MEETING NOTICE

The regular monthly meeting of the Ellsworth City Council will be held on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Ellsworth City Hall Council Chambers

AGENDA
1. Call to Order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Rules of Order.

4. Adoption of minutes from the following meeting (s) of the Ellsworth City Council:

  • 05/21/2018 Regular Monthly Meeting. (Tabled from the 06/18/2018 Regular Council Meeting.)
  • 06/18/2018 Regular Monthly Meeting.
  • 07/16/2018 Regular Monthly Meeting.
  • 08/03/2018 Special Monthly Meeting.

5. City Manager’s Report.

6. Committee Reports.

7. Citizens’ Comments.

8. Presentation of Awards.

  • Amie Torrey, for ten years of service with the Ellsworth Police Department.
  • Andrew Weatherbee, for ten years of service with the Ellsworth Police Department.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA: All items with an asterisk (*) are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council member so requests, in which event, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.

9. Council Order #081802, Request of the Tax Collector/Deputy Treasurer to initiate civil actions in the name of the City of Ellsworth for the purpose of collecting delinquent personal property taxes. *

10. Council Order #081803, Request of the Ellsworth Historic Preservation Commission to accept the resignation of Mark Honey, term to expire 06/30/2020. *

11. Council Order #081804, Request of the Ellsworth Historic Preservation Commission to appoint Catherine Fox to the City of Ellsworth Historic Preservation Commission as a regular member, term to expire 06/30/2020. *

12. Council Order #081805, Request of the Ellsworth Historic Preservation Commission to appoint William Fogle to the City of Ellsworth Historic Preservation Commission as a regular member, term to expire 06/30/2021. *

13. Council Order #081806, Request of the Ellsworth Appeals Board to accept the resignation of Michelle Begin, term to expire 06/30/2022. *

14. Council Order #081807, Request of the Ellsworth Appeals Board to appoint Jarad Wilbur to the City of Ellsworth Appeals Board as a regular board member, term to expire 06/30/2022. *

15. Council Order #081808, Request of the Ellsworth Recreation Commission to accept the resignation of Tammy Mote, term to expire 06/30/2019. *

NEW BUSINESS

16. Public hearing and action on the application for the following licenses:

  • Daniel C. Potts d/b/a Lakeside Cedar Cabins, 397 Mariaville Road, for renewal of a City Lodging License.
  • Barb & Kevin Buza d/b/a Silver Saints Sanctuary, 33 Birch Avenue, for renewal of a City Lodging License.

17. Council Order #081809, Request of the Public Works Director to award the hot mix asphalt contract for maintenance paving, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

18. Council Order #081810, Request of the Public Works Director to award the bid for a new 2018 or 2019 ½ ton 4WD extended cab work truck, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

19. Council Order #081811, Request of the Water Department to approve a contract with Woodard and Curran to develop a Hydraulic Model for the Water Department at a cost of $30,000 to be funded through the Maine Drinking Water Capacity Development Grant ($15,000) and the Water Department Budget, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

20. Council Order #081812, Request of the Water Department to award a bid for the Water Storage Tank Improvement project, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

21. Council Order #081813, Request of the Police Chief to award a bid for (2) two new 2018 police cruisers, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

22. Council Order #081814, Request of the Heart of Ellsworth for permission to hold a Downtown Sidewalk Sale along Main Street on Saturday, September 22, 2018 as part of the Autumn Gold Festivities. (Sponsored by Chairman Blanchette)

23. Council Order #081815, Discussion and possible action on Emergency Medical Services and educational opportunities for Ellsworth public safety personnel. (Sponsored by Chairman Blanchette)

24. Public Hearing and consideration on amending the Ellsworth Housing Rehabilitation Program guidelines.

25. Council Order #081816, Request of the IT Systems Administrator to approve a lease on the components to upgrade the Network Server Infrastructure, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

26. Executive session to discuss personnel matters in accordance with MRSA Title 1, Chapter 13, Section 405, Paragraph 6A.

27. Council Order #081817, Discussion and action on the item from the executive session.

28. Executive Session to discuss labor contracts in accordance with MRSA Title 1, Chapter 13, Section 405, Paragraph 6D.

29. Adjournment.

August 20th, 2018 City Council Meeting Packet