Carroll County Commissioners Meeting | February 5, 2014

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Meeting Notes

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 2/5/14. 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.


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00:01 Review of public minutes of January 8, 2014; corrections; revoting; missing times; new version; motion to accept revised January 8, 2014 minutes; 2nd; unanimous; roll call votes by name; non public minutes of January 8th; RECESS; review of January 29, 2014 minutes;


05:00 Review of January 29, 2014 minutes; ([page 2] corrections; saw logs; [page 3] Michael Connor; [page 5] not attended; [page 6] dog handler; [page 7] attend the meeting; [page 7] piggyback; to prevent an un- noticed meeting; locked file cabinet; [page 7] process to open locked non pubic file cabinet; document inventory;


10:00 Review of January 29, 2014 minutes; locked file cabinet; [page 7] process to open locked non pubic file cabinet; document inventory; motion to approve 1/29/14 meeting minutes; 2nd; unanimous; non public meeting minutes needing approval outside Jan. 8, 2014; review of Non Public minutes Jan. 15, 22, 29,


15:00 Motion to approve Non public Jan. 29, as is; 2nd; unanimous; non public of Jan. 22,; discussion- 6,000 hours of FMLA; 18:31 Commissioners Kenney arrives;


20:00 Jan. 22, 2014 discussion of reviewing in public or non public; motion to approve non public minutes of Jan. 22 as submitted; 2nd; tabled Jan. 22 until review in non public; Liaison reports; Blackwood family letter regarding outstanding support from the MVC staff; Leola Blackwood O'Connor: Staff members thanked: Jennifer Chiavacci, Lisa Howard, Al Poulin, The entire Mt. Whittier Nursing Staff including: Michael, Helen, Elizabeth, Diane, Renee, Bonnie, Eva, Debbie, Theresa; hospice care; Leola died January 22, 2014; East Wakefield resident for 70 years;


25:00 Blackwood family letter of support to MVC; Liaison reports; Kenney; Court appearance; Feb. 3 Delegation meeting; Kenney statement regarding Jan. 8, 2014 non public meeting minutes; audio recording of non public meetings; accuracy of Jan. 8, 2014; Howard Chandler Non Public 91a: 3 para 2, c regarding MVC; Roll Call vote; public session begins; NP minutes Feb. 5, 2014; sealed; motion to go into non public to review non public minutes per 91-a: 3 para. 2 (a), (b), (c), (d);


30:00 Return to public session; sealed minutes of Feb. 5, 2014; WORK SESSION; County mission statement; Wynette Degroot, HR Director;


35:00 County mission statement discussion;


40:00 County mission statement discussion;


45:00 County mission statement discussion;


50:00 County mission statement discussion;


55:00 Department Head input on mission statement;


1:00:00 County mission statement discussion;


1:05:00 County mission statement discussion; related RSA’s regarding County Government; clarification, Jason Johnson, total number of leave hours; Review of Annual reports from County Administration department heads; Human Resources; resignation of previous HR Director;


1:10:00 Review of annual reports; Human Resources; using CD versus printing; employee handbook;


1:15:00 Review of annual reports; Human Resources; CD versus printing; process of employee handbook distribution; Attorney Dewhurst;


1:20:00 Review of annual reports; Human Resources;


1:25:00 Review of annual reports; Human Resources;


1:30:00 Review of Commissioners office annual report; Kenney reads her 1:31:27 five minute recess; return to public session; Kingwood regional vocational High School;


1:35:00 Review of Commissioners office annual report; Kenney reads her version of the Commissioners annual report; Babson comments to Kenney regarding discovery of no financial audits; Sorensen comments regarding the use of previous HR Director, Janice Sullivan’s name in the annual report; Sorensen clarifies Sullivan has requested her name is not to be used by them in public;


1:40:00 Kenney reads her version of the Commissioners annual report; Babson comments that Kenney’s annual report sounds like a campaign speech;


1:45:00 Discussion of compiling annual reports; UNH cooperative extension; RSA’s governing annual reports;


1:50:00 County Farm annual report review;


1:55:00 County Farm annual report review; walking trails; county forester; Kingswood Forestry program students;


2:00:00 County Farm annual report review; Registrar of Deeds annual report review; foreclosures;


2:05:00 Registrar of Deeds annual report review; fraud alert; Sheriff Department annual report review;


2:10:00 County Attorney annual report review; Department of Corrections annual report review; Commission recesses for lunch


2:15:00 Commission recesses for lunch public meeting resumes; commissioners handbook; services delivered are core services mandated by state law; HOC annual report review;


2:20:00 HOC annual report review; crime report; public safety and welfare; motor vehicle crimes; discussion of crime statistics; obstruction of governmental operations;


2:25:00 MVC annual report review;


2:30:00 MVC annual report review; Victim Witness annual report review


2:35:00 Victim Witness annual report review;


2:40:00 Victim Witness annual report review; RFP for annual report printing; number of copies; making CD’s of annual report; reducing amount printed;


2:45:00 Generating a Compact Disc of annual report; Delegation minutes; discussion of subcommittee meeting minutes into annual reports; Conservation District; discussion of adding County resident to annual report;


2:50:00 Conservation District annual report review; Old Nursing Home Contents; landfill; auction contents; shelving racks; lighting fixtures; wheel chairs;


2:55:00 Old Nursing Home Contents discussion of light fixtures; American Legion; research process of auctioning County property; file safe cabinet;


3:00:00 File cabinet safe; internal shelving; Wynette Degroot's evaluation; HR Goals; Sorensen, Kenney and Babson discuss upcoming legal representation regarding Comeau 91-a: lawsuit; Liz Bailey; individual attorney; delegation approved funding;


3:05:00 Sorensen, Kenney and Babson discuss upcoming legal representation regarding Comeau 91-a: lawsuit;

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