Originally published in The Weekly Packet, February 21, 2019
Public meetings to address Blue Hill town administrator position, road bond
Salt Pond property purchase off the table
by Anne Berleant
Selectmen have scheduled two public meetings this month, one on a referendum question up for vote at town meeting and the other on a straw poll.
The referendum question asks whether the town wants to fund a full-time town administrator position, and the public meeting will be held Wednesday, February 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The straw poll, downgraded from what was first planned as a referendum vote, is on whether the town should take out a $4 million bond to bring the 35 miles of town roads up to Maine Department of Transportation standards. That meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
A potential referendum vote on spending $200,000 for a Salt Pond shorefront parcel failed to find a majority of support from selectmen.
Both meetings will be held at town hall. Voting is on Friday, April 5, also at town hall.
Blue Hill Public Meetings
Road bond straw poll: Tue., Feb. 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
Town administrator referendum question, Wed., Feb. 27, 6:30-8 p.m.