This weeks Council Packets 4-13-2015

imagesCARP0T9Qhttp://kitteryme.gov/Pages/KitteryME_News/04FFC208-000F8513

 

This weeks council packets.

WORKSHOP

6:00 P.M.

The Town Council will meet with the Rice Public Library Board of Directors and the Town Manager to discuss future plans for the library.

April 13, 2015 Council Chambers

Kittery Town Council

Regular Meeting

7:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Introductory

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Roll Call

5. Agenda Amendment and Adoption

6. Town Manager’s Report

7. Acceptance of Previous Minutes 3/24/15, 3/30/15, 4/6/15 Special and 3/23/15 Regular

8. Interviews for the Board of Appeals and Planning Board

9. All items involving the town attorney, town engineers, town employees or other town consultants or requested officials.

a. (040215-1) The Kittery Town Council moves to abate the following taxes for Robert and Natalie Harris: 49-8 $668.16

60-12C $ 59.36

66-2D $ 10.65

60-3A $147.64

66-2C $ 39.58

60-12B $ 3.05

and issue supplemental tax bills to Central Maine Power for the following parcels:

49-8-1 $668.16

60-12C-1 $ 59.35

66-2D-1 $ 10.66

60-3A-1 $147.63

66-2C-1 $ 39.57

60-12D $ 19.79

b. (040215-2) The Kittery Town Council moves to review and adopt the proposed decision, order and findings of fact on 40 Old Post Road, Map 8 Lot 25 under the dangerous buildings statute.

10. PUBLIC HEARINGS

a. (040215-3) The Kittery Town Council moves to hold a public hearing on an application from Global Montello Group Corp., 800 South Street, Suite 800, Waltham, MA for a Victualer’s License for Global Montello Group Corp., 286 Route 1.

b. (040215-4) The Kittery Town Council moves to hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to Section 2.14 Ordinances in general and 6.06 Council action on proposed budget, of the Kittery Town Charter, subject to approval at a Town referendum election to be held on June 9, 2015.

c. (040215-5) The Kittery Town Council moves to hold a public hearing and hereby ordains an ordinance authorizing a bond issue not to exceed $1,300,000, to fund road infrastructure capital improvement projects, subject to approval at a Town referendum election to be held on June 9, 2015.

d. (040215-6) The Kittery Town Council moves to hold a public hearing and hereby ordains an ordinance authorizing a bond issue not to exceed $958,015, to fund municipal facilities capital improvement projects, subject to approval at a Town referendum election to be held on June 9, 2015.

e. (040215-7) The Kittery Town Council moves to hold a public hearing and hereby ordains an ordinance authorizing a bond issue not to exceed $821,817 to fund school facilities capital improvement projects, subject to approval at a Town referendum election to be held on June 9, 2015.

11. DISCUSSION

a. Discussion by members of the public (three minutes per person)

b. Response to public comment directed to a particular Councilor

c. Chairperson’s response to public comments

12. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

(030215-4) The Kittery Town Council moves to receive a report and recommendation from the Appointment Committee regarding Appointments to Boards and Committees and schedule a public hearing to amend Title 4 of the Kittery Town Code.

13. NEW BUSINESS

a. Donations/gifts received for Council disposition

(040215-8) The Kittery Town Council moves to accept a donation in the amount of $50.00 from Sarah O. Lewin for track use at the Kittery Community Center, and deposit said funds in account #1111-43320, Recreation Revenue.

b. (040215-9) The Kittery Town Council moves to give preliminary approval on the FY ’16 School Budget and schedule a public hearing on May 11th to adopt the FY ’16 School Budget and to schedule the Budget Validation Referendum for June 9th.

c. (040215-10) The Kittery Town Council moves to review and finalize wording on the Warrant Articles for the June 9, 2015 Town Meeting/Secret Ballot Election and make its recommendations on each article.

d. (040215-11) The Kittery Town Council moves to authorize the release of funds in the amount of $10,000 from unassigned surplus and to appropriate said funds to be paid out of account #101740-68427 Expense Self-insurance Claims, to pay the deductible associated with the water damage claim #1 at the Kittery Community Center.

e. (040215-12) The Kittery Town Council moves to approve and sign a Business Card Resolution Form to increase the maximum credit card limit to $40,000 to allow for adding new users and temporary increases if necessary.

