Public Hearing – 8/31/17

TOWN OF WALPOLE

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SELECTBOARD

PUBLIC HEARING

AUGUST 31, 2017

 

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

CALL TO ORDER:  Mrs. Pschirrer called this Special Meeting of the Selectboard to order at 6:15 PM in the Walpole Town Hall.  She advised that this meeting is being recorded and asked anyone wishing to speak to identify themselves for the record.

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

Mrs. Pschirrer opened this Public Hearing and read the notice of Public Hearing as follows:

“Notice is hereby given that the Selectboard of the Town of Walpole, NH will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at 6:15 pm in the Selectboard Office of the Walpole Town Hall.

The purpose of the public hearing is in accordance with RSA 31:95-b for accepting unanticipated monies in the amount of $10,000 from the Bridge Wilson American Legion Post #77 to be used for assistance to Walpole veterans who have financial need.

These funds are non-lapsing and will be placed in a separate account that will be in the custody of the Town’s Welfare Office.

Interested citizens are invited to attend and comment on the above.  Written comments may be submitted to the Selectboard, PO Box 729, Walpole, NH 03608.   Those with special needs or a disability are to call the Selectboard Office at 603-756-3672 to request assistance.”

 

Mrs. Pschirrer advised that Mr. Whitney Aldrich, on behalf of the Bridge Wilson American Legion Post #77, presented the above gift of $10,000 to be used as assistance to Walpole veterans and their families who have financial need and the Selectboard accepted their check.

Mr. Whitney Aldrich was the only member of the public in attendance and was the representative from the Bridge Wilson American Legion Post #77.  There were no other comments received from the public in writing or by phone.  Mrs. Pschirrer declared this Public Hearing closed at 6:19 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 6:19 PM.

Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the gift of $10,000 from the Bridge Wilson American Legion Post #77 to be used for assistance to Walpole veterans who have financial need.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Mr. Dalessio moved to adjourn this Special meeting of the Selectboard.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 6:30 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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