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Bill Reidy

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #570 on: April 02, 2018, 07:22:17 PM »
Yay!  Now there's more work to be done!

Seriously -- this is great news.  I understand all the right-of-way reconstruction can now be completed from current end of track around Location 1 to Location 9 in time to lay track for the fall work weekend.  Mike, with assistance as needed, has done an amazing job securing permits for the Mountain Extension.  I dare say if our Museum had hired professional consultants for the permitting work, it would not have been completed any better or sooner, and it certainly would have come with large added cost to our Museum.

After all these years, I shouldn't be surprised -- but I continue to be amazed by our Museum's latest accomplishments, such as the Mountain Extension permitting, preparations for Trout Brook bridge, the new five-year plan, and the planning for public events, like Saturday's very successful Easter Eggspress
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #571 on: April 02, 2018, 09:02:40 PM »
And the 5-year plan was approved tonight by the Planning Board - with conditions regarding parking and signage.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #572 on: April 02, 2018, 09:57:56 PM »
Congratulations, James.  Well done.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #573 on: April 02, 2018, 11:01:33 PM »
Another successful step in our expansion.

Well done all!
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #574 on: April 03, 2018, 12:04:26 PM »
Congratulations James. Paperwork is never a funny job but it's of paramount importance nowadays while hardly anybody is aware of the time you spent on.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #575 on: April 05, 2018, 02:47:22 PM »
Link to Wiscasset News article on the planning board approval: http://www.wiscassetnewspaper.com/article/alna-nods-museum-s-plan-conditions/99872

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #576 on: April 05, 2018, 03:13:17 PM »
James,

Congratulations on a job well done, first of all !

Reading through the online newspaper article I couldn't help but get the impression that you have good support from the surrounding community.  That is most certainly not a bad thing!

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #577 on: April 05, 2018, 09:04:02 PM »
Again, a job well done by a well prepared team with good preparation standing on an excellent reputation.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #578 on: April 05, 2018, 09:13:22 PM »
The public consisted of Steve Z and Kathy, Steve P, Roger (also representing the fire company), and Terry Ross.  We sent out 80 letters, with only one response.  So either Alna's citizens are happy with our efforts and have no complaints, or they are all exhausted with the school choice fight that just took place.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #579 on: April 07, 2018, 09:09:28 PM »
Walking north from the bridge site today. Notice after all the logging this winter, there is minimal ground disturbance.














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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #580 on: April 20, 2018, 09:37:03 AM »
I completed the paperwork for the next Permit by Rule last night. All ready for a signature.

This permit is for the 3 culverts needed (locations 8, 9 & 10) the next 2 years, as well as laying track north to location 11.

I plan on mailing Monday.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #581 on: April 21, 2018, 08:52:45 AM »
Great work Mike and a big thank you for all of your effort on that paperwork.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #582 on: April 21, 2018, 08:55:58 AM »
I second Duncan's thank you.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #583 on: April 22, 2018, 12:17:33 PM »
Good job of work on the ground and at your desktable.

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #584 on: May 01, 2018, 12:56:03 PM »
We received notification that the permit has been approved.
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