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COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL MEETING

The Hancock County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on August 21, 2018 in the conference room at the county courthouse in Ellsworth, Maine.

AGENDA

Adjustments to / approval of agenda:

Public Comment:

 Airport:

Request approval of MOU between Hancock County- Bar Harbor Airport and the Bangor International Airport regarding employee vetting to comply with TSA-NA-18-01

Budget Workshop:

EMA (02)

Maintenance (06)

Probate (08)

Deeds (09)

Commissioners (04)

Jail CAP (11)

Communications (14)

Reserves (30)

(More departments may be added on an amended agenda)

Maintenance:

Access Control System

Assistant Director position discussion

County Administrator:

Ellsworth American- Thank a Police Officer Day

Commissioners:

RCC Expansion

Spirit of America

COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING

The Hancock County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on August 7, 2018 in the conference room at the county courthouse in Ellsworth, Maine.

AGENDA

8:30 a.m. Bid opening- Airport Terminal Building Standby Generator Project

8:35 a.m. Employee recognition – Jail Administrator Timothy Richardson, 5 years

11:30 Lunch

Adjustments to / approval of agenda:

Public Comment:

Commission Business:

Approval of minutes:

Approve the minutes of the June 25, 2018 Commissioners’ Regular Meeting

Approve the minutes of the July 3, 2018 Commissioners’ Special Meeting

Approve the minutes of the July 17, 2018 Commissioners’ Special Meeting

Airport:

Monthly report

Request approval for the Chairman to sign the project contract with Jacobs Engineering to perform an obstruction survey in 2018 for $27,567.88

Request approval for the Chairman to sign the grant offer from the FAA for AIP 3-23-0006-044-2018 to complete 2018 obstruction analysis

Request approval for the Chairman to sign the grant offer from the FAA for AIP 3-23-0006-045-2018 to replace the runway light system, taxiway light system, to purchase certain ARFF PPE, and to purchase an ADA compatible passenger boarding ramp

Request approval to transfer $6,000.00 from account G2-3040-00 (Future Unspecified AIP Local) to account G2-3040-45 (AIP Local Share)

Request approval for Chairman to sign Modification No. 1 of the project contract with Jacobs Engineering to Replace Airfield Lighting in 2018 which will increase the contract by $289,897.52 and result in a total contract of $302,533.25

Request approval for the Chairman to sign the contract with Moulison, LLC to replace the runway and taxiway light systems and the apron light system at the HC-Bar Harbor Airport for $1,388,722.00

Approval to hire Jill Constantine to fill the Administrative Assistant vacancy at the part-time rate of $13.00 per hour effective immediately

UT:

Monthly report

Treasurer:

Approve monthly bills and warrants

Financial reports and update on AR

Approval of expenditures in the Health Insurance Account

Approval of expenditures from Capital Reserve Account

Updated monthly listing of MSB account balances

Report on municipal taxes

Comdata card for IT Administrator

Sheriff:

Request to administratively remove Jonathan Mahon from payroll

Request to administratively remove Kenneth Mitchell from payroll

Request to administratively remove Robert Findley from payroll

Request to administratively remove Franklin Burke from payroll

Request to administratively remove Brian Tripp from payroll

Jail:

Request to administratively remove Cory Scribner from payroll

Request to administratively remove Edwin Leighton, II from payroll

Request to administratively remove Sherryanne Kief from payroll

Request to administratively remove Ronald Lund from payroll

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) audit discussion

Maintenance:

Monthly report

EMS update

Jail yard job update

Ron Fortier price information

Small boiler update

Access control update

Assistant director position discussion

Ron Fortier conduit project discussion

RCC:

Monthly report

Approval to move Full Time Dispatcher Jamie Denbow to Part Time status effective August 4, 2018

Commissioners:

Set departmental budget workshops

Discuss Commissioner caucuses

Dept. 17 questionnaires review; set 2019 department budget amount

Schedule jail union contract negotiations

RCC expansion

Discussion- correspondence with NACO regarding federal funding for inmate medical costs

County Convention

Community Benefit grant discussion

County Administrator:

Health insurance

Reserve Fund Balances

Loss Control Survey of Jail and Airport (Rebekah)

 

COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL MEETING

The Hancock County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on July 17, 2018 in the conference room at the county courthouse in Ellsworth, Maine.

