Effingham Selectmen Meeting | August 6, 2019

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Meeting Notes

The Selectmen: Michael Cahalane, Chuck Fuller, and John Meisner convene their meetings at the Effingham Municipal Offices, 68 School Street, Effingham. This meeting began at 5:00 pm. Town Administrator: Claudia Lamphier. Office Assistant: Chris Holbrook


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0:00:01

Call to order; 5:00 pm; Meisner; Cahalane; Fuller; Administrator Burke; MANIFEST REVIEW; Primex refund check; two different insurance accounts; holiday discount; carry over; money on hand;


0:05:00

MANIFEST REVIEW: 10% discount; software; router replacement; $1,300.00 plus install; hardware; software;


0:10:00

MANIFEST REVIEW: [General audience chatter]: NHDOT block grant; road reconstruction; discretionary funds; deposited highway block grant funding; Planning Board; Wetlands permit; Zoning Board; shoreline permit application; snow blower; transfer station; Mason supplies; state bidding; toner; service contract;


0:15:00

MANIFEST REVIEW: [General audience chatter]:


0:20:00

MANIFEST REVIEW: [General audience chatter]: bottom line expenses; school payment;


0:25:00

MANIFEST REVIEW: [General audience chatter]: 6:30 pm public hearing; posting; Transfer Station ordinance; right of way ordinance;


0:27:15

PLEDGE: public hearing announcement;


0:27:53

MOTION: Meisner, to accept the manifest $25,889.80


SECOND: Cahalane


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


0:28:05

MOTION: Meisner, to accept the minutes from July 30, 2019


SECOND: Fuller


DISCUSSION: Corrections; "Plow to plowing"


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


0:28:56

MAIL FOLDER: Septic application; communication equipment; $60,935.35; Radio grant funds; #burbank; $3,500.00 expendable trust; shoreland permit application; province lake; highway block grant funds; playground; roof extension project;


0:30:00

MAIL FOLDER: Code enforcement Officer report; abatement; timber tax; highway block grant funds; playground; roof extension project; 33 Pound Road demolition; Police Department report; Primex refund; workmans comp; property liability;


0:30:55

MOTION: Meisner, to accept those checks $708.45; $774.00 (referring to Primex refund; NHDOT Block grant funding]


SECOND: Cahalane


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


0:31:07

SELECTMEN'S COMMENTS AND REPORTS: Calcium chloride application completion; grading completion; cold patch road repairs; Hunters Bridge; Parsonsfield Maine; Green Mountain Road; State dam project; Iron Works Road; Ossipee Lake Dam; beaver issues; Transfer Station oil collection; spill protection grant funding;


0:35:00

SELECTMEN'S COMMENTS AND REPORTS: AWWA presentation; Province Lake Association; revised HEB contract; projected costs; Snow Road Bridge; Core borings; steel girded transverse timber deck bridge; Selectmen's power point; HEB presentation; lump sum preliminary design; previous NHDES permit; HEB contract amount: first phase: $21,800.00; second phase: $27,800.00; Complete: $300,000.00;


0:40:00

SELECTMEN'S COMMENTS AND REPORTS: Complete bridge replacement cost: $300,000.00; bridge aid update; HEB; 2021 application delay; bridge dimensions; approach rails: +$25,000.00; compactor roof extension project: $3,300.00; East Coast Foundation: $42,000.00;


0:42:42

MOTION: Cahalane, to accept the compactor roof extension proposal for $3,300.00


SECOND: Fuller


VOTE: Meisner- No verbal vote; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


0:44:00

SELECTMEN'S COMMENTS AND REPORTS: East Coast Foundation: $42,000.00 retaining walls; C.I.P; Province Lake Association; Baily Road Culverts; $75,000.00; 2% interest; public hearing; demolition delay 33 Pound Road; technology upgrades; hard drive; work sessions; School Pupil verification policy; Effingham Connect;


0:50:00

SELECTMEN'S COMMENTS AND REPORTS: Junk yard ordinance; Lost Valley transfer station contract; PUBLIC COMMENT: first responder auto insurance coverage;


0:53:48

MOTION: Cahalane, to accept the HEB preliminary design phase Snow Road bridge replacement.


