MEETING NOTICE

 The regular monthly meeting of the Ellsworth City Council will be held on Monday, September 17, 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:
    • 08/20/2018 Regular Monthly
  5. City Manager’s Report.
  6. Committee Reports.
  7. Citizens’ Comments.
  8. Presentation of Awards.
    • Sandra Abbott, for ten years of service with the Ellsworth Public Library.
    • Richard Roberts, for twenty years of service with the Ellsworth Police Department.
    • James Rushmore, for five years of service as the Facilities Assistant at Ellsworth City Hall.
    • Posthumous award to Darrell Wilson for 11 years of service as a Planning Board member.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

9. Council Order #081815, Discussion and possible action on Emergency Medical Services and educational opportunities for Ellsworth public safety personnel. (Sponsored by Chairman Blanchette)  (Tabled at the August 20, 2018 Council Meeting)

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.

10. Council Order #091800, Request of the City Clerk for appointment of Wardens and Ward Clerks for the four voting districts within the City of Ellsworth for the November 6, 2018 State of Maine General and Referendum Elections and City of Ellsworth Municipal Election. *

11. Council Order #091801, Request of the City Clerk for approval on the time polling places open for the November 6, 2018 State of Maine General and Referendum Elections and City of Ellsworth Municipal Election as 8:00 AM. *

12. Council Order #091802, Request of the Ellsworth Recreation Commission to appoint Nicholas Turner to the City of Ellsworth Recreation Commission as a regular member, term to expire 06/30/2020. *

13. Council Order #091803, Request of the Ellsworth Recreation Commission to appoint Michael Wade to the City of Ellsworth Recreation Commission as a regular member, term to expire 06/30/2019. *

NEW BUSINESS

14.  Public hearing and action on the application (s) for the following license (s):
Hane Yee, Inc., d/b/a China Hill Restaurant, 301 High Street, for renewal of a City Class B License (Victualer, Liquor, and Amusement) and renewal of a State Restaurant (Class I, II, III, IV) Malt, Spirituous, Vinous Liquor License.

  • Overeasy, Inc., d/b/a Sylvia’s Café, 248 State Street Suite #8 (Mill Mall), for renewal of a City Class C License (Victualer and Liquor) and renewal of a State Restaurant (Class III and IV) Malt and Vinous Liquor License.
  • Joseph A. Lusardi d/b/a Maine Organic Therapy, 3 Myrick Street – Suite B, for renewal of a Medical Marijuana Dispensary License including a City Victualer License.
  • AARGH Inc., d/b/a Pat’s Pizza, 396 High Street, for renewal of a City Class C License (Victualer and Liquor) and renewal of a State Restaurant (Class I, II, III, IV) Malt, Spirituous, and Vinous Liquor License.
  • Provender, LLC d/b/a Provender, 112 Main Street, for renewal of a City Class C License (Victualer and Liquor) and renewal of a State Restaurant (Class I, II, III, IV), Malt, Spirituous and Vinous Liquor License.
  • Eastward Bowling Lanes Inc., d/b/a Acadia Bowling Bar & Grill, 25 Eastward Lanes, for a new City Class B License (Victualer, Liquor, and Arcade) and a new State Restaurant (Class III and IV) Malt and Vinous Liquor License.

15. Council Order #091804, Request of the Public Works Director to award a bid for the Harbor Tank Upgrade Project, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

16. Council Order #091805, Request of the Public Works Director to award a bid for mineral screening, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

17. Council Order #091806, Request of the Public Works Director to award a bid for the Green Lake Boat Launch Extension Project, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

18. Council Order #091807, Request of the Deputy City Manager to award the bid for the Alexis Way Construction Project, and authorize the City Manager to sign all necessary agreements.

19. Council Order #091808, Request of the City Manager for authorization to prepare and execute necessary easements related to the Ellsworth American Property located at Printing House Square.

20. Council Order #091809, Request of the City Manager to apply for a grant under the Recreational Trails Program through the State of Maine for the extension of the walkway located at Harbor Park.

21. Council Order #091810, Discussion on future employee health insurance options and Personnel Ordinance amendments.  (Sponsored by Councilor Beathem).

22. Council Order #091811, Request of the Finance Director to withdraw funds from the City Hall Capital Reserve Account for masonry work at Ellsworth City Hall.

23. Council Order #091812, Request of the Finance Director to withdraw up to $10,000 from the Capital Reserve Account for contract modifications with WBRC for the combined public safety building concept plan.

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

25. Adjournment