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COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING 

The Hancock County Commissioners will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in the conference room at the county courthouse in Ellsworth. 

AGENDA

 

9:00 a.m.  Bid Opening: Airport 1000 gallon diesel storage tanks
12:00 p.m.: Lunch 

Adjustments to the agenda: 

Commission Business: 

1.  Old Business:
a.   Approve the minutes of the August 4, 2015 commissioners' regular meeting.
b.   Reschedule: Woodcock(s) v. Town of Hancock Tax Appeal Hearings.
c.   Discussion/Approval of Sick Leave Policy. 

2.  Commissioners:
a.   Discussion: Stonington Town Manager Billings and District Attorney Foster regarding prosecution of Town shellfish cases.
b.   Schedule Budget Workshops.
c.   Discussion/inclusion of 3rd Party Donation status for: (Comm. Blasi)
·      One Hancock (in partnership with WHCA)
·      Epic Maine (through the Tri County Workforce Investment Board) 

3.  Office of Financial Affairs: 
a.   Approve: Monthly bills and warrants.
b.   Financial reports and update on AR.
c.   Approval: expenditures in the health insurance account.
d.   Approval of capital expenditure requests. 
e.   Approval of Agreement between the County of Hancock and it's employee for a non-interest loan in the amount of $1792.50 made payable to Maine PERS for retirement contribution.

4.   Airport:
a.   Discussion: Airport Generator Enclosure.
b.   Request approval to fund account G2-3011-06 with an additional $10K for professional services in connection with Air Service Development/Sixel Consulting.
c.   Request a final determination regarding the release of checks to HTA in association with AIP 37. (Terminal Building Expansion & Renovation Project)
d.   Manager’s recommendation regarding the Diesel Storage Tank Bid Opening. 
e.   Recommendation regarding Airport engineer

5.  Unorganized Territory:
a.   Approval of new Agreements with the City of Ellsworth for use of the Ellsworth Transfer Station for the following Townships;
·       Fletcher’s Landing, 10, 16, 22, 28, 32, 34, 35, 39, 40 and 41.
b.   Award of bid for Back Road Reclamation Project.
c.   Award extended Snow Removal Agreement with R.F. Jordan & Sons Inc. for Fletchers Landing Township.
d.   Award extended Snow Removal Agreement with Randy L. Perry for T22 and T28 or authority to proceed with advertising for Snow Removal Bids. 

6.   Maintenance:
a.   Monthly Report
b.   Accept the resignation of Elsa Trenholm effective October 1st.
c.   Recommend the hire of Diane Moon of Surry as a full-time janitor at Step 4C $11.85 hour, effective September 19, 2015.
d.   Bull Hill generator update. 

7.   Sheriff:
a.   Jail update.
b.   To remove administratively the following part-time, on-call, as needed correction officers from the employment roll: Dales Wells, Raymond C. Mitchell, Justin Backer, Jodi Bickford and Mary Ann Sheets.
c.   To reaffirm the hire of Levi G. Soper of Ellsworth, Casey L. Meyers of Cherryfield and Christal Warren of Hampden as part-time, on call, as needed corrections officers at the rate of $12 per hour, effective August 22, 2015.
d.   Approval to hire C. Lillian Charron of Saco as a part time corrections officer effective September 5, 2015 at $12.00 no benefits.
e.   Approval to hire Michael E. Southard of Dedham as a part time deputy effective September 5, 2015 at $12.50 no benefits.
f.    Opening of cruiser bids and discussion 

8.   New Business:   

9.  County Administrator:
a.   Signatures: Policy for identifying full-time employees under the County’s group health plan.
b.   Signatures: Updated Health Insurance Plan Document.
c.   Permission to issue a Request for Proposal for the purchase and installion of a transmitter on Mount Waldo.
d.   Treasurer’s Office – Negotiation regarding the Treasurer Position. (This item may be held in Executive Session under MRSA Title 1 §405 6A)
   

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