Meeting location: Town Offices
Date: February 9, 2017
Members present: Jay Jacobs, Andrew Maneval. Members absent: Jonathan Miner
Meeting opened: 7:00 pm; Meeting adjourned: 8:15 pm

Documents signed and reviewed:

SB signed Weekly Financials in the amount of $8,069.30.

SB signed both sets of Selectmen Meeting Minutes for February 2, 2017.


Conservation Commission – SB noted Draft Meeting Minutes for February 1, 2017, the email regarding the Land Conservation Trust Fund and emails from John Cucchi regarding the spring and aquifers.

Highway Department– SB acknowledged receipt of the amounts on 2016 Diesel and Gas Usage. The 2016 diesel and gas usage numbers are as follows: Diesel – 4459.7 gallons; Gas – 59.3 gallons; and recycling 58.1 gallons.

School Board – Andrew Maneval shared information with the SB about the special Harrisville Board of Education meeting held Wednesday, February 8, 2017 on the subject of the proposed school budget, the rise in school population and the 1% increase in the school board’s proposed budget.

Other Business:

In addition to updating the SB about the School Board Meeting, Andrew Maneval updated the SB on discussions at the Planning Board Meeting of February 8 and Mr. Maneval’s meeting with John and Anne Cucchi, also of February 8. Regarding the PB, it was advised that the PB registered its opposition to two of the SB-recommended Warrant Articles, the proposed article on the paving of Bonds Corner Road and the proposed article regarding the closing of the Conservation Trust Fund.

ZBA Basic Training Update – SB noted that the boards and commissions have the authority to determine within their budgets what training is appropriate.

Health Trust – SB noted News from Health Trust and Updated Health Trust Bylaws.

HostMySite – 30 Day Renewal Reminder. SB requested an update on the status of contracting with Host My Site for the website domain name. The SB previously elected to proceed with a longer-term agreement at a lower rate and is curious about the contract and the service being provided.

NH.Gov – SB noted that the 2017 Office of Energy and Planning’s Zoning Conference will be held on April 29, 2017.

 Town Website – The SB discussed additional improvement opportunities for the town website and will wait until Jon Miner’s return to further review.

 SWRPC – SB noted Commission Highlights.

 NH DES – SB noted Workshop Availability for 2017.

Upcoming Meetings:

February 20th Presidents Day (Office Closed)

March 4th Supervisors of the Checklist

March 13th The booths and Election items need to be at the school prior to 6:00pm. Food will be placed in the Teacher’s lounge.

March 14th Polls Open 11:00am to 8:00pm

March 14th Town Meeting starts at 7:00pm at Wells Memorial School

March 15TH ZBA Meeting

March 27th 29th – Audit