Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 6/4/20

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

CALL TO ORDER:  Mrs. Pschirrer called this meeting of the Selectboard to order at 7:03 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.  Also attending this meeting is Mrs. Sarah Downing, Manager of Administration, and Mrs. Sandra Smith, Town Clerk/Tax Collector, in the Walpole Town Hall, and Ms. Regina Borden, Recording Secretary, by telephone at a separate location.  Mr. Bob Anderson, Broadband Committee, was present at a separate location.

Mrs. Pschirrer advised public comment is possible at this meeting.  Comments can be made by calling the Selectboard Office or via email 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.    

LOAN AGREEMENT re: BROADBAND BOND:  Mrs. Pschirrer advised they will be looking at two documents in this meeting.  The first document is the Loan Agreement which needs a motion to adopt and to authorize Mrs. Pschirrer to sign as Chair of the Selectboard.  The second document is the Certificate of Vote Regarding Authorization of Bonds and Approval of Loan Agreement with The New Hampshire Municipal Bond Bank.  

Mr. Steven Dalessio made a motion to authorize the Chair of the Selectboard, Mrs. Peggy L. Pschirrer, to sign the Loan Agreement with the New Hampshire Municipal Bond Bank as the Town voted to approve Warrant Article #2 on March 14, 2020.  Seconded by Ms. Cheryl Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  On a voice roll call vote by Mr. Steven Dalessio, Ms. Cheryl Mayberry and Mrs. Peggy Pschirrer in favor, the motion passed by a unanimous vote.  

Mrs. Pschirrer advised this Loan Agreement is dated July 14, 2020, as that is the date the Bond will be entered in the Bond Market.  Mrs. Pschirrer will go into the Selectboard office on Saturday to sign this Loan Agreement.  Mrs. Sandra Smith, Town Clerk, and Mr. Thomas Goins, Town Treasurer, will also sign this Loan Agreement.  

The second document is the Certificate of Vote Regarding Authorization of Bonds and Approval of Loan Agreement with The New Hampshire Municipal Bond Bank.  It verifies that the Loan Agreement was accepted by a voice roll call vote of the Selectboard.  Mrs. Sandra Smith, Town Clerk, is the one who has to verify that the Selectboard has met the requirements of this Loan Agreement.  She verifies that the three Selectboard members were present, Mr. Steven Dalessio, Ms. Cheryl Mayberry and Mrs. Peggy Pschirrer.  Mrs. Sandra Smith verified that “yes” she has seen the three Selectboard members who were present and she heard them take a voice vote.  She is happy to sign the two documents.  

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Accounts Payable Check Register in the total amount of $16,734.94 for checks issued June 05, 2020.  This includes a $2,785 payment to Ransom Consulting, Inc. for work completed on the Brownfields Project.  The Town will be reimbursed for this expense from the EPA grant funds.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  Mr. Dalessio requested that Mr. Kreissle include a list each month on items that will be reimbursed to the Town with the other monthly reports.  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 May 30, 2020, in the amount of $28,752.99 for checks issued June 05, 2020, and the electronic fund transfer for the 941 Employer Taxes in the amount of $5,996.69.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Mrs. Pschirrer reported that this amount includes overtime for the Police Department because this week they had a high number of cases.

SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES:

SELECTBOARD MINUTES – May 28, 2020:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Selectboard meeting of May 28, 2020, as submitted.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.  

NON-PUBLIC SELECTBOARD SESSION – May 28, 2020: Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Non-Public Selectboard Session of May 28, 2020, as submitted.  These Minutes will remain sealed.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.

STAFF MEETING MINUTES – May 21, 2020:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Staff Meeting of May 21, 2020, as submitted.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.

COMMITTEE REPORT:

The Selectboard acknowledged receipt of the following Committee report:

Walpole Fire District Meeting – April 21, 2020.

PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENTS:

MAP and LOT #003-082-CL2:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant this Property Tax Abatement in the amount of $5,932 for Map and Lot #003-082-CL2.  This is to correct the tenant on this lease with New Hampshire Public Broadcasting (NHPB) Cell Tower; incorrect information was provided by the owner (NHPB).  Verizon initiated contact to correct the tax billing.  This is to be abated to Cellular Wireless.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #003-082-CL3:  Mr. Dalessio moved to grant this Property Tax Abatement in the amount of $5,619 for Map and Lot #003-082-CL3.  This is to abate the incorrect owner, Verizon Wireless.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

SUPPLEMENTAL TAX WARRANTS:

MAP and LOT #003-082-CL2:  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve the Tax Collectors Property Tax Supplemental Warrant for Map and Lot #003-082-CL2 to bill Verizon Wireless for their leased space on the tower for $5,932.   Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

MAP and LOT #003-082-CL3:  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve the Tax Collectors Property Tax Supplemental Warrant for Map and Lot #003-082-CL3 to bill AT&T/Cingular Wireless for their lease on the tower for $5,619.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

Mrs. Sandra Smith left this meeting.  Mrs. Pschirrer thanked her for attending.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CUT WOOD OR TIMBER:

MAP and LOT #002-012-000:  Mr. Dalessio moved to approve the Notice of Intent to Cut Wood or Timber for Map and Lot #002-012-000 for a lot located off of County Road.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.

OLD BUSINESS:

Lighting on Arch Bridge Letters:  Mrs. Pschirrer had written letters to Senator Jay Kahn and Representative Lucy Weber regarding lighting on the Arch Bridge.  Both Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry felt the letters were written very well.  Mr. Dalessio recommended that copies of the letters be sent to Mr. Jason Trembley, NH DOT Project Manager, plus copies to the other people listed on their recent letter.

Ms. Mayberry moved to accept the letter regarding the lighting on the Arch Bridge to be sent to Senator Jay Kahn and Representative Lucy Weber with copies to be mailed to the NH DOT Project Manager and other Representatives.  Seconded by Mr. Dalessio.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Ms. Mayberry, Mr. Dalessio and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved.  

Recreation Area Notice:  Mrs. Pschirrer reported that notices had already been posted at the Recreation Area. Today she received a lengthy message from a resident in Town which she forwarded to Mr. Dalessio and Ms. Mayberry. This resident is very distressed about not allowing the courts to be used for basketball games.  Mrs. Pschirrer told her the Selectboard would talk about it again at this meeting.  Do they change the guidelines or leave them as is?  They are using their best judgment. They do not know what the Governor will announce this Friday (tomorrow). Mr. Dalessio pointed out that they are trying to prevent large crowds from congregating. Therefore,they might have to “stick to their guns” a little longer.  People should continue to use facial masks and social distancing.  The Selectboard still has the local authority.  The organizer of thegathering on June 5th, Vigil on the Common, did not ask for permission from the Town/Selectboard but provided a courtesy notice. This will open up the Town to other groups congregating on the Common.  Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer agreed it will just open up the Common for gatherings.  The question comes up as to why are they restricting the basketball courts. Enforcement was discussed.  Mrs. Pschirrer felt it best to leave the basketball courts alone for now until they hear more from the Governor. Ms. Mayberry agreed.  People are playing basketball but the Selectboard is not giving them permission. Mr. Dalessio asked how do they deal with allowing some public places to be open yet other public places are closed.  It is a bad precedent at this time with COVID-19.  If not for COVID-19, they would not be having this discussion.

Pending Further Actions:

The following agenda items will remain on this pending list as there is no new information available at this time.

Recreation Area Parking Lot: Line Adjustment and Deed with Letter;
Westmoreland-Walpole Boundary Survey;
Town Deeded Properties;
Houghton Brook Fish Ladder.

NEW BUSINESS:

Greater Falls Farmers’ Market:  Mrs. Downing advised that the first date for the Greater Falls Farmers’ Market is Wednesday, June 10th from 4:00-to-7:00 PM at 9 Edwards Lane.  It is on private property located between Pinnacleview Equipment and the Hungry Diner.  When Mr. Dalessio got the first email from Mrs. Jan Galloway-Leclerc, his first thought was the COVID-19 regulations need to be followed.  He talked to Mr. Jeff Miller, Chair of the Planning Board, who referred to it as being similar to a Cruise Night.  They will not be heavily populated and the market is once a week so it does not need approval from the Planning Board.  They will run through Wednesday, September 25th.  Mrs. Downing mentioned the ZBA just wanted the Selectboard to be aware of it.  The Farmers’ Market is well aware of COVID-19 guidelines. It was well set up.  Mrs. Pschirrer recommended the Police Department be made aware of this as it is off Route 12 in a heavily traveled area.    

