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


9:00 a.m.: Bid Opening: IT RFP’s

12:00 p.m.: Lunch 

Adjustments to the agenda: 

Commission Business: 

  1. Old Business:

Approve the minutes of the November 6, 2015 commissioners' regular meeting and November 18, 2015 Informational Meeting.
Approval of Appointed/Exempt Employee Policy

2. Commissioners:

Discussion: changing October 12th holiday (Columbus Day) to Indigenous People’s Day. (Comm. Blasi)
Establish a Department 51 account for 2% Overlay revenues. (Comm. Blasi)
Authorization to begin process to name LUPC member from Hancock County
Discussion of draft letter to State of Maine re: Jail funding

  1. Airport:

Monthly Report
Manager's proposal to purchase equipment
Request to reclaim inventory
Modification to Hoyle, Tanner Associates Contract
Amendment of letter to FAA and sent to Secretary Foxx
Approve Lease AGreement with Morris Yachts
Executive Session: Columbia Air Sublease Agreements 

  1. Treasurer’s Office:

Approve: Monthly bills and warrants.
Financial reports and update on AR.
Approval: expenditures in the health insurance account.
Approval of capital expenditure requests.
Request to retain the firm of Runyan, Kersteen & Ouellette as auditor for FY2015 in 2016. 

  1. Unorganized Territory:

UT 16/17 Proposed Budget Fiscal Administrator spreadsheets. 

  1. Registry of Deeds:

Request for out of state travel to the winter PRIA conference in Savannah, GA in February 2016.  

  1. Maintenance:

Monthly Report 
River bank update
Dead Rive Co. employee discount discussion

  1. Sheriff:

Approve: Forfeited assets of State of Maine vs. David Spoffard in the amount of $6,820.10 and State of Maine vs. Marc Thervill in the amount of $201.00

  1. Jail:

Request to promote part time correction officer Christal Warren to temporary full time with a pay rate of $13.50 including sick & holiday pay benefits effective December 5, 2015.
Request to hire Elijah Moreshead as a part time correctional officer with a pay rate of $12.00 with no benefits and not to exceed 29 hours per week effective December 5, 2015
Request a change in rank for Sgt. Heather Sullivan to the rank of Cpl. per written request from Sgt. Sullivan effective December 5, 2015. 
Approval of Medical Services Contract with MDI Hospital

  1. RCC:

Update on the Communications RFP

  1.  County Administrator:

Approval of 2016 Buy-Out/Buy-Down Policy.
Approval of the 2016 Holiday Schedule.
Continued discussion of 2016 Budget.
Executive Session: Personnel issue



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