Carroll County Commissioners Meeting | June 20, 2018

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Meeting Notes

Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 6/20/18. The commissioners: Amanda Bevard, David L. Babson, and Mark Hounsell, collectively exercises budgetary and operational control over county government 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 this meeting began at 8:30 am.


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0:00:05

Call to order; Pledge of Allegiance;


0:00:39

MOTION: M-Hounsell Approval of the meeting minutes from June 13, 2018 2nd-Babson----- V3-0


0:01:57

COMMISSIONERS OFFICE HOURS: Special order of business; 2nd-Babson-Discussion Change language from Ken to County Administrator.


0:03:00

AMENDED MOTION: M-Hounsell That Ken be identified not by his name but the County Administrator...so it would read...authorized by..the county administrator... 2nd-Babson----- V3-0


0:03:36

ORIGINAL MOTION: M-Hounsell That all staff..working in the commissioners office..be instructed to end their day..by 5 pm..Monday through Friday..any work after hours has to be authorized..by the County Administrator.... 2nd-Babson-discussion-----Babson proposes an hourly wage for the commissioners office staff.


0:04:00

Continued discussion regarding office staff working hours: 2nd-Babson-discussion-----Babson proposes an hourly wage for the commissioners office staff; Shutting office down for blocks of time; Reduced public hours; Full time admin assistant; Telephone calls; Lack of Delegation funding;


0:29:46

ORIGINAL MOTION: M-Hounsell That all staff..working in the commissioners office..be instructed to end their day..by 5 pm..Monday through Friday..any work after hours has to be authorized..by the County Administrator.... 2nd-Babson V3-0


0:30:02

MOTION: M-Bevard To close the office..from 12:00pm - 2:00pm...Monday through Friday..that all phone calls...when the office is closed..go to the answering machine..the night service.. 2nd-Hounsell-Discussion-----good for first step. V3-0


0:32:12

STAFF WORK HOURS CONTINUED:


0:33:52

Registry of Deeds presents Bids regarding historic records restoration; Copile Technology Corp. $97,695.50; Record books from 1840-1962 AD; Babson request that the reference be checked; Registers reports; Revenue is up: [2017- $322,372.00 2018-$339,368.00;] up 5%; hot real estate market; Railroad; utility in Tamworth; Lakefront properties;


0:53:21

Award MVC Pharmacy Bid;


0:55:06

MOTION: M-Babson To allow the Chairman to sign the pharmaceutical contract. 2nd-Hounsell----- V3-0


0:55:34

MOTION: M-Hounsell To approve the bid for the pharmerica contract. 2nd-Babson----- V3-0


0:57:04

MATTRESS BID: [PUBLIC OPENING]; Alimed=$25,862.50; ArdentMedicalServices=$24,214.40; McKessonsBeds=$21,412.91; #DirectSupply=$25,980.76;


1:04:34

Update on DirecTV; Installed; Station setup; Environmental Services staffing; Shortage of housekeepers; $1,000.00 transfer;


1:08:30

MOTION: M-Hounsell To approve the transfer of $990.00 from salary line to overtime line... 2nd-Babson-Discussion-----"Let's discuss why we are having trouble filling these positions..." ; Indeed; Collective bargaining; Worker shortages; Wages; Competitive starting pay rates; Vermont Technical Colleges; MVC Training site;


1:15:07

MOTION: M-Hounsell To approve the transfer of $990.00 from salary line to overtime line... 2nd-Babson-Discussion---------"Let's discuss why we are having trouble filling these positions..." ; Indeed; Collective bargaining; Worker shortages; Wages; Competitive starting pay rates; Vermont Technical Colleges; MVC Training site; V3-0


1:15:25

Shortage of housekeepers; New system of hiring; Ratified new contract;


1:17:17

PROPANE CONTRACT: Expiring contract; Day rate; Change of rate; $1.14 to $2.75; Bids; Proposed installing multiple tanks; #EasternPropane;


1:27:14

Departure of a Corrections employee: #LoriAnneBaggio; Award presentation:


1:36:27

MOTION: M-Hounsell That we approve [this: the Head Start Lease], and we will sign it...after we ratify.. and the funding be approved by the Delegation...;


