Wakefield Selectmen Meeting | May 23, 2018

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Meeting Notes

Wakefield NH Selectmen meeting from 5/23/18. The Selectmen convened this meetings at 2 High Street, at the Wakefield Town Hall and the meeting began at 7:00 pm. Selectmen: Chair: Representative Lino Avellani, Selectmen: Vice Chair: Connie Twombley Selectmen: Vin Wallace. Town Administrator: Kelley Collins. Administrative Assistant: Toni Bodah. Finance Clerk: Michelle MacDonald.


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0:00:01

Pledge: call to order:Time: 7:20 PM


0:00:54

PUBLIC HEARING – The Wakefield Board of Selectmen will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, beginning at 7 p.m. The purpose of this hearing is to consider requests for expenditures from the Invasive species Expendable Trust Fund. Four area lakes have requested appropriations totaling $14,625.00 in support of their individual lake host programs. Belleau Lake Property Owners Assn. has requested $10,000.00, and Balch Lake Improvement Assn. has requested $7500.00 toward their 2018 treatments. This hearing will take place at Town hall, 2 High Street, Wakefield NH 03872


0:03:22

Motion: M-Avellani To accept Lake Host milfoil control; Invasive species Expendable Trust Fund $14,625.00 2nd-Wallace V3-0


0:03:58

BELLOW LAKE: Property Owners Association; Milfoil control;


0:07:05

Motion: M-Avellani To approve $10,000.00 as presented in Article 15 2nd-Twombley V3-0


0:07:35

BALCH LAKE: Balch lake milfoil control


0:10:44

Motion: M-Wallace To approve $7,500.00 for milfoil control: Balch Lake; 2nd-Twombley V3-0


0:11:30

END PUBLIC HEARING:


0:13:00

PUBLIC COMMENT: Selectmen meeting start times.


0:13:50

Selectmen review, discuss and accept Selectmen public participation policy:


0:14:45

Motion: M-Avellani To accept Selectmen public participation policy 2nd-Twombley-Discussion V3-0


0:18:05

WWTF Septic Pumping Proposals


0:25:23

Motion: M-Wallance To accept Lakes Region Septic proposal 2nd-Twombley-Discussion Twombley withdraws 2nd


Motion: M-Avellani To request clarification on testing and award the bid to the bidder that responds to the bid parameters. 2nd-Wallace V3-0


0:28:07

NEW BUSINESS: Appointments to Zoning Board of Adjustment;


Motion: M-Twombley To appoint Anne Robbins as ZBA member 2nd-Wallace V3-0


Motion: M-Twombley To appoint Robert Baxter as alternate ZBA member 2nd-Wallace V3-0


0:29:48

Proposed Capital Reserve Fund Expenditures a) Police Vehicles CRF $7,692.00 b) $28,916.00


0:30:56

Motion: M-Avellani To accept capital Reserve Fund Expenditures for police vehicle: $7,692.00 2nd-Twombley V3-0


0:31:25

Motion: M-Avellani To accept capital Reserve Fund Expenditures for police vehicle: $28,916.00 2nd-Wallace V3-0


0:32:24

Motion: M-Avellani To accept Dave Mankus' resignation from Conservation Commission: 2nd-Twombley V3-0


0:32:50

PUBLIC COMMENT: Paving schedule.


0:33:45

PUBLIC COMMENT: Request letter of Dave Mankus resignation be read into the record.


0:34:37

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT: Ambulance bill waive requests; disposition report;


0:36:45

Motion: M-Avellani To waive $7,338.91 ambulance bills 2nd-Twombley V3-0


Motion: M-Avellani To send Experian $1,012.21 2nd-Wallace-correction $1,412.21 V3-0


0:37:24

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT: Emergency Operation Plan; FEMA; Homeland Security Emergency Management; Strafford Regional Planning Commission; online grants;


0:42:23

Motion: M-Avellani To fast track the emergency management grant appication 2nd-Twombley- V3-0


0:43:24

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT: Brookfield request for dump fee waiver


0:44:36

Motion: M-Avellani To deny dump fee waiver 2nd-Wallace- V3-0


0:44:48

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT: Greater Wakefield Resource Center; MS 535 2017


0:54:05

Motion: M-Twombley To accept MS Form 535 2nd-Wallance- V3-0


0:54:56

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT: Payroll processing company issues; CheckMate;


1:05:15

Motion: M-Avellani To allow the administrator to investigate new payroll company 2nd-Twombley- V3-0


1:05:43

BUILDING PERMIT RELEASES: Motion: M-Avellani To Accept building permit release 2nd-Twombley- V3-0


1:06:48

BUILDING PERMIT RELEASES: Motion: M-Avellani To Accept building permit release 2nd-Wallace- V3-0


1:07:10

BUILDING PERMIT RELEASES:Motion: M-Avellani To Accept building permit release 2nd-Wallace- V3-0


1:07:38

PAYMENT MANIFEST: Motion: M-Avellani To Accept payroll warrant #12 $473,387.77 2nd-Wallace- V3-0


1:08:12

TREASURERS WARRANT: Motion: M-Avellani To Accept payroll warrant #21 $92.48 (Heritage fund) 2nd-Twombley- V3-0


1:08:44

TREASURERS WARRANT: Motion: M-Avellani To Accept payroll warrant #22 $43,920.52 2nd-Wallance- V3-0 Avellani questions: Attorney/ personal matter;


1:10:01

WORK SESSION: Letters of thanks


1:12:29

Motion: M-Avellani To Accept May 9, 2018 public meeting minutes 2nd-Wallance- V2-1-Twombley abstains


Motion: M-Avellani To Accept non public meeting minutes May 9, 2018 #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 2nd-Wallance- V2-1-Twombley abstains



1:15:28

WORK SESSION: Comments regarding Wakefield Pride Day; Police involvement;


1:16:20

Motion: M-Avellani To adjourn 2nd-Twombley- V3-0

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