Carroll County Delegation Meeting | July 2, 2020

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Meeting Notes

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New financial software migration status. 2019 Annual audit update. Carroll County Broadband Initiative/Survey link. Nursing Home annex use Committee.


0:00:44

AVENUE INC. FINANCIAL SOFTWARE MIGRATION UPDATE:



0:01:00

MEETING DATE: 07/02/2020


TIME IN: 10:10


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Representatives: Edie DesMarais; Lino Avellani; Glenn Cordelli; Ed Comeau; William Marsh; John MacDonald;


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS ELECTRONIC: Steve Woodcock; Bill Nelson; Anita Burroughs; Susan Ticehurst;


OFFICIALS ABSENT: Harrison Kanzler; Karel Crawford; Ed Butler;


EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR: Mellisa Seamans


OTHERS PRESENT: Commissioners: Amanda Bevard; Terry McCarthy;


OTHERS PRESENT: Finance director: Kathy Armstrong;


OTHERS PRESENT: Treasurer: Joe Costello


OTHERS PRESENT: Registrar of Deeds: Lisa Scott


OTHERS PRESENT: Daymond Steer: Conway Daily Sun


OTHERS PRESENT ELECTRONICALLY: David L. Babson;


OTHERS PRESENT ELECTRONICALLY: Facilities director: Bob Murray


OTHERS PRESENT ELECTRONICALLY:


NOTE: GOVERNMENTOVERSITE-COM: The first 30 minutes of this meeting was lost due to an SD CARD ERROR and could not be recovered. The meeting video is in progress.



0:29:18

CFO POSITION:



0:33:17

ANNUAL AUDIT UPDATE/ MELANSON HEATH:


Melanson Heath email regarding delay; Payroll company issues; CFO;


0:43:50

HALF YEAR BUDGET REVIEW:


Covid-19 compensation funds; DRA; Auditors; $5,000.00; 200 fund; Supplemental budgets; Stipends; FICA; Medicaid/Medicare; GOFERR; RSA 21-p; Commission supplemental budget; U.S. Health and human services; REGISTRAR OF DEEDS: Transfer tax; Low mortgage rates; Administrative salaries budget lines; Settlement line item; Nursing Home skilled patients; MS42R;


1:13:47

CARROLL COUNTY BROADBAND INITIATIVE;


USDA Grant funding feasibility study; Broadband access survey; Telephone pole access; Charter Communication; Consolidated, Inc.; Spectrum; Cable T.V. versus Broadband; Public Utility Commission: (PUC); FCC; One touch make ready; Grafton County; Coos County; Rural broadband access;


TAKE THE BROADBAND ACCESS SURVEY HERE: Broadband survey here:


1:48:33

NURSING HOME ANNEX SUBCOMMITTEE PROPOSAL:


Appointments; Volunteers;


1:55:00

MOTIONER: Avellani


MOTION DETAILS:


To appoint the Delegation Chair: Desmarais and Representative Cordelli to the Commissioners Nursing Home use annex committee.


SECOND: Marsh


DISCUSSION:


Ticehurst: Makeup of appointments; Specific mandate or mission of committee; Options for building use; Budgeting; Phased approach;


AVELLANI: YES


BUROUGHS: YES


BUCCO: YES


BULTER: NOT IN ATTENDENCE


COMEAU: YES


CORDELLI: YES


CRAWFORD: YES


DESMARAIS: YES


KANZLER: NOT IN ATTENDENCE


KNIRK: YES


MACDONALD: YES


MARSH: YES


NELSON: YES


TICEHURST: NO


WOODCOCK: NOT IN ATTENDENCE


**MOTION STATUS: 11 YES 1 NO


2:00:44

CAPITAL EXPENDITURE TRANSFER PROCESS:


Loading dock leveler; Loading dock approach reconstruction project; Window washing budget; Supplemental budget; Reassigned funds; Transferring funds; 100.9400;


2:07:50

MOTIONER: Avellani


MOTION DETAILS:


To allow the repurposed use of the $6,500 to go towards the loading dock. #Marsh: As recommended by Commissioner McCarthy.


SECOND: [no audible second]


DISCUSSION: #cordelli/Comeau: Request should come from commissioners.


AVELLANI: YES


BUROUGHS: YES


BUCCO: YES


BULTER: NOT IN ATTENDENCE


COMEAU: NO


CORDELLI: NO


CRAWFORD: YES


DESMARAIS: YES


KANZLER: NOT IN ATTENDENCE


KNIRK: YES


MACDONALD: YES


MARSH: YES


NELSON: YES


TICEHURST: YES


WOODCOCK: NOT IN ATTENDENCE


MOTION STATUS: 10 YES 3 NO


2:11:46

MOUNTAIN VIEW COMMUNITY COVID-19 TEST RESULT REPORT:


No Covid-19 positive results; Private lab;


2:18:23

ANNUAL AUDIT/ VIOLATION OF RSA 28:3-a


120 days after close of books; Treasurers responsibilities; CFO; Treasurers access to Avenue financial software; Finance office staff;


2:44:36

COUNTY ATTORNEY/SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR:


Christopher Warren;


2:49:05

MOTIONER: CORDELLI


MOTION DETAILS:


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