SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

 

TO:   Martha Hamilton, a resident of the Town of Chebeague Island, in the County of Cumberland and State of Maine.

 

 

GREETING:

 

In the name of the State of Maine, you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Chebeague Island in the County of Cumberland and State of Maine, as delineated in Private & Special Laws 2006, Ch. 47, Sec. 1, who are qualified by law to vote in town affairs, to meet at the Chebeague Island Hall & Community Center, 247 South Road, Chebeague Island, Maine, on Sunday, the 9th day of December 2007, at one thirty in the afternoon, then and there to act upon the following Articles:

 

If a document is described as an ³exhibit², it is attached in this Warrant. Other documents referred to in the Warrant, but not included, are available for inspection at the Chebeague Island Library, 247 South Road, Chebeague Island, Maine, http://www.chebeague.org/TOC/Town/ and the Chebeague Island Town Office, 192 North Road, Chebeague Island, Maine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROCEDURE:

 

Article 1:          To choose a moderator to preside at said meeting.

Article 2:          To vote whether to continue, as form of Government: and on an interim basis and by no later than the 2008 Annual Town Meeting, certain Cumberland ordinances listed below, and to accept appropriate fees and other payments or receipts generated by such ordinances:

·       Dog Control Ordinance,

·       All Terrain Vehicle Trespass Ordinance,

·       Solid Fuel Safety Ordinance,

·       Public Swimming Pool Ordinance,

·       Dance Hall Ordinance,

·       Special Amusement Ordinance,

·       Victualers License Ordinance,

·       Licenses and Permits Ordinance, and

·       Solid Waste Facility Ordinance.

References therein to the Town Of Cumberland shall mean, as appropriate, the Town of Chebeague Island, and references to the Town Council or Council shall mean the Board of Selectmen, except in reference to amendments of the ordinance, which authority is reserved to Town Meeting. These ordinances shall remain in effect until replaced by the adoption of revised ordinances at the Annual Town Meeting of 2008.

                        Board of Selectmen Recommends Adoption

Article 3:          To vote whether to accept the transfer from the Cumberland Cemetery Association
of $41,700 to the Town of Chebeague, plus interest earned, for the care and maintenance of the Chebeague Island Cemetery, said funds being comprised of
$10,000 from the McCall Fund, so-called $31,700 from individual perpetual care contributions, and any and all interest accrued on the monies to the date of transfer.
By acceptance of these funds, the Town of Chebeague Island further releases the
Town of Cumberland and the Cumberland Cemetery Association from any further responsibility in regard to the maintenance of said Chebeague Island Cemetery and
the management of these funds, and agrees to hold harmless and defend the Town
of Cumberland and the Association with respect to any claims made regarding the
care of the cemetery or the management of funds arising from events occurring the transfer of these monies.

                        Board of Selectmen Recommends Adoption

 

NOTE:            An attested copy of the full text of this warrant has been posted together with this warrant and copies are available from the office of the Town Clerk and will be available at the Special Town Meeting.  

 


SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT

SUNDAY, December 9th, 2007

 

TO:            Martha Hamilton, a resident of the Town of Chebeague Island, in the County of Cumberland and State of Maine.

GREETING:

In the name of the State of Maine, you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Chebeague Island in the County of Cumberland and State of Maine, as delineated in Private & Special Laws 2006, Ch. 47, Sec. 1, who are qualified by law to vote in town affairs, to meet at the Chebeague Island Hall & Community Center, 247 South Road, Chebeague Island, on Sunday, the 9th day of December, 2007, at one thirty in the afternoon, then and there to act upon the following Articles 1 – 5 in this attached ³Town Meeting Warrant².

Note: An attested copy of this warrant has been posted and is available from the office of the Town Clerk, and will be available at the public meeting.

Dated: November 28, 2007

 

Mark H. Dyer – Chair: ____________________________

Herb Maine – Vice Chair: __________________________

Christopher Rich: _________________________________

Leon Hamilton: ___________________________________

Donna Damon: ___________________________________

Being the duly elected Board of Selectmen

Representatives of the Town of Chebeague Island

A true copy of the warrant,

Attest: ________________________, Resident of Chebeague Island, Maine

 

 

RETURN ON THE WARRANT

 

Chebeague Island, Maine                                                        December 1, 2007

 

 

Pursuant to the within warrant to me directed, I have notified and warned the inhabitants of said Town, qualified as herein expressed, to meet at said time and place, and for the purposes therein named, by posting an attested copy of said warrant at:

Chebeague Island Town Office, Chebeague Island Hall & Community Center, Chebeague
Island Library, Chebeague Island Recreation Center, Island Market, Chandlers Cove Landing, Chebeague Transportation Companies vessel ³Islander²
and the said Town, being public and conspicuous places in said Town, on the first day of December, 2007, being at least seven
days before the meeting.

 

                                                            ______________________________________

                                                            Resident of Chebeague Island