Effingham Selectmen Meeting | August 28, 2018

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Meeting Notes

Effingham NH Selectmen meeting 8/28/18. The Selectmen: Michael Cahalane, Leonard Espie, and John Meisner convene their meetings at the Effingham Municipal Offices, 68 School Street, Effingham. This meeting began at 5:00 pm. Town Administrator: Claudia Lamphier. Office Assistant: Chris Holbrook


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0:00:02

Call to order at 5:00 pm; Manifest review


0:22:37

Pledge; Green Mountain Road access;


0:23:42

Action folder: Review of Dig and Dos bill; 3 approvals for construction/ Sewage; Approval of...New Firefighter member; EMT;


0:24:32

MOTION: Cahalane: I make a motion to...approve new firefighter member...


2ND: Espie


VOTE: Meisner-Y; Cahalane-Y; Espie-Y;


0:24:44

MOTION: Meisner: I make a motion to accept the minutes from 8/21/18...


2ND: Cahalane


VOTE: Meisner-Y; Cahalane-Y; Espie-Abstain;


0:25:00

Public comment: Green Mountain Road; Culverts; Dig and Dos; 50 foot right of way; Is Green Mountain Road 50 foot right of way; Width of road; previous installation of culverts; Placement of culverts; Installation of culverts that extend onto private property;


0:37:07

Public comment: Fire Chief; Grants for radios; Kenwood; Motorola; Warrant article; FEMA; Fire Dept. budget line; Emergency Operation Plan;


0:40:28

MOTION: Cahalane: I make a motion to accept the 2018 version of the emergency operations plan as presented by the Fire Chief..


2ND: Meisner


VOTE: Meisner-Y; Cahalane-Y; Espie-Y;


0:41:45

Public comment; Culverts needing more fill; Town tax maps; outdated; Brush clearing authorization letter;


0:44:01

Public comment; Town Hall building; Requests authorization apply matching grant; NH Preservation Alliance; Historic building assessment; 4,500.00; Grant requirement updated building assessment; Storm windows; LCHIP; Restorations; Heating plans; Capital improvement program; 10 year plan; Historic Register; Contract; Architectural Firm; 2,500.00 deposit; Building trust fund; 15,500.00; 10,500.00; 9,000.00- 10,000 range; Selectmen contract review;


0:55:03

MOTION: Cahalane: I make a motion to approve you putting in the application with the NH Preservation Alliance in the efforts to moving us forward.


2ND: Espie


VOTE: Meisner-Y; Cahalane-Y; Espie-Y;


0:55:32

Espie report: Roadside mowing; Vaughn English; Equipment problems; Roadside mowing versus brush/ tree trimming; Bush hog; Debris; Selectmen roadside assessment; Filling culvert ditches; Transfer station employee;


1:04:23

Cahalane report: Capital improvement request forms; Cable contracts; Franchise fees; Internet speed tests; Internet phone; Cable equipment upgrades; Sign installations transfer station; Budget finance workshop; *septic system bids; H20 tank installation; Frost line; Ledge; Evans;


1:16:43

MOTION: Espie: *I make a motion to accept Evans Brothers, LLC..out of Wolfeboro NH..


2ND: Cahalane


VOTE: Meisner-Y; Cahalane-Y; Espie-Y;


1:19:18

Bid posting;


1:20:00

MOTION: Meisner: I make a motion to approve the manifest...544,920.11..school payment...


2ND: Espie


VOTE: Meisner-Y; Cahalane-Y; Espie-Y;


1:20:38

Cahalane report; Incorporation celebration; Inadequate event announcement; Effingham Incorporation celebration not a "Town Function" ; Effingham Connect; Veterans memorial; Rep. Ed Comeau; Rep. Bill Marsh; Rep. Bill Nelson; Sununo Commendation remarks read into record; Private special interest group;


1:29:52

MOTION: Cahalane: I make a motion to gift back the Governor's commendation..to the Effingham Connect organization..


2ND: No verbal second: Discussion: public: Town handbook of policy and procedures; Volunteer groups; Insurance coverage; 250th celebration planning; Town newsletter under Effingham Connect; Preservation Society; Historical Society; Non Profits versus Municipal, Town owned groups;


2nd: Meisner: Withdrawn...


VOTE: No vote.


1:56:50

Town meeting day; Non profit presentations; School street pot holes; Fire station parking lot poor condition; Cold patch; Green Mountain Road; Freedom Dam modifications;


2:07:51

MOTION: Espie: I make a motion to adjourn 7:08 pm


2ND: Cahalane


VOTE: Meisner-Y; Cahalane-Y; Espie-Y;

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