The Hancock County Commissioners will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in the conference room at the county courthouse in Ellsworth.



12:00 p.m.:     Lunch

Adjustments to the agenda:

Commission Business:

  1. Old Business:
    1. Approve the minutes of the February 5, 2013 commissioners' regular meeting and February 27th and March 1, 2013 commissioners' special meeting.
    2. Reschedule: Harland Trust/Quansoo Trust tax appeal hearing for late June.
    3. Discussion: Continuation of Ken Knight's services for the Bull Hill tower project.
  2. Commissioners
    1. Outstanding Citizen Award Nominee - John Lounder of Franklin (District III)
  3. Office of Financial Affairs:
    1. Approve: Monthly bills and warrants.
    2. Financial reports, update on AR and paperless payroll.
    3. Approval: expenditures in the health insurance account.
    4. Approval of capital expenditure requests.
    5. Review/Approval of Investment Policy. (Comm. Blasi)
    6. Policy on new hires for health insurance.
    7. Policy on non-FMLA leave and health insurance.
    8. Update: internet fiber connection.
    9. Update: BOC payments.
    10. Review FAA letter confirming resolve of airport administration fee and prior investments.
  4. Airport:
    1. Discussion: Aviation Excise Tax. (Comm. Blasi)
    2. Presentation: Airport funding.
    3. Request permission to go out to bid: Airport Terminal Building Renovation and Expansion Project.
    4. Authorize the chairman to sign modification #2 MDOT contract AIP 29.
    5. Authorize the chairman to sign modification #1 MDOT contract AIP 32.
    6. Approve revised job description Airport Maintenance Worker.
  5. Emergency Management Agency:
    1. Monthly Report.
  6. Registry of Deeds:
    1. Discussion: charging interest on unpaid bills.
  7. Maintenance:
    1. Approve the hire of Ramsey Abraham of Mariaville, on call, as needed janitor at the rate of $12 per hour, effective March 9, 2013.
    2. Approval of an RFP to replace the main water line from the City of Ellsworth's main underground to the Courthouse.
    3. Approve the sale of the portable table saw to offset the cost of a unit more suited to our needs (estimated value $225.00).
    4. Update: 5 Year Plan and carbon footprint.
    5. Monthly report.
  8. RCC:
    1. Monthly report
    2. Approval of Acorn software upgrade.
  9. Sheriff:
    1. Request leave of absence, without pay for CO Heather Sullivan, , to be reevaluated every 30 days.
    2. Approve a 3% temporary pay increase for CO Christopher Stanley while working for employee on leave of absence.
    3. Accept the resignation of Shawn Merchant Sr., effective March 8, 2013.
    4. Approve the promotion of part-time corrections officer Troy Frye, to full-time corrections officer at Step 9C, $15.32 per hour, effective March 9, 2013.
    5. Request to hire Nathaniel Jordan of Brewer as a part-time corrections officers, $12 per hour, no benefits.
    6. Approval to transfer forfeitures.
  10. Unorganized Territory:
    1. Update on Board of Motor Vehicle Certification.
    2. Request approval of use of UT contingency funds to pay 2011 bill.
  11. New Business:
  12. County Clerk:
    1. Discussion: Roxanne Jobe MOU/contract.
    2. Discussion: inclusion of departmental monthly reports and additional cost associated with expansion of the county website.

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