f. (040215-13) The Kittery Town Council moves to nominate the Town Manager to serve on the Southern Maine Planning and Development Commission Executive Committee.

g. (040215-14) The Kittery Town Council moves to authorize the Rice Public Library to use the Fort Foster facility (baseball field) on Friday, June 26, 2015 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. to show an outdoor movie for the opening celebration of their Summer Reading Program.

h. (040215-15) The Kittery Town Council moves to resolve to petition M.D.O.T. with the Town of Eliot for a traffic light to be installed on Route 236 at the intersection of Bolt Hill Road.

i. (040215-16) The Kittery Town Council moves to approve the disbursement warrants.

j. (040215-17) The Kittery Town Council moves to schedule a public hearing in accordance with Section 6.09 (4) of the Kittery Town Charter to transfer appropriations between accounts for union and non-union increases for salaries/wages and benefits.

k. (040215-18) The Kittery Town Council moves to appoint Mark A. Drummond to the Port Authority until 8/31/16 to fill the unexpired term of Thomas Smith.

l. (040215-19) The Kittery Town Council moves to appoint a representative to meet with the Chair of the Port Authority to interview David W. Chapman for his appointment to that board until 8/31/18 to fill the unexpired term of Dan Arbo.

m. (040215-20) The Kittery Town Council moves to endorse a proposal to allocate funding in York County’s FY16 budget to apply for York County become a regional center for the EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program.

n. (040215-21) The Kittery Town Council moves to schedule a public hearing on a proposed amendment to Title 5 Section 5.10.4 Applicability.

14. COUNCILOR ISSUES OR COMMENT

15. COMMITTEE AND OTHER REPORTS

a. Communications from the Chairperson

b. Committee Reports

16. EXECUTIVE SESSION

17. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The Kitchen comes to Kittery

NH_Portsmouth_Herald

KITTERY, Maine — The town’s already surging restaurant scene is about to get another addition. Chefs Mike Prete and Matt Greco, who own The Kitchen on Islington Street in Portsmouth, are opening a new restaurant and beer garden in the former Union Lobster House space at 2 Badgers Island West.

Blind Pig, another name for a speakeasy during the Prohibition era, is expected to open in early June.

To see the full story or to learn more, click here

non-Profits to install historical markers in Kittery

AR-150419985NH_Portsmouth_Herald

KITTERY, Maine — Town businesses and nonprofits are working together to install historical markers throughout town, highlighting the area’s rich history.

The Kittery Historical & Naval Museum, the Kittery Improvement Foundation and town businesses are raising the funds to erect the historical, easel-style markers in different areas in town, the next of which will highlight the history of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard will be placed in the Kittery Foreside near Gate 1.

“The idea is to install around town these easel-style panels with photos and text about our (town’s) illustrious history,” said D. Allan Kerr, one of the organizers of the effort. “There’s one (installed) now, about the USS Thresher at Memorial Park next to Town Hall.”

 

Visit this link for the full story. Click Here

USS Thresher activities and Information

A couple hundred Thresher family members are going to be coming to town April 11th for the annual memorial service. for more information visit:                http://www.theweeklysentinel.com/  Page 10

Family rediscovers USS Thresher commander’s letters:

In February 1963, just two months before the fatal cruise that would claim his life and 128 shipmates, USS Thresher skipper John Wesley Harvey wrote a letter to third-grader Beth Barfoot.

Harvey, a 35-year-old Navy lieutenant commander, had just taken the helm of the $45 million fast-attack submarine at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The Thresher (SSN 593) was the first in a dynamic new class of vessels created to counter the threat of Soviet aggression at the height of the Cold War.

For the full story, click here.

 

Council Packets for Monday night 4-6-15

stacks_of_paper_407http://kitteryme.gov/Pages/KitteryME_News/04FCA08F-000F8513

 

Download the Council Packets above

April 6, 2015   Requested by Chairperson Jeffrey Thomson Special Meeting Agenda 6:00 p.m.

Kittery Town Council    Council Chambers
1.  Call to Order

2. Introductory

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Roll Call

5. Discussion   a.  Discussion by members of the public (only pertaining to item #6 below and three minutes per person)   b.  Response to public comment directed to a particular Councilor  c

6. NEW BUSINESS  (030415-1) The Kittery Town Council moves to receive a presentation from the

7. ADJOURNMENT

Posted:  April 2, 2015

Kittery Police Logs 3-18-2015 to 3-31-2015

BadgelogKittery Police Department Log 03/18/2015 to 03/24/2015

Mar 18th

12:12 a.m. – An officer responded to the US Route One Bypass for a report of disorderly conduct.

