Agenda for the City Council Meeting
March 16, 2015

Meeting Begins: 7:00 P.M.

Location: City Hall Council Chambers

Documents are Adobe PDF files. Agenda

A.       Acceptance of Minutes as amended

B.       Communications from City Manager

C.       Petitions and Communications

  Department Reports

Fire Department - Jan
General Assistance - Jan
Occupancy Reports Jan and Feb
Planning & Development Reports Jan and Feb
Plumbing Reports Jan and Feb

  Committee Reports

Board of Appeals Minutes 12-03-14
CDAC Minutes 02-12-15 and 02-24-15
Conservation Commission Minutes 02-02-15
Energy & Recycling Minutes 01-21-15
Library Advisory Board Minutes Mar Sept Oct Nov

D.       Appointment Calendar

1.   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.

2.   ORDER #43-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District Five (Fox), appointing Robert McKeagney for a term which expires on 3/3/18.  Postponed since 11/3/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

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

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

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

6.   ORDER #88-14/15 – Board of Assessment Review, District Four (Cohen), appointing Timothy Hubbard for an unexpired term which expires on 03/16/17. Postponed on 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

6A.  ORDER #107-14/15 – Board of Assessment Review, At Large (Beecher), appointing Edward Millett for an unexpired term which expires on 12/31/16. Passage requires majority vote.

7.   ORDER #89-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/19. Postponed on 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

8.   ORDER #93-14/15 – Arts & Historic Preservation Committee, District Five (Fox), for an unexpired term which expires on 10/20/16. Postponed on 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

9.   ORDER #94-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District Five (Fox), for an unexpired term which expires on 11/20/16.  Postponed on 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

10.   ORDER #97-14/15 – Economic Development Committee, District One (Morgan), for a term which expires on 3/23/18.  Passage requires majority vote.

11.   ORDER #98-14/15 – Economic Development Committee, District Two (Smith), for a term which expires on 3/23/18.  Passage requires majority vote.

12.   ORDER #99-14/15 – Planning Board, At Large (Blake), appointing William Laidley for a term which expires on 4/1/18.  Passage requires majority vote.

13.   ORDER #100-14/15 – Economic Development Committee, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 3/23/16.  Passage requires majority vote.

14.   ORDER #101-14/15 – Board of Appeals, At Large (Blake), for an unexpired term which expires on 7/23/16. Passage requires majority vote.

E.       Consent Calendar

F.       Citizen Discussion (First Part)

G.      Public Hearings and Action

H.       Action on Old and New Business

15.   ORDER #102-14/15 – Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority vote.

16.   ORDER #103-14/15 – Award of Bid #19-15 to Guardian Uniform and Supply of Springfield, MA, for the purchase of body armor for the Police Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

17.   ORDER #104-14/15- Authorizing the City Manager to submit the FY 2015/2016 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan to the Cumberland County Community Development Program.   Passage requires majority vote.

18.   ORDER #105-14/15 – Award of Bid #17-15 to Shaw Brothers, of Gorham, ME, for the Thornton Heights Sewer Separation Phase 2 Project.  Passage requires majority vote.

19.   ORDINANCE #11-14/15 – Amending Chapter 14, “Licenses, Permits and Business Regulations Generally” Regarding Inter-Departmental Reviews and Suspension/Revocation Standards.  First reading.  Passage requires majority vote.

20.   ORDER #106-14/15– Setting April 1, 2015 as the date for Public Hearing in City Council Chambers for the Proposed FY 2016 Municipal Budget.  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.