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Lamoine Budget Committee

Minutes - January 12, 2015 (Draft, subject to correction)

Chair Robin Veysey called the meeting to order at 6:34 PM.

Present were:  Budget Committee members Connie Bender, Robin Veysey, Cece Ohmart, Merle Bragdon, and Secretary Stu Marckoon

Minutes – December 8, 2014 – Merle moved to approve the minutes as distributed.  Cece 2nd.  Vote in favor was 4-0

Budget Recommendations – The committee voted 4-0 to make the following recommendations:

Budget

Moved

2nd

Amount

Discussion

Administration

Merle

Connie

$197,366.11

Merle asked if personnel contracts were in place.  Stu said he just finished negotiation his contract, others have not been discussed yet.

Social Services

Connie

Merle

$8,629.00

The Community Health & Counseling recommendation is $600.  The Washington/Hancock Community Agency recommendation is $0, but noted in the warrant it is because the request was received late due to a death.

Library

Cece

Merle

$7,368.00

 

Public Safety

Merle

Cece

$65,615.50

 

Waste Disposal

Cece

Connie

$100,640.00

Trash tonnage and recycling generated a brief discussion

Code Enforcement & Planning

Cece

Merle

$18,775.00

 

Road Maintenance

Merle

Connie

$167,675.00

 

Road Paving

Connie

Merle

$120,000.00

Buttermilk Road – Western End

Parks/Rec/Cemeteries

Cece

Merle

$11,778.00

 

Shellfish Enforcement

Connie

Merle

$3,000.00

 

Fire Rescue Boat Loan Repayment

Connie

Cece

$17,265.00

 

Rescue Boat Loan Article

Merle

Cece

$90,000.00

Loan would be up to $75,000,  accept $15,000 from fire department corporation

Fire Truck Loan Repayment

Connie

Cece

$41,465.00

 

Land Conservation Fund

Merle

Connie

$1,000.00

 

Comprehensive Planning

Connie

Cece

$7,500.00

This should be final year for this budget

Revenue Budget

Cece

Merle

$417,200.00

Excludes Municipal Revenue Sharing, about which there was a fair amount of discussion.

School Budget –Stu reported the School Committee meets tomorrow and there should be a better idea of a time line following that meeting.

Other – It was noted the municipal election is March 10, 2015 and the open town meeting March 11, 2015.

Next Meeting – The next meeting will be determined at a later time and will involve the school budget.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:16 PM

Respectfully submitted,

Stu Marckoon, Secretary