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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Selectmen 2017-01-13


Selectmen Meeting Minutes

January 13, 2017

Present: Carl Newton; Donald T. O'Brien, Linda Paris, Rodney Bartlett, Peterborough Town Administrator, Nicole McStay, Peterborough Assistant Town Administrator

Meeting began at 9:00 AM.

Mr. Bartlett informed everyone that he would be presenting the fiscal year budget for Peterborough to the Peterborough Board of Selectmen and Budget Committee on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

The Peterborough Ambulance budget was reviewed first.  Mr. Bartlett explained that it is becoming more difficult to hire and retain ambulance personnel.  The ambulance personnel are part-time and paid on a per-diem basis.  Most are looking for full-time work.  Ms. McStay explained how the ambulance is funded and how the towns are billed.

The Fire Department budget was reviewed, the increase to Sharon in this budget is due to the lease payment for the fire truck purchased in 2015.

There was a brief discussion regarding the Police and Recycling budgets.  The costs to Sharon for these two items is down slightly.

Meeting adjourned at 10:00 AM.

Minutes taken by Debra Harling.  Approved on 2017-01-17.


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Carl Newton                      Donald T. O'Brien Linda Paris