8:12 a.m. – A citizen came into the police department to turn in a found wallet.

8:45 a.m. – An assault was investigated.

11:26 a.m. – Suspicious activity was reported on the I-95 Freeway.

2:01 p.m. – An animal complaint was received from Stevenson Road.

3:39 p.m. – Suspicious activity was investigated on Manson Ave.

5:28 p.m. – An alarm from a location on Jefferson Lane was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

11:59 p.m. – An officer checked on suspicious activity they observed on Government Street.

Mar 19th

1:40 a.m. – A report of suspicious activity was received from a resident on Bicknell Street.

8:33 a.m. – An animal complaint was received from Tenney Hill Road.

7:54 p.m. – A citizen came into the police department to report a burglary to a motor vehicle.

Mar 20th

1:04 a.m. – An officer initiated a traffic stop on Bridge Street.

9:04 a.m. – An officer assisted the fire department on Cutts Ridge Lane.

12:31 p.m. – Following a report of a shoplifter from a business on US Route One Nicole J. Yates, 20, of 46 Longfellows Drive, Cape Elizabeth, was arrested for theft by receiving stolen property and unlawful possession of scheduled drug.

12:56 p.m. – A citizen came into the police department to speak to an officer regarding suspicious activity on Leach Road.

7:57 p.m. – An officer assisted the fire department on Ledgewood Drive.

Mar 21st

1:25 a.m. – Following a motor vehicle stop on State Road Sandra Theriault, 48, of 38 Pine Hill Road, Cape Neddick, was arrested for operating under the influence.

2:10 a.m. – James A. Decato-Roed, 24, of 49 Wholey Way, Portsmouth, NH was arrested for operating under the influence

11:12 a.m. – A report of phone harassment was received.

1:01 p.m. – The animal control officer responded to Commercial Street for an animal complaint.

4:06 p.m. – A dog bite that occurred on Pocahontas Road was investigated.

4:41 p.m. – A report of forgery was received.

5:37 p.m. – Disorderly conduct was reported on US Route One.

6:25 p.m. – Officers responded to Cutts Road for a report of a domestic disturbance.

7:37 p.m. – A resident reported hearing shots in the area of Fernald Road.

Mar 22nd

1:30 a.m. – An alarm from a location on Badgers Island West was investigated and found to be a false alarm.

4:22 a.m. – An alarm from Ranger Drive was determined to be a false alarm.

10:50 a.m. –A lost and found article was reported on Pepperrell Road.

12:10 p.m. – A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles occurred at the intersection of US Route One and Haley Road.

12:34 p.m. – Assistance was provided to the fire department on Philbrick Ave.

12:47 p.m. – A motor vehicle accident occurred on US Route One.

1:19 p.m. – A stray dog was reported on State Road.

2:51 p.m. – An alarm from Badgers Island West was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

4:59 p.m. – An officer responded to Cole Street for an animal issue.

Mar 23rd

6:54 p.m. – Officers responded to Cutts Road for a report of a disturbance.

7:07 p.m. – The area of Stimson Street was checked for a subject.

7:29 p.m. – A report was received of dogs at large on Old Post Road. The dogs were gone upon the officer’s arrival.

9:20 p.m. – An officer initiated a traffic stop on the I-95 Freeway.

Mar 24th

1:07 p.m. – A resident came into the police department to report a theft.

2:01 p.m. – An officer assisted the fire department on Rogers Lane.

6:21 p.m. – An individual came into the police department to speak to an officer regarding a civil issue.

6:50 p.m. – An officer responded to the area of Mill Pond Road and Dion Ave for an animal issue.

Kittery Police Department Log 03/25/2015 to 03/31/2015

Mar 25th

1:18 a.m. – An officer investigated suspicious activity they observed on Cole Street. As a result, three individuals were summonsed into court. Zachary Aumand, 21, of 95A Fourth Street, Dover, NH was summonsed for furnishing liquor to a minor. Austin Brown, 20, of 4 Howard Street was summonsed for minor consuming liquor, and Jack W. Pierce, 18, of 23 Wheeler Street, Peabody, MA was summonsed for minor consuming liquor and possession of marijuana.

