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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Selectmen 2018-01-30

Selectmen Meeting Minutes

January 30, 2018

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

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

Motion to approve minutes of 1/16/18 (Paris/O'Brien).  All in favor, motion carried.

Motion to appoint Stephen Gapp and Patricia Joyner to the ZBA effective 4/1/18 (Newton/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried.

Review of budget items and warrant articles, most line item will remain the same as 2017.  Electricity and telephone expenses will be moved from "financial administration" to "government buildings".

Discussion of a warrant article to close Swamp Road subject to gates and bars.  The wording for this article has been supplied by Attorney Makechnie.  Letters will be sent certified-return receipt to landowners abutting Swamp Road.  A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 5:45 pm.  The regular Board meeting will start at 5:00 pm.

Discussion about keeping the appropriation for the Peterborough Library assessment in the budget or making it a warrant article.  This appropriation will remain in the budget at this time.

Discussion about the Conval budget and warrant.   Mr. Newton informed the Board that the town should be able to obtain a student census.  The Town Administrator will contact the SAU to obtain the census.

Motion to adjourn (Paris/O'Brien).  All in favor, motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:43 PM.

Minutes taken by Debra Harling.  Approved on 2/6/18.


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Carl Newton                      Donald T. O'Brien Linda Paris