North Walpole Village District – 8/27/19


Minutes of the Board of Commissioners

Office Tel: 603-445-2453


Commissioners:   Patrick Kiniry, Melissa Colburn, Celeste Aumand


Attendees:  Bob McGuirk, Water; Bill Crawford, Fire, Cheryl Mayberry


Commissioner’s Meeting called to order at 7:05 pm, August 27, 2019. 

Minutes of August 20 2019, Motion by Com Colburn, Seconded by Com Kiniry to approve Minutes as written. Three in favor.



Chief presented invoices totaling $351.11 approved by Motion from Com Colburn, seconded by Com Aumand, all three in favor.

Chief advised that Pump Tests have been completed on both trucks as of today.

Annual service on all truck, including fluid filming, plus installing an inverter in Engine 2 will be conducted shortly.

Wednesday, the NWFD will attend a water training session in Rockingham, VT.

Sept. 17 Chief will attend the meeting of the Upper Valley Mutual Aid group.

September 26 is the DOT Arch Bridge meeting at the Town Hall at 6 pm with the Select Board.  Village Commissioners and Fire Department are curious about the time of day the work will take place and what the plans are for smooth transition of traffic, especially, emergency vehicles.


Chief noted that James Cunningham has officially left the NWFD and has returned all the equipment that belongs to the NWFD.

Chief advised him to contact the Commissioners concerning about some of his personal equipment stored in Village property, which needs to be removed.

Other dates on the NWFD agenda are:

September 5, Boot Drop in front of Station

October 31 – NWFD will set up at the NW School for Halloween – trick &/or treats

December 21 – NWFD annual Christmas party.


NWFD has been trying to raise money to purchase a UTV (ORV).  They have raised enough for a down payment and would like to proceed with making a purchase through their Association.  The Question of insurance coverage came up.   It was decided to contact the Village Insurance Company, Primex, for answers.   Further discussion was tabled until a future meeting.



Bob will attend a Plumbing License Seminar on September 14, 2019.

Bob will take water samples next week.

Village has once again been cited in violation for 1,4-Dioxane levels higher than the new State Level of 0.3.   Village is required to notify residents of this violation in writing.  Notices will be hand delivered throughout the Village on Thusday, August 27 between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm.



Note:  Mr. Crawford has removed that Dead Bolt that was installed on the Library door for safety purposes.   He will instruct the Librarian on how to secure the door during work periods when the Library is closed.

Other safety infractions are being worked on this week.


Ms. Mayberry advised that DES was missing the “Certificate of Vote Authorization” from the loan packet.  An original copy was found and Com Kiniry will mail it to them on Wednesday.


Motion by Com Aumand, seconded by Com Colburn to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 pm, all three in favor. 



Meeting Adjourned at 8:15PM.

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