Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 7/19/18

Selectboard Present: Peggy Pschirrer (Chair); Steven Dalessio; 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 no members of the public in attendance.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the total amount of $19,108.75 for checks issued July 20, 2018.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

PAYROLL:

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Payroll Register for the week ending July 14, 2018 in the amount of

$31,157.06 for checks issued July 20, 2018.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the electronic transfer for the 941 Employer Taxes for Withholding, MEDI and FICA taxes in the amount of $6,305.38 for the week ending July 14, 2018.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

SELECTBOARD MEETING – July 12, 2018:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of July 12, 2018, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – July 12, 2018: Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of July 12, 2018, as submitted.   These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.   With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.

COMMITTEE REPORT:

The Selectboard received and reviewed Minutes of the following meeting:

• Planning Board – July 10, 2018.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CUT WOOD OR TIMBER:

MAP and LOT #008-033-000, Galloway Rev. Trust, 127 Wentworth Road:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve and sign the Notice of Intent to Cut Wood or Timber for Map and Lot #008-033-000 at 127 Wentworth Road for the Galloway Revocable Trust, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #011-014-000, Jonathan and Heather Tarmey, 56 Leclair Road:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve and sign the Notice of Intent to Cut Wood or Timber for Map and Lot #011-014-000, 56 Leclair Road for Jonathan and Heather Tarmey, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.  

BUILDING PERMIT:

RICHARD and KRISTEN HILL, 549 Wentworth Road: Ms. Mayberry moved to grant Building Permit No. 2018-19, Map and Lot #005-002-010 for Richard and Kristen Hill at 549 Wentworth Road to “Construct a 30’ x 85’ House, 24’ x 30’ Garage, 8’ x 8’ Breezeway, and 24’ x 34’ Workshop per plans dated July 15, 2018”   Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

OLD BUSINESS:

NHDES Letter re: Reservoir Dam’s Letter of Deficiency: A letter was received from the NH Department of Environmental Services to acknowledge receipt of the letter from the Town advising they hired the engineering firm of Fuss and O’Neill as contractors.  The DES will await their report and recommendations.

Revised Recreation Revolving Fund Request:  The Recreation Committee reported that due to the recent sale of the company they did not purchase the tennis backboard previously ordered.  They would now like to purchase this tennis backboard through another company, Tennis Express.

Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the purchase of a tennis backboard from Tennis Express for a total of $1,945.00.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.  

Callahan Property Deed: The Selectboard received a Deed from Attorney Hockensmith for the property the Town had agreed to accept in December of 2017.  Mr. William Callahan will need to come in to the office to sign the Deed.

PUBLIC BUSINESS:

School Street:  Ms. Judy Epstein came into the meeting for an update on the Town’s plans to avoid future water damage in the area of School Street and Union Street.  She wants to be sure this is still on everyone’s mind as the damage occurred about a year ago.  Mrs. Pschirrer noted this project is still on their agenda.  They talked to an engineering firm.  The Town has some money set aside to do this project.  It is on the Selectboard and Highway Department’s radar.  Mr. Dalessio advised the Highway Department is cleaning out the culverts more often. Mrs. Pschirrer will keep Ms. Epstein informed of the progress of the project.

NEW BUSINESS:

Recreation Revolving Fund Request – Wild Wonders Animal Show:   Mr. Dalessio moved to approve the Recreation Committee’s request to host an animal/creature show for the community on August 11th.  They are going through the Wild Wonders and the total cost is $332.00.  These funds will come from their Revolving Fund.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Recreation Revolving Fund Request – Lifeguard T-Shirts:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the request from the Recreation Committee to purchase T-shirts for the lifeguards.  The cost will be $142.60 and it will come from their Revolving Fund.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Monarch Agreement for Cheshire Registry of Deeds:  The Town has been notified by Cheshire County that the Cheshire Registry of Deeds is changing their software.  This will be effective August 1st.  They are requesting that the Town accept this change.

Mr. Dalessio moved to authorize the Chair, Peggy L. Pschirrer, to sign the Monarch Data Distribution and Services Agreement – Private Sector for the Cheshire County Registry of Deeds.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Ms. Mayberry just wanted to be sure Mrs. Downing keeps the information secure.  Mr. Dalessio recommended setting-up a new email account for these documents.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION:

Ms. Mayberry moved to enter into a Non-Public Selectboard Session pursuant to RSA 91-A:3 II to discuss (a) Personnel and (c) Reputations.  Mr. Dalessio seconded the motion and, on a roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved at 7:06 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:25 PM.

Ms. Mayberry moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of July 19, 2018, be sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

RECESS SELECTBOARD MEETING:

Mr. Dalessio moved to recess this Selectboard meeting.  The Selectboard will enter into a meeting as the Hooper Trustees.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved at 7:29 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:40 PM.

ADJOURNMENT:

Mr. Dalessio moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:42 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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