Name of Body:  City Council
 Agenda for the Meeting of:  November 16, 2015
Meeting Begins:  7:00 P.M.
Location:  City Hall Council Chambers


A.      Acceptance of Minutes

B.      Communications from City Manager

C.      Petitions and Communications

          Department Reports

Plumbing Permits - 06-15 07-15 08-15 09-15 10-15

Occupancy Permits - 09-15 10-15

General Assistance - 07-15 08-15 09-15

Business Licenses 10-15 -  New Renewal

   Committee Reports

Arts and Historic Preservation Committee 09-09-15

Conservation Commission 10-19-15

D.      Appointment Calendar

1.   ORDER #86-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District Two (Smith), for an unexpired term which expires on 11/20/17. Postponed since 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

2.   ORDER #89-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/19. Postponed since 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

3.   ORDER #114-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District One (Morgan), for an unexpired term which expires on 3/3/18. Postponed since 4/22/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

4.   ORDER #2-15/16 – Board of Appeals, District Two (Smith), for a term which expires on 7/23/18.  Postponed since 07/06/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

5.   ORDER #41-15/16 – Arts & Historic Preservation Committee, District Two (Smith), for a term which expires on 10/20/18. Postponed since 10/19/15. Passage requires majority vote.

6.   ORDER #55-15/16 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 05/05/16. Passage requires majority vote.

E.      Consent Calendar

F.      Citizen Discussion (First Part)

G.      Public Hearings and Action

7.   BUSINESS LICENSE  - Edward H. Benjamin D/B/A Benjamin Building Wrecking Co., 41 Jackson Street, for an Automobile Graveyard and/or Junkyard License.  Passage requires majority vote.

H.      Action on Old and New Business

8.   ORDER #56-15/16 – Accepting miscellaneous donations.  Passage requires majority vote.

9.   ORDER #57-15/16 - Accepting a 2015 Homeland Security Grant of $167,719.36 from the Maine Emergency Management Agency. Passage requires majority vote.

I.        Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

J.       Councilor’s Round Robin

K.      Executive Session

Note:  Items may be added to or deleted from the tentative agenda.  Copies of amended agenda may be obtained from the City Clerk.  Amendments, if any, appear on attachments to the tentative agenda.

In the event the Council determines that it may not reach all agenda items by 11:00 P.M., it may postpone some items to a subsequent meeting.  Postponement is not required, and the Council may take up agenda items after 11:00 P.M.  Any items postponed to the next meeting will normally be scheduled ahead of subsequently scheduled agenda items.