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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Selectmen 2017-09-05

Selectmen Meeting Minutes
September 5, 2017

Present: Carl Newton, Donald T. O'Brien, Linda Paris
Meeting called to order at 5:32 PM by Mr. Newton

Motion to approve the minutes of 8/15/17 as corrected (Newton/O'Brien).  All in favor, motion carried.

Ken Callahan:
  • Mr. Callahan read the Board's proposal for cemetery regulations at the town picnic.  One person commented on the proposed regulations.
  • A former town resident stopped at the Meeting House when Mr. Callahan was there and complained about the upkeep.  This person suggested the town hire a professional landscaper.  The Board requested that Ms. Harling send an email out asking if anyone in town would like to organize a landscaping day at the Meeting House and old School House.
Anne Booth:
  • Question about the beavers on Mill Road.  Mr. Newton stated that a trapper has been hired to remove them.  There are issues with a house being flooded because of the beavers.

Ted O'Brien:
  • Doesn't think that Swamp Road can be closed on an emergency basis.  Mr. Newton said he would like to speak to DiSalvo.  Discussion about road closure designations.

Linda Paris:
  • Verified that Chet Bowles use of the Meeting House is set/
  • Asked about the Matthews intent to cut was set, all proper wetlands notifications have be done with the State of NH.
  • Asked about the Town Administrator's meeting with Mr. Goodeve.  Accruals will be done for the tax liens.  Mr. Goodeve suggested that the Board start considering a professional audit.  Ms. Harling will contact Melanson Heath and Roberts & Greene for estimates for an audit.
  • Roadside mowing - upper Spring Road is not done, branches have not been cut.
  • Ms. Paris found templates for driveway permits on her computer, these will be forwarded to Mr. Keenan.

Carl Newton:
  • Work has started on the door for the shed.
  • Reviewed the changes to cemetery regulations.  Motion to charge $150.00 for a 2' x 2 ½' plot for cremations (Newton/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried.

Motion to adjourn (Newton/O'Brien). All in favor, motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:18 PM.

Minutes taken by Debra Harling.  Approved on_09/19/17__.

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Carl Newton                      Donald T. O'Brien Linda Paris