Brookfield Selectmen Meeting | September 24, 2019

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Meeting Notes

ATTENDANCE: Brian Robisheau, Rick Surette Richard Zacher; Marilou Maclean; Laurie Champy; Ed Nason; Tim Nolan; Rose Zacher; Joe Haas; Mark Stangel; Peter Donnelly; Frank Frazier;


RUN TIME: 6:30 pm- 7:12 pm.


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0:00:25

TOWN FOREST UPDATE: Tim Nolan: Contracted Town Forester ; Timber sale; Timber revenue; Timber taxes; Landing gavel; Limiting public access; Skid trials;


0:05:12

SCHOOL TAX APPEAL PROCESS: Joe Haas: Gilmanton NH resident; Contesting tax rate; Department of Revenue Administration: (DRA); Board of Tax and Land Appeals; Andrew Volinsky; John Tobin; Town of Derry Case; Judge Hicks; NH Supreme Court; Local Education taxes; School operating expenses; NH Constitution: Art. 5 Part 2; Reasonable and proportional; State appropriation request; DRA MS22 Form; NH RSA 73:11-a, III; NH RSA 77-a: II; Rep. Ken Wyler; Charter schools; RSA 21:2; Keane NH ConVale Lawsuit; RSA 198:48 adequacy;


0:22:49

PIE FESTIVAL EVENT AWARDS: Best pie in NH; Professional People's Choice Award; Brookfield Awardees;


0:24:40

TREASURER REPORT: Marilou Maclean; Monthly reporting; Department budgets; Board budgets;


0:25:52

TAX COLLECTORS REPORT: Rose Zacher: No report;


0:25:57

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT REPORT: Laurie Champy; No report;


0:26:04

PLANNING BOARD REPORT: Ed Comeau: September 16, 2019; Sub Division public hearing; Map 15 Lot 2; Master Plan;


0:26:44

CONSERVATION COMMISSION: Frank Frazier: Town Forest timber; Public access;


0:28:12

HERITAGE COMMISSION: Marilou Maclean: 3 Donations; August 21, 2019 Selectmen meeting; August 18, 2019; September 18, 2019; Selectmen vote to accept donations;


0:29:26

MOTION: Robisheau, to accept the 3 donations read into the record;


SECOND: Surette


VOTE: Robisheau Y; Surette Y; Zacher Y;


0:29:40

HERITAGE COMMISSION: Marilou Maclean: Veterans pot luck dinner; November 9, 2019; 225 Celebration event: Free Town Breakfast; December 14, 2019;


0:30:46

CEMETERY TRUSTEES: Next meeting: September 26, 2019 7:00 pm;


0:31:33

GRANT REVIEW COMMITTEE: No report;


0:31:36

ROAD AGENT REPORT: Ed Nason: Tumble Down Rd. paving; Rip Rap delivery; (Rip Rap: drainage control stone);


0:32:26

TOWN COFFEE EVENT: Saturday 9/28/19 8-10 am;


0:32:44

TOWN OFFICES ATTIC: Cleaned; Organized; Guidance councilor letters;


0:33:30

TOWN OFFICE PARKING LOT: Work Scheduling;


0:33:46

MOOSE MOUNTAIN RD. BRIDGE: Quarry vehicles; Gravel pit; E2 designation; Vehicle weights;


0:36:10

TOWN HOUSE PROJECT UPDATE: Budget; Windows; Re-plastering; Grant application: plaster evaluation;


0:38:46

MAIL AND BILLS: Donahue- Tucker; George Sansui; CMP property maintenance; Mowing; TENS Construction; Evans Brothers; Eversource; Eversource; Rolls of stamps;


NOTE: Selectmen usually vote to accept and approve. Selectmen did not take vote to accept and approve the expenditures.


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