ORDERED, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council enters into executive session in conformance with 1 MRS §405 6 E to confer with the town attorney on a legal matter.
Dashboard and Financial Reports as of October 31, 2020 Appropriation Control Expense Distribution Revenue Control Revenue Distribution
Assistant Town Manager and Town Clerk report on election
The consent calendar provides for Item #141-2020 – 145-2020 to be considered en bloc. Any Town Council member may ask for any item to be considered separately. At the discretion of the chairman, any item removed from the consent calendar may be considered before or after the consideration of the items remaining on the consent calendar.
Opportunity for Public Comment of Item #142 -2020 - #146-2020
Item #142-2020 Maine Bureau of Highway Safety – Click It or Ticket Grant. Item #143-2020 Maine Bureau of Highway Safety – High Visibility Distracted Driving Enforcement Grant. Item #144-2020 Maine Municipal Association – Ed MacDonald Safety Enhancement Grant. Item #145-2020 MPIA Grant – Sidewalk Segment 1. Item #146-2020 Acceptance Distribution from the Estate of Frances Dyer for the Thomas Memorial Library.
Authorization to Enter into a Lease Option Agreement and a Net Energy Billing Credits Agreement with Encore Renewable Energy at the Landfill Site at the Cape Elizabeth Recycling Center. Draft Motion: ORDERED, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council takes Item #139-2020 off the table from October 14, 2020.
Encore Energy for solar energy
Item #147-2020 Authorization by the Town Council to Apply to Efficiency Maine for Two Electric Vehicle Recharging Station Grants
Draft Motion ORDERED, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council authorizes the application for an Efficiency Maine grant to fund two electric vehicle charging stations.
Draft Motion: ORDERED, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council extends the adopted moratorium banning an new short term rental permits that began June 1, 2020 for an additional 180 days effective January 1, 2021
Draft Motion: ORDERED, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council refers to the Ordinance Committee the recommendations of the Conservation Committee regarding usage intensity and parking issues related to Cliff House Beach.
Draft Motion: ORDERED, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council refers the recommendations of the Ordinance Committee to allow parking as a permitted use in the Town Farm District to the Planning Board for review and recommendation.
Draft Motion ORDERED, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council refers to the Planning Board for review and recommendations consideration of fence amendments.
Draft Motion: ORDERED, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council refers the recommendation of the Ordinance Committee relating to pesticide regulation to a future workshop.
On February 10, 2020 the town council referred to the Ordinance Committee a review of vernal pool regulations, in response to a citizen request. The ordinance committee discussed vernal pool regulations on August 5 and September 2, 2020. On September 2, 2020 the ordinance committee voted 3-0 to recommend the town council take no action at this time relating to vernal pool regulations and revisit at a future date to the extent of the Comprehensive Plan growth areas are changed or amended.