SPECIAL TOWN MEETING - NOVEMBER 15, 2007
THE WARRANT

State of Maine
County of Hancock, §

To: A Constable of the Town of Cranberry Isles, in said County

Greetings:
In the name of the State of Maine you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Cranberry Isles, qualified to vote in town affairs, to meet at the Great Cranberry Fire House, in said Town, on the 15th day of November AD 2007, at 3:00 PM to act on the following articles, to wit:

Article:

  1. To elect by ballot a moderator to preside at said meeting.
  2. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will approve use of the Maine Municipal Association's recommended Maine Moderator's Manual "Rules of Procedures" for the conduct of this Special Town Meeting.
  3. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will approve opening the floor of this Special Town Meeting to all non-registered citizens for the purpose of discussion only on each of the following articles of this Warrant.
  4. To elect by ballot a Selectman to replace Hal Newell, resigned, for the remainder of his term ending March 2010.
  5. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to borrow up to One Hundred Seventy Thousand dollars ($175,000) for the construction of a municipal storage and garage facility on Little Cranberry Island.
  6. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to amend the Harbor Management Ordinance, Article 3.2.1 to read, Appointment of Harbor Committee Members as follows: The Harbor Committee shall consist of not less than three and not more than five voting members appointed by the Board of Selectmen. The first three members shall serve one, two and three year terms, the fourth member will serve a two year term and the fifth member will serve a three year term. In addition, two alternates will be appointed who will serve one year terms and shall have voting power in meetings in the absence of a quorum. Harbor Committee members and alternates shall be voting residents of the Town of Cranberry Isles and shall represent diverse interests in the harbor.
  7. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to amend the Harbor Management Ordinance, Article 6.4.1 to read, Baseline Inspection: All moorings within the Town of Cranberry Isles shall be inspected topside visually and completely underwater to the rock within 365 days from the adoption of this ordinance unless a full inspection has been completed within 365 days prior to the adoption of this ordinance and documentation of such is provided to the Town Office. All moorings in the Town of Cranberry Isles shall be inspected as hereinafter provided.
  8. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to sell or trade the existing plow truck on Little Cranberry Island and apply all payment, cash or in-kind, toward the purchase of a replacement plow truck and accessories.
  9. Shall the municipality of Cranberry Isles authorize the State to permit the operation of state liquor stores and agency liquor stores on days other than Sunday? (Citizen's Petition)
  10. To see if the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles will vote to borrow up to fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) for the engineering work for the Great Cranberry Island dock repairs.

NOTICE

The Registrar of Voters, Denise McCormick, gives notice that she or her deputy will be in the Cranberry Isles Town Office, 59 Main Street, Islesford, Maine on the 13th and 14h of November 2007 from 9AM to 3PM, and at the Great Cranberry Fire House at 8:30 AM on the day of the meeting, November 15th, for the purpose of correcting the list of voters for said Town.

Given under our hand and Town seal this 1st day of November, 2007.

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Daniel S. Lief, Chairman

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Aaron W. Gray

Selectmen of the Cranberry Isles

 

 

True copy of the SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT NOVEMBER 15th, 2007

ATTEST: I, Denise McCormick, Clerk of the Town of Cranberry Isles do hereby attest and certify this document to be a true copy of the SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT – NOVEMBER 2007 to be placed before the voters of the Town of Cranberry Isles on 15 November, 2007.

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Denise McCormick