Meeting location: Town offices
Date: July 19, 2018
Members present: Jay Jacobs, Kathleen Scott, Jonathan Miner
Meeting opened: 7:00 pm; Meeting adjourned: 9:23 pm.
Documents signed or reviewed:
SB signed financials in the amount of $4,771.68.
SB approved Select Board Meeting Minutes for July 12, 2018.
Kathy Scott will respond to the resident who wrote about the fireworks.
In the matter of Vachon Clukay & Company, Jon Miner moved to acknowledge receipt and accept the independent auditor’s report and financial statement letter as presented on July 19, 2018. Kathy Scott seconded. All voted in favor. SB wished to express appreciation for the diligent and excellent work by staff assisting with the 2017 audit.
Departments, Boards, and Committees:
Tax Collector – SB acknowledged receipt of email regarding the NH Tax Collector’s Association
Regarding the Tax Collector and Town Clerk office hours, SB noted that there is some overlap and that staff has determined that the hours open are the hours when the most traffic comes in.
Fire Department – SB requests that Angela Hendrickson contact Alexis to install a cell phone booster for the Fire Department.
SB requests that Wes Tarr install 5 no parking signs in the Fire Station parking area to prevent obstruction of fire vehicles and equipment.
SB reviewed the bids for repairs to the old fire station. Kathy Scott moved to accept the bid of $4,400.00 from Brian Halvonik for installation of a new roof on the old fire station next to the Harrisville Pond boat launch, with the final cost depending on condition of the roof substrate as it may also require repair. Jon Miner seconded. All voted in favor.SB noted that the bid of $17,000.00 from Peter DiSalvo Contracting (Hudson, NH), the only other bid submitted, was mistakenly submitted for work at the new fire station. SB asks Angela Hendrickson to contact both Mr. Halvonik and Mr. DeSalvo about the decisions.
Ordinance Review Committee – SB acknowledged receipt of July 2 meeting minutes and received an update from Jon Miner on the committee’s work.
Planning Board – SB noted meeting minutes of July 11.
Traffic Safety Committee – SB noted meeting minutes for May 23.
Trustees of the Trust Funds – SB acknowledged receipt of NH PDIP Investment Rates and Benefits
Common Threads – Kathy Scott will draft article for August / September issue.
SB confirmed that Blood Hill Road is a Class VI road.
Regarding downed wires from the recent storm, SB has requested staff to contact Eversource and Consolidated Communications to ask if a representative will take a look at the defunct wires and remove them if they are theirs. SB asks any residents who notice such wires to please identify the location and pole number when reporting.
Health Trust – SB noted June recap.
At 8:00 pm, SB moved to go into executive session under RSA 91-A-3 to discuss a welfare issue. All vote in favor. At 8:34 pm, SB moved to exit executive session. All voted in favor. SB unanimously voted for the minutes of the executive session to remain sealed.
July 28 – Pond Association 10-12
September 11 – Primary Election at Town Office
November 6 – General Election at Town Office