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Sunday, March 5, 2017

Selectmen 02-07-17

Selectmen Meeting Minutes

February 07, 2017

Present: Carl Newton; Donald T. O'Brien, Linda Paris

Meeting called to order at 5:30 PM by Mr. Newton.

Discussion about printing the entire MS-9 in the town report.  Determined that just the summary will be printed, as in the past, a note will be added that the complete report is available for review.

Mr. Newton reported on the most recent SAC meeting and left a copy of the ConVal strategic plan.

Discussion of the State of NH bridge report.  Discussion about the possibility of closing the Swamp Road bridge.

2017 Budget Hearing opened by Mr. Newton at 5:45 pm

Review of the proposed ConCom budget, requested $731.00, the Board rounded this amount up to $750.00.

Review and approval of the proposed compensation schedule.

Discussion about a warrant article to change the compensation of the Town Clerk from salary and fees to a salary.  If passed this would take effect in 2018.

Review and approval of the budgetary accounts.

Review of warrant articles:  $1,500 to Brick Schoolhouse Maintenance Fund; $2,000 to the Welfare Services Non-Capital Reserve Fund; $20,000 to the Town Highway Repairs Fund; $10,000 to the Bridge Fund.

Non-monetary warrant articles: change the terms for the Town Clerk and Tax Collector to 3 year terms; adoption of the "All Veterans" tax credit.

Budget hearing closed at 6:55 pm

Regular business resumed at 6:55 pm

Paris: reminder of the memorial service for Will Fenno at the Meeting House on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Motion to accept the minutes of 1/17/17 (Paris/O'Brien).  All in favor, motion carried.

Signed two LUCT warrants for San-Ken for the area of the gravel pit.

Ms. Harling informed the Board that FEMA has approved the 2016 Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Discussion about the Avitar recommendation regarding a settlement with Fairpoint.  Ms. Harling informed the Board the Gary Kinyon had reviewed the recommendation and suggested the Board accept the settlement agreement.  The Board agreed to accept the Avitar recommendation to settle with Fairpoint.

Motion to adjourn (Newton/O'Brien). All in favor, motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:06 PM.

Minutes taken by Debra Harling.  Approved on _2/21/17_______.


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Carl Newton                      Donald T. O'Brien Linda Paris