Brookfield Selectmen Meeting | July 14, 2020

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Meeting Notes

Reference meeting notes to navigate video. Return of unused school taxes due to Covid-19.
$50 Million dollar broadband grant. Election preparations/Covid-19. Road paving projects. Speeding on town roads. Eversource lawsuit update. Reported propane leak at generator.


0:00:01

MEETING DATE: 07/14/2020


TIME IN: 18:30


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Brian Robisheau; Richard Zacher; Rick Surette;


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS ELECTRONIC:


OFFICIALS ABSENT: None


EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR:


TOWN ADMINISTRATOR:


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Laurie Champy;


OTHERS PRESENT: Treasurer: Marilou Maclean


OTHERS PRESENT: Ed Comeau, GovernmentOversite-com


0:00:30

MOTIONER: Robisheau


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve public minutes


DATE: 06/16/2020


SECOND: Surette


DISCUSSION: No


ROBISHEAU: Yes


ZACHER: Yes


SURETTE: Yes


0:01:03

MOTIONER: Robisheau


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve public minutes


DATE: 07/02/2020


SECOND: Surette


DISCUSSION: No


ROBISHEAU: Yes


ZACHER: Yes


SURETTE: Yes


0:01:33

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT ACTIVITY REPORT:


Propane invoices;


0:02:01

ASSESSING:


Town boundary perambulation; Town of New Durham; Lakes Region Conservation trust; Copple Crown; Wolfeboro;


0:02:41

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE:


50 Million dollar grant; Broadband; Charter Communications; Comcast;


0:04:08

CONSERVATION COMMISSION:


Eagle Scout;Trail marking; Rail trail;


0:04:30

GRANT REVIEW COMMITTEE:


Grant review process;


0:05:29

HERITAGE COMMISSION:


Rail trail kiosk;


0:06:05

JOINT LOSS MANAGEMENT:


Schedule meeting proposal;


0:06:21

PLANNING BOARD ACTIVITY REPORT:


Building on a Class 6 road; New Members; Master Plan update; Senior Housing;


0:07:03

ELECTION PREPARATIONS:


Covid-19; Locations; Personal Protective Equipment: PPE;


0:10:36

TAX COLLECTIONS DURING COVID-19:



0:11:00

TIMBER/ GRAVEL MONITOR:


May 1st completion; Issued warrants: $28,000.00 income;


0:11:52

TREASURERS ACTIVITY REPORT:


Property liability policy; Payroll; Bills read into record; Primex; Ossipee aggregates; Long meadow hardware; Registry of deeds; Mitchell Municipal group; Porter Office machines; Vital records; Staples; Consolidated communications; CAI technology; NHDOC; Spectrum; Road Signs; Gaffney Library; Eversource; Salmon Press; Town of Wakefield; GWRSD; Rod Wood: Accessing;


0:17:22

MOTIONER: Robisheau


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve and to pay the bills read into the record: 11:52


SECOND: Surette


DISCUSSION: No


ROBISHEAU: Yes


ZACHER: Yes


SURETTE: Yes


0:17:58

MOTIONER: Zacher:


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC IN: TIME: 18:50


SESSION #1 07/14/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (a)


SESSION #2 07/14/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (i)


SECOND: Surette


DISCUSSION: NO


ROBISHEAU: Yes


ZACHER: Yes


SURETTE: Yes


MOTIONER: Zacher;


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC OUT: 19:05


SECOND: Robisheau


ROBISHEAU: Yes


ZACHER: Yes


SURETT: Yes


MOTIONER: Zacher


MOTION DETAILS: TO SEAL THE FOLLOWING:


SESSION #1 07/14/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (a) SEALED


SESSION #2 07/14/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (i) SEALED


SECOND: Robisheau


DISCUSSION: No


ROBISHEAU: Yes


ZACHER: Yes


SURETTE: Yes


0:20:08

ROAD PROJECT PLANNING:


Paving quotes; Moose Mountain Rd; Clark Rd; Rail Road tracks; Moose Mountain Road Bridge;


0:22:02

SPEEDING ON TOWN ROADS:


NH Bureau of Traffic; Setting speeds; Advisory speeds;


0:27:13

CITIZENS PETITION/DREW FARM ROAD:



0:27:55

FAX MACHINE USE:


Dedicated alarm line


0:30:00

MOTIONER: Zacher


MOTION DETAILS:


To discontinue fax machine use


SECOND: Surette


DISCUSSION: No


ROBISHEAU: Yes


ZACHER: Yes


SURETTE: Yes


0:31:05

MOTIONER: Surette


MOTION DETAILS:


To schedule a public hearing for the new fees for the copying of documents requested by the public.


SECOND: Robisheau


DISCUSSION: No


ROBISHEAU: Yes


ZACHER: Yes


SURETTE: Yes


0:33:37

BTLA LAWSUIT BETWEEN EVERSOURCE AND THE TOWN:


Money owed; Resetting interest rate;


0:35:35

MOTIONER: Zacher


MOTION DETAILS:


To send payment proposal as stated in 33:37 to for attorney review.


SECOND: Surette


DISCUSSION: No


ROBISHEAU: Yes


ZACHER: Yes


SURETTE: Yes


0:35:57

REPORTED GENERATOR PROPANE LEAK:


13KW; 16KW; New Generator; Servicing; #AaronDameElectric;


0:40:23

TOWN OFFICE PARKING LOT GRAVEL/GRADING:



0:43:02

CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE TOWN OF EFFINGHAM:


Governor Wentworth Regional School District budget; Request for a reduction in school budget/taxation; School fund balance;


0:46:34

MOTIONER: Zacher


MOTION DETAILS:


To adjourn


TIME: 19:25

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