June 2010 Select Board Minutes

Select Board Minutes June 1, 2010

Present:  Dan Kinson, Bob Allen, Mark Lanier and Jacqui Faye

Ø  Check manifest signed in the amount of $71849.02.

Ø  Tax collectors warrants signed.

Ø  PO signed for wet batt-hz in the amount of 280.05.

Ø  PO signed last week for fire base radio station was split in two PO ’s.

Ø  Intent to cut signed for Map 403-001

Ø  News release for executive council district two reviewed and filed.

Ø  Communication from Marc Spinale reviewed.  He is frustrated with the lack of communication from the Town.  There have been no changes.  US Cellular’s position remains that the Town cannot “rent” its space to a commercial entity.   The Town is reviewing its legal options.

Ø  Minutes from May 24, 2010 signed.

Ø  Selectmen’s meeting on June 21st has been rescheduled to June 22, 2010.

Ø  CSPA pamphlet to be kept on file for any one who would like to reference it.

Ø  Transfer in the amount of $60,000 signed.

Ø  Jacqui to contact Mason and Rich to get a price for additional training for the tax collector.

Ø  Letter signed for SPINF that the Selectboard is not aware of any issues on Map 403-003.

Ø  Timber Tax warrant signed for 405-094.

Ø  Signing for the State land will be done by mail if possible.

Ø  Bucky White was given tax exemption forms to fill out.

Ø  Meeting adjourned 8:30pm.

Select Board Minutes June 7, 2010 

Present:  Dan Kinson, Bob Allen, Mark Lanier

 Ø  Check manifest signed in the amount of $52,451.13.

Ø  Minutes from June 1, 2010 signed.

Ø  Charitable Organization Financial Statement received from the Marlow Historical Society, to be filed.

Ø  Alarm activity reviewed and filed.

Ø  POs signed for:

o   Melanson Company for steel, $325.

o   USPS for stamps, $61.60

o   Dan Zeh to update maps with new GIS info, $150 ( PO held for more explanation.)

o   Bound Tree Medical various supplies for the ambulance, $300

Ø  Jacqui to contact Mason and determine if they can provide training for the Tax Collector when they are in town for the audit and find out an additional hourly fee.

Ø  SWRPC highlights reviewed and filed.

Ø  Approval for operation for Mark Luth filed.

Ø  Timber tax assessment worksheet for map 201/32.

Ø  FEMA rejection reviewed and filed.

Ø  Authorizaiton to transfer signed.

Ø  Quitclaim Deed signed for Map 202 lot 005 pursuant to the warrant article, to be transferred to the State of NH .

Ø  Legislative Bulletin reviewed and filed.

Ø  Lyle Handy wanted to know if the old café/salon could be used as residential, selectmen stated yes and that any interior modifications would not require a building permit.

Ø  Letter of intent filed for a grant to get an engineering site study to build a new fire station at a later date.

Ø  Beth Fernald to review the proposed agreement with Argent

Ø  Selectmen are still working on obtaining three bids to outfit the cruiser with lights and accessories.

Ø  Meeting adjourned 7:40pm.

Select Board Minutes June 14, 2010

Present:  Dan Kinson, Bob Allen, Mark Lanier and Jacqui Faye

Ø  Check manifest signed in the amount of $4,746.77.

Ø  Tom Willey would like to be sworn in as a member of the planning board.  All open positions will be posted.

Ø  Harland McGuire and Lyle Handy came to ask about Harland’s commercial being changed to residential.  There is already a residential building on the lot and Harland would either need to get a subdivision or a variance from the ZBA as they were the board with authority in the area.

Ø  Warrant for unlicensed dogs signed.

Ø  Timber tax levy signed for map 201 lot 32

Ø  Petition and pole license signed.

Ø  Abatement signed for Map 412/13 as this lot is enrolled in the PILOT program.

Ø  Intent to use the PA-28 form signed for the DRA.

Ø  John Asseng’s appointment to Conservation Commission was signed.

Ø  Minutes from June 7 signed

Ø  The town will need to make sure that all emergency management, law enforcement and fire department are up to date on their NIMS trainings.

Ø  Peter Arnold filed an abatement on Map 405 lot 23.  This application is late for this year and will be held until next year.  Jacqui to draft a letter to Mr. Arnold stating that the Town is going through a revaluation and he may be able to resolve the issue this year prior to the abatement being acting upon next March.

Ø  Executive Council news release reviewed and filed.

