Maine Motor Vehicle Franchise Board
January 7, 2014
The Maine Motor Vehicle Franchise Board met in the Executive Conference Room of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles on January 7, 2014, to deliberate in the matter of Darling’s v Chrysler Group LLC. Seven Board Members attended; they were citizen members Jill Goodwin of Belfast, and William Dowling of Augusta; Dealer Members Donald Lee of Cumberland, William Sowles of Yarmouth, and Charles Gaunce of Waterville; and Manufacturer Member Russell McLellan of Westbrook.
John McCurry conducted the deliberations; Judy Metcalf, Esq. and Noreen Patient, Esq. represented Darling’s and Robert Cultice, Esq., Daniel Rosenthal, Esq., Lucy Ewins, Esq., and Wendy Mirkin-Fox, Esq., represented the Chrysler Group.
The Franchise Board decided the merits of the issues heard on October 31, and November 1, 2013; it assessed damages and imposed Civil Penalties. The Board will meet to vote on the proposed decision in due course.