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Minutes of January 5, 2012 (Draft, subject to correction)

Chair Hubene Brodie called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM

Present were: Budget Committee members Hubene Brodie, Deborah Verrill-McFarland, Merle Bragdon, Robin Veysey; Secretary Stu Marckoon.

Minutes of December 5, 2011 Merle moved to approve the minutes as distributed. Robin 2nd . Vote in favor was 4-0.

Reconsideration of Public Safety Budget (dispatch) Stu explained that though the Hancock County Commissioners had voted to include the dispatch fee as part of the county budget levy, the Budget Advisory Committee at the last minute recommended against that, and in late December the Commissioners changed their mind. He said he received a bill for the 2012 dispatch costs which was a surprise. He said the change occurred after the previous budget committee meeting on December 5, 2011.

Merle moved to increase the recommendation on the public safety budget by $2,950.00. Robin 2nd . Stu noted the new recommendation would be $56,015.50. Vote in favor was 4-0.

Merle moved to adjourn. Robin 2nd . Vote in favor was 4-0 at 6:33 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Stu Marckoon, Secretary