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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Selectmen 2017-03-21

Selectmen Meeting Minutes
March 21, 2017

Present: Carl Newton; Donald T. O'Brien, Linda Paris
Meeting called to order at 5:30 PM by Mr. Newton.

Motion to accept the minutes of 3/7/17 (Newton/O'Brien).  All in favor, motion carried.

Motion to approve payroll and manifest (Paris/Newton).  All in favor, motion carried.

Ken Callahan:  submitted two bills for the ConCom for payment.  Submitted a donation for the Will Fenno Memorial Fund from the Lawlers.

Discussion with Ken Callahan and Tim Keenan, Road Agent, about the gate on Mountain Road being open and people driving on Mountain Road.  Mr. Keenan will look at Mountain Road and assess how muddy it is.

Discussion with Mitch Call, Chair of the Planning Board, regarding an email send to the Town Attorney with questions about ADUs.  Mr. Call informed the Board that new ADUs will require approval.

Motion to approve and sign the MS232 (Newton/O'Brien).  All in favor, motion carried.

Motion to approve and sign timber tax warrants for The Society for the Protection of NH Forests and San-Ken (Newton/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried.

Motion to approve warrant article transfers to trust funds for submission on the April manifest (Paris/O'Brien).  All in favor, motion carried.

Motion to nominate Carl Newton as Chair of the Board of Selectmen (O'Brien/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried.

Mr. O'Brien shared information from Proctor and Green regarding the ConCom.

Ms. Paris had a question regarding the validity of the vote on warrant article #13 at Town Meeting.  It was agreed that this is a "sense of the meeting" vote and it does not deal with any appropriations.

Mr. Callahan spoke about the availability of the town reports before Town Meeting.  Discussion about mailing, delivering town reports to households, and leaving town reports outside the door of the Meeting House.  This matter will be discussed further later in the year.

Motion at 6:17 pm to enter non-public session under RSA 91-A:3, II (a) (Newton/Paris),  Roll call vote: Newton - yes; Paris - yes; O'Brien - yes, motion carried.

Out of non-public session at 6:32 pm.  

Motion to adjourn (Newton/Paris). All in favor, motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:34 PM.

Minutes taken by Debra Harling.  Approved on _04/04/2017________.

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Carl Newton                      Donald T. O'Brien Linda Paris