June 5th Vigil on the Common:  A courtesy notice was given from an organizer that a vigil related to Black Lives Matter and the death of George Floyd was to occur on June 5th on the Common.  Mr. Dalessio felt it important that the organizer should be made aware that the Selectboard is expecting people attending to wear masks, there is social distancing and an attempt be made to keep track of who is there for contact tracing.  Mrs. Pschirrer and Ms. Mayberry felt this is not unreasonable.  Mrs. Downing was asked to contact the organizer tomorrow.  Mrs. Pschirrer will ask the Police Department to drive-by as the Selectboard feels it is a good idea given the circumstances.  

Town Common:  Mr. Dalessio said going forward groups planning to congregate on the Common should talk to the Selectboard about what they are planning to do on the Common.

FMRSD Superintendent of Schools:  Mrs. Downing advised that Ms. Lori Landry, FMRSD Superintendent of Schools, asked to meet with the Selectboard.  She is not available on June 11th.  The Selectboard asked Mrs. Downing to see if she is available on June 18th at 6:30 PM.

COVID-19 Meeting:  Mrs. Downing reported that Mr. Mark Houghton, Director of Emergency Management, and Dr. Chuck Shaw, Health Officer, would like to meet with the Selectboard for an up-date on COVID-19.  Mrs. Pschirrer will email Mr. Houghton to see when he is available to meet.  During the day would be preferred.  Mr. Dalessio is not available on June 17th.      

FACT-TV:  Mrs. Pschirrer announced that this concludes the regular Selectboard meeting.  The Selectboard will enter into a meeting as the Hooper Trustees.  FACT-TV ceased filming and left the meeting.

RECESS SELECTBOARD MEETING:

Mr. Dalessio moved to recess this Selectboard meeting.  The Selectboard will enter into a meeting as the Hooper Trustees.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  On a roll call vote with Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the motion was approved at 7:46 PM.

The regular Selectboard meeting resumed at 7:57 PM.

ADJOURNMENT:  

Mr. Dalessio moved to adjourn this Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any comments or questions.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:58 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

 

Extended Hours for Curbside Pick-up at the Library

Yesterday the Governor’s Economic Reopening Task Force announced guidelines for reopening libraries in NH. At this time, the Walpole Town Library will continue Curbside Pickup only. The Board of Trustees, Library Director and staff continue to work on a phased reopening plan. Our top priority is the health and safety of our community and our staff.

On Monday June 15th we will add more hours to our Curbside Pickup service and will begin accepting returns. Library staff will be making phone calls to schedule appointments for returns, starting with patrons who have high demand materials. Please wait to hear from us before returning your books and movies.

Thank you for your patience and flexibility.

Justine Fafara

Library Director

 

and the hours are …

 

Zoning Board Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Wednesday. June 17, 2020

at 7 pm.

The Zoning Board of Adjustment

will hold its regular meeting online

Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, this meeting will be held using the web-based platform, Zoom.

The public may access/view this meeting online by visiting

www.zoom.us/join and may listen to the meting by calling 603-313-4032. The meeting ID is 96303038850

Zoning Board Revised Agenda – 6/17/20

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

7 pm

Roll Call: Appointment of alternates if needed.

Minutes: Review minutes of March 2020 meeting.

Election of Officers

Alternates

Old Business:

Ruggiero Processing Facility: Tom Hanna. Ruggiero Processing Facility LLC, Tax Map 1, Lot 10-2, Industrial District. Mr. Ruggiero wants to change driveway into the Ruggiero Processing Facility LLC, a new scale and a modular office to monitor the scale. Is adding septic system for the modular office.

Response Letter to the Select Board – Signage on Route 12. Response from ZBA regarding adding two zoning ordinances to the document and the oscillating sign ordinance, creating a new ordinance for feather flags. Question about the cover of the Ordinance.

Short-term rental ordinance. Draft I.

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Zoning Board Agenda – 6/17/20

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Walpole Town Hall

7 pm

Roll Call: Appointment of alternates if needed.

Minutes: Review minutes of March 2020 meeting.

Election of Officers.

Old Business:

 

Ruggiero Processing Facility: Tom Hanna. Ruggiero Processing Facility LLC, Tax Map 1, Lot 10-2, Industrial District. Mr. Ruggiero wants to change driveway into the Ruggiero Processing Facility LLC, a new scale and a modular office to monitor the scale. Is adding septic system for the modular office.

