March 3, 2006 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   
FOLEY, JOYCE E.269Elected

Planning Board 1 year term (vote for 1)  Votes   
DUNBAR, ANNE M.277Elected

Library Trustee - 5 year term  Votes   
DAVIS, GRACE A.400Elected

Old Town Hall Preservation Committee Member -3 year term vote for 2  Votes   
awaiting acceptance of write-in candidates 

There were a total of 449 ballots cast of which 49 were absentee ballots.

March 4, 2006 Limington Annual Town Meeting

Annual Town Report ending 12/31/2005 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 ($85,750)Passed as read.
Article 4Emergency Management Administrator salary & supplies ($1,000)Passed as read.
Article 5CEO Salary, Mileage, supplies, schooling, & insurance ($39,384)Passed as read.
Article 6Payroll Taxes ($8,000)Passed as read.
Article 7Temporary LoansPassed as read.
Article 8Municipal Complex Expenses ($17,000)Passed as read.
Article 9Old Town Hall Preservation Committee ($9,000)Passed as read.
Article 10Library Loan Payment ($43,000)Passed as read.
Article 11Limington EMS Department ($39,000)Passed as read.
Article 12Transfer $10,000 from Medical Reimbursement receivables to savings account for new Rescue Unit.Passed as read.
Article 13Fire Dept Budget ($32,000)Passed as read.
Article 14Allocate $7,500 from Medical Reimbursement receivables for repainting Rescue 1.Passed as read.
Article 15Forest Fire Protection Equipment 50/50 matching grant ($2,600)Passed as read.
Article 16Carbon Monoxide Patient Monitor ($3,000)Passed as read.
Article 17Resurface floor of fire station in municipal complex ($8,000)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.
Article 20Fire communications ($2,000)Passed as read.
Articles 21 through 26 taken as a group by unanimous consent.
Article 21Postage ($5,500)Passed as read.
Article 22Office Supplies ($3,000)Passed as read.
Article 23Computer Support ($10,000)Passed as read.
Article 24Insurance ($57,000)Passed as read.
Article 25Audit Town Books ($4,000)Passed as read.
Article 26Town Reports / Ballots ($4,500)Passed as read.
Article 27Town Maps ($6,000)Amended to require town maps to be maintained by the selectmen and licensed professional with map expertise, with no perceived or actual conflict of interest. Passed as amended. Non-binding request was also made to ask selectmen to investigate using modern techniques such as GIS to maintain maps.
Article 28Ballot Clerks ($3,500)Passed as read.
Article 29Legal Misc ($25,000)Passed as read.
Article 30General Misc ($6,000)Passed as read.
Article 31Town Lighting ($15,500)Passed as read. Non-binding request to ask selectmen to pursue a free energy audit from CMP to learn ways to reduce the electrical bill.
Article 32Board of Appeals and Budget Committee ($2,500)Passed as read.
Article 33Planning Board ($10,000)Passed as read.
Article 34General Assistance ($8,000)Passed as read.
Article 35General Highways ($35,000)Passed as read.
Article 36Brush Removal ($5,000)Passed as read.
Article 37Tarring and Patching ($100,000)Passed as read.
Article 38Salt Shed ($10,000)Passed as read.
Article 39How to use Excise Taxes?Passed as read.
Article 40Street Signs ($750) plus Coordinator's Salary ($1,200)Passed as read.
Article 41Door-to-door trash pickup ($52,000)Passed as read.
Article 42RWS Baler Fees ($330,000)Passed as read.
Article 43Transfer Station Operation ($50,000)Passed as read.
Article 44Transfer Station Construction ($15,000)Passed as read.
Article 45Library Budget ($40,710)Amended by a vote of 24 to 22 to reduce the appropriation to $39,935. Passed as amended.
Article 46Parade ($5,750)Amendment to reduce the appropriation by $250 failed by a vote of 20 to 25. Passed as read.
Article 47Youth League ($18,206)Amended to reduce appropriation to $14,000. Passed as amended.
Article 48Youth League Field ($13,020)Amended to reduce appropriation to $7,000. Passed as amended.
Article 49Snowmobile Club (all of registration fee refunds)Passed as read.
Article 50Use 2005 Boat Excise fees for Moy-Mo-Day-Yo?Amended to insert the language (after maintenance), "with pro-active law enforcement details and education". Passed as amended
Lunch Break 12:00 Noon to 12:30 PM
Articles 51 through 61 taken as a group by unanimous consent.
Article 51Animal Shelter ($3,627)Passed as read.
Article 52S.M.A.A. on Aging ($1,450)Passed as read.
Article 53Visiting Nurses ($3,053)Passed as read.
Article 54York County Child Abuse ($500)Passed as read.
Article 55York County Comm Action ($3,300)Passed as read.
Article 56Caring Unlimited ($681)Passed as read.
Article 57York County Shelter ($500)Passed as read.
Article 58Day One ($1,000)Passed as read.
Article 59Charles A. Warren Post ($2,000)Passed as read.
Article 60Girl Scouts ($1,180)Passed as read.
Article 61Cub Scouts ($1,060)Passed as read.
Article 62Academy Gym water($500)Passed as read.
Article 63Southern Maine Regional Planning Commission ($872)Passed as read.
Article 64What amount to transfer from Surplus to offset 2006 tax commitment?$400,000
Article 65Schedule of tax payments: First half 7/30/2006, Second half 11/15/2006. Late charge of 11%Amended to keep interest rate at the same as last year (7.75%). Passed as amended.
Adjourned at 1:10 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.

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