Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 12/3/20

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

CALL TO ORDER:  Mrs. Pschirrer called this meeting of the Selectboard to order at 6:30 PM.  She advised that the Selectboard members are in three separate locations.  This Zoom meeting is being recorded remotely by FACT-TV.  It is available for viewing on the internet via Facebook.  Also attending this meeting is Mrs. Sarah Downing, Manager of Administration, in the Walpole Town Hall and Mrs. Regina Borden, Recording Secretary, by telephone at a separate location.  

Comments are to be emailed to Mrs. Downing at the Walpole Town Hall.  Mrs. Downing will display the agenda.  That will be followed by documents as they are being discussed.

Mrs. Pschirrer called for a voice roll call vote of the Selectboard present:  Cheryl Mayberry was present; Steven Dalessio was present and Peggy Pschirrer was present.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the total amount of $336,528.95 for checks issued December 04, 2020.  This includes two checks payable to North Walpole:  One check is for $188,061 which is the districts portion of 2020 taxes collected.  The second check is $35,692.13 for the second half of the PILOT monies owed from Great River Hydro.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

PAYROLL:

Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Payroll Check Register for the week ending November 28, 2020, in the amount of $30,574.52 for checks issued December 04, 2020, and for the 941 Payroll Tax Transfer in the amount of $6,036.27.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

SELECTBOARD MINUTES – November 25, 2020:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of November 25, 2020, as submitted.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – November 25, 2020:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of November 25, 2020, as submitted.  These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments. There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

The Selectboard acknowledged receipt of the following Committee reports:• North Walpole Village District Board of Commissioners Meeting – October 20, 2020;• North Walpole Village District Board of Commissioners Meeting – October 27, 2020;• North Walpole Village District Board of Commissioners Meeting – November 3, 2020;• North Walpole Village District Board of Commissioners Meeting – November 10, 2020.

PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT:

MAP and LOT #014-005-000:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant the Property Tax Abatement in the amount of $396.00 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #014-005-000.  This is due to the home condition being reduced.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #013-003-001:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant the Property Tax Abatement in the amount of $57.00 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #013-003-001.  This property had a lot line adjustment; the taxation will be pro-rated between the parties.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #003-082-CL4:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant the Property Tax Abatement in the amount of $5,965.00 for NHPR for Map and Lot #003-0820CL4.  A late submission of the A-9 form from a renter created a tax bill.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

SUPPLEMENTAL TAX WARRANT:

MAP and LOT #013-003-001:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the Supplemental Tax Warrant for the amount of $57.00 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #013-003-001.  This is related to the above Abatement to add all owners to the bill.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #005-002-010:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the Supplemental Tax Warrant for the amount of$9,764.00 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #005-002-010.  This is for a new home that was not included in the 2020 tax assessment.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

PROPERTY TAX REFUNDS:

MAP and LOT #008-061-000:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant the Property Tax Refund in the amount of $1,310.00 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #008-061-000.  This credit is due to late approval of the Discretionary Easement for the Hooper Golf Properties.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #008-062-000: Ms. Mayberry moved to grant the Property Tax Refund in the amount of $1,396.00 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #008-062-000.  This credit is due to late approval of the Discretionary Easement for the Hooper Golf properties.  Paperwork was submitted before the deadline date.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

OLD BUSINESS:

ATV/Off Road Vehicles on Class V and VI Roads:  Mrs. Pschirrer announced that the ATV/Off Road Vehicles on Class V and VI Roads agenda item will be discussed during the December 10, 2020, Selectboard meeting that will be held in-person in the Walpole Town Hall at 6:30 PM because there are so many people expected to attend this meeting.  This will be the first item of business on the agenda.  Present will be Fish and Game Officer DeLisle.  Mr. Lew Shelley is also expected to attend.  He has done much research on Class VI roads over the years.

Pending Further Actions:

Sewer Bond Fees:  Mr. Dalessio is waiting to confirm the numbers with Mr. Mark Houghton before issuing the official report.  

COVID-19 Travel Policy for Employees:  Mrs. Pschirrer advised that today at 3:00 PM the Governor and the State’s Epidemiologist discussed their recommended change in the Travel Policy.  In the past it has been fourteen (14) days; today they announced it would be ten (10) days.  They discussed the fact that they have COVID-19 escalating all over the State.  Also discussed was their Plan A for the vaccine that is expected the third week of December.  It will start with health care workers first.  They expect a limited supply but will get a new supply each week.  This information is available on the State website.     

NEW BUSINESS:

FMRSD Budget Meeting on December 7, 2020:  The Selectboard had been invited to participate in a Fall Mountain Regional School District Budget Meeting on December 7, 2020, with the Superintendent of Schools and Director of Finance.  They will be meeting with the Selectboards from the five towns between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.  Mrs. Pschirrer was told that 1:00 PM was already taken.  Mr. Dalessio suggested 10:00 AM and Ms. Mayberry agreed.  Mrs. Downing was asked to contact Misty at the FMRSD to let her know they would like to attend at 10:00 AM.  

FACT-TV:  FACT-TV ceased filming at this time as the regular Selectboard meeting had ceased.  

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.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved at 6:45PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:28 PM.

Ms. Mayberry moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of December 3, 2020, will be sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

NEW BUSINESS (Continued):

Water & Sewer Users – Intent to Lien Listings:  The Selectboard had reviewed the Water & Sewer Users – Intent to Lien Listings.

Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the Town of Walpole Water and Sewer Liens for the property owners that are on the Walpole Water & Sewer – Intent to Lien Listings.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the 26 Sewer Liens for North Walpole users that are owed to the Town of Walpole.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote with Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.  

ADJOURNMENT:  

Mr. Dalessio moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:35 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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