...To approve the lease for the Head Start..at the annex...and we will..further authorize the chairman to sign this lease...upon approval..from the Delegation.
2nd-Bevard------Babson refuses to 2nd----


MOTION: M-Hounsell- To table 2nd-Babson V3-0


1:38:52

IDN 7 Presentation North Country Consortium; #C3PH; #1115Waiver: Building Capacity for transformation Waiver; Federal Government to the State of New Hampshire; Service deliver methodology; Comprehensive; Region 7; [NH North Country Consortium regions; Coos County; Northern Grafton County; Carroll County;] Community partnerships; Opioids; Behavioral care; State goals; Incentive payments; Targeting Medicaid populations; Dual populations: Medicaid and Medicare; Focus on Medicaid recipients: "Because that's how the funding comes to us....based on the number of medicaid beneficiaries in our region..."


1:43:54

IDN 7 Presentation Continued: Overview of the Integrated Deliver System #IDN; Extending Workforce providers; Needs based; Behavioral workforce staffing; Workforce retention; Case conference groups; Information technology; Sub treatments; #BEAS;


2:13:22

IDN 7 Presentation Continued: 17% 1/6th of Carroll County receives Medicaid; 8,000 persons; 44,000 County population; 2016-2020: Total state allocation: $150,000,000; IDN7 30,000,000; Total Carroll County: 14,000,000; Based on Medicare Beneficiaries; To date IDN7 total: $5,100,000.00; #WhiteHorseAddictionCenter;


2:40:21

Head Start Annex Lease: MOTION: M-Hounsell That we approve [this: the Head Start Lease], and we will sign it...after we ratify.. and the funding be approved by the Delegation...;


...To approve the lease for the Head Start..at the annex...and we will..further authorize the chairman to sign this lease...upon approval..from the Delegation.
2nd-Bevard------Babson refuses to 2nd----


MOTION: M-Hounsell- To table 2nd-Babson V3-0


MOTION: M-Hounsell- To remove from table; 2nd-Babson V3-0


M-Hounsell ...To approve the lease for the Head Start..at the annex...and we will..further authorize the chairman to sign this lease...upon approval..from the Delegation. 2nd-Babson V3-0


2:42:09

Hales Location Checks & Documents; Conway school District payment;


2:43:16

MOTION: M-Babson To allow the Commission Chair to sign the check going to the Conway School District for the 2 students from Hales Location: $66,256.00;
2nd-Hounsell V3-0


2:43:51

MOTION: M-Babson To pay..Waystack and Frizzel..legal council...on the tuition agreement of Hales Location..and Fryeburg Academy; $378.00 2nd-Bevard-Discussion------ Hounsell wishes to abstain... V2-1-Hounsell abstains


2:46:06

Letter from Henry Lipman: Returning proshare funding; Health and Human Services presentation; Association of Counties; County administration; IDN7 funding; [ProShare: The difference between medicaid and medicare;]; Returned funding to the State; [Proshare arrives June 30; [ProShare is a federal match for funds that are provided in kind by Counties;] ProShare: County Budgeted $1,000,000.00


3:02:17

MOTION: M-Babson To send back a letter to NHHHS...That we don't send the money back..unless..Hounsell: Due to non clarity...on many points..We are denying your request...that we send any money back to you..at this time------
MOTION WITHDRAWN:


3:04:33

Letter from Henry Lipman: Returning proshare funding CONTINUED; Access to general funds;


3:07:48

Upcoming Delegation meeting; Posting: July 2, 2018; 9:00 am; Sending contracts ahead of Delegation meeting;


3:11:36

COMMISSION UPDATES: Verizon agreement; Unlimited data use; County cell phones; Pumpkin patch update; Weeding; Camp wood sales; Land use committee attendance; Annual report access; May deadline; Posting annual report in area newspapers; $750.00; Staff shortage; Newspaper posting that annual report is available for viewing; Governors veto of the Biomass legislation: SB365;


3:33:28

MOTION: M-Hounsell To authorize the Commission chair to author a letter of support of a legislative over ride. 2nd-Babson----- V3-0


3:35:00

Announcement of Non Meeting: MOTION: M-Hounsell To adjourn... 2nd-Babson----- V3-0

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