9:38 a.m. – A resident called to report possible fraud.

10:26 a.m. – A stray dog was reported on Payne Road.

1:15 p.m. – Following a report of disorderly conduct on Ridgewood Drive Jacob Daniel O’Connell, 22, of 34 Ridgewood Drive, Unit B was arrested on a warrant and summonsed for unlawful possession of scheduled drug. Kayla Palos, 19, of the same address, was summonsed for possession of marijuana and sale and use of drug paraphernalia.

5:54 p.m. – A citizen came into the police department to report misuse of identification.

Mar 26th

2:16 a.m. – An alarm from US Route One was determined to be a false alarm.

7:33 a.m. – An animal complaint was received from Gerrish Island Lane.

10:52 a.m. – A resident came into the police department to report disorderly conduct.

3:21 p.m. – Suspicious activity was investigated on Dismukes Street.

6:10 p.m. – A theft was reported on Moore Street.

9:03 p.m. – A resident of Ridgewood Drive reported suspicious activity.

Mar 27th

9:24 a.m. – A report of criminal mischief on Oak Ter was received.

Mar 28th

1:02 a.m. – An officer initiated a traffic stop on State Road.

4:01 a.m. – An officer provided assistance to another agency. As a result, a 15 year old juvenile was arrested for operating vehicle without a license.

10:09 a.m. – An officer initiated a motor vehicle stop on Lewis Road.

12:05 p.m. – A single vehicle motor vehicle accident occurred on Wilson Road.

8:20 p.m. – Disorderly conduct was reported on the US Route One Bypass.

10:02 p.m. – An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Gorges Road.

Mar 29th

12:45 a.m. – Following a report of a domestic disturbance on Traip Ave Dennis Roberto, 47, of 4 Traip Ave was arrested for domestic violence assault.

8:36 a.m. – A citizen came into the police department to turn in a lost and found article they found on US Route One.

9:35 a.m. – An alarm from a business on Badgers Island West was determined to be a false alarm.

2:00 p.m. – Suspicious activity was investigated on State Road.

3:04 p.m. – An alarm from a location on Route 236 was found to be a false alarm.

3:37 p.m. – A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles occurred on US Route One.

4:53 p.m. – An individual reported a violation of a court order.

11:53 p.m. – Officers responded to Cole Street for a report of disorderly conduct.

Mar 30th

8:44 a.m. – A wallet was reported lost.

10:48 a.m. – A report was received of a stray dog on School Lane. The dog was gone upon the officer’s arrival.

4:45 p.m. – An alarm received from Manson Ave was investigated.

4:50 p.m. – A set of keys were reported lost.

8:56 p.m. – a report of a suspicious phone call was received.

9:19 p.m. – An alarm from a business on US Route One was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

11:10 p.m. – A resident called regarding construction noise on the I-95 Freeway.

Mar 31st

6:30 a.m. – An alarm from US Route One was determined to be a false alarm.

11:00 a.m. – A wallet was found on US Route One.

12:10 p.m. – A theft was reported on US Route One.

1:56 p.m. – An officer assisted another agency.

4:04 p.m. – A bail check was conducted.

4:10 p.m. – A two vehicle motor vehicle accident occurred on Rogers Road.

Kittery Educational Scholarship is closing April 15th, 2015.

cash3The Kittery Educational Scholarship Selection Committee is looking for applicants for its Recycling Committee scholarship for anyone attending a college or technical school.

The Town Council established the scholarship committee, which is again offering scholarships with funds accumulated over the years from the Recycling Committee. In addition to academic achievement and demonstrated financial need, special consideration may be given to an applicant who shows an interest in conservation, the environment or other recycling related issues.

An essay of 250 to 500 words relating to the aforementioned topic is required. Information packets are available at Town Hall and Rice Public Library and should be delivered to the town clerk’s office no later than April 15.

The deadline for submission of the essay and application to the Recycling Scholarship Selection Committee at the Kittery Town Hall is April 15th.  Applications are available at the Library, School Dept. and Town Hall.

Here is the overview.

Money collected from the cans collected at the transfer station goes to the scholarship. The rules are not very restrictive, so read the rules.

