Town Council - August 8, 2022

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Convening of August 8, 2022 Town Council meeting 00:00:00

Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag


Town Council Reports and Correspondence 00:00:56


Finance Committee Report 00:01:35


Motion to approve July 11, 2022 minutes 00:02:35


Citizen Opportunity for discussion on non-agenda items 00:03:13


Town Manager's Monthly Report 00:06:30

Matthew Sturgis


Consent Calendar Items #114-2022 through #120-2022 00:08:34

114-2022: Consideration of an additional appropriation for PHL Keepers Quarters painting 115-2022: Consideration of a transfer of budget appropriation for Fort Williams Park CIP Fund 116-2022: Consideration to ratify award of grant- Maine INFONET 117-2022: Consideration to accept award of grant by the American Library Association 118-2022: Interdepartmental Budget transfers FY2022 119-2022: Carry Forward balances FY2022 to FY 2023 220-2022: Maine Municipal Association Annual Ballot


Item #121-2022 Consideration to ratify award of school construction BAN 00:11:05

Draft Motion: Cape Elizabeth Town Council ratifies the award of the 2022 bond anticipation note for the school construction project to the low bidder Piper Sandler with a coupon rate 4.00%, premium $11,039, net interest cost $2.838% and net proceeds of $261,039.00.


Item #122-2022 Consideration to ratify updated collected bargaining agreements for Police and Public Works department employees 00:12:41

Draft Motion: Cape Elizabeth Town Council approves the updated collective bargaining agreements with the Teamster Local Union No. 340 Public Works Department and The Cape Elizabeth Police Benevolent Association as recommended by the Town Manager. The updated contracts will replace the two prior contracts, originally expiring 6/30/2024, spanning July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025.


Item #123-2023 Refer to the Ordinance Committee Review of Ordinance updates required by Stormwater Permit 00:15:11


Item 124-2022 School Building Projects and Bonding - Set to Pubic Hearing 00:16:32


Item #125-2022 Recommendation from Planning Board- Food Truck Amendments 00:37:43

Cape Elizabeth Town Council refers food truck amendments as recommended by the Planning Board to public hearing on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall.


Item #126-2022 Recommendation of the Appointments Committee - Ad-Hoc Housing Diversity Study Committee 00:43:05

Draft Motion to approve the following recommendation of Ad-Hoc Diversity Study Committee members: Stephanie Anderson, 24 Merrimac Place Curtis Kelly, 374 Mitchell Road Kevin Justh, 9 Spruce Lane Amit Oza, 14 Campion Road Katie Reeves, 997 Shore Road Timothy Thompson, 6 Pine Ridge Road Victoria Volent, 58 Cottage Farms Road


Item #127-2022 Recommendation of the Ordinance Committee - Consultant for the Ad-Hoc Housing Diversity Committee 00:57:19

Cape Elizabeth Town Council approves the recommendation of the Ordinance Committee to accept the proposal from K&J Strategic Solutions to provide consultant support to the Ad-Hoc Housing Diversity Study Committee with Cost Proposal 2 in the amount of $42,560.00.


Item #128-2022 CCAG Request for Temporary Ice Rink at Gull Crest - Winters 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 01:06:37

The Cape Community Arena Group (CCAG) has requested to provide the Town Council with an update and requesting approval for a temporary ice rink at Gull Crest for the winters of 2022/2023 and 2023/2024, conditional upon Planning Board approval on 8/16/2022.


Item #129-2022 Consideration of Donation to Safe in Maine Fund 01:36:03

Draft Motion: ORDERED, the Cape Elizabeth Town Council appropriates $50,000 to the Safe in Maine Fund from excess Fiscal Year 2022 revenues in account R0898 - State Revenue Sharing.


Item #130-2022 Consideration of extending the Limited Emergency for Remote Meetings 02:01:34


Citizen opportunity for discussion on non-agenda items 02:06:36