Ø  Historical Society has reserved Jones Hall on July 9th , pending receipt of insurance certificate.

Ø  The Library wanted to reserve Jones Hall on June 25 for the little red wagon, approved pending receipt of the insurance certificate.

Ø  Jacqui to schedule review of hazard mitigation plan in conjunction with a selectmen’s meeting.

Ø  Jacqui authorized to apply for a table top exercise grant to test the hazard mitigation plan.

Ø  Meeting adjourned 8:20pm.

Select Board Minutes June 22, 2010

Present:  Dan Kinson, Bob Allen, Mark Lanier and Jacqui Faye

Ø  Check manifest signed in the amount of $11,079.49.

Ø  Minutes from June 14 signed.

Ø  NHDRA mini courses, no one to attend

Ø  NRRA market comments reviewed and filed

Ø  Forestry notification reviewed and filed.

Ø  Selectmen reviewed changes to Argent agreement; changes were agreeable and are to be sent to argent for their review and comment.   Selectmen also wish to discuss the percentage for franchise fees

Ø  DHHS correspondence reviewed and filed.

Ø  Draft letter to Peter Arnold reviewed and signed.

Ø  Legislative bulletin reviewed and filed.

Ø  Assessor’s exchange reviewed and filed.

Ø  Selectmen now have three quotes for outfitting the cruiser.  All quotes were examined and equalized the best deal for the Town was Ossippee Mountain .  Selectmen will look to see how much money is left in the warrant article and the operating budget and then make a final decision on the equipment to be installed.

Ø  Intent to cut signed for Map 406 lot 004

Ø  Letter signed to the Fire Marshall’s office re: fire works.

Ø  Tony Davis reported that he has spoken with Chief Avery Cross St , Church St , Honey Rd and Musterfield Heights Rd.   On Church st there are multiple concerns, line of sight, corners and rises in the road affect visibility.  There was a prior accident.  There are multiple places of public interest cemetery, library, church and a narrow road combine to incline the board to lower the speed limit on Curch St and Cross St to 25mph.  Selectmen will look into the other roads prior to making to a decision on lower the speed on the other roads.

Ø  Tony would also like to post the open position on the highway.  A brief job description will be drafted and posted around town and in the news paper, selectmen approved the measure.

Ø  Letter signed to Peter Arnold re: tax abatement filing time frames and up coming review.

Ø  PO signed for 15 dozen flags $216.20.

Ø  Jacqui to look into pricing with Fairpoint further and see if they have package savings for phone and internet.  Selectmen will then decide on internet package and whether or not to switch phone companies next week.

Ø  Meeting adjourned 8:50pm.

Select Board Minutes June 28, 2010

 Present:  Dan Kinson, Bob Allen, Mark Lanier and Jacqui Faye

Ø  Check printer is no longer working.  Selectmen authorized the purchase of a new printer up to $150.

Ø  Check manifest signed in the amount of $71,863.09.

Ø  Minutes from June 22 signed.

Ø  Application for Highway safety project grant reviewed, application looked to be in order.

Ø  Outstanding bill for forest fire from Dave Wilbur.  The Selectmen will need to meet with Tom Foote to discuss the matter further.

Ø  NRRA weekly newsletter reviewed.

Ø  Executive council news release reviewed and filed.

Ø  NHDES letter reviewed and filed.

Ø  Amended warrant signed for the tax collector.

Ø  Email from Phil Miles reviewed.

Ø  John Asseng came in to brief the board that there is a new overlay that needs to be purchased to make the maps that conservation needs more current.  Selectmen approved the purchase.  Selectmen also requested to be copied on the minutes from conservation and will request such information from all boards that meet so that the selectmen can be kept up to date.

Ø  Corey Brogdale entered a complaint that the kids playing basketball on Newport Rd are creating an obstruction and he is concerned that one of the kids will get hit by a car.  Information to be sent to Chief Avery.

Ø  Intent to cut signed for Sue Cormier.

Ø  Bank reconciliation for May signed.

Ø  Marcia Levesque, Donna Chase were sworn in as members of the parks and recreation commission.

Ø  Brian Wright came requesting a right of way across the land being purchased by the Town.  Selectmen stated that there has been no deed recorded at this time and that he should come back in a few weeks.

Ø   Bob briefed the board on the coalition committee meeting.

Ø  The Town will switch the phone to Bayring and get internet service through Fairpoint.

Ø  Meeting adjourned 8:30pm.