Minutes of January 24th, 2006 BIMC Telephone Meeting
A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Blakely Island
Maintenance Commission was held on Tuesday, January 24th, via telephonic phone
Participants: Marc Droppert, President
John Madden, Vice President
Ben Dole, Fire and Waste Commissioner
D.L. Fitzpatrick, Secretary
Jane Loura, Treasurer
, Roads & Airport Commissioner Jim Davis, Facility Manager
The meeting was called to order by John Madden at
Madden noted that following last year’s annual meeting, Marc Droppert had
agreed to continue serving as president through December of 2005 and John
had agreed to take over from that point.
make the transition official Marc Dropper nominated John Madden as
President. Seconded by Jane Loura. Passed Unanimously.
Droppert discussed the status of the
lease with the board.The first
draft of the lease came from the Blakely Island Trust on December 30th.
It’s being reviewed and there is dialogue with
and their counsel, regarding a number of substantial issues along with the
pro-ration of expenses on things such as taxes, tide land permits, garbage,
etc. Marc offered to use his firm to form the new entity that will own the
lease to the marina. He offered to do this at 2/3rds normal fees, or
approximately cost. It was agreed that the new entity would be formed only
after the Due Diligence studies were complete, and the lease language was
issue of who would be available for the Due Diligence team as well as the
facility board was discussed. Several people have expressed interest after
requesting volunteers at the November Special meeting. Others will be
approached to see if they’d be willing to assist. The Due diligence team
would have a specific job of focusing on the status of the facility, dock
structures, fueling tanks etc. to determine any potential near term issues.
The facility board will be charged with overseeing the ongoing operation of
the facility. The facility board will need to be confirmed at the annual
Davis reported that the water project is going great. The tank is finished
and now curing. It will need to be flushed, sanitized, tested and then will
be ready to go. The balance of the project is mostly final digging and hook
up. The project is on budget.
Madden reported that some communication regarding work being done on
driftwood beach had been received. John is reviewing this.
Fitzpatrick also reported that some communication has been received. There
has been a letter requesting a construction project review by the board on
lot 13. There has also been a letter received requesting a Blakely building
permit for a garage on lot 95.
Fitzpatrick placed a motion for the minutes from the board meetings on July
10th, September 5th, November 2nd, and
November 26th be approved. Seconded by Marc, passed unanimously.
Loura reported that there are only a couple of outstanding bills for
assessments still unpaid. The two lot owners will be approached about the
status of their payments, interest will not be charged at this time.
being no further business, the meeting adjourned at