November 2012 Select Board Minutes

November 5, 2012

Attendees: Ed Thomas, Tom Fuschetto, Bob Allen, Jacqui Fay

Attendance taken and a quorum declared.

Sign check manifest in the amount of $101, 63.58 for November 5, 2012

Review and sign minutes from meeting of 29 October 2012.

Shelley Huntley came in to discuss her ability to campaign for John Mann at the Perkins School.  Reviewed RSA659:43:2.

Maria Baril came in to ask that the Town pay for the posts only, for the new dedication sign for the Tin Shop Pond fence. Selectmen agreed to the expenditure.
Discussed Fairpoint’s pending lawsuits regarding taxation of utility poles by municipalities.

Selectmen approved Executive Administrator to attend RCC Meeting on Wednesday November 7 at Cheshire County House of Corrections.

Selectmen discussed 1 person attending each day at 71st Annual Conference.

Selectmen to meet with GIS for web site data. Reviewed information from Main Street GIS.

Selectmen discuss equipment for EOC – microwave, coffee machine and basic supplies.

Selectmen reviewed Comstar correspondence.

Selectmen discussed costs associated with “The Lighting of the Christmas Tree’ celebration.

SWRPC – ‘A Crossroads:  What’s next for NH’s Transportation Infrastructure’.

Selectmen signed Tax Abatement.

Selectmen discussed Dry Fire hydrants and to see which ones the Fire Dept want us to work on next..

See letter dated October 30 from NH DOT ref Bridge Inspection.

Selectmen reviewed letter dated October 25 from Evelyn Hubal, Cheshire County Register of Deeds ref Property Fraud Alert.

Review Police Log.

Selectmen received an invitation from John D Perkins school to Thanksgiving Dinner.

Review Police Log.

Selectmen signed  transfer of $75,000 from Savings to Checking.
November 13, 2012

Attendees:  Tom Fuschetto, Bob Allen, Jacqui Fay

Absent: Ed Thomas

Attendance taken and a quorum declared.

Sign check manifest in the amount of $6,627.62 for November 13, 2012

Tom Foote came into discuss the dry hydrant across from the fire station. It does not work and is not part of our Hydrant upgrade. Tom requested permission to remove the old hydrant. Tom also requested authorization to Take Engine 1 in for some mechanical repairs at Valley Equipment. Selectmen agreed that repairs of less than $500.00 are ok to proceed. If repairs are expected to be in excess of $500.00 it will require additional approval.

Review and sign minutes from meeting of November 6 2012.

Selectmen signed the following Purchase orders

      -For Fire dept. re-cert SCBA for $550.00

      -For mat for the new shed at highway dept for $1,110.88

      -For replacement Batteries for highway equipment for $222.30

      -For Flags and grave markers in the amount of $239.05

Selectmen reviewed and signed Bank Reconcillation

Selectmen reviewed revision to the revised MS1 to be submitted to the DRA

Meeting adjourned at 10:45 pm
November 19, 2012

Sign check manifest for 19 November 2012.

Vim Tingle from MainStreet GIS.

Review and sign minutes from meeting of 13 November 2012.

Review tax rate information.

Review draft Master Plan questionnaire.

See email ref Point-In-Time Count.

See letter dated November 9 from LGC.

Sign Certificate of Exemption for BayRing.

See email ref Web EOC classes.

Auditors to start preliminary work on 5 December at 9am.

See email dated November 8 ref WC Renewal – Ambulance Personnel.

Approve payment for Diluzio from ETF.

Second front door to Town Office found open mid Sunday morning.

Review sales for 2011/12 Sales Ratio study.

Review 2012 Budget.
November 26, 2012
Atenndees: Tom Fuschetto, Bob Allen, Jacqui Fay
Absent: Ed Thomas
Attendance taken and quorum declared
Sign check manifest in the amount of $4,674.55 for 26 November 2012.
Selectmen reviewed and signed minutes from meeting of 19 November 2012
Selectmen signed property Tax Warrant.
Selectmen decided to include Master Plan Survey with tax bills.
Selectmen Review police log.
Selectmen signed Bank Reconciliation.
See letter dated November 20 from LGC.
Selectmen reviewed and filed letter dated October 19 from NH Tree Farm Committee.
Selectmen meeting schedule over Christmas Holidays on Friday the 21st and the 28th of December at 7pm these meetings will be open to the public. The town office will be closed the week of December 24 thru Dec 28th
Selectmen signed 2 x purchase orders for Fire Department.
Selectmen signed a PO for a new PC for the treasurers use.
Selectmen reviewed ‘Alteration of terrain Permit Application’ See letter dated November 15 from NHDES.
Tom Canfield called - he will be removing white pines on Map 202 Lot 034, just wanted to keep Town informed and let them know he is working with the NHDES.
Fast Roads currently working in Town.
See email dated November 26 from Town of Washington ref compost bins.    
Meeting ajourned
10:15 pm