Commission Chairman, Steven E. Joy called the meeting of the Hancock County Commissioners to order at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 in the conference room at the county courthouse located in Ellsworth Maine with Commissioners Brown and Blasi in attendance.


Commission Business:

Adjustment to the agenda:

Commissioner Blasi requested to add a discussion to the agenda regarding a request from the DEP to meet with the county commissioners.


Bid Opening: for the construction of new Taxiways D & E, the replacement of obstruction lights & poles northwest of the runway 22 threshold, and to install new lighted windcones on runway 4-22.

Lane Construction – $1,398,760

Maine Earth - $1,824,840

Harold MacQuinn, Inc. - $1,278,432.50

Sargent Corp. - $1,172,192

Bids were turned over to the airport manager for review and recommendation.  Bids will we sent to Hoyle Tanner for review and recommendation, though the apparent low bidder can be accepted today.  Commissioner Brown advised not to award the bid today due to problems in the past.  Commissioner Joy agreed and stated that two commissioners could come together quickly after the bids are reviewed.  Sargent Corp but the award will be made after Hoyle Tanner has reviewed them.

A meeting will be scheduled for some time prior to May 1st in order to award the bid.

Commissioner Blasi stated that the DEP representative who would like to meet the commissioners is available on May 6, 2014 at 1:00, since the agenda is being finalized today, he would like to get her on that agenda.  Commissioner Brown preferred to meet her at a later date.  Commissioner Blasi stated that it should not take too much time and she just wants to meet the Commissioners.  Commissioner Joy stated that if she wanted to stop in at 1:00 and say hello, that’s fine but she would introduce herself and speak for 3 to 5 minutes.

MOTION: adjourn. (Brown/Blasi 3-0, motion passed) 



C. DePrenger

County Clerk

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