Carroll County Commissioners Meeting | February 20, 2015

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Meeting Notes

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 2/20/15. Commissioners: David Babson, David Sorensen and Denny Miller 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 2:30 pm.

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Previous meeting minutes; February 11, 2015;


Howard Chandler, MVC Administrator; Bob Murray, MVC facilities manager; Bids for security system; A&B Locksmith;


Discussion regarding MVC Union contract details;


Bids regarding the propane contract;


Report on Mountain View Community plowing; need for new equipment; proposed Bob Cat; snowblower; employee complaints regarding snow removal;


Copier contract; copier inventory; usage;


Auditor contracts; legal fee budget line; Auditor line item; no money in budget for audit of 2012;


Delegation meeting analysis; snow removal bids; firewood processing; extension to piggery barn; Delegation versus Commissioners responsibilities; plowing costs; plowing conditions; Huggins plowing comparison;


[Proposed] review of money handling procedures; cash handling; monthly reconciliation sheets from departments;


Work Session; Commissioners review of action item list; propane contract; fiber optics; water system bond; county copier contract; County Attorney storage needs; registrar temp to redact document information; water heater ozone system; 5 year plan- MVC; Perambulation dispute;


Commissioner Babson discusses a letter that is being sent to the Local Government Center. The letter is in support of House Bill 646: [Title: allowing public bodies or agencies to charge for the costs of retrieval of public records under the right-to-know law.] Babson lists examples of recent 91:a request that the Commission had issue with due to there broad nature;


Commissioner Babson discusses an email received from Representative Frank McCarthy that was mistakenly sent to him. The Commission discusses the contents of the email; Commission votes to send correspondence to McCarthy asking him to communicate his complaints;


Propane bid; I.T. Contract; Discussion of next meetings agenda items; fiber optics; Delegation action lists; bids for snow removal; coper bids; summary of union contracts; impacts or Union Contracts; Union contract comparisons; health insurance costs;


Process of next years budget; expense by department; health insurance; single or family;


County Administrator job description; focus on financial back ground; Administrator/ CFO; process of advertising; Administrator wage compensation range; Performance audit recommendations progress report; merit pay evaluations; merit pay increases; performance evaluations, required training regarding giving performance evaluations;


Union versus non Union pay raises; merit versus performance increases; discussion of a hierarchal compensation structure decreasing the interest in Unions;


91:a training; NHMA membership dues;

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