Agenda for the City Council Meeting
October 21, 2013
Meeting Begins: 7:00 P.M.
Location: City Council Chambers

Documents are Adobe PDF files. Agenda

A.   Acceptance of Minutes

B.   Communications from City Manager

C.   Petitions and Communications

Monthly Attendance & Committee Reports for September.

D.   Appointment Calendar

1.   ORDER #70-12/13 – Conservation Commission, District Two (Smith), for a term which expires on 11/20/14. Postponed since 12/17/12. Passage requires majority vote.

2.   ORDER #88-12/13 – Community Development Advisory Committee, District Three (Linscott), for a term which expires on 01/15/16. Postponed since 01/23/13.  Passage requires majority vote.

3.   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.

4.   ORDER #15-13/14 – Library Advisory Board, At Large (Blake), for an unexpired term which expires on 12/31/14. Postponed since 07/15/13. Passage requires majority vote.

5.   ORDER #45-13/14 – Voter Registration Appeals Board, Republican appointment, to fill a term which expires 09/29/16. Passage requires majority vote.

6.   ORDER #46-13/14 – Voter Registration Appeals Board, Democratic appointment, to fill a term which expires 09/29/16.  Passage requires majority vote.

E.   Consent Calendar       

7.   STREET CLOSURE – The Waterfront Market Association and the South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Chamber are requesting the closure of Hinckley Drive for the annual Holiday Fest event scheduled for December 6, 2013 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.  Passage requires majority vote.

8.   SIGN PERMIT – The Maine Lung Association is requesting to place approximately 20 directional signs from November 8th to November 9th  for a “Free Me From Lung Cancer” run/walk.  Passage requires majority vote.

F.   Citizen Discussion (First Part)

G.   Public Hearings and Action

H.   Action on Old and New Business

9.   ORDER #54-13/14 – Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority vote.

10.   ORDER #55-13/14 – Award of Bid #11-14 to CB Kenworth, of Portland, ME, for the purchase of a dump truck with plow for the Public Works Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

11.   ORDER #56-13/14 – Award of Bid #12-14 to Pro AV Systems, of Portland, ME, for the purchase and installation of an audio system for the School Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

12.   ORDER #57-13/14 - Adopting Appendices B and D, General Assistance Food and Electric Utility Maximums as mandated by the Maine Municipal Association.  Passage requires majority vote.

13.   ORDER #58-13/14 - Setting the time for opening the polls for the November 5, 2013 General Election.  Passage requires majority vote.

I.   Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

J.   Councilor’s Round Robin

K.   Executive Session

A motion may be made to go into executive session pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A., §405 (6)(a), evaluation of City Clerk.

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.