Here is the official link

http://kitteryme.gov/Pages/KitteryME_News/04F21C27-000F8513

Kittery Police Department Logs 03/04/2015 to 03/17/2015

BadgelogKittery Police Department Log 03/04/2015 to 03/10/2015

Mar 4th

12:56 p.m. – An alarm from Rogers Road was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

1:33 p.m. – A citizen came into the police department to report fraud.

3:18 p.m. – A resident came into the police department to speak to an officer regarding stalking.

10:17 p.m. – An officer checked on suspicious activity they observed on Badgers Island West.

Mar 5th

12:34 a.m. – An alarm from a location on Badgers Island West was found to be a false alarm.

1:12 a.m. – Following a motor vehicle stop on Wilson Road Miranda J. Routhier, 28, of 12 Grondin Drive, # 3, Farmington, NH was arrested for unlawful possession of scheduled drug and sale and use of drug paraphernalia. Two other individuals were summonsed for possession of marijuana and sale and use of drug paraphernalia. They are Andrew Moffett, 28, of 202 Hubbard Road, Berwick and Brice Karkos, 43, of 18 Goldrush Lane, Rochester, NH.

7:00 a.m. – An alarm from badger’s Island West was investigated and found to be a false alarm.

10:39 a.m. – A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles occurred on the US Route One Bypass.

3:48 p.m. – A business on US Route One reported a shoplifter.

7:15 p.m. – An alarm from a business on US Route One was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

9:28 p.m. – An alarm from US Route One was found to be a false alarm.

Mar 6th

10:20 a.m. – Disorderly conduct was reported on Ledgewood Drive.

5:40 p.m. – An officer assisted with a civil issue on the US Route One Bypass.

6:04 p.m. – Suspicious activity was reported on Shapleigh Road.

6:45 p.m. – An animal complaint was received from Cutts Road.

8:27 p.m. – An individual came into the police department to report an accident that occurred on Cutts Road.

11:23 p.m. – An alarm from a business on US Route One was investigated and found to be a false alarm.

11:47 p.m. – Thomas Ryan Potter, 28, of 27 Manson Road was arrested on a probation hold.

Mar 7th

12:34 a.m. – An officer initiated a traffic stop on the US Route One Bypass.

2:59 a.m. – An officer investigated suspicious activity they observed on State Road.

4:53 a.m. – Following an incident on State Road Laura A. Teves, 37, of 53 Third Street, #A, Dover NH was arrested for reckless conduct and operating under the influence.

7:10 a.m. – An alarm from a location of Stevenson Road was determined to be a false alarm.

7:51 a.m. – An animal complaint was received from Cutts Road.

8:20 a.m. – Officers responded to a disturbance on Cutts Road. Peace was restored.

1:16 p.m. – An animal complaint was reported in the area of the US Route One Bypass and Bridge Street.

2:47 p.m. – A citizen came into the police department to turn in a lost and found article.

5:03 p.m. – A two vehicle motor vehicle accident occurred on the US Route One Bypass.

5:53 p.m. – The area of Cutts Road was checked for an animal complaint. The animal was gone upon the officer’s arrival.

9:59 p.m. – A resident reported suspicious activity on Cromwell Street.

Mar 8th

23:19 a.m. – An officer initiated a traffic stop on Route 236.

8:15 a.m. – An officer checked on suspicious activity they observed on Stevenson Road.

12:56 p.m. – A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles occurred at the intersection of Haley Road and Hutchins Cove Road.

5:18 p.m. – Maxwell Drew Lieber, 20, of 23 Whipple Road was arrested for violating condition of release and sale and use of drug paraphernalia.

11:26 p.m. – Following a motor vehicle stop on US Route One Travis Lee Smith, 22, of 206 Melbourne Street, Portsmouth, NH was arrested for operating under the influence and operating while license suspended or revoked.

Mar 9th

6:34 a.m. – An alarm received from a business on US Route One was found to be a false alarm.

2:04 p.m. – George D. Dube, 42, of 16 Rose Terrace Circle, Arundel was arrested on another agency’s warrant.

4:12 p.m. – Following a report of criminal trespass on Martin Road Dalton A. Dalrymple, 20, of 22 Debra Lane was arrested.

6:39 p.m. – An officer initiated a traffic stop on Dennett Road.

6:51 p.m. – An officer checked on a barking dog in a vehicle on Wallingford Square.

6:56 p.m. – A duffle bag was found on Rogers Road.

7:09 p.m. – A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles occurred on MacDougal Street.

