Carroll County Commissioners Meeting | June 18, 2014

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Meeting Notes

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 6/18/14. Commissioners: David Babson, David Sorensen and Asha Kenney collectively administer the business of the County. The Board exercises budgetary control over County operations 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 began this meeting at 8:30 am.

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Public input: Representative Glenn Cordelli; Ron Bellow financial audit report; Completion timeline; 2010; 2011; 2012; Correction of audit from 2010;


Daymond Steer, Conway Daily Sun; Commissioner Kenney's decision to run for Carroll County Registrar of Deeds; 2010 financial audit correction; line item corrections;


Kenney announces that "lots of money" was found to be missing during the audits; money missing versus shortfall;


Ed Comeau of and chair of the Grant Review Committee, (GRC); Committee members, Mellisa Seamans, Steve Brown, Pricilla Colbath, gives a short report of the first GRC review of a grant the Melissa Smith, Victim Witness, receives; Commissioner Sorensen signed the grant application; Grant review process; List of questions;


Howard Chandler, Mountain View Community Administrator, gives report; incident of an intruder entering the MVC; formalizing protocols; Sheriff and Ossipee police involvement; General linen; new bid for linen providers; Proposal- self operations; existing laundry; contracting out laundry; other nursing home laundry operations; existing water treatment; Proposal- using inmates from the corrections facilities;


Commissioners discuss the option of utilizing inmates to process laundry; MVC Laundry; Kitchen;


Sorensen discuses an organization called the "Originals"; a Conway group that training of kitchen personnel; Proposing more inmate programs at the House of Corrections; Proposal- creating an on campus parol program;


Babson discusses the philosophy of inmate rehabilitation utilizing the Nursing Home kitchen;


Will Dewitt, Farm supervisor weighs in on the use of sentenced inmates;


Chandler gives MVC resident population totals; availability of rooms;


Wendy Scribner, reports on the damage caused to an area right of way; 11/21/12 Click here to view the meeting regarding the verbal agreement with William Walker of Jason Curtis Outdoor Services


Commissioners work session; Babson discusses a letter that Kenney submitted as a letter to editor stating that Babson was negligent and irresponsible; Babson provides a copy of the letter; Kenney in a previous meeting denied writing the letter;


Review of previous meeting minutes; June 10, 2014; Corrections;


Liaison reports; Babson reports on the Cooperative extension meeting; Aquaculture and Marine studies department; Judd Gregg Marine Center; Blue Mussels; Trout;


Kenney proposes a policy change regarding Jail inspection time intervals;


Kenney discusses a sexual harassment investigation report; Wynette DeGroot, HR Director objects the discussing this in public; Kenney asks for a report regarding a recent NH Association of Counties meeting Commissioner Sorensen attended; Corrections Academy;


Economic Development impediments to small businesses; education; high speed internet; over regulations;


Nomination of Jason Henry to the NH Association of Counties Correction certification board;


NH Municipal Association affiliate membership;


Public comments; Ed Comeau of; update regarding the attempt to remove Commissioner Kenney; Logging policy procedures; Reviews of Contracts; Proposal- Contract review committee; Who reviews contracts;


Motion to go into Non public 91:a 3, 2, a,c, to review non public minutes; Roll Call vote: Babson- Yes, Sorensen - Yes, Kenney- Yes.

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