Items on a regular meeting agenda not introduced pursuant to this rule shall be placed on the next regular meeting agenda.