Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 4/6/17

TOWN OF WALPOLE

MEETING OF THE SELECTBOARD

APRIL 6, 2017

 

Selectboard Present:     Peggy Pschirrer (Chair); Steven Dalessio; (Absent: Cheryl Mayberry)

CALL TO ORDER:  Mrs. Pschirrer called this Selectboard meeting to order at 6:30 PM in the Walpole Town Hall.  Ms. Cheryl Mayberry is not present as she is at the Annual Meeting of the North Walpole Village District; this is her last meeting as a Commissioner.  Mrs. Pschirrer advised that this meeting is being recorded and asked anyone wishing to speak to identify themselves for the record.  There were three people in attendance.

 

NON-PUBLIC 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.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:03 PM.

Mr. Dalessio moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of April 6, 2017, be sealed.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the amount of $67,522.48 for checks dated April 7, 2017.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

 

PAYROLL:

Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Payroll Voucher for the week ending April 1, 2017, in the amount of $23,661.25 for checks dated April 7, 2017.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the electronic fund transfer for the 941 Employer Taxes for Withholding, MEDI and FICA taxes in the amount of $5,533.36 for the week ending April 1, 2017.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

 

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

SELECTBOARD MEETING – March 30, 2017:  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve the Minutes of the regular Selectboard meeting of March 30, 2017, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – March 30, 2017:  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of March 30, 2017, as submitted.  These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

The Selectboard received and reviewed Minutes of the following meetings:

  • North Walpole Village District Board of Commissioners – March 21, 2017;
  • North Walpole Village District Board of Commissioners – March 28, 2017;
  • Walpole Planning Board Workshop – March 28, 2017.

The Selectboard acknowledged receipt of a copy of the Annual Report from the North Walpole Village District.

 

ALL VETERANS’ TAX CREDIT:

MAP and LOT #004-029-000:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant the All Veterans’ Tax Credit in the amount of $500.00 for Map and Lot #004-029-000.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #015-014-002:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant the All Veterans’ Tax Credit in the amount of $500.00 for Map and Lot #015-014-002.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

 

PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENTS:

MAP and LOT #014-011-001:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept Avitar Associates recommendation to deny this Property Tax Abatement for Map and Lot #014-011-001.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #003-040-000:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept Avitar Associates recommendation to deny this Property Tax Abatement for Map and Lot #003-040-000.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #013-035-000:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept Avitar Associates recommendation to deny this Property Tax Abatement for Map and Lot #013-035-000.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #020-048-000:  Mrs. Pschirrer recused herself from voting on this Abatement due to a conflict.  It will be on the Agenda for the next meeting.

MAP and LOT #021-038-000:  Mrs. Pschirrer recused herself from voting on this Abatement due to a conflict.  It will be on the Agenda for the next meeting.

 

GRAVEL TAX WARRANT: 

MAP and LOT #001-016-000:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept this Original Warrant, Gravel Tax Levy, Tax Year: April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017, in the amount of $90.56 for Operation numbers – 16-461-05-E and 03-000-00-G for Map and Lot #001-016-000, George R. Graves Revocable Trust.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

 

NOTICE OF INTENT TO EXCAVATE PERMIT:

MAP and LOT #001-016-000:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant this Notice of Intent to Excavate Permit for Map and Lot #001-016-000 off Old Route 12 North for The George R. Graves Revocable Trust.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

New Arch Bridge Street Lights: The letter on the New Arch Bridge Street Lights was postponed until the Selectboard meeting next week.

 

Appointment Notice:  The Selectboard signed the Re-Appointment Notice to the Walpole Conservation Commission for Mr. Lew Shelley for a three year term that was approved at the meeting last week.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Walpole Police Department:  A request was received from the Walpole Police Department to use $2,000 from their Revolving Fund toward the repair cost on the 2011 Cruiser that had major engine trouble.

Mr. Dalessio moved to approve the request from the Walpole Police Department to withdraw funds in the amount of $2,000 from the Revolving Fund to be designated toward the repair costs on the 2011 Cruiser.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

 

Conservation Commission and Hooper Institute Board Appointment Request:

Mr. Dalessio moved to Re-Appoint Mrs. Elaine Heleen to the Walpole Conservation Commission as an alternate member for a three year term.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

There was a consensus to wait on the Appointment request to the Hooper Institute Board for Mrs. Elaine Heleen.  This request will be sent to the Hooper Institute from the Walpole Conservation Commission.  Mr. Lew Shelley is not seeking a re-appointment.

 

RECESS SELECTBOARD MEETING:  Mr. Dalessio moved to recess this Selectboard meeting.  The Selectboard will enter into a meeting as the Hooper Trustees.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved at 7:19 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:33 PM.

 

NEW BUSINESS (Continued):

Highway Department:  Mrs. Pschirrer reported the Highway Department began their summer hours this week.

 

Adjournment:  Mr. Dalessio moved to adjourn this meeting.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:36 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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