7:50 p.m. – A resident of State Road came into the police department to report their dog was missing.

9:12 p.m. – The area of Priscilla Terrace was checked for a possible drunk driver.

11:26 p.m. – An alarm from Whippoorwill Lane was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

Mar 10th

2:03 a.m. – A report of suspicious activity on the US Route One Bypass was received.

2:24 p.m. – A possible scam was reported.

5:09 p.m. – The area of Dismukes Street was checked for a vehicle.

6:08 p.m. – Suspicious activity was reported on Pepperrell Road.

6:09 p.m. – An alarm received from a business on US Route One was investigated and found to be a false alarm.

Kittery Police Department Log 03/11/2015 to 03/17/2015

Mar 11th

1:39 a.m. – Following a report of disorderly conduct on Wallingford Square Amy S. Cresta-Thompson was arrested for violating condition of release and refusing to submit to arrest or detention.

4:32 a.m. – An alarm from a business on Shapleigh Road was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

8:52 a.m. – A stray Jack Russell found on Walker Street was taken to Creature Comforts.

8:54 a.m. – A liquor law violation occurred on State Road.

9:45 a.m. – An individual came into the police department to report a hit and run accident that occurred on Hunter Ave.

10:39 a.m. – Michael Erwin Crawford, 56, of 510 US Route One was summonsed for discharge firearm near dwelling.

12:18 p.m. – A hit and run accident occurred on US Route One.

3:06 p.m. – A citizen came into the police department to report an animal complaint.

5:54 p.m. – An officer responded to US Route One to check on a suspicious subject.

9:07 p.m. – A report of disorderly conduct on Eliot Road was received.

10:14 p.m. – Following a motor vehicle stop on US Route One Matthew A. Nay, 24, of 39 Williams Ave Ext. was summonsed for operating without license.

10:42 p.m. – Following a report of a domestic disturbance on Eliot Road Zachary Clayton Spinney, 34, of 54 Eliot Road, Unit #1 was arrested for domestic violence assault.

11:37 p.m. – Following a motor vehicle stop on State Road Kristen Swift, 29, of 217 Cabot Street, Portsmouth, NH was summonsed for possession of marijuana.

Mar 12th

2:18 a.m. – An officer assisted another agency.

4:22 a.m. – An alarm from a location on Williams Ave was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

2:07 p.m. – A citizen came into the police department to turn in a lost and found article.

5:48 p.m. – Assistance was provided to another agency.

9:11 p.m. – An officer responded to Main Street for a report of suspicious activity.

11:57 p.m. – A single vehicle accident occurred on Route 236.

Mar 13th

1:19 a.m. – An officer initiated a traffic stop on US Route One.

7:52 a.m. – A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles occurred on Route 236.

5:11 p.m. – An individual came into the police department to turn in a lost and found article.

10:04 p.m. – Officers assisted another agency.

Mar 14th

12:46 a.m. – Amanda Marie Stobbs, 26, of 105 Norton Road was arrested for violating condition of release.

3:11 a.m. – An officer checked on suspicious activity they observed on US Route One.

10:42 a.m. – An officer investigated a possible out of state registration violation.

5:02 p.m. – Maxwell Drew Lieber, 20, of 23 Whipple Road was arrested on another agency’s warrant.

8:0 p.m. – An alarm form a business on US Route One was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

10:32 p.m. – Following a traffic stop on Route 236 Mathew Montgomery, 30, of 59 Old Post Road, Unit #5, was arrested on a warrant.

Mar 15th

12:57 a.m. – An officer initiated a motor vehicle stop on Government Street.

1:03 a.m. – Following a motor vehicle stop on Pleasant Street Ryan P. Sirois, 23, of 66 Lewis Road was arrested for operating under the influence, operating after license suspension, refusing to submit to arrest or retention, and violating condition of release.

4:23 a.m. – An alarm form Stevenson Road was found to be a false alarm.

8:59 a.m. – An officer initiated a traffic stop on State Road.

10:09 a.m. – Assistance was provided to another agency.

5:51 p.m. – An alarm from a location on Stevenson Road was determined to be a false alarm.

6:50 p.m. – Al alarm from Stevenson Road was a false alarm.

Mar 16th

8:34 a.m. – A resident came into the police department to speak to an officer regarding an animal issue.

11:13 a.m. – Another agency was provided assistance.

1:15 p.m. – A report was received of a dog attacking another dog on Pocahontas Road.

