Agenda for the City Council Meeting
March 2, 2015

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

PWM Sustainable Airport Master Plan Advisory Committee

C.       Petitions and Communications

D.       Appointment Calendar

1.   ORDER #124-12/13 – Board of Assessment Review, District Two (Smith), appointing Randall Scott 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), appointing  James Hendry to fill a term which expires on 03/01/20. Postponed since 06/02/14. Passage requires majority vote.

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

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

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

6.   ORDER #73-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Three (Linscott), appointing William Fritzmeier for an unexpired term which expires on 5/5/16. Postponed since 01/21/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

7.   ORDER #83-14/15 – Library Advisory Board, District Five (Fox), appointing Debora Schofield for an unexpired term which expires on 12/31/15.  Postponed on 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

8.   ORDER #84-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Committee, At Large (Blake), for an unexpired term which expires on 5/5/17. Postponed on 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

9.   ORDER #85-14/15 – Board of Appeals, District One (Morgan), for an unexpired term which expires on 7/23/15. Postponed on 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

10.   ORDER #86-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District Two (Smith), for an unexpired term which expires on 11/20/17. Postponed on 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

11.   ORDER #87-14/15 – Board of Assessment Review, District Three (Linscott), appointing Paul Cloutier for a term which expires on 03/16/18. Passage requires majority vote.

12.   ORDER #88-14/15 – Board of Assessment Review, District Four (Cohen), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/16/17. Passage requires majority vote.

13.   ORDER #89-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/19. Passage requires majority vote.

14.   ORDER #90-14/15 – Economic Development Committee, District Five (Fox), appointing William Collins to fill a term which expires on 03/23/18. Passage requires majority vote.

15.   ORDER #91-14/15 – South Portland Housing Authority, At Large (Beecher), appointing Frank Morong to fill a term which expires on 03/22/20. Passage requires majority vote.

16.   ORDER #92-14/15 – Arts & Historic Preservation Committee, District Four (Cohen), appointing Aimee Turner to fill an unexpired term which expires on 10/20/17. Passage requires majority vote.

17.   ORDER #93-14/15 – Arts & Historic Preservation Committee, District Five (Fox), for an unexpired term which expires on 10/20/16. Passage requires majority vote.

18.   ORDER #94-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District Five (Fox), for an unexpired term which expires on 11/20/16.  Passage requires majority vote.

E.       Consent Calendar

19.   STREET CLOSURE – The South Portland Parks, Recreation and Waterfront is requesting the closure of Madison Street Ext. at Madison Street for the South Portland Family 4th Celebration on July 4th.  The closure is from 4:00 P.M. until 11:00 P.M.   Rain date is July 5th.  Passage requires majority vote.

F.       Citizen Discussion (First Part)

G.      Public Hearings and Action

H.       Action on Old and New Business

20.   ORDER #95-14/15 – Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority vote.

21.   ORDER #96-14/15 – Retaining the law firm of Foley Hoag, LLP of Boston, Massachusetts, for legal services on behalf of the City and its Code Enforcement Director relating to the Portland Pipe Line Corporation, et al. v. City of South Portland, et al. litigation.  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.