The Hancock County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 in the conference room at the County Courthouse in Ellsworth.  Unfinished business from the June 4th meeting will be heard at a Special Meeting to be held on June 7th beginning at 8:00 a.m.


8:30-10:30 a.m.      Airport terminal building                                                    expansion/renovation  workshop.

10:30-12:00 p.m.    Airport Manager interviews.

12:00-12:30 p.m.    Lunch

12:30-1:00 p.m.      Executive session under MRSA Title 1,                                §405 6(D) conference call with P. Dunn Esq.,                                to discuss union mediation.

1:00 p.m.:               Acadia Benefits presentation.

2:00 p.m.:               Dave Fowler First Wind TIF discussion.

Adjustments to the agenda:

Commission Business:

  1.  Old Business:
    1. Approve the minutes of the May 4, 2013 commissioners' regular meeting and May21, 2013 commissioners' special meeting.
    2. Discussion: Airport excise tax, response to Stockton Smith concerns.
    3. Reschedule the Stewart v. the Town of Deer Isle tax appeal hearing to a date in July.
    4. Discussion: reconsideration of Sutherland v. the Town of Brooksville tax appeal decision.
  2.  Commissioners
    1. Airport cab drivers discussion. (Comm. Blasi on behalf of Ted Springer)
    2. Request: Monthly summary of Machias Savings accounts/balances. (Comm. Blasi)
    3. Discussion: Meeting attendance.(Comm. Blasi)
    4. Approve: BOC Spokesperson. (Comm. Blasi)
  3.  Office of Financial Affairs:
    1. Approve: Monthly bills and warrants.
    2. Financial reports, update on AR and paperless payroll, discussion
    3. Approval: expenditures in the health insurance account.
    4. Approval of capital expenditure requests.
    5. Treasurers report on the audit. (Comm. Blasi)
    6. Discussion: WEX state fuel contract
    7. Request to upgrade to Windows Suite 2013
  4. Airport
  5.  Maintenance:
    1. Discussion: RFP for roof engineering study.
    2. Monthly Report: to include propane conversion details, publishing of our water service & stair upgrades
  6. Unorganized Territory:
    1. Monthly Report
    2. Approve RFP for Martin's Ridge Road work
    3. Approve renewal contracts for solid waste removal for Eagle Island, T7, T9, and T10.
  7. District Attorney:
    1. Approval of Sheriff's, Chief Deputy's and Deputies Bond.
    2. Update: Status of VWA grant.
    3. GWI DSL line transition.
  8. RCC:
    1. Update/ discussion with Ken Knight
    2. Monthly Report
  9. Registry of Probate:
    1. Request approval to hire Velma Jordan of Eastbrook as a part-time clerk, 24 hours per week at the rate of $12 per hour, effective June 8, 2013.  No benefits included.
  10. New Business:
    1. Acknowledge receipt of the April 1, 2012 Old Point Inc. vs. the Town of Lamoine tax appeal and table the application until the Superior Court issues a decision on the jurisdictional question with regard to the 2009 and 2010 assessment dates.
  11. County Clerk:
    1.  Request for unpaid leave of absence.


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