AGENDA

Adjustments to / approval of agenda:

Public Comment:

Airport:

Request approval to spend up to $7,000.00 from account G2-3010-52 to purchase materials for the following terminal building updates:

Replace old siding (shingles) with new clapboard

Replace faucets in 1975 section bathrooms

 Treasurer:

Approve monthly bills and warrants

Financial reports and update on AR

Approval of expenditures in the Health Insurance Account

Approval of expenditures from Capital Reserve Account

Updated monthly listing of MSB account balances

Jail funding

Jail:

Accept the resignation of part time corrections officer Lucas Hanscom

Request approval of the contract for Chelsea Howard, NP to provide the medical service for Hancock County Jail for the period of one (1) year, beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019

Request approval to hire Kaeley Spinney of Bangor as part time corrections officer, at the rate of $14.00 per hour with no benefits, on call as needed not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective July 21, 2018

Request approval to hire Russell Wilson of Holden as part time corrections officer, at the rate of $14.00 per hour with no benefits, on call as needed not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective July 21, 2018

Request approval to hire Paul Nichols of Glenburn as part time corrections officer, at the rate of $14.00 per hour with no benefits, on call as needed not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective July 21, 2018

Request approval to hire Olivia Mora of Surry as part time corrections officer, at the rate of $14.00 per hour with no benefits, on call as needed not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective July 21, 2018

Request to administratively remove Karen Botta from payroll, effective July 21, 2018

Request commission to accept the resignation of Brooks Dean of Holden as full time corrections officer; he will remain as a part time corrections officer, at the rate of $14.00 per hour with no benefits, on call as needed not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective July 14, 2018

Request permission to promote Kayla Dumond to full time corrections officer, at step 9A $15.50 per hour with full benefits, effective July 21, 2018

RCC:

Accept the resignation of dispatcher Jamie Ames, effective July 11, 2018

Commissioners:

RCC Expansion

Executive Session under MRSA Title 1§405 6(A) for exempt employee annual evaluation

COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING 

The Hancock County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on June 25, 2018 in the conference room at the county courthouse in Ellsworth, Maine.  

AGENDA 

8:30 a.m. Employee recognition- Airport Manager Brad Madeira, 5 years 

Upon arrival: Charles Earley / LMA: Jail Wall project update 

11:30 Lunch 

Adjustments to / approval of agenda: 

Public Comment: 

Commission Business: 

Approval of minutes: 

Approve the minutes of the June 5, 2018 Commissioners’ Regular Meeting

Approve the minutes of the June 18, 2018 Public Hearing 

Jail: 

Request permission to promote part time corrections officer (to be named at meeting) to full time status effective 6-30-2018; starting rate of pay will be 9-A $15.60 per hour with full benefits 

Request permission to hire Michael Boucher of Sorrento as part time, on call as needed corrections officer, not to exceed 29 hours per week, no benefits, at $14.00 per hour 

Request permission to hire Karen Botta of Bucksport as part time, on call as needed corrections officer, not to exceed 29 hours per week, no benefits, at $14.00 per hour 

Request permission to administratively remove Elijah Moreshed, Shawn McAlpine, William Finley, Holly Brown, and Edward Davis 

Request approval of Maintenance and Support Agreement between Hancock County and MorphoTrak, LLC 

Request permission to promote corrections officer Noah Lewey to corporal, effective June 30, 2018, grade/step 10-C $17.44 per hour 

Request permission to promote Kayla Dumond to temporary full time effective June 30, 2018, with only sick and comp accruals as benefits, rate of pay $14 

Sheriff: 

