Select Board Meeting Minutes – 7/5/18

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.  She advised this meeting is being recorded and asked anyone wishing to speak to identify themselves for the record.  There were two members of the public in attendance. PUBLIC BUSINESS:COLD RIVER MATERIALS – Gary Patch:  Mr. Patch, Cold River Materials, is concerned that Mr. Mike Rau, Road Agent, plans to close down Brewery Road to pave.  They do a lot of paving and do not shut roads down.  There are safety issues running all kinds of traffic up through their plant.  Mrs. Pschirrer advised that Mr. Rau is concerned about that road and the traffic on it as well. The men who are doing the work on Monday; they will pave Brewery Road first.  He wants to get the road done as soon as possible. Therefore, Mr. Rau decided to close a part of that road rather than do one lane at a time. Using flaggers will take longer.  Mr. Patch was told the road will be closed about three hours on Monday; he will plan on that time period.  Mrs. Pschirrer noted that Whitcomb Construction always used to take care of that road because their trucks used it the most.  Mr. Patch and the Selectboard will talk about that idea in the future.   COREY FIELD:  Mrs. Field walks on Watkins Hill Road and is concerned about pedestrians because of the vehicles traveling so fast.  Recently Mrs. Field noticed a speeding vehicle coming toward an elderly neighbor who was walking on the road.  It was lucky that Mrs. Field saw what was happening and pulled her neighbor in a little so she was off the road.  The neighbor was really scared but the vehicle just kept going.  A white truck always goes speeding by at 7:45 am. It was coming up the hill from Prospect Street.  There. have been other incidents.  Mr. Dalessio notified the Police Department about speeding traffic in that area.                         ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the amount of $99,793.18 for checks issued July 06, 2018.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.The above amount includes $24,791.29 to the NH Retirement System and $30,837.00 to the HealthTrust.   PAYROLL:Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Payroll Register for the week ending June 30, 2018, in the amount of $32,211.79 for checks issued July 6, 2018.  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 $6,498.31 for the week ending Jun 30, 3018.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved. SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:STAFF MEETING MINUTES – June 21, 2018:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Staff Meeting of June 21, 2018, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved. SELECTBOARD MEETING – June 28, 2018:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of June 28, 2018, with one change.  Under Walker Road change “NH DES Permit” to “NH DES Grant Program”.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes and amendment were approved. NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – June 28, 2018:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of June 28, 2018, as submitted.  These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved. TIMBER TAX WARRANT:MAP and LOT #014-015-000:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Warrant, Yield Tax Levy, and the Certification of Yield Taxes Assessed, Operation #18-401-005-T, Map and Lot #014-015-000 for the Diocese of New Hampshire, in the amount of $90.48.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approvedBUILDING PERMITS:MARK & BROOKE HOUGHTON, 51 Blackjack Crossing Road, Map and Lot #004-044-002:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant Building Permit No. 2017-09 Renewal for Mark and Brooke Houghton to construct a “108’ x 26-40’ 2 story house & 24’ x 40’ woodshed” at 31 Blackjack Crossing.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved. RASCAL BABY, LLC, 141 Rascal Mountain Lane, Map and Lot #011-033-000:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant Demolition Permit No. 2018-15, for “Removal of Building” at 141 Rascal Mountain Lane, Map and Lot #011-033-000.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved. GOLDFINCH FARM, LLC, 459 Old Drewsville Road, Map and Lot #012-071-000: Mr. Dalessio moved to grant Building Permit No. 2018-16 to erect a “6’ x 8’ Wooden Shed” at 459 Old Drewsville Road, Map and Lot #012-071-000.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved. TERRAPIN MOSSIE, LLC, 45 Reservoir Road, Map and Lot #010-026-002:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant Building Permit No. 2018-17, to erect “130’, 120’ and 106’ Solar Panels” at 45 Reservoir Road, Map and Lot #010-026-002.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved. OLD BUSINESS:Reservoir Dam Letter of Deficiency Follow-Up Letter:  Mrs. Pschirrer reported this letter is a follow-up from the engineer, Brian Vincent at CLD Engineering.  This is the result of their visit/discussion at the Reservoir Dam.  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve and sign the deficiency letter on the Reservoir Dam to Mr. Steven Doyon, Administrator for Dam Safety and Inspection Section, NH Department of Environmental Services.   Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.   Walpole Main Holdings LLC: re: Assessment and Abatement:  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve the Walpole Main Holdings LLC response to Mr. Steven Rudek’s letter.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved. Open Container Request: re: Appreciation BBQ:  A request was received from Mrs. Downing that the Selectboard waive the Open Container Ordinance for the Employee and Volunteer Appreciation BBQ on Saturday, September 8th.Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Open Container request for the Employee and Volunteer Appreciation BBQ at the Whitcomb Recreation area.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.   NEW BUSINESS:PDIP Report:  The Selectboard acknowledged receipt of the PDIP Report through June 2018.  It is doing very well.   Bulletin Boards re: Posting of Minutes, Agendas and Notices: Mr. Tom Goins, co-owner of Burdick’s, asked that the Town stop using the bulletin board near the grocery store as they would like to use it.  Mrs. Pschirrer said they had talked about having a kiosk near the Town Hall. Mr. Dalessio would like to see notices displayed wide-spread throughout the Town; find a place in Drewsville and North Walpole.  The post office only serves a percentage of the Town’s residents.  There was discussion about agendas and minutes being published on the Walpolean and will be on the new Town’s website.  The Selectboard agreed to look into the cost for a kiosk and/or bulletin boards.           2018 Health Summit:  The Selectboard approved having Mrs. Downing attend the 2018 Health Summit on September 13th, 2018 in Concord. School Resource Officer:  Mr. Dalessio has talked with the Police Department personnel and reported on his findings.  At this point no one has taken the lead on it.  Mr. Dalessio received some information on a grant that would fund a good portion of the salary for the School Resource Officer.  He will pass this onto Ms. Cheryl Mayberry.  If no agreement is reached the School District will continue to use the NH State Police. High Street and School Street:  Mr. George Jeffrey mentioned to Mr. Dalessio that the corner of High Street and School Street is being washed out at the bridge.  Mr. Jeffrey is worried about the area getting worse.  Mrs. Pschirrer will look at the area.       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 (b) Hiring.  Mrs. Pschirrer seconded the motion and, on a roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved at 7:22 PM. The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:44 PM. Mr. Dalessio moved that the Minutes of this Non-Public Selectboard Session of July 5, 2018, be sealed.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approvedRECESS 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 7:45 PM. The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:50 PM.  ADJOURNMENT:Mr. Dalessio moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:52 PM. Respectfully submitted,Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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