New Business:

 

Maybe Request for a Public Hearing for a Special Exception in the rural/ag district: Greg Taylor, 455 March Hill Road, Tax Map 11, Lot 53. A buyer wants to have a woodworking business in the building on his property.

Greg Taylor – Recommendation for a Special Exception to have a commercial operation in the Rural/Ag District: Mr. Taylor would like to sell his property on 455 March Hill Road to Tim Stebbins, who would have a woodworking business there to make custom doors and windows. Map 11, Lot 53 Rural/Ag District. 

Response Letter to the Select Board – Signage on Route 12. Response from ZBA regarding adding two zoning ordinances to the document and the oscillating sign ordinance, creating a new ordinance for feather flags. Question about the cover of the Ordinance.

Short-term rental ordinance. Draft I.

Election of Alternates.

 

Conservation Commission Commission Meeting Minutes – 6/1/20

Members Present:  Alicia Flammia, John Peska, Lewis Shelley, Laura Hayes, France Menk, Cheryl Mayberry (Selectboard Liaison), Jean Kobeski (Recording Secretary)

Members Absent:  Jackie Kenson, Steven Dumont

Alternates Present:  Myra Mansouri, Peggy Pschirrer (Selectboard Liaison),

Call to Order:  Alicia called the meeting to order at 7:35 via Zoom

Review of Minutes:  Lew wanted to clarify the minutes of March 2 (under Other Business) regarding the water level of the pond at the Hooper Golf Course. He stated that it is his understanding that the dam was built to create wildlife habitat. Therefore the WCC monitors the water level in the pond. As that is affected by the golf course, they cannot draw more water than would lower the level and disrupt the habitat, especially during dry times when sprinklers would be needed. Also some of this water may be needed by the fire department.

John moved that the March 2 minutes be accepted with Lew’s clarification, and Lew seconded. All voted in favor.

Treasury:  No report tonight; Alicia will get an update from Tom Goins.

New Business:  Three invoices were received.

1.  Long View   $1593.75 for Rapid Assessment

    John moved: France seconded payment from Forestry Account

2. Snow Hawk   $189.38 for materials for the Gateway

    John moved; France seconded payment from Walker Road Account

3. E.E. Houghton  $770.18 for Depth Survey of the Reservoir Dam

    France moved; Laura seconded payment from the Forestry Account

 

A discussion was held about camping on town forest land. The commission is against it but the Monadnock Conservancy states that the easement says nothing about camping.  Myra recommended having a zoning ordinance against it; John and France agreed. John asked what the process would be, and would the town need to vote on it. Myra stated that someone from the WCC would need to make a presentation to the Zoning Board explaining why camping should not be allowed on town forest land. France offered to do this. An ordinance would need to be written then voted on by the town.

John asked if there could be an interim measure to stop the camping; Myra said the commission could approach the Selectboard to create a temporary or interim ordinance.    

Lew suggested printing and hanging No Fires No Camping signs. John offered to talk to Mike Pacquette about this.

Peggy said the town can write an ordinance for all properties owned by the town, to be passed by the town voters. Laura said she worries about losing the vote to people who don”t understand the reasons behind it.

Alicia stated that the No Fires No Camping signs should be hung ASAP. All agreed. She said she would write to the Selectboard to request the signs (100).  Lew said he would ask the Conservancy if they could do something to revise the easement.

Cheryl asked if there is a timeline for the ordinance; Peggy will look that up.

 

Old Business:  John reported that Houghton completed the depth survey. The information was sent to Fuss and O”Neill. They have received it and are reworking the data in order to get the permit to have the culvert realigned.

In response to a call from Mark Houghton, John stated that there is a padlock and cable across the access to the Connecticut River on Walker Road and the WCC has the key. Mark Houghton wants access to the property for the fire department should there be an emergency on the river. A knox lock was suggested. John said the key would be accessible to those who need it, including Christian Gowdy and the WFD.

Lew said there will be new signs on the kiosk asking people to respect local farmers and No Fires No Camping.

Lew expressed concern about damage on Derry Hill due to the increased volume of utility vehicles. John said there is an increase in off-road motorbikes and other unregistered vehicles.

Alicia said the commission will try to meet in person in July.

The meeting adjourned at 8:16.

