October 14, 2008
The Waterfront Commission held a regular meeting on this date at the Town Dock meeting room. Members present were Sandy Grimes, Chairman; Arthur Medeiros; Ethan Grimes vice Chair/Treasurer and Stephanie Hayes-Houlihan. Mike Grimshaw, Randy Minor and Bill Robinson were absent. Chairman Grimes called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
Mr. Medeiros made a motion to approve the minutes of the September meeting as presented. Ms. Hayes-Houlihan seconded the motion and voting was unanimous.
Mr. Medeiros made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report as read. The balance in the WFC account is $875.00. Ms. Hayes-Houlihan seconded the motion and voting was unanimous.
Dock Area housekeeping – Mr. Medeiros reported that all is ongoing.
Maintenance items – Mr. Medeiros reported that the roof at Seawell Lobster is in need of repair. He has obtained several quotes with the lowest at $3100.00. Mr. Medeiros added that they have the stain and are now ready to start staining the new wood along the dock. He estimates labor will be under $500.00. Mr. E. Grimes made a motion to approve the transfer of $3100.00 for repairs to the roof at Seawell Lobster and up to $500.00 for labor to stain the dock from the Wharfage account to the Working account. Ms. Hayes-Houlihan seconded the motion and voting was unanimous.
Donahue Park – Mr. Grimes stated that the area is a mess with no change.
Members agreed at the September meeting to go ahead with the incremental work for the South Dock Extension and agree a project administrator be hired. A letter is to be submitted to George Sylvestre, Director of Administrative Services.
Nothing to report.
There being no further business to come before the Commission, Mr. Medeiros made a motion to adjourn. Mr. E. Grimes seconded the motion and the meeting was unanimously adjourned at 7:52 p.m.