SECOND: Fuller


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


0:56:52

PUBLIC HEARING: informational meeting; right of way ordinance; transfer station ordinance; parking ordinance; RIGHT OF WAY ORDINANCE: authority; snow removal;


1:00:00

PUBLIC HEARING: RIGHT OF WAY ORDINANCE: Mailbox section; mailbox location requirements;


1:05:00

PUBLIC HEARING: RIGHT OF WAY ORDINANCE: Mailbox installation location requirements; stone walls; mail box plow damage;


1:10:00

PUBLIC HEARING: RIGHT OF WAY ORDINANCE: mail box damage; plow truck speed;


1:15:00

PUBLIC HEARING: RIGHT OF WAY ORDINANCE: mailbox installations; mailbox location; typos; Ossipee post master;


1:18:39

PUBLIC HEARING: PARKING ORDINANCE: town meeting authority; enforcement;


1:20:00

PUBLIC HEARING: PARKING ORDINANCE: Enforcement; registering motor vehicles; stopping renewal of registration; Law Enforcement; event parking; weather events;


1:25:00

PUBLIC HEARING: PARKING ORDINANCE: Cross walks; side walks; parking bans; winter parking rules; right of way definition; delivery vehicles; road work equipment; propane oil deliveries;


1:30:00

PUBLIC HEARING: PARKING ORDINANCE: Emergency response vehicles; plowing; animals in roadway; school bus stops; Jones Road; parked vehicles at bus stops; Champion Hill Road;


1:35:00

PUBLIC HEARING: PARKING ORDINANCE: bus stop relocation; overnight parking; #butts; purpose statement; winter parking to parking;


1:40:00

PUBLIC HEARING: Town Website; snow removal timelines; notice posting of public hearing; schedule of fees not posted with public hearing notice; demolition; school taxes;


1:44:14

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: demolition bins; cost analysis; RSA Town authority; appropriate footware; age restriction; child supervision; speed controls; dump stickers; May 31 expiration date; vehicle registration;


1:50:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Special circumstances permit; sticker number; must be on window; one sticker per vehicle; replacement stickers; unacceptable materials; industrial waste;


1:55:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Industrial waste; smoke detector disposal; NHDES; used oil limitation; states requirement: oil collection; oil collection suspended; grant funding; spill proof enclosure; walls; roofing; waste oil burners; LRPC; arts and craft supplies; NHDES; waste management;


2:00:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Bacon grease; recycling; common sense; household trash; bottles; glass; 7 tons; contractor bags containing recycling; use of clear bags; household hazardous waste day;


2:05:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: contaminated trash; trash bag inspections; trash ownership; only receiving Effingham waste; cell phones; hypodermic needles;


2:10:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Payment of fees; cash only no checks; hypodermic needles; needle containers; NHDES; diabetics; coleman propane canisters; violations;


2:15:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: violations; loss of privileges; bag inspections; breaches of peace; criminal trespass; criminal mischief; littering; transfer station fees: general fund; recycling; glass; metal; tin; cleaning; pizza boxes; oily pizza;


2:20:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Pizza boxes; glass jar dumpster location; cork contaminants; CFL bulbs; LEDS; florescent bulbs; aluminum cans; batteries; battery collection bin; lined landfills;


2:25:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Battery recycling; thermometers; thermostats; cap removal; plastic bottle rings; compactor; textiles; milk cartons; medical waste; NHDES; return check fees; schedule of fees;


2:30:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Schedule of fees; freon; bulk waste; white goods; sofas; tires; wheel barrow; non commercial tires; tractor tires; trash clean up waste; asphalt shingles; pick up truck filling; lack of a scale;


2:35:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Scale locations; contractor bags; bagster; waste management; computers; monitors; T.V.'s; trash data collection;


2:40:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Transfer station fees; surrounding town comparison; dumping; enforcement; littering; $1,000.00 fine; #butts;


2:45:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: compactor use; special revenue fund; back hoe use; 5 year purchasing agreement;


2:50:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Dumping; keyboards; monitors; paper feed bags; Yard containers; dumpsters; grain bags; brush pile; compost pile;


2:55:00

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER STATION ORDINANCE: Compost pile; public hearing requirements;


2:57:40

MOTION: Fuller, to adjourn.


SECOND: Meisner


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;

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