Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 7/3/19

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

 

CALL TO ORDER: Mr. Dalessio called this meeting of the Selectboard to order at 8:00 AM in the Walpole Town Hall.  He advised this meeting is being recorded and asked anyone wishing to speak to identify themselves for the record.  There was one member of the public in attendance.

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the amount of $59,461.99 for checks issued July 5, 2019.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

The above amount includes a $35,231.28 payment to the HealthTrust.  

 

PAYROLL:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Payroll Check Register for the week ending June 29, 2019, in the amount of $35,983.24, for checks dated July 5, 2019, and the electronic fund transfer for the 941 Employer Taxes in the amount of $7,346.92.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES – June 27, 2019:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of June 27, 2019, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.l

 

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – June 27, 2019: Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of June 27, 2019, as submitted.  These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

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COMMITTEE REPORTS:

The Selectboard acknowledged receipt and reviewed the following Minutes of meetings:

 Walpole Fire District – May 8, 2019;
 Conservation Commission – June 3, 2019;
 Zoning Board of Adjustment – June 19, 2019;
 School Withdrawal Committee – June 26, 2019.

 

BUILDING PERMIT:

JAMES and KATHLEEN WHITON, 596 County Road, Map and Lot #005-031-002:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to grant Building Permit No. 2019-23 for James and Kathleen Whiton to add a “20’ x 20’ Addition” and erect a “10‘ x 14’ Shed at 596 County Road.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

NOTICE OF INTENT TO EXCAVATE: 

MAP and LOT #001-016-002:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to approve this Notice of Intent to Excavate for Map and Lot #001-016-002 off Old Route 12 North.  This new Notice of Intent to Excavate is due to a change in ownership name for this parcel.   Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

 

OLD BUSINESS:

Letter of Support to the NH Department of Environmental Services on Behalf of J. Clark:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to sign the letter of support to the NH Department of Environmental Services on behalf of Janette Clark.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

NH Emergency Notification System:  Mr. Dalessio continues to work on this NH Emergency Notification System document.

 

Tax Deeded Properties:  Mr. Dalessio is waiting for Attorney Hockensmith to reply on the Tax Deeded properties.

 

Locked Gate on Old Stage Road: Mrs. Pschirrer moved to approve the letter to Daniel and Amy McCabe regarding the locked gate on the Class VI portion of Old Stage Road that abuts their property.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

Senator Kahn:  Mrs. Downing contacted Senator Kahn.  He will be changing his visit to give a legislative update to the Selectboard from July 18th to August 1st.

 

Old Drewsville Road:  Mrs. Downing will be sending letters to the abutters on Old Drewsville Road to confirm that the paving matter will be an agenda item on July 18, 2019.  Mr. Rau, Police Chief Paquette and members of the Fire Department EMS will attend. 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Constellation Electricity Supply Agreement:  Mr. Kreissle checked and the new rate they are proposing is a good rate.

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to approve the Constellation NewEnergy, Inc. Electricity Supply Agreement and to authorize Mr. StevenDalessio, Chair of the Selectboard, to sign this agreement.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

Pitney Bowes Mailstation Meter Rental Agreement:   The current contract with Pitney Bowes will be expiring.  Mrs. Daigle did the research and there will be a reduction in charges.  

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to approve the new Pitney Bowes Mailstation Meter Rental Agreement and that Mr. Steven Dalessio, Chair of the Selectboard, be authorized to sign this agreement.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

E.E. Houghton Invoices:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to approve and sign the E.E. Houghton invoices for the Water and Sewer Department.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.  

 

Recreation Revolving Fund Request:  A request was received from the Walpole Recreation Department to purchase swim suits for the lifeguards. The total cost to be taken out of their Revolving Fund will be $416.75 

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to approve the request from the Walpole Recreation Department to purchase swim suits for the lifeguards.  The total cost of $416.75 will be taken out of their Revolving Fund.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

CRJC – Wantastiquet Subcommittee Nomination Form:  The Connecticut River Joint Commission, Local River Subcommittees, is requesting nominations.  Mrs. Alicia Flammia of the Walpole Conservation Commission is recommending Samantha Loch.

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to appoint Samantha Loch to the Local River Subcommittees of the Connecticut River Joint Commission.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

Chickens on the Loose 5K – Elm Street Closure Request: The Chickens on the Loose 5K is scheduled for October 12th this year. They are requesting that Elm Street be closed for the duration of the race.  

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to grant the request to close Elm Street for the duration of the Chickens on the Loose 5K race on October 12, 2019.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

Mrs. Downing mentioned the Chili/Pulled Pork Cookoff will happen at the same date of October 12th.  

 

Dam and Levee Safety Workshop: The NH Department of Environmental Services is offering a Dam and Levee Safety Workshop at Cabela’s Training Facility in Maine on August 21-22, 2019.  A copy of this notice has been sent to Mr. Mark Houghton.

 

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to enter into a Non-Public Selectboard Session pursuant to RSA 91-A:3 II to discuss (a) Personnel.  Mr. Dalessio seconded the motion and, on a roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved at 8:17 AM.

 

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 8:25 AM.

 

Mrs. Pschirrer moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of July 3, 2019, be sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

 

RECESS SELECTBOARD MEETING:

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

 

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 8:36 AM.

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

EPA Brownfields Grant:  Mrs. Pschirrer and Mrs. Downing worked on the forms for the EPA Grant yesterday.  They are waiting for additional budget numbers from Mr. Steve Rickerich of Ransom.  They have to total $500,000, to equal the EPA grant funding.  These documents have to be in the EPA hands before next Wednesday, July 10th.  Mr. Dalessio felt they should be sent to the Project Manager on this Friday so he will have them on Monday to review and make comments.

 

Road Paving: The milling on Mountain View Road in North Walpole has started.  The highway crew is busy prepping on different roads for the milling and/or paving.       

 

       

ADJOURNMENT:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 9:02 AM.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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