Wakefield Selectmen Meeting | August 27, 2018

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Meeting Notes

Wakefield NH Selectmen meeting from 8/27/18. The Selectmen convened this meetings at 2 High Street, at the Wakefield Town Hall and the meeting began at 5:00 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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0:00:02

Call to order; 5:00 pm; Pledge of Allegiance;


0:00:34

Selectmen Avellani resignation letter; read into the letter;


0:02:07

MOTION: Wallace: To accept with regret the resignation of Lino Avellani. 2nd:Twombley V-Wallace-Y; Twombley-Y


0:02:24

Process of filling a board vacancy; Click to read: RSA 669:61


0:07:39

Public comments; Selectmen appointments process; public versus non public; RSA 91-a:


0:11:15

Facilities license agreement form and policy; providing alcohol; Primex;


0:14:40

Proposed Change in Hours for Building/Code/Land Use Office;


0:20:12

Request for Shelter Shed at Town Boat Launch;


0:27:07

Pine River Pond/Route 16 Intersection: Letter read into the record; NHDOT; widening of apron; Center turn lane; relocation of catch basins;


0:30:07

NH DOT re: Map 92, Lot 30; letter read into the record; report of a unauthorizes access point; Rt. 153; No action taken;


0:31:49

Charter Communications letter read into the record; TV program lineup change; Letter: franchise agreement payment; 10,506.50; ClearView TV.


0:34:07

UNH T2 – Charlie Cotton & Gary Sammarco; Rode Scholarships awarded; Letter of recognition; Wakefield DPW;


0:34:44

MOTION: Wallace: To send the letter of recognition. 2nd:Twombley V-Wallace-Y; Twombley-Y


0:35:58

Public comment: Pound Road culvert; DPW Town vehicle; Selectmen appointment request; Bonnyman Road;


0:41:40

Town Administrators update; Land fill closure testing; lapsed permit; March expiration; HEB Engineering; Ground water monitoring contract; Robert Saunders; NHDES; 10,500.00;


0:49:23

Town Administrators update; Letter: Previous DPW Director request to reissue payroll checks; 340.00; Stop payment expenses; Account payable checks;


0:53:18

MOTION: Wallace: To stop payment on account payable checks and waiving the stop payment bank fee. 2nd:Twombley V-Wallace-Y; Twombley-Y


0:53:49

Town Administrators update: Upcoming budget committee meeting; 9/5/18; 6:30pm;


0:55:30

Town Administrators update: All traffic solutions; speed trailer unit; grant funded;


1:00:06

Town Administrators update: Setting date to have the BOS accept the bridge management plan; HEB Engineering;


1:00:55

Discussion regarding selectmen individually adding items to the BOS agenda;


1:02:26

MOTION: Wallace: "That it's not just the chair, it would be the complete board..that has input on the agenda" 2nd: No verbal second, but discussion ensues. Motion fails for lack of 2nd:


1:06:33

Town Administrators update: Bridge management plan public presentation;


1:08:04

Town Administrators update: LCHIP Window contract; Ambulance bills to be written off;


1:13:26

MOTION: Twombley: "To write 3,929.78 as a write off" 2nd: Wallace


1:15:16

Amended MOTION: Twombley: "To send the total to Experian and to write off 3,929.78" 2nd: Wallace V-Wallace-Y; Twombley-Y;


1:15:30

Town Administrators update: LCHIP window contract; 48,814.00; Contract signed in public;


1:18:32

Budget review process; DPW truck GPS locations update; Police body cameras; line painting update;


1:22:46

Tax Collector certification; Letter of recognition; Signed in public;


1:24:04

Treasurer’s Monthly Report; Building permit releases;


1:24:27

MOTION: Wallace: To accept building permit releases; 50 Hollow Road; building permit on a private road. 2nd:Twombley V-Wallace-Y; Twombley-Y


1:25:52

Petition and Pole License;


MOTION: Wallace: To accept the pole licenses. 2nd:Twombley V-Wallace-Y; Twombley-Y


1:28:36

MOTION: Wallace: To accept the August 8, 2018 meeting minutes-(public minutes) 2nd:Twombley V-Wallace-Y; Twombley-Y


1:29:45

MOTION: Wallace: To accept the August 8, 2018 meeting minutes-(Non public #1, #2, #3.) reported that these were not sealed. 2nd:Twombley V-Wallace-Y; Twombley-Y


1:31:13

Selectmen’s Work Session; Twombley makes comment regarding working on town boards; Making decisions;


1:33:57

MOTION: Wallace: To adjourn. 6:35 pm 2nd:Twombley V-Wallace-Y; Twombley-Y

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