Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 2/9/22

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

CALL TO ORDER:  Ms. Mayberry called this Selectboard meeting via Zoom to order at 5:55 PM.  The Selectboard members are in three separate locations.  This meeting was being recorded.

Ms. Mayberry called for a voice roll call of the Selectboard present.  Steven Dalessio was present at his home; Peggy Pschirrer was present at her home and Cheryl Mayberry was present at her home.  Also attending this meeting was Mrs. Sarah Downing, Manager of Administration, at the Walpole Town Hall and Mrs. Regina Borden, Recording Secretary, at a separate location.  There were no members of the public in attendance. 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the total amount of $102,115.86 for checks issued February 11, 2022.  This includes a payment in the amount of $49,775 to the Southwest New Hampshire District Fire Mutual Aid (SWNH).  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  On a voice roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer, Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the motion was approved.

PAYROLL:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Payroll Check Register for the week ending February 5, 2022, in the amount of $34,657.11 dated February 11, 2022, and for the 941 Payroll Tax Transfer in the amount of $7,506.36.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  On a voice roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer, Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the motion was approved.

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

SELECTBOARD MEETING – February 3, 2022:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of February 3, 2022, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  On a voice roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer, Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the Minutes were approved.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – February 3, 2022:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of February 3, 2022, as submitted.  These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  On a voice roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer, Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the Minutes were approved.

PROPERTY TAX REFUNDS:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to grant the following Property Tax Refunds due to overpayments:

  • MAP and LOT #001-016-000 – in the amount of $64.89;
  • MAP and LOT #005-005-001 – in the amount of $11.75;
  • MAP and LOT #019-069-000 – in the amount of $3,810.14;
  • MAP and LOT #001-003-004 – in the amount of $30.98.

Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  On a voice roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer, Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the motion was approved.

BUILDING and DEMOLITION PERMITS:

Permit #2022-03 – MAP and LOT #008-009-011:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant Building Permit #2022-03 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #008-009-011 to add a “70’ x 50’ Roof Mount Solar Array. 

Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  On a voice roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio, Mrs. Pschirrer and Ms. Maybery in favor, the motion was approved.

Permit #2022-04 – MAP and LOT #003-032-001:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant Demolition Permit #2022-04 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #003-032-001 to “Remove a 24’ x 60’ and a 24’ x 48’ Attached Barns.”  The barns have collapsed and have already been removed.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  On a voice roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio, Mrs. Pschirrer and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the motion was approved.

OLD BUSINESS:

MS 636:  Ms. Mayberry reported that the MS 636 document has not yet been returned by the Department of Revenue Administration (DRA).  Mrs. Pschirrer reported the DRA wants the RSA added to Article #6 to establish a Capitol Reserve Fund for Municipal Buildings.      

2022 Warrant Articles:  Mrs. Downing advised that both the MS 636 and the 2022 Warrant Articles must be included in the 2021 Annual Town Report.  The posting date is February 22, 2022.

Pending Further Actions:

Wastewater Line under the Vilas Bridge, Generators, Wooden Chairs in the Town Hall, Trees on the Common, Walpole Players Posters, Reservoir Dam, Houghton Brook Bridge, Parking Ordinance, Three Phase Power for Industrial Park Drive and Bensonwood.

There were no new up-dates at this meeting.

NEW BUSINESS:

Regional Prosecutor Program Agreement:  Mrs. Pschirrer moved to authorize the Selectboard Chair, Cheryl Mayberry, to sign the Regional Prosecutor Program Agreement.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  On a voice roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer, Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the motion was approved.

Fanny Mason Fund Request:  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve payment of the bill in the amount of $550.00 for the clean-up of the Route 12 rest areas.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  On a voice roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio, Mrs. Pschirrer and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the motion was approved.

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 and (c) Reputations.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  On a voice roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer, Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the motion was approved at 6:14 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting reconvened at 6:59 PM.

Mrs. Pschirrer moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of February 9, 2022, will be sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  On a voice roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer, Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the motion was approved.

ADJOURNMENT:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Ms. Mayberry asked if there was any additional discussion.  There was none.  On a voice roll call vote with Mrs. Pschirrer, Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 6:59 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

                                                                    

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