The Hancock County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on February 21, 2019 in the conference room at the county courthouse in Ellsworth, Maine.


8:30 a.m. Discussion with Allegiant Care (Health Insurance Conversion)

            Christina Kosha, Fund Director / Allegiant Care

            Scott McKee, Acadia Benefits / County’s Broker

10:00 a.m. Community Benefit Award presentations

            Healthy Acadia                                              $20,000

            Friends in Action                                          $10,000

            Ellsworth Free Medical Clinic                     $20,000

Beth Wright Cancer Center                        $10,000

Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries                        $10,000

Families First Community Center              $25,000

Acadia Area ATVers                                                  $5,000

11:30 Lunch

Adjustments to / approval of agenda:

Public Comment:

Approval of minutes:

Approve the minutes of the February 5, 2019 Commissioners’ Regular Meeting

Approve the minutes of the February 7, 2019 Commissioners’ Special Meeting




Approve the upward transfer of part time corrections officer Daniel Cox to full time corrections officer at step 9a $15.60, effective February 23, 2019

Approve the upward transfer of part time corrections officer Rebecca Long to full time corrections officer at step 9a $15.60, effective February 23, 2019

Approve and sign the renewal agreement with Chelsea Howard, NP for medical services in the jail


Gouldsboro Point Road invoice


Request approval of Commissioners re. figures appearing on the Recapitulation Assessment of County Tax

Approval of Commissioners to release municipal tax invoices—review of cover letter


Jail and Maintenance Propane cost sharing formula

5 year plan

Shed drawing


Accept the resignation of part time clerk Elizabeth Linnell, effective February 28, 2019

Approval to advertise for part time clerk position


Approval to add adopted Airport Advisory Committee Resolution to the Management Policy Book

County Clerk Association- vote to end membership

Advertising Policy

CB Budget Transfer / $ 400,000 – Approval from the Commissioners to move this amount from the 2018 / Fund 3 / Designated Fund Balance (G 3-3025-05 / CB Offset Taxes) into the 2018 / Budget / Revenue (R 49-999 / Transfer In)

CB Donations – Discuss the EMDC & Open Door donation accounts (currently $50k each) towards the HC Workforce Development Program

Community Benefits Dashboard

Meritain renewal documents

IT Position- Request to advertise for a full time IT (Information / Tech) position

Deliberations regarding Hancock County Unorganized Territory Water Quality Protection and Community Bill of Rights for Local Self-Governance Ordinance- review of public hearing and submitted comment tally sheets and notes






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