Carroll County Commissioners Meeting | April 10, 2013

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Meeting Notes

Welcome the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 4/10/13. Commissioners: David Babson, David Sorensen and Asha Kenney collectively administer the business of the County. The Board exercises budgetary control over County operations and prepares the annual budget for the approval by the County Delegation. The Board met at the County Administration Building, 95 Water Village Rd, Ossipee and began this meeting at 8:30 am.


0:00:22

Public input; John Ruckingbrod of Oath Keepers, http://oathkeepers.org/ invites the commissioners to a "Honor Your Oath" rally at the NH Capitol, April 13th, 2012, 1- 3pm.


0:02:10

Daymond Steer of the Conway Daily Sun; resignation of HR Director Janice Sullivan update; Mellissa Seamans of the Carroll County Independent; NH Association of Counties meeting; Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services; 2015 rate hike; Request for list of BEAS recipients- motion and vote; Mellissa Seamans- CCI, Kirk and Chandler amendment; Daymond Steer- expense of auditing list from BEAS;


0:11:40

Steve Brown, Wakefield resident- filling positions within the County; posting process; Mellissa Seamans- who voted to hire the person hire for the open position in the Business office?


0:14:40

Glenn Cordelli, Tuftonboro resident and State Representative; Examples of HR director qualifications posted by comparable size organizations; concern that qualifications are being tailored for "a person in mind." concern over minimal qualifications; interim HR director from
Grafton County; Mellissa Seamans- history of HR directors at Carroll County; Daymond Steer- contracting HR services to an independent firm;


0:25:06

Ross Myers- Carroll County is Talking; personal website development for elected officials; http://www.carrollcountyistalking.com


0:26:48

Steve Brown- HR director, Janice Sullivan, reasons for resignation; HR Generalist is: "spreading out non public information";


0:28:57

Will Dewitt, County Farm superintendent and facility maintenance report; wood processor failures; small tractor radiator replacement; pepper seed planting; cultivation education; UNH AG educator study; supplying MVC Cafe with produce; spring cleanup; snow plow maintenance; Weights and measures; walking trail committee; keeping tracked of wood processor failure costs; people slipping on ice;


0:43:35

Howard Chandler, Nursing Home Administrator report; snow removal around nursing home; skilled census; outside groups using MVC (Mountain View Community) facility; facebook "like" report; MVC website presence; Delegation subcommittee meeting scheduled for 4/15/13 9:00am; staff attendance improvement; budget and operational planning; patient lifts; completing the furnishing of MVC;


1:00:48

Union Contracts- attendance; committee to report on "episodes"- time off; Just Deserts friends of Mountain View event report; homemade ice cream;


1:06:45

Representatives from the Kronos time system gives report; getting system up and running; training; departmental access to Kronos time keeping program; David Babson- raising concern over how long it is taking to get system running; Commissioner Babson- "weakness in the contract"; Commissioner Kenney- why does the training take 3 years; scheduling time off within Kronos;


1:48:05

Kathleen Garry, business office manager gives report; Primex conference; area student visits; book for the summary of Carroll County; letter from Department of Education Forestry Fund; telecommunication bill analyis company offers services, http://www.spyglass.net


2:07:17

Mellissa Seamans, CC independent and Anne Aiton separately ask to use the County Delegation meeting room for a private meeting. Argument ensues between Commissioner Kenney and Mellissa Seamans over using the delegation room for a private meeting; Delegation use policy; argument continues;


2:20:36

Deb Newlin; estimates for printing cost for employee reference guides;


2:28:13

Steve Brown- public comment about hiring an County Administrator instead of an HR.

Past Carroll County Commissioners Meetings