March 4, 2005 Election Returns
Limington Maine
Annual Town Meeting

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Selectman, Assessor
& Overseer of Poor

Planning Board 3 year term (vote for 2)  Votes  

Planning Board 1 year term (vote for 1)  Votes  
FOLEY, JOYCE E.245Elected

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

Library Trustee - 5 year term  Votes  
HAWKINS, TERI L.408Elected

Old Town Hall Preservation Committee Member -3 year term vote for 2  Votes  
DIXON, ANN (write-in)28Elected
BERG, ROBERT (write-in)5Elected

There were a total of 484 ballots cast of which 96 were absentee ballots.

March 5, 2005 Limington Annual Town Meeting

Annual Town Report ending 12/31/2004 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
Article 2Election of Municipal OfficialsSee Results Above.
Ballot voting took place 8AM-8PM on Friday. Meeting recessed until 9AM Saturday.
Article 3Salaries for town officials ($81,150)Passed as read.
Article 4Emergency Management Administrator salary & supplies ($1,000)Passed as read.
Article 5CEO Salary, Mileage, supplies, schooling, & insurance ($40,964)Amended to take $2,000 out of surplus. Passed as amended.
Article 5ACEO Computer ($1,000)Passed as read.
Article 6Payroll Taxes ($7,000)Passed as read.
Article 7Temporary LoansPassed as read.
Article 8Interest on Bank Loans ($1,000)Passed as read.
Article 9Accept 2 acre deed on Sawyer MountainMotion to table (because the Town will be liable for accidents on the property) failed. Amendment for donors to provide legal documentation on access from Norton Road failed. Passed as read.
Article 10Municipal Complex Expenses ($19,000)Passed as read.
Article 11Old Town Hall Preservation Committee ($9,000)Passed as read.
Article 12Change name of Old Town Hall to Village MeetinghouseWithdrawn.
Article 13Limington EMS Department ($5,400)Passed as read.
Motion to allow (non-town resident) Fire Chief to speak at meeting.Passed.
Article 14Purchase Advanced Life Support Equipment ($39,000)Amendment to take funds from billing receivables withdrawn. Passed as read.
Article 15Set aside money from EMS Billing for new Rescue Unit ($25,000)Passed as read.
Article 16Purchase New Rescue Unit at $120,000 ($19,000 additional)Passed as read.
Article 17Fire Dept Budget ($31,000)Passed as read.
Article 18Use Subdivision money to develop new water sourcesPassed as read.
Article 19Set aside for new Fire Truck ($10,000)Passed as read.
Motion to take Article 21 out of order.Passed.
Article 20Purchase New Fire Truck (borrowing $155,000, using $35,000 on account)Voted by secret ballot: Yes 31, No 37, Abstain 2. Motion failed.
Article 21Purchase New Brush Truck (using $35,000 on account as matching funds)Amended to limit amount to $10,000. Passed as amended.
Lunch Break 12:00 Noon to 12:30 PM
Article 22Swap 5 airpacks for East Hiram trailer pumperPassed as read.
Article 23Fire communications ($2,000)Passed as read.
Motion to vote on Articles 24 to 31 as a single group.Passed.
Article 24Postage ($5,500)Passed as read.
Article 25Office Supplies ($3,000)Passed as read.
Article 26Computer Support ($10,000)Passed as read.
Article 27Insurance ($60,000)Passed as read.
Article 28Audit Town Books ($4,000)Passed as read.
Article 29Town Reports / Ballots ($3,000)Amended to require meeting agendas and minutes to be posted on the official town website. Amended to require all meetings to be videotaped and broadcast, with selectmen to work out payment to camera person with funds to be taken out of cable access fees. Passed as amended.
Article 30Town Maps ($6,000)Passed as read.
Article 31Ballot Clerks ($4,000)Passed as read.
Article 32Legal Misc ($35,000)Passed as read.
Article 33General Misc ($6,000)Passed as read.
Article 34Town Lighting ($13,000)Passed as read.
Article 35Board of Appeals and Budget Committee ($2,500)Passed as read.
Article 36Planning Board ($7,500)Passed as read.
Article 37General Assistance ($8,000)Passed as read.
Article 38General Highways ($35,000)Passed as read.
Article 39Brush Removal ($5,000)Passed as read.
Article 40Tarring and Patching ($100,000)Passed as read.
Article 41Salt Shed ($10,000)Passed as read.
Article 42How to use Excise Taxes?Use for Snow and Ice up to $240,000 with balance to surplus.
Article 43Street Signs ($7500) plus Coordinator's Salary ($1,200)Passed as read.
Article 44Door-to-door trash pickup ($53,000)Passed as read.
Article 45RWS Baler Fees ($275,000)Amount amended to $270,000. Amended to require Selectmen to appoint a committee to investigate solid waste options. Passed as amended.
Article 46Transfer Station Operation ($50,000)Amended to require Selectmen to investigate the implementation of a fee structure for trash disposal. Passed as amended.
Article 47Transfer Station Construction ($15,000)Passed as read.
Article 48Library Budget ($39,935)Passed as read.
Article 49Library Expansion ($10,000)Passed as read.
Article 50Parade ($5,250)Passed as read.
Article 51Youth League ($14,000)Passed as read.
Article 52Youth League Field ($7,000)Passed as read.
Article 53Historical Society ($2,000)Passed as read.
Article 54Snowmobile Club ($1,000 out of registration fees)Passed as read.
Article 55Use 2004 Boat Excise fees for Moy-Mo-Day-Yo?Passed as read.
Motion to vote on Articles 56 to 66 as a single group, with the exception of Article 64..Passed.
Article 56Animal Shelter ($3,573.15)Passed as read.
Article 57S.M.A.A. on Aging ($1,450)Passed as read.
Article 58Visiting Nurses ($3,053)Passed as read.
Article 59York County Child Abuse ($500)Passed as read.
Article 60York County Comm Action ($3,300)Passed as read.
Article 61Caring Unlimited ($681)Passed as read.
Article 62York County Shelter ($500)Passed as read.
Article 63Day One ($1,000)Passed as read.
Article 64Charles A. Warren Post ($2,000)Passed as read.
Article 65Girl Scouts ($1,300)Passed as read.
Article 66Cub Scouts ($1,015)Passed as read.
Article 67Academy Gym water($500)Passed as read.
Article 68Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission ($300)Passed as read.
Article 69What amount to transfer from Surplus to offset 2005 tax commitment?$400,000
Article 70Schedule of tax payments: First half 7/30/2005, Second half 11/15/2005. Late charge of 7.75%Passed as read.
Adjourned at 3:36 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.

Please note that is not the official website of the Government of the Town of Limington.