Respectfully Submitted,

Jean Kobeski, Recording Secretary

** These minutes are in draft form until approved by the Commission in July.

From Lucy – 6/6/20

 

The Latest Update

 

The Governor has issued a number of modifications  to his emergency orders, and testing is now not only available but encouraged for everyone.  Here are links to the latest updates:

 

Testing:  Testing is now available to everyone, and is being encouraged as a way of monitoring asymptomatic transmission. The new name is the Asymptomatic Spread Assessment Program, fondly known as ASAP,  and there are test sites in both Keene and Claremont.  The link to make an appointment is here: https://prd.blogs.nh.gov/dos/hsem/?page_id=8479

 

Another week, another web site.  The latest is Stay at Home 2.0, and the main page is here: https://www.covidguidance.nh.gov There are links there to various activities, each of which has its own set of requirements related to reopening.

 

Outdoor Activities:  The guidance relates to outdoor activities in recreational or natural settings that occur individually, or in small groups of 10 or less.  This applies tocenters for biking, canoe and kayak rentals, mini-golf, outdoor driving ranges, outdoor shooting ranges, small fishing charters, paint ball, outdoor guiding services (fishing, hunting, hiking), and other small group outdoor activities that are able to follow the guidance below.

 

Additionally, this guidance shall apply to outdoor and nature-based experiential attractions and businesses, including but not limited to: agro-tourism, outdoor walking trails, tours and paths, batting cages, zip lines, chairlifts, ropes courses/aerial parks, disk golf, open off-road vehicle tours (no enclosure), natural science centers, garden tours, diving tours and lessons, caves, petting zoos, balloon rides, helicopter and plane rides (groups fewer than 5) and white water rafting.  https://www.covidguidance.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt381/files/inline-documents/2020-05/guidance-attractions.pdf

 

Beaches:  The Seacoast beaches are now open to the usual beach activities, but your group of under 10 must maintain the six foot distance from all other individuals or groups.  The tricky part here will be finding a parking space, and parking remains limited, and certain streets, usually open for parking, are now allowing parking. https://www.covidguidance.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt381/files/files/inline-documents/guidance-beaches.pdf

 

Golf:  Golf has its own new set of comprehensive but less restrictive guidelines.  I’m not a golfer, so you are on your own on this one.

https://www.covidguidance.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt381/files/files/inline-documents/guidance-golf.pdf

 

Lodging Industry:  Hotels, motels, B&B’s, cabin communities, private cottages/condominiums/homes, and similar accommodations open to the public, including short-term rentals, may now open to NH residents.  They are open to non-NH residents as well, but non-residents must either self-quarantine for 14 days or certify that they have been self-quarantining in their home state for 14 days before coming here.  Larger establishmaents are generally restricted to 50% or capacity; smaller establishments may be able to open at 100%, but there are numerous wrinkles, so work your way carefully through the document.  https://www.covidguidance.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt381/files/inline-documents/2020-05/guidance-lodging.pdf

 

Food Services, as of June 15 Indoor seating will be allowed as of June 15th, but how it is done depends on where you are.  In Cheshire County, as well as Belknap, Coos, Carroll, Sullivan and Grafton, restaurants may open at full capacity but tables must be six feet apart and for parties of no more than six.  This means that some restaurants will still not be able to lopen at full capacity, depending on their floor space.  In the four most populous counties, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham and Stafford, where the rates of COVID-19 are higher, indoor seating is allowed art only 50% of capacity. https://www.covidguidance.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt381/files/files/inline-documents/guidance-restaurants.pdf

 

Summer day camps/playground programs, as of June 22:  As of June 22, day camps and local programs can open subject to a host of precautionary measures.  https://www.covidguidance.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt381/files/inline-documents/2020-05/guidance-day-camps.pdf

 

Resident/Overnight Camps as of June 28,2020 Sleep-away camps may open on June 28, subject to their own set of precautionary measures.

https://www.covidguidance.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt381/files/files/inline-documents/guidance-overnight-camps_1.pdf

 

As always, you can keep up with the latest NH statistics and information here:  https://www.nh.gov/covid19/

 

Remember, as you head out for newly reopened activities, that there is still a significant amount of active COVID-19 in this state and elsewhere.  Wearing a mask, staying 6 feet away from everyone except those in your own household, and frequent handwashing, or if handwashing is not possible, hand sanitizing are the most important tools to keep you and others safe.

 

Stay safe out there.

 

~Rep. Lucy McVitty Weber
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Walpole  NH  03608

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