Agenda for the City Council Meeting
January 5, 2014

Meeting Begins: 7:00 P.M.

Location: City Hall Council Chambers

Documents are Adobe PDF files. Agenda

A.       Acceptance of Minutes

B.       Communications from City Manager

C.       Petitions and Communications

D.       Appointment Calendar

1.   ORDER #124-12/13 – Board of Assessment Review, District Two (Smith), for a term which expires on 03/16/16. Postponed since 04/01/13. Passage requires majority vote.

2.   ORDER #154-13/14 – Civil Service Commission, District Two (Smith), to fill an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/15. Postponed since 06/02/14. Passage requires majority vote.

3.   ORDER #35-14/15– Board of Assessment Review, District Five (Fox), for a term which expires on 12/31/16. Postponed since 10/20/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

4.   ORDER #40-14/15 – Conservation Commission Associate, District One (Morgan), for a term which expires on 3/3/15. Postponed since 11/3/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

*5.   ORDER #41-14/15 – Conservation Commission Associate, District Two (Smith), appointing Suzette Bois for a term which expires on 3/3/18.  Postponed since 11/3/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

6.   ORDER #42-14/15 – Conservation Commission Associate, District Three (Linscott), for a term which expires on 3/3/16.  Postponed since 11/3/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

7.   ORDER #43-14/15 – Conservation Commission Associate, District Five (Fox), for a term which expires on 3/3/15.  Postponed since 11/3/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

8.   ORDER #44-14/15 – Conservation Commission Associate, At Large (Blake), appointing James Melloh for a term which expires on 3/3/17.  Postponed since 11/3/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

9.   ORDER #46-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Associate, District Five (Fox), appointing Rolla (Adrian) T. Dowling for an unexpired term which expires on 5/5/15.  Postponed since 11/3/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

*10.   ORDER #48-14/15 –Arts & Historic Preservation Committee, District Two (Smith), appointing John Schwartzman for a term which expires on 10/20/15. Postponed since 11/17/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

11.   ORDER #62-14/15 – Library Advisory Board, At Large, (Beecher), appointing Aimee Turner for a term which expires on 12/31/17.  Passage requires majority vote.

12.   ORDER #63-14/15 – Library Advisory Board, At Large, (Blake), appointing Jessica Walker for a term which expires on 12/31/17.  Passage requires majority vote.

13.   ORDER #64-14/15 – Library Advisory Board, District Three, (Linscott), appointing Linda Eastman for a term which expires on 12/31/17.  Passage requires majority vote.

14.   ORDER #65-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, At Large, (Beecher), appointing Brian Wallace for a term which expires on 12/31/19.  Passage requires majority vote.

*15.   ORDER #66-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, At Large, (Blake), appointing Lee Harvey for a term which expires on 12/31/19.  Passage requires majority vote.

16.   ORDER #67-14/15 – South Portland Housing Authority, District Five, (Fox), appointing Judy Carpenter for an unexpired term which expires on 03/25/19.  Passage requires majority vote.

17.   ORDER #68-14/15 – Community Development Advisory Committee, District Five, (Fox), appointing Michael Fletcher for a term which expires on 01/15/18.  Passage requires majority vote.

E.       Consent Calendar

18.   STREET CLOSURE – Tri for a Cure is requesting the closure of Fort Road, Benjamin Pickett Street, Surfsite Road and Preble Street from Willard Square to Fort Road from 5:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a triathlon on July 26, 2015.  Passage requires majority vote.

F.       Citizen Discussion (First Part)

G.      Public Hearings and Action

H.       Action on Old and New Business

19.   ORDER #69-14/15 – Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority vote.

20.   ORDER #70-14/15 – Authorizing the submission of a grant application to the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety under the 2015 Data-Driven Speed Enforcement Program.  Passage requires majority vote.

21.   ORDER #71-14/15 – Award of Bid #6-15 to AD Electric, of Sabattus, ME, for traffic signal improvements at the Broadway/Waterman intersection.  Passage requires majority vote.

22.   ORDER #72-14/15 – Authorizing the Code Enforcement Officer to execute a consent agreement between NLM ENTERPRISES, LLC and the City relating to a stream protection setback encroachment at 202 Elderberry Drive (Map 58, Lot 167).  Passage requires majority vote.

23.   ORDINANCE #8-14/15 – Amending Chapter 2, “Administration and Legislation,” regarding the Conservation and Energy and Recycling Committees.  First reading.  Passage requires majority vote.

I.        Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

J.       Councilor’s Round Robin

K.       Executive Session

Note:  Items may be added to or deleted from the tentative agenda.  Copies of amended agenda may be obtained from the City Clerk.  Amendments, if any, appear on attachments to the tentative agenda.

In the event the Council determines that it may not reach all agenda items by 11:00 P.M., it may postpone some items to a subsequent meeting.  Postponement is not required, and the Council may take up agenda items after 11:00 P.M.  Any items postponed to the next meeting will normally be scheduled ahead of subsequently scheduled agenda items.

* There may be a motion to waive Council Standing Rule 3(e) to have three appointments added to the agenda.