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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Selectmen 2017-09-19

Selectmen Meeting Minutes

September 19 2017

Present: Donald T. O'Brien, Linda Paris

Meeting called to order at 5:30 PM by Mr. O'Brien

Signed Yield (Timber) Tax Warrant for New England Forestry Foundation.

Motion to approve the minutes of 9/5/17 (Paris/O'Brien).  All in favor, motion carried.

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

Motion to approve and sign the MS-535 and MS-1 (O'Brien/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried.

Ms. Harling:

  • Addition at 49 Turnpike Road (M 07 L 010) owned by Cable.  Mr. Newton visited the property and spoke to the residents.  The residents were informed that they needed a building permit and should attend the Selectmen's meeting on 9/19/17.  Neither the owners or residents appeared at the Selectmen's meeting.  Ms. Harling to contact the Town Attorney regarding a cease and desist order.

  • Avitar has been contacted regarding the issue of property look-up on the website.  Mark Stetson forwarded the information to Amy in the software support department.

  • Deeding notification for the property at M 03 L 035F was mailed by the Tax Collector on Friday, 9/19/17.

  • Melanson Heath and Roberts & Greene have been contacted for quotes for an audit.

A letter was received from Ken Callahan with a check from Don and Mary Lawler in the amount of $100.00.  This donation is being made to help cover the cost of a desktop computer for the Archives.  Motion to accept the donation of $100.00 from Don and Mary Lawler and to expend on the purchase of a desktop computer for the Archives (O'Brien/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried.

Bruce Matthews:

  • The timber harvest is complete, temporary culverts have been removed from wetland areas.  Tim Keenan, Road Agent will be asked to look at Cross Road and if satisfactory release the bond.

Ted O'Brien:

  • The water at Mill Bridge appears to be still and not moving.

Mitch Call:

  • The Planning Board has received a subdivision application from Andrew Krook for a property on Spring Hill Road.  There may be an issue with the 100' setback on one lot.  The Board and Road Agent reviewed the plans because of the driveway.  This application will be on the next Planning Board agenda.

Tim Keenan:

  • Has looked at Cross Road and it is satisfactory and the bond can be released.

  • Mr. O'Brien informed Mr. Keenan about a workshop on gravel and dirt road maintenance.  The will be held in Gilford on 9/29/17.  Mr. Keenan will try to attend.

  • Mill Road beavers have been removed.  Ms. Paris gave Mr. Keenan the names of people who have volunteered to help remove the dam.

  • The header is up for the new door on the sand shed.l  

Linda Paris:

  • Juliana Kazanovicz, former Town Administrator, had a baby girl on 9/6/17.

  • Sue Bowled fertilized the rhododendrons.  Dave Campbell has volunteered to organize a landscaping day at the Meeting House and Old School House.    

Motion to adjourn (O'Brien/Paris). All in favor, motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:21 PM.

Minutes taken by Debra Harling.  Approved on 10-03-2017.


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Carl Newton                      Donald T. O'Brien Linda Paris