Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 12/1/22

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

CALL TO ORDER:  Mr. Dalessio called this meeting of the Selectboard to order at 6:31 PM in the Walpole Town Hall.There were no members of the public present.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the PILOT potion payment to North Walpole Village District in the amount of $35,692.13.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the total amount of $115,835.46 for checks issued December 2, 2022.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved. The AP included a $37,933.44 payment to HealthTrust.

PAYROLL:

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Payroll Check Register for the week ending November 26, 2022, in the amount of $32,143.75 dated December 2, 2022, and for the 941 Payroll Tax Transfer in the amount of $6,196.43.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

STAFF MEETING – November 17, 2022:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Staff Meeting of November 17, 2022, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.

SELECTBOARD MEETING – November 23, 2022Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard Meeting of November 23, 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 – November 23, 2022:  Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of November 23, 2022, as submitted.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved. The minutes are to remain sealed.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

The Selectboard acknowledged receipt of the following Committee reports:

BUILDING PERMITS:

2022-48, Map and Lot# 008-082-000: Ms. Mayberry moved to accept Building Permit# 2022-48 for Map and Lot# 008-082-000 to construct a 20’ x 16’ shed.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

OLD BUSINESS:

Pending Further ActionsGenerators, Parking Ordinance, Three Phase Power for Industrial Park Drive and Bensonwood, School and Old North Main Bridges/Culverts, School Street Drainage Project

2nd Floor Town Hall Ceiling Repair and Painting Updated Quote: Mr. Dalessio stated the purchase order to fix second-floor ceiling would be paid for by encumbered funds from warrant article #5 from 2021. Ms. Mayberry moved to approved purchase order # 091539 in the amount not to exceed $18,000 for the repair and painting of the second-floor ceiling of the Town Hall. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved

Updated HealthTrust Transmittal: Ms. Mayberry moved for the Chair to sign the updated HealthTrust transmittal. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved

Ice-Skating Rink Expansion: Ms. Mayberry explained the Recreation Committee’s concern with funding the purchase. Mr. Dalessio felt that the question to purchase the rink expansion material should be referred back to the Recreation Committee for a yes or no vote. There was a discussion regarding funding with this year’s budget and the recreation revolving fund. Mrs. Pschirrer moved to approve the purchase of the expansion of the ice-skating rink at of cost of $6,045.00 with the assumption there is funding to do so. Seconded by Ms. Mayberry. With Mrs. Pschirrer, Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.

Reservoir Dam: The Town received the formal grant paperwork today per Mr. Dalessio. The grant award if for $740,400. It is a 100% funding with reimbursements from the State as expenses are incurred.

NEW BUSINESS:

Encumbrance Request for 2022 Warrant Article #10 Fund: Ms. Mayberry moved to encumber $52,605.84 for the repair of the pool and pool house. Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved. Mr. Dalessio said that more time was needed to complete this project.

Replacement Trailer for Highway Department: Mrs. Pschirrer moved to approve the purchase of the 20’ x 82’ trailer for $11,000.00. Seconded by Ms. Mayberry. With Mrs. Pschirrer, Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved. There was a question if the old trailer should be kept or sold by the Town. A larger trailer is needed to move the new snow machine.

Disability/Life Insurance and FMLA Quotes: There was a consensus by the Selectboard to accept the Met Life insurance quote for disability and life insurance. Pricing will not change for 3 years. A formal agreement to sign will be forthcoming.

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION:

Ms. Mayberry moved to enter into a Non-Public Selectboard Session pursuant to RSA 91-A:3 II to discuss (c) Reputations and (e) Legal.  Seconded by Mrs. Pschirrer.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved. These minutes are to remain sealed.

The regular Selectboard meeting reconvened at 7:03 PM.

HOOPER TRUSTEES MEETING:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to enter into a Hooper Trustees Meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry. With Mrs. Pschirrer, Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved at 7:03 PM.

The Selectboard Meeting resumed at 7:07 pm.

Mrs. Pschirrer told the Board that the drainage project for the former Brownfields site/new parking lot is to start on Monday, December 5, 2022.

ADJOURNMENT:

Mrs. Pschirrer moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mr. Dalessio asked if there was any additional discussion.  There was none.  With Mrs. Pschirrer, Ms. Mayberry and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:09 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Sarah Downing, Recording Secretary Pro Tempore

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