Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 7/26/18

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 amount of $678,368.08 for checks issued July 27, 2018.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

The above amount includes $80,481.45 for quarterly sewer payment to the Village of Bellows Falls and $560,964.00 to Fall Mountain Region School District.

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the amount of $23,610.87 for checks issued July 27, 2018.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

The above amount is for checks that were not cashed by vendors.

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the amount of $1,492.48 for returned checks with checks re-issued on July 27, 2018.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

The above amount is for checks that were deposited and returned as the account was closed.

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the amount of $32,000.00 for a check issued July 27, 2018.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

This check is for the new Police cruiser.

PAYROLL:

Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the Payroll Check Register for the week ending July 21, 2018, in the amount of $30,177.55, for checks issued July 27, 2018.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the electronic transfer for the 941 Employer Taxes for Withholding, MEDI and FICA taxes in the amount of $6,073.52 for the week ending July 21, 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 19, 2018:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of July 19, 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 19, 2018:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of July 19, 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 REPORTS:

The Selectboard received and reviewed Minutes of the following meetings:

• North Walpole Village Board of Commissioners meeting – June 26, 2018;

• Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting – July 18, 2018.

WARRANTS:

WALPOLE WATER FEES:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Walpole Water Fees in the amount of $45,482.17.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

WALPOLE SEWER FEES:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Walpole Sewer Fees in the amount of $67,447.53.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

NORTH WALPOLE SEWER FEES:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the North Walpole Sewer fees in the amount of $59,788.87.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

OLD BUSINESS:

Recreation Revolving Fund Request for North Walpole Park – Yard Hydrant: Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the installation of the yard hydrant at the North Walpole Park for the amount of $2,750.  These funds will be taken out of the Recreation Revolving Fund.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

DES Brownfields Program, Cleanup Grant Application:  On June 26th Mrs. Pschirrer heard about a Department of Environmental Services (DES) Brownfields Program, Cleanup Grant.  The Town does not need to own the property to apply for it.  It can be used as a part of the match for the EPA grants.  It does not have to be used for two-to-three years. The Town has been urged to apply for the grant. This application is due on-or-before July 31, 2018.

Ms. Mayberry moved to authorize the Chair, Mrs. Pschirrer, to sign and submit the DES Brownfields Program, Cleanup Grant application.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.    

DES Application re: Alstead Center Road Culvert.  The Selectboard acknowledged receipt of the revision to the DES application for the Alstead Center Road Culvert.  This has all the engineering details.  The Town has to enclose a check for $184.00; $200.00 was sent with the original application.

Ms. Mayberry moved to authorize the Chair, Mrs. Pschirrer, to sign the DES application regarding the Alstead Center road Culvert.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MS-535:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the MS-535, Summary Report, for the period ending December 31, 2017. Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Building Permit Fees:  Mr. Dalessio referenced the 2000 Warrant Article 2 relative to “which activities are subject to a building permit and which are exempt and to allow the Selectmen to set an administrative fee for processing permits.”  A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, August 9, 2018, at 6:30 pm in the Walpole Town Hall regarding Building Permit Fees.

NEW BUSINESS:

Highway Department:  Mrs. Pschirrer reported that the Highway Department has been extremely busy.  Because of the rain they are behind in the paving schedule.

Police Revolving Fund Request – Tazer:  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve the request from the Police Department to purchase (1) Taser X2 with Holster, Extended Battery Pack and Cartridges in the amount of $2,888.00.  These funds will be taken from their Police Revolving Fund.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Police Revolving Fund Request – AED:  Mr. Dalessio explained these AEDs are to outfit the cruisers (Heart Smart).

Mr, Dalessio moved to approve the request from the Police Department to purchase (2) Zoll AED Plus in the amount of $2,550.00.  These funds will be taken from their Police Revolving Fund.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Recreation Revolving Fund Request – Awards:  The Recreation Committee would like to purchase awards for the players, coaches, and sponsors, for the WSBL basketball league.  They would also like to purchase awards for the Trivia Night Winners.

Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the request from Justin Cassarino and the Recreation Committee to purchase awards as mentioned above in the amount of $441.82.  These funds will be taken from their Recreation Department Revolving Fund.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.  

Recreation Revolving Fund Request – Funky Face Painting:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the request from Justin Cassarino and the Recreation Committee to have a face painter at the pool on championship night for the community.  The total cost is $430.00; this includes four hours of painting and travel.  These funds will be taken from their Recreation Department Revolving Fund.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Recreation Revolving Fund Request – Water Slide and Snow Cone Machine Rental: Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the request from Justin Cassarino and the Recreation Committee to order laser tag, a 16-foot inflatable water slide, and a snow cone machine for an exciting day held for the community on their championship night for basketball.  The total cost is $894.00.  These funds will be taken from their Recreation Department Revolving Fund.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Agenda – August 2, 2018:  Mr. Dalessio asked that the School Resource Officer be added to the Agenda on August 2, 2018, at which time he will make a report on his meeting with other town and school officials.

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 (b) Hiring.  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 7:20 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:40 PM.

Ms. Mayberry moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of July 26, 2018, be sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved. .

RECESS SELECTBOARD MEETING:

Ms. Mayberry moved to recess this Selectboard meeting.  The Selectboard will enter into a meeting as the Hooper Trustees.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved at 7:42 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 8:04 PM.

ADJOURNMENT:

Ms. Mayberry moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 8:05 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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