Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 4/27/16

TOWN OF WALPOLE

MEETING OF THE SELECTBOARD

APRIL 27, 2016

 

Selectboard Present:  Steven Dalessio (Chair); Peggy Pschirrer; Joseph Aldrich

CALL TO ORDER:  Mr. Dalessio called this Selectboard meeting to order at 6:30 PM in the Walpole Town Hall. He advised that this meeting is being recorded and asked anyone wishing to speak to identify themselves for the record.  There were two people in attendance.

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Mr. Aldrich moved to accept the Accounts Payable check register in the amount of $65,799.49 for checks dated April 29, 2016.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

PAYROLL:

Mr. Aldrich moved to accept the Payroll voucher for the week ending April 23, 2016, in the amount of $20,313.55 for checks dated April 29, 2016.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

Mr. Aldrich moved to accept the electronic fund transfer for the 941 Employer Taxes for Withholding, MEDI and FICA taxes in the amount of $4,370.66 for the week ending April 23, 2016.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

SELECTBOARD STAFF MEETING – April 21, 2016:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard Staff Meeting of April 21, 2016, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.  Mr. Aldrich abstained as he was not present.

SELECTBOARD MEETING – April 21, 2016:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of April 21, 2016, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Aldrich.  With all in favor, the Minutes were approved.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – April 21, 2016:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of April 21, 2016, as submitted.  These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Aldrich.  With all in favor, the Minutes were approved.

BUILDING PERMIT:

BATESOLE AND NORDSTROM LIVING TRUST, 48 Colonial Drive, Map & Lot #021-034-000:  Mr. Aldrich moved to approve Building Permit No. 2016-13 for William D. Batesole and Anne D. Nordstrom Living Trust / William D. Batesole and Anne D. Nordstrom to “Add an 18’ x 22’ Screen Porch/Sunroom”.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

DEMOLITION PERMIT:

JAMES ALDRICH REV. TRUST, 275 Valley Road, Map & Lot #011-019-000:  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve Demolition Permit No. 2016-14 for James Aldrich Revocable Trust / James and Brenda Aldrich to “Demolish an 18’ x 21’ x 9’ pig barn/shed”.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.  Mr. Aldrich recused himself from the vote.

VETERANS CREDIT

HURLBURT, 260 Old Cheshire Turnpike, Map & Lot #013-027-001Mr. Dalessio clarified that Mr. Hurlburt is not qualified for the standard Veterans Credit but he is eligible for the Disabled Credit.

Mr. Aldrich moved to approve and sign the Veterans Credit application for Mr. George Hurlburt, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

ABATEMENTS and REFUNDS:

NH PUBLIC RADIO, 88 Scovill Road, Map & Lot #003-082-CL-4:  Mr. Aldrich moved to approve and sign the Notice of Property Tax Abatement for the Tax Year 2013 in the amount of $2,017.15 for the NH Public Radio.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

NH PUBLIC RADIO, 88 Scovill Road, Map & Lot #003-082-CL-4:  Mr. Aldrich moved to approve and sign the Notice of Property Tax Abatement for the Tax Year 2014 in the amount of $2,021.02 for the NH Public Radio.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

NH PUBLIC RADIO, 88 Scovill Road, Map & Lot #003-082-CL-4:  Mr. Aldrich moved to approve and sign the Notice of Property Tax Abatement for the Tax Year 2015 in the amount of $1,960.00 for the NH Public Radio.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to remove the Property Tax Warrants for the NH Public Radio so they are not billed in the future because they are a not-for-profit organization.  Seconded by Mr. Aldrich.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CUT WOOD or TIMBER:

GALLOWAY REV. TRUST, County Road, Map & Lot #002-012-000:  Mr. Aldrich moved to sign the Notice of Intent to Cut Wood or Timber off the County Road for Jan Galloway-LeClerc / Galloway Rev. Trust, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

