Carroll County Delegation Meeting | March 28, 2014

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Meeting Notes

Welcome to the Carroll County Delegation meeting from 3/28/14. The Delegation met to review the 2014 County budget. They met at the County Complex, 95 Water Village Rd, Ossipee and it began at 9:00 am.


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0:00:57

Review of draft meeting minutes; March 24, 2014; requested corrections;


0:05:30

Farm budget subcommittee report.


1:27:02

Mountain View Community budget subcommittee report.


1:37:43

Rep. Chandler challenges the accuracy of the nursing home budget numbers, Rep. Ahlgren fires back.


1:44:15

County Jail budget review; total adjustment due to the elimination of a position from Jail budget;


1:46:52

Capital Expenditures.


1:50:00

Will Dewitt, Farm Supervisor, comments on the replacement of County vehicles;


2:10:23

Approving remaining revenue; Sheriff's income; K9 Dog biting incident;


2:26:25

Comment regarding the process of Union negotiations; last minute negotiations;


2:37:03

Hales Location Budget;


2:56:35

Bottom line on expenditures; General fund and enterprise fund; Total;


2:58:02

Bottom line Revenues; Capital reserve funds;


3:00:20

Amount to be raised by taxes; Total. Tax increase amount; Union negotiations; amount taken from surplus; leftover bond funding amount; Total;


3:02:00

Use of surplus fund to offset taxes; unspent nursing home bonding funds;


3:05:28

State recommended reserves amounts; rainy day fund requirements;


3:06:21

Assurance of surplus fund amounts;


3:07:04

Concern when using surplus funds to offset double digit increases;


3:09:49

Building a new nursing home raises County expenditures; paying an extra 2 million dollars without a significant tax increase.


3:14:28

Motion on the floor to add $96,000 to the $1 million of surplus to reduce taxes; Roll Call vote; passes.


3:16:12

Updated amount to be raised by taxes; Motion to accept; 2nd; roll call vote; passes


3:17:52

Delegation moves into convention; Motion to ratify votes in executive session; 2nd; roll call; passes;


3:22:20

"Rubber stamping the Salary that was set for the Recording secretary during previous delegations"


3:23:41

Mellisa Seamans, Carroll County Independent; using surplus during emergencies; printing costs; County Capital Improvement Committee;


3:26:54

Daymond Steer, Conway Daily Sun; requests a highlighted version of the budget details; Amount that was cut from the County Commissioners budget;


3:29:19

Steve Brown, Wakefield resident; update on the Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services; BEAS;


3:30:13

Representative Ticehurst adds additional information about the BEAS budget line;


3:30:51

Will Dewitt, Farm supervisor and Ossipee resident expresses his "sadness" and "disappointment" regarding the delegation's vote to eliminate the pig program.


3:32:10

Commissioner Sorensen makes proposal that the Subcommittees start earlier.


3:33:19

Commissioner Babson makes comment about the budget process; proposes that the Delegation change the fiscal year;

Past Carroll County Delegation Meetings