March 5, 2004 Election Returns
Limington Maine
Annual Town Meeting

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Selectman, Assessor
& Overseer of Poor

Road Commissioner  Votes  
LEWIS, CALVIN C.445Elected

Planning Board (vote for 3)  Votes  
COLBY, JOE (write-in)56
KINNEY, JONATHAN L. (write-in)63
LIBBY, J. LORRAINE (write-in)68Elected
ROZETT, BRUCE R. (write-in)47

M.S.A.D. 6 School Board Member  Votes  

Library Trustee - 5 year term  Votes  

Old Town Hall Preservation Committee Member -3 year term  Votes  

Town Clerk - 3 year term  Votes  

Tax Collector - 3 year term  Votes  

Treasurer - 3 year term  Votes  

There were a total of 812 ballots cast of which 63 were absentee ballots.


[Shall the Board of Selectmen be authorized and empowered in the name and on behalf of the Town of Limington to borrow, during the Town's fiscal year 2004, up to $850,000 to provide funds for the costs of the renovation and expansion of the Davis Memorial Libary, and to execute and deliver such agreements, securities, bonds, documents, and other instruments as the Board of Selectmen may deem necessary or appropriate in order to effect such borrowing, to contain such terms and provisions as the Board of Selectmen may approve, their approval to be conclusively evidenced by their execution thereof?]

March 6, 2004 Limington Annual Town Meeting

Annual Town Report ending 12/31/2003 Please see the Town Report for the complete text of the warrant articles.
Please see the Town Clerk for the official minutes of the meeting.

