Meeting Minutes of the Select Board

Location:   Town offices Date: February 18, 2021  
Opened:    7:00 pm Adjourned: 9:10 pm  

Select Board Members: Jay Jacobs, Kathy Scott, Andrea Hodson _____________________________

Attendees: Amy Roberts, Don Scott

Budget Hearing
At 7:30 pm, the SB opened the second public hearing to review the proposed 2021 Operating Budget. Members discussed the agreed upon adjustments since the first budget hearing and reviewed the draft Warrant and process for posting with the DRA.

Reviewing the Draft Warrant, the board briefly discussed adding an article to change the Fire Chief position to an appointed position from an elected one; however, members decided to postpone the proposal for this year and reconsider at a future date.
Following discussion of the proposed budget, Jay Jacobs moved to approve the detailed encumbrance amounts totaling $60,913 (detailed breakdown attached to the minutes). All voted in favor.

The board closed the public hearing at 8:10 pm and continued with other business.

Assessing – the SB moved to approve the abatement request for property owners of Map 10 – Lot 27 in the amount of $674.00. All voted in favor.

Monadnock Disposal – The board continued discussion of the proposed contract, agreeing on two revisions to present to MDS, one concerning scheduling of pickups and one regarding dropping terms for a third year.

Finally, the SB moved to approve the SB Meeting Minutes of February 12.