Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 5/26/22

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

CALL TO ORDER:  Mr. Dalessio called this Selectboard meeting to order at 6:30 PM in the Walpole Town Hall.  This meeting was being recorded.

Mr. Dalessio called for a voice roll call of the Selectboard present:  Cheryl Mayberry was present; and Steven Dalessio, Chair, was present.  Peggy Pschirrer was unable to attend this meeting due to another commitment.  Also present was Sarah Downing, Manager of Administration, and Regina Borden, Recording Secretary.  There was one member of the public in attendance:  Jack Neary.

Recording Secretary:  Mr. Dalessio announced that this is their Recording Secretary’s last meeting night.  She has been with them for twenty-six years and will be retiring.  They are very appreciative to have had her work with them.  He presented her with a beautiful plant and card.  They wished her a great retirement.  Ms. Mayberry made the lovely cake that was shared with everyone.  Mr. Dalessio, personally, acknowledged all the mentoring she gave him over the years.  Ms. Mayberry wanted to be sure there is continuity in this position.   

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the total amount of $99,132.57 for checks issued May 27, 2022.  This includes a payment in the amount of $37,933.44 to HealthTrust.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

PAYROLL:

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Payroll Check Register for the week ending May 21, 2022, in the amount of $29,489.03 dated May 27, 2022 and for the 941 Payroll Tax Transfer in the amount of $5,959.13.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved. 

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

SELECTBOARD MEETING – May 19, 2022:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of May 19, 2022, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – May 19, 2022:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of May 19, 2022, as submitted.  These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

STAFF MEETING MINUTES – May 19, 2022:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Staff Meeting Minutes of May 19, 2022, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio 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 – April 19, 2022;
  • North Walpole Village District Board of Commissioners Meeting – April 26, 2022;
  • North Walpole Village District Board of Commissioners Meeting – May 3, 2022;
  • North Walpole Village District Board of Commissioners Meeting – May 10, 2022;
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting – May 18, 2022.

SUPPLEMENTAL TAX WARRANTS:

Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the Supplemental Tax Warrants for the owner(s) of the following Map and Lot numbers:

  • MAP and LOT #025-028-000 in the amount of $3,196.63;
  • MAP and LOT #010-006-000 in the amount of $1,579.59;
  • MAP and LOT #022-010-001 in the amount of $491.62;
  • MAP and LOT #010-034-000 in the amount of $963.00;
  • MAP and LOT #017-005-004 in the amount of $2,331.38.

Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

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.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved at 6:40 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting reconvened at 7:24 PM. 

Ms. Mayberry moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of May 26, 2022, will be sealed.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT:

MAP and LOT #020-007-000:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant the Property Tax Abatement for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #020-007-000 in the amount of $3,585.00 due to a reinstated religious property exemption.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO EXCAVATE:

MAP and LOT #012-073-000:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the Notice of Intent to Excavate for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #012-073-000.  This property is located off of Old Drewsville Road.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

BUILDING PERMITS:

Permit No. 2022-19, MAP and LOT #017-013-000:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant Building Permit No. 2022-19 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #017-013-000 to add a “35’ x 11’ Ground Mount Solar Array”.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

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Permit No. 2022-20, MAP and LOT #013-027-001:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant Building Permit No. 2022-20 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #013-027-001 to add “Two 13’ x 22’ Ground Mount Solar Arrays”.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

Permit No. 2022-21, MAP and LOT #022-004-000:  Ms. Mayberry moved to grant Building Permit No. 2022-21 for the owner(s) of Map and Lot #022-004-000 to construct a “20’ x 16’ Pavilion” at the Walpole Primary School.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

OLD BUSINESS:

Wage and Salary Survey:  Mr. Dalessio recommended they wait until Mrs. Pschirrer returns to reschedule the date and time to discuss this report.

Pending Further Actions:

Generators, Trees on the Common (Walk-Thru Meeting next week at 5:00 PM), Reservoir Dam, Houghton Brook Bridge, Parking Ordinance, Three Phase Power for Industrial Park Drive and BensonwoodThere were no new updates at this meeting.

NEW BUSINESS:

Stone Bench On The Common:  Becky Pearson had questions such as the procedure for placing the stone bench on the Common.  She is welcome to attend a meeting to discuss this. 

Purchase Order for Concrete Floor Repair for Pool House:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve Purchase Order No. 294611 in the amount of $15,450.00 to Associated Concrete Coatings LLC for a concrete floor repair for the Pool House.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved. 

Purchase Order for Interior Wall Paint & Repair for the Pool House:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve Purchase Order No. 294612 in the amount of $2,000.00 to Gerald’s Painting to repair and paint the interior walls of the Pool House.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

Police Department Revolving Fund Request:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the Police Department Revolving Fund request to purchase (1) unmanned aerial vehicle (DRONE) DJI Matrice 30T for the amount of $14,332.99.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

Services Proposal for Landfill Monitoring and Reporting:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve having the Chair of the Selectboard, Steven Dalessio, sign the Proposal for Professional Services for the Walpole Landfill on Route 123/Whitcomb Road, with McKibben Environmental, LLC.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

Appointment Notice for Alicia Flammia:  Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the re-appointment for Alicia Flammia to the Walpole Conservation Commission for a period of three (3) years, May 2022 through Town Meeting, March 2025.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

SWRPC Annual Meeting Invitation:  The Selectboard acknowledged receipt of an invitation to attend the Southwest Region Planning Commission’s Annual Meeting on June 14, 2022, at the Keene Housing Stone Arch Senior Facility, 835 Court Street, Keene, NH.  The program begins at 5:30 PM.  Ms. Mayberry plans to attend in-person; Mr. Dalessio will “Zoom-in”.

Old Home Days Parade:  An email was received from Stephanie Vose inquiring as to who would like to ride in a vehicle and who would prefer to walk during the Old Home Days Parade.  Mrs. Pschirrer and Ms. Mayberry would prefer to ride; Mr. Dalessio will walk.

ADJOURNMENT:

Ms. Mayberry moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  With Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:40 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

                                                                      

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