Selectboard Present: Steven Dalessio (Chair); Peggy L. Pschirrer; Cheryl Mayberry
CALL TO ORDER: Mr. Dalessio called this Selectboard meeting to order at 6:58 PM in the Walpole Town Hall and via Zoom. This meeting was being recorded.
Mr. Dalessio called for a voice roll call of the Selectboard present: Peggy Pschirrer was present; Cheryl Mayberry was present; and Steven Dalessio, Chair, was present. Also present was Sarah Downing, Manager of Administration, and Regina Borden, Recording Secretary, via Zoom. Prior to this meeting the Selectboard had attended a Hooper Trustees meeting.
Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the total amount of $586,319.57 for checks issued June 17, 2022. This includes a monthly payment in the amount of $529,226.92 to the Fall Mountain Regional School District. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer. With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.
Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Payroll Check Register for the week ending June 11, 2022, in the amount of $32,843.35 dated June 17, 2022, and for the 941 Payroll Tax Transfer in the amount of $7,022.51. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer. With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.
SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:
SELECTBOARD MEETING – June 9, 2022: Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of June 9, 2022, as submitted. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer. With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.
NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – June 9, 2022: Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of June 9, 2022, as submitted. These Minutes will remain sealed. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer. With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.
The Selectboard acknowledged receipt of the following Committee reports:
- Walpole Fire District Commissioners Meeting – April 6, 2022;
- Walpole Fire District Commissioners Meeting – May 4, 2022;
- Conservation Commission Hybrid Meeting – June 6, 2022.
Closed Landfill Methane Gas Monitoring Report: Mr. Dalessio reported there was no methane gas found at the Recycling Center shed/garage on the closed landfill property. The report was submitted to the NH Department of Environmental Services (DES).
Pending Further Actions:
Generators, Houghton Brook Bridge, Parking Ordinance, Three Phase Power for Industrial Park Drive and Bensonwood, Reservoir Dam
Trees On The Common: Mrs. Downing reported that the proposal on the trees was to arrive this week. However, it has not yet been received.
Streetlights: Mr. Dalessio received the email about Pauline Barnes’ streetlight. He will take a look at the streetlights over the weekend and come back with a report. There is a question on the light by the Barnes property; can it be taken down or is it a safety issue?
Speeding Vehicles: Mr. Dalessio got an email from Mr. Tom Winmill about the speeding on the road by his property. Could speed bumps be used? Mr. Dalessio will ask Mr. Rau to look at the area. They may put the speed unit out there again; there was no change after it was there the first time. Maplewood Circle and Firehouse Lane came up again. Should it be one way? Mr. Dalessio advised that they will collect data and then make some decisions. During the Planning Board meeting, Mr. Dalessio suggested they separate the Site Plan Review for Home Away From Home public hearing from the speeding complaints.
Brownfields Project: Mrs. Pschirrer advised that they have final drawings from Ransom Consulting for the new parking lot. Mr. Steve Rickerich, their contact, is away and had temporarily turned the project over to Mr. Dyer. Their grant ends the 30th of September, and he wanted an EPA extension which has been approved. They now have to ask the DES for an extension. They continue to move ahead.
NH DOT 10-Year Plan Projects: Ms. Mayberry reported that they have to write a letter to the Southwest Regional Planning Commission (SWRPC) on the 10-Year Plan Projects which she volunteered to do. The deadline is the end of July.
Game Camera for BBQ Pit Area: A game camera will be placed out of reach but pointed at the BBQ area. The cost is $99.99.
Mrs. Pschirrer moved to approve buying the Game Camera for the BBQ Pit Area. Seconded by Ms. Mayberry. With Mrs. Pschirrer, 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. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer. With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved at 7:15 PM.
The regular Selectboard meeting reconvened at 7:34 PM.
Mrs. Pschirrer moved that the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of June 16, 2022, will remain sealed. Seconded by Ms. Mayberry. With Mrs. Pschirrer, Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.
ADJOURNMENT: Ms. Mayberry moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer. Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any additional discussion. There was none. With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:35 PM.
Regina Borden, Recording