Greenville Selectmen's Meeting Agenda
6:30 PM Wednesday, January 21, 2004 at Greenville Municipal Building

Present at meeting:

1. Minutes from Meeting of January 7, 2004 and Special Selectmen's Meeting of January 9, 2004:

Motion to Accept:_________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

2. Additions / Deletions to the Agenda

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

3. Public Hearing – Proposed Housing Assistance CDBG Application with Town of Shirley: Housing Program Administrator Ron Harriman or Ron Harriman Associates will be present, along with officials from the Town of Shirley, to discuss the joint application for housing assistance between our two communities.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

4. Tax Abatements (2) and Supplemental Tax Commitment: Town Clerk Roxanne Lizotte will be present to discuss these abatement and supplemental tax requests with the Board of Assessors.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

5. Pine Tree Zone Application – Mark Scarano, Executive Director for the PCEDC: Statewide, groups of municipalities have been given an opportunity to apply for Pine Tree Enterprise Zone Status before the January 31, 2004, deadline. As final rules and applications have not been released until January 1, 2004, Piscataquis County communities who wish to be named as a zone must act quickly. Mark Scarano will be present to explain the proposed Penquis Pine Tree Zone application, which includes sites in communities through Piscataquis County as well as Dexter and Newport.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

6. Incubator Center Plans: Working plans for the proposed Wood Composites Incubator Center are complete and are being reviewed this week by the subcommittee which is overseeing the project. There are scheduled meetings of the Greenville Board of Selectmen and also the Composites Technology Centers Corporation, both of which should review and approve these plans prior to going to bid. Scott Hersey, Mark Scarano and I have all worked on this subcommittee and will be present at the meeting to give our recommendation to the Board of Selectmen.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

7. Junkyard Permit Application: Russell Ryder, who owns property in the Greenville Industrial Park, has submitted an application for an Automobile Recycling License. Following Town ordinances and State statute, Mr. Russell will require favorable action taken by both the Board of Selectmen and also the Planning Board. A public hearing is required for these actions: I recommend a joint public hearing for both the Board of Selectman and also the Planning Board be scheduled, possibly at the beginning of the first Selectmen's Meeting in February. Code Enforcement Office Richard Gould will be present to further outline the process to be followed to process the application.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

8. Municipal Building Committee: I recommend that a date be set for this committee to meet and begin the process of forging a development plan for a new municipal building.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

9. FY2004-2005 Budget Schedule and Priorities: It is time to begin work on the next municipal budget. Before we begin on the details of the entire budget, I would like to discuss some large projects with the Board of Selectmen and seek guidance from the Board for priorities.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

10. Opening of Bids for the Oliver Road Lot: Minimal bid required for this property was set at $40,000. We have received at least one bid. Proceeds of the sale are to go toward the municipal building project. We advertised one weekend in the Portland Press Herald and previously in the Moosehead Messenger.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

11. Deed Correction for NREC Property: Following Town Meeting approval in November, the NREC Board of Trustees have had their attorney complete necessary legal work to make the deed correction depicted in the November 19, 2003 Special Town Meeting. The signature of the Board of Selectmen is necessary to proceed.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

12. Additions to the Agenda (if any):

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________________________

13. Warrants

14. Adjourn

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