July 2010 Select Board Minutes

Select Board Minutes July 6, 2010

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

Ø Check manifest signed in the amount of $79,825.89.

Ø Minutes from 6/29 signed.

Ø Communications reviewed from NHDOT, voluntary lot merger form to be sent to planning board.

Ø Changes to franchise agreement to be sent to argent for comment, if acceptable the selectmen will schedule a public hearing prior to granting a franchise agreement.

Ø Hazard mitigation meeting was held last week, changes approved.

Ø Communication from Bradley and Faulkner reviewed and filed.

Ø 2011-2012 Legislative Policy Process reviewed and filed.

Ø Appointment letter for Linda Feuederer signed.

Ø Bayring service agreement signed.

Ø Communication from Peter Arnold reviewed and filed.

Ø Communication reviewed from John Hatfield and filed.

Ø Selectmen authorized cleaning at Jones Hall.

Ø Selectmen reviewed the budget figures to see if there appears to be sufficient funds to purchase equipment for the new cruiser.

Ø Meeting adjourned 7:35pm.

Select Board Minutes July 13, 2010

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

Ø  Check manifest signed in the amount of $8,357.36.

Ø  Minutes from 7/6 signed.

Ø  Appointment letters for Bonnie Collard and Thomas Wiley signed.

Ø  Letter from Industrial communications reviewed and filed.

Ø  Mileage approved for Jacqui to attend the RCC meeting.

Ø  June Bank reconciliations signed.

Ø  Tony Davis has found a roller and is working on a final price.  The asking price is $1,000.  To rent the same piece of equipment would be around $1,800 and would be for a period of one month.  This piece of equipment would allow the Town to pave as time allows.

Ø  Dave Vesco came to state that the problem with the dogs still remains.  Dave read the dog ordinance, and penalty for violating the ordinance.  The problem started 6/24/03.  It has been six years that this has been going on.  Chief Avery has been out and has fined her in the past.  Dave gave the board a copy of the letter that had been sent in the past and helped in the past.  From 7:15 to 8:30 the dog barked and woke up his grandkids.  At 8:30 Dave called inspector Miria who stated that he would forward the information to Chief Avery.  Dave called Mark Lanier who came down and found the dog still barking at around 10am.  At 12pm Dave left for errands in Keene and the dogs were still barking.   Dave saw Trooper Gillis and asked him to speak with the owners re: barking dogs.  Dave is at his wits end and would like another letter sent to from the Selectmen to be sent to Ms. Mclean.  Selectmen will draft another letter to be delivered by Chief Avery.

Ø  Legislative Police update reviewed and filed.

Ø  Abatement signed for Fairpoint in the amount of  $66.31.

Ø  There are three properties that have come up for tax deed, selectmen will review next week.

Ø  Chief Avery has been to the residence and issued a warning Ms. Mclean for barking dogs.  This is her first warning for the dog; any subsequent offenses will result in a civil forfeiture.  One of the dogs came into heat today and has been removed from the property.  Ken has called Ossipee. The old cruiser can be brought up to their facility and they will start taking parts off from the vehicle to install on the new cruiser.  Then they can order any new parts that will be needed to fit.

Ø  Selectmen reviewed the agreement with Argent and will schedule for a public on July 26, 2007

Ø  Meeting adjourned 9:05pm.

Select Board Minutes July 19, 2010

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

Ø  Check manifest signed in the amount of $4,224.08.

Ø  Minutes from 7/13 signed.

Ø  SWRPC newsletter reviewed.

Ø  MS-1 extension request form signed.

Ø  NRRA newsletter reviewed.

Ø  Appointment letter signed for Beth Wiley.

Ø  Letter signed to Fairpoint re: Bayring taking over town phone service.

Ø  Selectmen decided to prebuy 2,500 gallons of oil at the price of $2.359.  This is part of the contracted rate negotiated by the Keene School District .

Ø  Unemployment claims reviewed.

Ø  Executive Council news release reviewed and filed

Ø  Intent to cut signed for Map 409 lot 002.

Ø  Connecticut River Bank paperwork signed.

Ø  Meeting adjourned 9pm.

Select Board Minutes July 26, 2010  

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

Ø  Public hearing to review Franchise Agreement with Argent Communications to maintain a cable TV, Internet and Communications System in Marlow.  No one attended the hearing.  The Board will proceed in signing the agreement.

Ø  Check manifest signed in the amount of $78,662.90.

Ø  Minutes from 7/19 signed.

Ø  Forest fire report signed

Ø  DOT communication reviewed and filed.

Ø  NRRA communication reviewed and filed.

Ø  LGC communication reviewed and filed.

Ø  MS-1 exentsion signed.

Ø  Agreement to pre-buy oil from Jackson Energy signed by the board.

Ø  Appointment letters signed for Donna Chase, Marcia Levesque and Patricia Strickland.

Ø  Selectmen voted to contract with Hubbard Consulting for the table top exercise if the grant funding is approved.  This will be funded 100% with grant money.  Ms. Hubbard’s familiarity with the town through previous work will be beneficial to expediting and focusing the process.

Ø  Approval for construction received on Map 201 lot 32.

Ø  Bob Allen elected as Chairman of the Board beginning on 8/1/10.

Ø  Dan Kinson resigned as a member of the Board effective 8/1/10.