Carroll County Commissioners Meeting | March 26, 2014

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Meeting Notes

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 3/26/14. 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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0:00:10

Public comment; Maureen Spencer- Friends of Mountain View announcement of an upcoming fundraiser called "Just Deserts";


0:07:55

David Sorensen reports the County Farm "Dump Body" ; moving a maintenance line item in the amount of $500;


0:09:23

Howard Chandler, Mountain View Community administrator; private pay increase;


0:19:21

Solid waste disposal contract;


0:24:37

Nursing staff personnel policy review; work related illnesses;


0:24:37

Nursing staff personnel policy review; work related illnesses;


0:41:04

Farm to Nursing Home food revenue purchasing process and line item; House of Correction produce preparation program suggestion;


0:41:04

Farm to Nursing Home food revenue purchasing process and line item; House of Correction produce preparation program suggestion;


0:52:00

Jason Johnson, HOC population report;


0:52:00

Jason Johnson, HOC population report; Corrections Academy graduation event; Securex meeting;


1:01:50

Jason Johnson, HOC: Harvest season programs; menu changes; possible maple sugaring program for 2015;


1:04:23

Hales location regarding evaluation; Hales Location budget; student tuition; discussion with Steve Brown, Wakefield School Board Chair: School Tuition costs; student populations;


1:08:34

Public input: Ed Comeau, GovernmentOversite.com; County Farm providing produce to nursing home versus area farms; using local producers of Maple syrup production versus County Jail;


1:10:45

Public input: Ed Comeau, Proposes the use of committees tasked to review Grant funding; Funding origins; relevant RSA's; public input;


1:13:03

Public input: Steve Brown, Wakefield resident; County Government versus municipal government relevant to RSA requirement for public hearings before accepting grant funding;


1:13:57

Public input: Ed Comeau, Going above statute and doing what is "right" regarding the review of Grant money;


1:14:24

Process of releasing Non Public meeting minutes in the event there are only 2 Commissioners present; Non public file safe access by commission;


1:17:00

Commission attempts to move into non public session to review non public meeting minutes; Commission discusses the process of going into non public; Commission asks a member of the public who has a pending lawsuit against the County for alleged 91a violations how to go into non public; Commission decides not to go into non public for fear of being sued again; Commission comments that the County attorney should be involved to assist them in going into non public properly;


1:21:10

Public input: John Ruckenbrod, Ossipee resident: Accepting grants; County government and its jurisdiction to accept grants; non consent of the people to accept grants without review; legislative authority to accept grants; "What if Laws" ; subjugating the power of the people; not listening to the people; Commissioner Babson states: "cut it off" : breaching 4th amendment regarding Sobriety Check points; freedom of travel; Babson proposes legislation adding "a grant public hearing requirement to RSA 31:95.

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