GARLAND, Reservoir Road, Map & Lot #011-002-000: Mr. Aldrich moved to sign the Notice of Intent to Cut Wood or Timber off Reservoir Road for Roger Garland, Jr. / Garland Lumber Company, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO EXCAVATE:

GEORGE R. GRAVES REV. TRUST, 834 Wentworth Road, Map & Lot #001-016-000:  Mr. Aldrich moved to sign the Notice of Intent to Excavate off Old Route 12 North for The George R. Graves Revocable Trust of 2013, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

OLD BUSINESS:

Appointments Mrs. Downing reported that there are no new letters of intent.  The vacancies have been posted and published in the Clarion.

Employee Policy Handbook Update:  Mrs. Pschirrer advised that the committee will met again on May 31st.  She will prepare the memo of the notice for the meeting.

Southwestern Region Planning CommissionMr. Bob Miller and Mr. Bob Anderson plan to attend this SWRPC meeting on April 27th, 2016.

Grant Curbing Gift Mr. Rau, Road Agent, has not yet received any quotes to do this curbing project from the Church to Mr. Boas’ property.

North Street Mr. Rau is waiting for Mr. Fellows to write-up his report on North Street.

NEW BUSINESS:

Water and Sewer Fees Warrants:

Mr. Aldrich moved to approve and sign the Town of Walpole Warrant For the Collection of North Walpole Sewer Fees in the amount of $49,383.78.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

Mr. Aldrich moved to approve and sign the Town of Walpole Warrant For the Collection of Walpole Sewer Fees in the amount of $60,410.30.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

Mr. Aldrich moved to approve and sign the Town of Walpole Warrant For the Collection of Walpole Water Fees in the amount of $69,301.18.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

Water and Sewer Abatement for Reed, Main Street, Map & Lot #020-046-000:  This Agenda item was put on-hold until the next meeting.

31st Annual Seminars on Trust Fund AdministrationMr. Dalessio requested that copies of the notices of these seminars be put in all the Trustees of Trust Funds mail boxes.  He recommended all the Trustees sign up to attend the appropriate seminars.  It will also be sent to Ms. Karen Kuniholm and Ms. Justine Rogers.

Walpole Library – May 7th: Mrs. Pschirrer mentioned that Saturday, May 7th is the date of the Plant Sale and Birthday Party at the Walpole Library.

Native American River Clean-Up Event – May 7thThere will be a Native American River Clean-up event on May 7th.  Mrs. Pschirrer will obtain more information on the schedule of events from Mr. Paul Colburn.

Town Hall Kitchen Stove:  The Selectboard discussed the need for a larger gas tank for the Town Hall kitchen stove as the smaller tank is not adequate.  The larger tank also needs to be filled on a regular basis.  Mrs. Downing will contact Young’s Propane.

Town Hall Rental FormMrs. Pschirrer revised the Town Hall Rental form and will bring it into the next meeting.  The Selectboard discussed a need to break down rentals into categories as many people / organizations use the building for various events.  Some are non-profit; some meet on a regular basis.  There should be a surcharge for use of the kitchen.  Mr. Dalessio would like to know how much income the Town receives from rentals on an annual basis.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION:

Mr. Dalessio moved to enter into a Non-Public Selectboard Session pursuant to RSA 91-A:3 II to discuss (a) Personnel and (c) Reputations.  Mrs. Pschirrer seconded the motion and, on a roll call vote with all in favor, the motion was approved at 7:22 PM.

The regular meeting resumed at 7:41 PM.

 

Mrs. Pschirrer moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of April 27, 2016, be sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Aldrich.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

RECESS SELECTBOARD MEETING:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to recess the Selectboard meeting.  The Selectboard will enter into a meeting as the Hooper Trustees.  Seconded by Mr. Aldrich.  With all in favor, the motion was approved.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 8:18 PM.

ADJOURNMENT:

Mr. Aldrich moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Aldrich.  With all in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 8:19 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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