Meeting tonight

Camden Select Board to consider placing $9.75 million municipal budget before voters

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 8:45am

    CAMDEN — The Camden Select Board meets this evening to approve a June town meeting warrant and proposed $9.75 million 2021-2022 municipal budget. This budget is up 2.12 percent from the current budget of $9.55 million.

    With municipal revenue anticipated to be $3,699,121, the total fiscal impact on taxpayers is set at $6,057,630.

    Click here to read the Select Board packet and review the proposed budget.

    Click here to review all the budget materials, as posted at the town’s website.

    Other topics on the agenda include putting before voters at the June Town Meeting an interlocal agreement with Rockport (that town’s Select Board already approved putting the agreement before voters at its town meeting) with the goal being, “to establish a regional municipal utility district to provide or, through public-private partnerships, to support or promote broadband services, internet services, and to issue revenue bonds in support of any of the activities undertaken therein....”

    This evening’s meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and the agenda includes:



    1. Public Input on non-agenda items

    2. Approval of Select Board Meeting Minutes: April 6, 2021

    3. Consent Agenda
    a. Approval of Victualer & Lodging Licenses: Abigail’s Inn, The Belmont Inn, Camden House of Pizza, and

    Oliver’s Bistro
    b. Approval of Village Green Applications: Bay Chamber Concert and Knox County Housing Coalition

    4. Public Hearing for public comments regarding Midcoast Community Internet Coalition Interlocal Agreement for June Town Meeting

    5. Approval of FY22 Budget

    6. Approval of Town Meeting Warrant

    7. Action Items:
    a. Approval of Contract with Midcoast Conservancy

    8. Update on Established Priorities:
    a. 2019 Coastal Communities Grant Update

    b. Green Energy/Energy Efficiency

    I. Building Energy Efficiency Upgrades

    II. Knox County Airport Solar

    9. Discussion Items:

    a. Skate Park

    b. Downtown Infrastructure Projects

    c. Manager’s Report