Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 2/20/20

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

CALL TO ORDER:  Mr. Dalessio called this meeting of the Selectboard to order at 6:30 PM 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 were no visitors present.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the total amount of $654,242.46 for checks issued February 21, 2020.  This amount includes a $615,232 payment to the Fall Mountain Regional School District.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

PAYROLL:

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Payroll Check Register for the week ending February 15, 2020, in the amount of $30,059.52, for checks issued February 21, 2020, and the electronic fund transfer for the 941 Employer Taxes in the amount of $5,744.36.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  She reported it is higher than some weeks because it includes all the Election Day workers.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

BROADBAND PUBLIC BENEFITS MEETING – February 12, 2020:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Broadband Public Benefits Meeting of February 12, 2020, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

BROADBAND PROPOSED ISSUANCE OF A BOND MEETING – February 13, 2020: Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Broadband Proposed Issuance of a Bond Meeting of February 13, 2020, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

2020 ANNUAL BUDGET AND WARRANT ARTICLE HEARING – February 13, 2020: Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the 2020 Annual Budget and Warrant Article Hearing of February 13, 2020, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

CHARLESTOWN WITHDRAWAL INFORMATIONAL MEETING – February 13, 2020:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Charlestown Withdrawal Informational Meeting of February 13, 2020, as submitted. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there wasany discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

SELECTBOARD MEETING – February 13, 2020:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboardmeeting of February 13, 2020, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – February 13, 2020:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of February 13, 2020, as submitted.  These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

COMMITTEE REPORT:

The Selectboard acknowledged receipt of the following Committee Report:

Planning Board Meeting – February 11, 2020.

ABATEMENTS AND REFUNDS:

WATER and SEWER ABATEMENT FOR MAP and LOT #024-006-000:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant the Water and Sewer Abatement for Map and Lot #024-006-000 as follows:  Water – $490.92 and Sewer $657.96.  There was an issue with the rolling of numbers on the meter.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

BUILDING PERMIT:

Permit No. 2020-05, GARY and MARIE SHERER, 242 Wentworth Road, Map and Lot #008-014-000:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant Building Permit No 2020-05 for Gary and Marie Sherer to “Build 2 Car Garage with attached lean-tos” at 242 Wentworth Road, Map and Lot #008-014-000.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.  

Pending Further Actions:

Lights re: Walpole, NH – Rockingham, VT 42277 Bridge Renovation Project:  Mr. Dalessio had nothing new to report on the lights.

Joint Meeting Request from Bellows Falls Village Board of Trustees:  The Bellows Falls Village Board of Trustees has not yet set a date and time for this Joint Meeting.

Town Deeded Properties:  Mrs. Downing will complete the Town Deeded Properties packets as soon as the Town Report is finished.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION:

Mr. Dalessio moved to enter into a Non-Public SelectboardSession pursuant to RSA 91-A:3 II to discuss (a) Personnel and (c) Reputations.  Mrs. Pschirrer seconded the motion.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  On a roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio, Mrs. Pschirrer and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the motion was approved at 6:45 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:20 PM.

Mrs. Pschirrer moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of February 20, 2020, be sealed.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Mrs. Pschirrer, Ms. Mayberry 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 Ms. Mayberry.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There was none.  With Mrs. Pschirrer, Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 8:03 PM.

ADJOURNMENT:

Ms. Mayberry moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any discussion.  There were none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 8:04 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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