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Lamoine Town Meeting Minutes

July 23, 2009

Town Clerk Jennifer Kovacs called the meeting to order at 6:35 PM at the Lamoine Consolidated School Gym. There were 39 Registered voters in attendance.

Article 1: To elect a moderator. Stuart Marckoon was nominated and 2nd to be moderator. There were no other nominations. Mr. Marckoon was elected on a written ballot 22-0. Mr. Marckoon took the oath of office from Town Clerk Kovacs.

Article 2: To see if the town will vote to increase the maximum municipal property tax levy limit established by State law, to $ 130,834.54, which represents the amounts approved by the annual town meeting on April 8, 2009 and a special town meeting on June 24, 2009. (The limit had been increased to $111,916.79 at the April 8, 2009 town meeting) (By state law, the vote on this article must be by written ballot). (The Selectmen recommend approval.) It was moved and 2nd to pass the article as written. The motion passed on a written ballot 36 yes 2 no.

Article3: To see if the town will vote to accept future monies from the Hodgkin's Memorial Trust fund in care of Bar Harbor Trust Services under the terms and conditions set forth by said trust. It was moved and 2nd to pass the article as written. The motion passed on a hand vote.

Article 4: To see if the town will vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into lease(s) on town owned property at 252 Lamoine Beach Road (Map 1 Lot 57) with private parties on such terms that the Board determines would be most beneficial to the town. It was moved and 2nd to pass the article as written. The motion passed on a hand vote.

There being no further business, Moderator Marckoon declared the meeting adjourned at 6:47pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Jennifer Kovacs, Town Clerk.