The special meeting of the Hancock County Commissioners was brought to order by Commissioner Clark at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday December 29, 2020.    Commissioner Wombacher, Commissioner Blasi, Commissioner-elect Paradis, County Administrator Scott Adkins and Deputy County Administrator Rebekah Knowlton were also in attendance.  Due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements, the meeting was held remotely via Zoom.

Adjustments to / approval of agenda:

MOTION: add item 3C - a tutorial on the new laptops with IT Director (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

Public Comment:


District Attorney:

MOTION: Acknowledge the resignation of Legal Secretary III Bruno da Silva, effective January 4, 2021 (Wombacher/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: District Attorney be authorized to advertise for a Legal Secretary III position (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)


MOTION: We establish the compensation for the elected treasurer at $200 per week and a single subscriber health plan with no other benefits to be effective the first pay week of 2021.  I further move we pay off all the accrued benefits for the Treasurer in the final pay week of 2020. (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION:  We direct the treasurer to forward all the material he has in his possession to the County Administrator relevant to the Climate to Thrive reimbursement agreement, the Covid-19 reimbursement program, the RFP for banking services and any drafts that he may have in his possession of the Internal Control Document. (Clark/ Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

Update – Counsel for Knowlton Tax Abatement Appeal to Superior Court

Rudman-Winchell has been secured as legal counsel in this matter.

IT Administrator Chuck Carter reviewed functions of the Commissioners’ laptops.

MOTION: to adjourn (Wombacher/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

Respectfully submitted,

Rebekah Knowlton

Deputy County Administrator


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