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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Selectmen 2018-03-20

Selectmen Meeting Minutes

March 20, 2018

Present: Carl Newton, Linda Paris

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

Motion to approve the minutes of 3/6/18 (Newton/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried.

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

Gary Backstrom:

  • Exterior flags are not lighted and they are currently unserviceable.  Mr. Newton stated that they would prefer to have a full Board before addressing this issue.

  • Suggestion to remove or leave as is.

  • Mr. Backstrom suggested illumination, perhaps a solar light.

  • Mr. Newton suggested taking down and just raising them for special occasions.

  • The current flags will be removed and the Board will address when there is a full Board present.

Tim Keenan:

  • Mr. Newton requested that Mr. Keenan discuss pushing snow further back when plowing the roads with Mr. Matson.

  • Ms. Paris gave Mr. Keenan an application for state bridge aid.  Ms. Paris will check on whether a bridge needs to be red-listed by the state before an application can be submitted for bridge aid.

  • Mr. Keenan will be looking at resurfacing Mill Road in 2018.

Motion to approve transfer to the trust funds as voted at the 2018 Town Meeting (Newton/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried.

Motion to approve and sign the MS-232 (Newton/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried and the MS-232 was signed.  Ms. Harling will scan and upload to the state web portal.

Motion to appoint Debra Harling as Town Administrator until March 31, 2019 (Newton/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried. Ms. Harling took her oath of office.

Mr. Newton:

  • Asked Mitch Call if San-Ken needs an excavation permit.  Mr.Call stated that the permit needs to be renewed and the bond needs to be renewed.

  • Mr. Newton informed those present that Mr. Galbraith may not be able to fulfill the duties on the Board of Selectmen.  The Board will have more information by the end of the week.

  • Information has been obtained from the NHMA on what the Board will need to do.

Motion to adjourn (Newton/Paris).  All in favor, motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 5:58 PM.

Minutes taken by Debra Harling.  Approved on 04/03/2018.


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Carl Newton                      Linda Paris