Article 1Moderator Charlie Huntress; Deputy Ray Webb
Article 2Election of Municipal OfficialsSee Results Above.
Article 3Library ExpansionSee Results Above.
Ballot voting took place 8AM-8PM on Friday. Meeting recessed until 9AM Saturday.
Article 4Salaries for town officials ($82,650)Amendment to prohibit individual selectmen from being alone in the town office failed. Typo changed from $82,650 to $83,150. Passed as corrected.
Article 5Emergency Management Administrator salary & supplies ($600)Passed as read.
Article 6CEO Salary, Mileage, supplies, schooling, & insurance ($38,000)Amended to reduce appropriation from $5,000 to $2,000. Total still at $38,000 (balance from fees). Passed as amended.
Article 7Payroll Taxes ($5,500)Passed as read.
Article 8Temporary LoansPassed as read.
Article 9Interest on Bank Loans ($1,000)Passed as read.
Article 10Revaluation ($40,000 from surplus, remainder in 2005)Amendment to postpone until the November elections failed. Passed as read.
Article 11Municipal Complex Expenses ($17,000)Amended to use up to $600 for a second door to the CEO's office. Passed as amended.
Article 12Old Town Hall Preservation Committee ($9,000)Amendment to require a plan and that all capital expenses be approved by referendum ballot failed. Passed as read.
Article 13Postage ($5,000)Passed as read.
Article 14Office Supplies ($3,000)Passed as read.
Article 15Debit Card Terminal $900 plus pass $.65 fee per transaction to customerAmended to require purchase to go out to bid. Also, transaction fee specified amount was removed (but fee is still passed to customer). Passed as amended.
Article 16Computer Support ($10,000)Passed as read.
Article 17Insurance ($55,000)Passed as read.
Article 18Audit Town Books ($4,000)Passed as read.
Article 19Town Reports / Ballots ($3,000)Passed as read.
Article 20Town Maps ($5,500)Passed as read.
Article 21Ballot Clerks ($5,500)Passed as read.
Article 22Legal Misc ($30,000)Passed as read.
Article 23General Misc ($6,000)Passed as read.
Article 24Town Lighting ($15,000)Amended to reduce to $13,000. Passed as amended.
Article 25Board of Appeals and Budget Committee ($2,500)Passed as read.
Article 26Planning Board ($5,000)Passed as read.
Article 27Comprehensive Planning Committee ($2,500)Passed as read.
Article 28General Assistance ($12,000)Passed as read.
Article 29EMS Department ($37,000)Passed as read.
Article 30Loan Payment on Life Pack 12 Defibrillator ($9,000)Passed as read.
Motion to allow (non-town resident) Fire Chief Mike Hartford to speak for rest of meeting.Passed.
Article 31New Rescue Unit ($25,000 set aside from EMS billables)Passed as read.
Article 32Purchase replacement Rescue Unit in May 2004 ($75,000 plus set-aside money)Amendment to change "replacement unit" to "new unit" failed. Article failed.
Lunch Break 12:40 PM to 1:15 PM
Article 33Mobile Computers / Printers / Software for Rescue Units ($9,000 from billing)Passed as read.
Article 34Medical Ventilators and I.V. Pumps for both Rescue Units ($8,000)Amended to reduce to $5,000 for one unit. Passed as ammeded.
Motion to take Article 70 out of order.Passed.
Article 35Fire Dept Budget ($33,000)Passed as read.
Article 36Set aside for new Fire Truck ($10,000)Passed as read.
Article 37Purchase Pumper/Tanker/4 wheel Drive Fire Truck cost not to exceed $180,000, using appropriation, existing set-aside monies, & loanTabled indefintely.
Article 38Raise $8,000 per year for four years to buy a car for the Fire Chief ($32,000 over 4 years)Tabled indefintely
Article 39Communications ($2,000)Passed as read.
Article 40General Highways ($35,000)Passed as read.
Article 41Brush Removal ($5,000)Passed as read.
Article 42Tarring and Patching ($100,000)Passed as read.
Article 43Salt Shed ($10,000)Motion to dispense did not carry. Amended to require selectmen to present a master plan for the 2005 Town meeting. Passed as amended.
Article 44How to use Excise Taxes? ($478,725.87 in 2003)Amended to cap Snow & Ice expenses to $225,000 with remainder to surplus. Passed as amended.
Article 45Street Signs ($1,000) plus Coordinator's Salary ($1,500)Passed as read.
Article 46Door-to-door trash pickup ($55,000)Passed as read.
Article 47RWS Baler Fees ($245,000)Passed as read.
Article 48Transfer Station Operation ($50,000)Passed as read.
Article 49Transfer Station Construction ($15,000)Passed as read.
Article 50Library Budget ($38,000)Passed as read.
Article 51Parade ($4,750)Passed as read.
Article 52Youth League ($17,965)Amended to $14,000. Passed as amended.
Article 53Youth League Field ($18,225)Amended to $12,000. Passed as amended.
Article 54Snowmobile Club ($1,000 out of registration fees)Passed as read.
Article 55Use 2004 Boat Excise fees for Moy-Mo-Day-Yo? (2003 revenues were 2,792.20)Passed as read.
Motion to vote on Articles 56 to 69 as a single vote.Passed.
Article 56Animal Shelter ($3,403)Passed as read.
Article 57S.M.A.A. on Aging ($1,404)Passed as read.
Article 58Counseling Services ($2,000)Passed as read.
Article 59Visiting Nurses ($3,053)Passed as read.
Article 60York County Child Abuse ($500)Passed as read.
Article 61York County Comm Action ($3,300)Passed as read.
Article 62Caring Unlimited ($681)Passed as read.
Article 63York County Shelter ($500)Passed as read.
Article 64Day One ($1,000)Passed as read.
Article 65Charles A. Warren Post ($2,000)Passed as read.
Article 66Girl Scouts ($1,600)Passed as read.
Article 67Cub Scouts ($1,110)Passed as read.
Article 68Academy Gym water($500)Passed as read.
Article 69Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission ($300)Passed as read.
Article 70Accept gift of deed for approx 2 acres on Sawyer MtnPostponed until 2005 Town meeting in order to assure legal questions are answered.
Article 71What amount to transfer from Surplus to offset 2003 tax commitment?$300,000
Article 65Schedule of tax payments: First half 7/15/2004, Second half 11/15/2004. Late charge of 6.5%Amended to first half due 7/31/2004. Passed as amended.
Adjourned 3:57 PM

Note: Dollar figures in parenthesis are total of proposed allocation and carry-overs.

This meeting was televised live on Cable Channel 5.  A videotape of this meeting will also be aired on cable and will be made available in the library.

September 5, 2003 Special Town Meeting:

Friday Sept 5, 2003 at 7:30 PM

Article 1Moderator: Dennis Doughty
Article 2To see if the TOWN will vote to allow the Selectmen to transfer $30,000 from Surplus to Legal Miscellaneous to cover the remaining 2003 years legal fees.Amenedment to reduce amount to $10,000 failed.
Article passed as written.

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