1:53 p.m. – The area of the US Route One Bypass was checked for a possible drunk driver.

2:32 p.m. – A citizen came into the police department to report fraud.

3:39 p.m. – A two vehicle motor vehicle accident occurred on State Road.

6:37 p.m. – Following a traffic stop on Dennett Road Christopher M. Ketcham, 39, of 229 Jennie Lane, Eliot, was summonsed for operating with suspended registration.

6:41 p.m. – An alarm from a business on Route 236 was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

7:18 p.m. – Following a motor vehicle stop near the intersection of Dennett Road and Spinney Way Cherie H. Smith, 31, of 6 Cutts Road Unit #57 was arrested of unlawful possession of scheduled drug.

8:15 p.m. – A report was received regarding suspicious phone calls.

10:11 p.m. – Following a report of a possible drunk driver Lisa Brown, 45, of 120 Lafayette Road, Unit #80, North Hampton, NH, was arrested for operating under the influence.

Mar 17th

12:36 a.m. – Following a report of a domestic disturbance on Island Ave Lisa Brown, 45, of 120 Lafayette Road, Unit #80, North Hampton, NH, was arrested for domestic violence assault and violating condition of release.

3:04 a.m. – An alarm from Dexter Lane was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

3:11 a.m. – A report of an assault was investigated on Wentworth Street.

3:27 p.m. – Stray dogs found on Oak Ter. Were taken to Creature Comforts.

3:30 p.m. – Officers assisted another agency on the I-95 Freeway.

5:52 p.m. – An article was reported lost on Wentworth Street.

7:15 p.m. – Following a report of a hit and run accident on US Route One Nicholas Caswell, 23, of 34 Cataract Ave, Dover, NH, was summonsed for failing to give motor vehicle accident information.

7:41 p.m. – A resident came into the police department to speak with an officer regarding a landlord/tenant issue.

8:18 p.m. – Officer responded to the area of Philbrick Ave and Mead Street for a report of disorderly conduct. The subjects were gone upon the officers’ arrival.

9:37 p.m. – An alarm from State Road was found to be a false alarm.

10:33 p.m. – Following a traffic stop on Route 236 Connor Link, 22, of 16 Fox Point Road, Newington, NH was arrested for operating under the influence.

11:00 p.m. – An alarm from a business on Badgers Island West was investigated and determined to be a false alarm.

11:38 p.m. – The area of State Road was checked for a vehicle.

Seacoast J-1 Visa Coalition seeks assistance

J1An open letter for assistance.

With the feet of snow starting to recede, thoughts in the Seacoast can finally move to spring and the coming summer/tourism season. That also means the return of over 100 J-1 Visa foreign workers needed in the area’s hospitality/dining industries.

The Kittery based Seacoast J-1 Coalition is once again looking for assistance in the areas of housing, transportation, and cultural experiences.

Housing means available apartments and rooms for a four-month period commencing in early June. Rental payments are usually weekly. Seacoast residents who may be able to offer such are asked to visit www.ourkittery.com and click on the J-1 link. There you will find a listing of agencies who typically place students in the Seacoast. Please contact any one of them — they need help in their mission to find students affordable, safe housing.

Transportation needs come in two forms. Bicycles are the main form of travel for these students. If you can donate a bike in good working condition, please drop it off at the Kittery Freebie Barn at the Resource Recovery Center. Bicycles are rented to the students for their stay at a nominal fee. Please make the volunteers aware of your donation and they will take it from there. Students also need car rides to grocery shop and do other minor errands. If you would like to volunteer your services in this way — an hour a week — please fill out the “I can help form” on the ourkittery site and we will be in touch with you.

Lastly if you could assist in showing these students our beautiful Seacoast on their (infrequent) days off, please fill out the “I can help” form and a representative of the Coalition will contact you. With your help, we can show these students the positive, welcoming side of America. Thank you.

Jeff Thomson

For the Seacoast J-1 Hospitality Coalition

Kittery, Maine

 

Click on this link for the Full Council Packet.

WORKSHOP

6:15 P.M.

The Town Council will meet with the Town Manager to review and

discuss the proposed CIP Bond.

