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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Selectmen 2017-11-16

Selectmen Meeting Minutes

November 16, 2017

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

Meeting called to order at 12:35 PM by Mr. Newton

Discussion of the 2017 tax rate set by the State of NH-DRA at $22.14/M.  Discussion about the using fund balance to reduce the tax rate.  Motion to use $65,000, or an amount that will keep the tax rate close to the 2016 tax rate of $20.92/M (Newton/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried.

The Board asked the Town Administrator to have the Road Agent contract and the plowing subcontractor contract available for the Tuesday, 11/21/17, meeting.

Discussion about M 03 L 044, there is a question about whether there are two tracts or two separate deeds for this property.  More research is needed.

Discussion about tax bills, the Tax Collector will be available to print bills on 11/20, 11/21, 11/22, 11/27 and 11/28.

Diane Callahan:

  • The Audit Committee is working on the 2016 review.  Due to the number of new people in positions the Audit Committee would like to investigate creating a template for the work that needs to be.

Discussion about the land use change tax owed by San-Ken, the Tax Collector informed the Board that she can lien this when she does the tax lien in 2018.

Discussion about the ad for bids on the McCoy Road bridge area, there was no date for submission.  It was agreed that no bids will be accepted after 11/22/17.

Discussion about an invoice received from Eric Mattson.  The contract with Mattson expired 4/15/17.  This issue will be discussed at the 11/21/17 meeting.

Discussion about the Krook subdivision and the 11/16/17 ZBA hearing for a variance.  Avitar Associates will need to review the subdivision map to make changes to the property information which will be effective for 4/1/18.

Motion to adjourn (Newton/O'Brien). All in favor, motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 1:47 PM.

Minutes taken by Debra Harling.  Approved on 11/21/17.


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Carl Newton                      Donald T. O'Brien Linda Paris