May 17, 2022 CSM Minutes

COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL MEETING

The special meeting of the Hancock County Commissioners was brought to order by Commissioner Clark at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday May 17, 2022.    Commissioner Wombacher, Commissioner Paradis, County Administrator Scott Adkins were also present, as well as several Department Heads.  The meeting was held using a hybrid format and Department Heads and members of the public were able to attend in person or via Zoom.

Adjustments to agenda:

MOTION: Move to approve the agenda as presented with the exception of adding an item for the County Administrator Search Timeline and an item for the County Administrator Advertisement as items 13(e) and 13(f) respectfully. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

Public Comment: none

Meeting Minutes:

MOTION: Move to approve the minutes of the May 3, 2022 Regular Meeting as presented. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

ARP:

John Dougherty / Mission Broadband

Town Status Update

Survey Update

UT:

MOTION: Move to sign the Motor Vehicle Agreement between the County of Hancock and the Town of Waltham to provide Motor Vehicle, Boat, Snowmobile and ATV registrations to residents of Fletcher’s Landing Plantation on behalf of the Hancock County Commissioners as presented. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

Airport:

MOTION: Move to approve and authorize the Chair to sign Modification #1, of the Airport Project Contract, to add video documentation of repairs, at an increase of $2,325.00 to the Jacobs Engineering contract for the Stormwater Drainage Repair Phase 2. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

Jail:

MOTION: Move to continue working Robert Lisee out of classification until June 7, 2022 as requested. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Move to promote CO Christine Newman to the rank of Corporal effective May 28, 2022 as recommended – congratulations. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Move to hire Jared Young of Ellsworth as full-time Corrections Officer at Step 9A, effective May 21, 2022. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

Info Technology:

MOTION: Move to approve the job description for the Cyber Security / Spillman Administrator position as recommended with the exception of editing the Exempt status to Non-exempt status. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Move to advertise for the Cyber Security / Spillman Administrator Position as recommended with the exception of removing Scott Adkins’s name from the ad and simply reference the County Administrator where applicable. (Paradis/Wombacher 2-0 Clark opposed)  (CC Clark wanted the salary range in the ad).

District Attorney:

MOTION: Move to accept the resignation of Becky Sutherland / LS III, effective May 6, 2022 and wish her the best of luck. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Move to advertise for the open Legal Secretary III position as requested. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

Deeds:

MOTION: Move to purchase Record Notification & Fraud Prevention software, by Harris Technology, in the amount of $12,000.00, to be used with the Registry of Deeds website to be funded by: E 09-30-500 / Microfilm (Software, as requested. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

Maintenance:

SO Entrance – Discussion – meeting video lost, unable to access discussion.

MOTION: Move to reject the bid from Bowman Constructors and to authorize Facilities Director Dennis Walls to look at other possible options. (Clark/Paradis 3-0, motion passed)

Meeting video lost so this may not be the exact wording the Motion but it did pass.

Duct Cleaning Project – Overview & Billing

MOTION: Move to approve the overbilling amount of $27,976.80. (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed) 

Meeting video lost so this may not be the exact wording the Motion but it did pass.

RCC:

MOTION: Move to accept the resignation of Megan Kelley / QA , effective June 10, 2022. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Move to add Megan Kelley to the part time roster as requested. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

Treasurer:

MOTION: Move to recognize and congratulate Monica Cease on her appointment as the new Hancock County Treasurer. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

Commissioners:

MOTION: Move to accept the resignation of County Administrator Scott A. Adkins effective Friday, June 3, 2022, thank him for his service to Hancock County and wish him the best of luck. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Move to approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Professional Services Agreement between the County of Hancock and Eaton Peabody Consulting Group to conduct a County Administrator Search as presented. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Move to approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Professional Services Agreement between the County of Hancock and Eaton Peabody Consulting Group to provide an Interim County Administrator while the County recruits and hires a permanent Administrator, as presented and appoint Cornell Knight of Bar Harbor as interim County Administrator effective June 4, 2022. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Move to approve the County Administrator ad as presented and amended at this meeting to include a salary range of $95,000 to $110,000 and advertise in the locations and media as recommended by Mr. Gerrish. (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Move to adjourn (Paradis/Clark 3-0, motion passed)

Meeting was adjourned at 10:25 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Patrice Crossman

Clerk

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