March 23, 2015 Council Chambers

Kittery Town Council

Regular Meeting

7:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Introductory

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Roll Call

5. Agenda Amendment and Adoption

6. Town Manager’s Report

7. Acceptance of Previous Minutes –3/9/15 Special and 3/9/15 Regular

8. Interviews for the Board of Appeals and Planning Board

9. All items involving the town attorney, town engineers, town employees or other town consultants or requested officials.

a. (030215-1) The Kittery Town Council moves to abate the following taxes for Robert and Natalie Harris: 49-8 $668.16

60-12C $ 59.36

66-2D $ 10.65

60-3A $147.64

66-2C $ 39.58

60-12B $ 3.05

and issue supplemental tax bills to Central Maine Power for the following parcels:

49-8-1 $668.16

60-12C-1 $ 59.35

66-2D-1 $ 10.66

60-3A-1 $147.63

66-2C-1 $ 39.57

60-12D $ 19.79

b. (030215-2) The Kittery Town Council moves to receive a presentation from Forrest Bell of FB Environmental Associates on the “2014 Water Quality Report: Spruce Creek Watershed” for the Town-funded projects completed in 2014 and the proposed projects for 2015 as part of the 319 Phase IV grant ($59,050) awarded this past fall.

c. (030215-3) The Kittery Town Council moves to receive a report from a representative from the Portsmouth Naval Ship Yard to discuss transportation demand management and listen to Council’s concern pertaining to shipyard traffic and circulation.

d. (030215-4) The Kittery Town Council moves to receive and discuss a report and recommendation from the Appointment Committee regarding the Appointments to Boards and Committees.

10. PUBLIC HEARINGS

11. DISCUSSION

a. Discussion by members of the public (three minutes per person)

b. Response to public comment directed to a particular Councilor

c. Chairperson’s response to public comments

12. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

13. NEW BUSINESS

a. Donations/gifts received for Council disposition

b. (030215-5) The Kittery Town Council moves to authorize an alternative procurement method to contract the services of FB Environmental Associates for the proposed Water Quality Project as part of Phase IV of the Spruce Creek Watershed 319 grant for $19,977.

c. (030215-6) The Kittery Town Council moves to approve a renewal application for Jkrestaurants LLC, 5 Melanies Court, Kittery, Maine for a Malt, Spirituous and Vinous Liquor License for Rudders Public House, 70 Wallingford Square, Kittery.

d. (030215-7) The Kittery Town Council moves to authorize a request from the Kittery Point Fire Association to hang a banner across Rogers Road in front of the Kittery Community Center, as well as, post signs at the Traffic Circle, the end of Haley Road on Route 1 and the corner of Bridge Street and Route 1 Bypass, to advertise their Ham & Bean Suppers, from April 18-26 and October 10-18, 2015.

e. (030215-8) The Kittery Town Council moves to authorize a request from the Kittery Fire Station Association to hang a banner across Rogers Road in front of the Kittery Community Center and on York Hospital’s outside wall on the corner of Walker Street and Route 1 to advertise their annual 5K Road Race and Walk, as well as, post signs in various locations throughout the community to advertise their Pancake Breakfast.

f. (030215-9) The Kittery Town Council moves to approve and sign a Construction Overlimit Permit Agreement with the Maine Department of Transportation. Permitting the contractor for project No. NHP-2028(600) on Route 236 to use loads and equipment on municipal ways in excess of the limits as specified in 29-A M.R.S., on municipal ways as described in the “Construction Area.”

g. (030215-10) The Kittery Town Council moves to approve the disbursement warrants.

h. (030215-11) The Kittery Town Council moves to schedule a public hearing to authorize bonds for Capital Improvement Projects not to exceed $3,079,832.00.

i. (030215-12) The Kittery Town Council moves to schedule a public hearing on an amendment to Section 2.14 and 6.06 of the Kittery Town Charter.

j. (030215-13) The Kittery Town Council moves to appoint a representative to meet with the Chair of the Port Authority to interview Ernie D’Angelo for his appointment to that board until 8/31/18 to fill the unexpired term of Dan Arbo.

k. (030215-14) The Kittery Town Council moves to appoint a representative to meet with the Chair of the Port Authority to interview Mark Drummond for his appointment to that board until 8/31/16 to fill the unexpired term of Thomas Smith.

14. COUNCILOR ISSUES OR COMMENT

15. COMMITTEE AND OTHER REPORTS

a. Communications from the Chairperson

b. Committee Reports

16. EXECUTIVE SESSION

17. ADJOURNMENT