Select Board
Thursday, August 17, 2023
Meeting Minutes

Select Board: Andrew Maneval, Andrea Hodson, Kathy Scott

Agenda – The board approved the agenda, with the addition of DRA reporting and with moving up the Road Work item in the order of matters to be addressed.

Minutes of August 10 – With the correction of two typos, the board approved the minutes.

Road Work Committee update – The board signed the contract with Huntley Survey for a survey of Church Alley. The town will seek permission from abutters in the event the surveyor needs to get on their property to undertake any portion of the work. The town also continues discussions with Historic Harrisville to align on structural or infrastructure needs as part of the road project and HHI’s plans for its buildings. The next Road Committee meeting is anticipated for early October. The committee also anticipates bringing plans and recommendations to the SB in November.

Eastside Road – Andrew Maneval shared highlights of his discussion with the Road Agent and an action plan for Eastside Road. The board will seek confirmation from Mr. Tarr on the timetable for work as the highway department schedule allows and will ask Mr. Tarr to provide a quote for needed drainage material.

Recycling Center Committee – The board further discussed engaging a consultant to help review recycling facility operations and to work with Recycling Center Committee and town on recommendations moving forward.  Andrew Maneval moved to proceed with the contract to be drafted by Andrea Hodson and Kathy Scott. Kathy Scott seconded. All voted in favor.

Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant – The grant application is under review by the Peterborough Town Administrator, after which it will get submitted to the DOE.

Finance – The board signed the pay warrant in the amount of $214,967.69. The board signed the MS-535, Auditor’s Report, for submission to the DRA.

Town Clerk – The SB acknowledged both ideas from the Town Clerk on a dedication of the Jay Jacobs Meeting Room sign on Sept 29 and on the recommendation pursuant to RSAs to establish a Municipal Records Committee that includes a SB member. Andrew Maneval will serve on it.

The meeting adjourned at 8:40 pm.