Approval of Sheriff’s, Chief Deputy’s and Patrol Deputies’ Bonds

Approval of out of state travel for Chris Grindle for Spillman training

Approval of transfer of Forfeited Asset State of Maine vs. Torrie McIntosh-Figueroa

Update on Deputy Southard’s employment status

Request approval to allow Deputy Frost’s vacation time accrual to exceed maximum amount during the time he is attending K9 drug school 

Technology:

Discussion: Quote from Sierra Communications for imaging of Sheriff’s laptops 

Probate: 

Update from Register Coughlin  

Airport: 

Monthly report

Discussion: FAA issues response regarding AIP eligibility of significant section of Caruso Drive

Accept resignation letter from Carol Whidden, Administrative Assistant

Request approval of Airport Administrative Assistant Job Description

Accept resignation from Jeremy LeClair, Part-Time Lead ARFF, effective immediately 

Maintenance: 

Monthly report 

RCC:

Monthly report

Request to administratively remove PT on call as needed dispatchers Emily Finson, Jessica Silverstrone, Katie Dakin, and April Canavan  

Commissioners: 

RCC expansion

Discussion: Dept. 17 budget amounts / transferring CB to revenue

Probationary employee termination process

Commissioners’ meeting room chairs

Set date for next meeting 

County Administrator: 

Monthly report

UT: 

Monthly report

Request transfer of UT FY 2017-2018 amounts budgeted for reserves in 3 accounts to be transferred to corresponding reserve accounts

Request transfer of funds from UT undesignated fund balance (G05-4020-00) into Roads Reserve account (G05-3200-00) 

Request transfer of UT FY 2017-2018 unexpended amounts from 5 expense accounts, to be transferred to corresponding reserve accounts

Review of Zoning Petition ZP 772, Next Phase Energy Services LLC., solar energy generation facility, T16

 

COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING

The Hancock County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on June 5, 2018 in the conference room at the county courthouse in Ellsworth, Maine.

AGENDA

8:30 a.m. Sheriff- Side by Side bid opening

9:00 a.m. LUPC staff- Adjacency Principle; schedule Public Hearing

11:30 Lunch

Adjustments to / approval of agenda:

Public Comment:

Commission Business:

Approval of minutes:

Approve the minutes of the May 1, 2018 Commissioners’ Regular Meeting and the May 22, 2018 Commissioners’ Special Meeting

Airport:

Monthly report

Request approval of the Operating Rights Agreement with Silver Airways, LLC 

UT:

Monthly report

Review and possible approval of annual Solid Waste Agreement with Town of Cherryfield, no changes from past year

Review and possible approval of annual Rocky Mountain Trail Riders agreement, for use of Nicatous Rd., no change from last year

Review and possible approval of annual Rocky Mountain Trail Riders agreement, for use of Myra Rd., a new proposal, same general agreement as for Nicatous Rd 

Deeds:

Approve the hire of Elizabeth Linnell for a temporary seasonal clerk for 16 hours per week at the rate of $12.50 per hour to be paid out of E09-01-300 effective 06/09/2018

 

EMA:

Approval to commence EMA vehicle acquisition spec/bid process 

Sheriff:

Discussion Worldwide K9 Inc. ref Michael Clark forfeitures

School Resource Officer 

Maintenance:

Monthly report

Approve an extended vacation for Dianne Arriesgado throughout the month of August

Approve a once yearly payment of $100 to the full time housekeepers for using their cell phones for county business

Multiple project updates

RCC sketches

Discussion/review of courthouse space expansion sketches

Treasurer:

Approve monthly bills and warrants

Financial reports and update on AR

Approval of expenditures in the Health Insurance Account

Approval of expenditures from Capital Reserve Account

Updated monthly listing of MSB account balances

 

RCC:

Monthly report

 

 

Commissioners:

 

Review of Dept. 17 Third Party donation application process

Discussion of probationary employee termination process

HCPC Resiliency /Sea Level Rise Preparation Workshop Report

Van Dusen vs Brooksville: Abatement Appeal Review of Order & signing of document

 

County Administrator:

 

Monthly report

Health Challenge

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