Effingham Selectmen Meeting | September 17, 2019

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Meeting Notes

Province Lake Association; Lake Host Program; Library Trustees; Fire lane ordinance; Culverts; Green Mountain Rd.; Employee benefits; GWRSD tax payments;


ROLL: Chuck Fuller, John Meisner and Michael Cahalane


TIME: 5:00 pm. Town Administrator: Brian Burke; Office Assistant: Chris Holbrook


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0:00:01

MANIFEST REVIEW: Cross chatter: Hampton Security Inquiry; Elm Street bridge; Snow Rd. Bridge; Recycling; Audit questionnaire; Post installation; Diameter logs; Snow removal area;


0:20:42

**PROVINCE LAKE ASSOCIATION, (PLA); Lorie Dunne; (PLA)Membership; Lake Host Program; Invasive Weed Coordinator; Watershed Management Plan; $2,000.00 funding request; Nutrient runoff; Cyanobacteria blooms; Invasive species prevention; Wildlife habitat protections; Property values; Phosphorus; Milfoil; Watershed size; Natural glacial lake; NHDES impaired; PH levels; Mesotrophic; Toxic cyanobacteria blooms; Water sampling; State grants; Federal grants; 2014 watershed plan; Established 1972; 501 (c)(3); 150 member families; Weed Watchers; Member dues structure; Annual operating budget: $20,000.00; Effingham NH; Wakefield NH; NH Lakes; Acton Wakefield Watershed Alliance; (AWWA); NHDES; MEDEP; UNH Lakes Lay Monitoring Program & Stormwater Center; Green Mountain Conservation Group; (GMCG); Water analysis; Wake Board boats; Ballast tanks; Towle Farm Rd.; Boat ramps; Phosphorus study; Sequestered phosphorus; Septic system upgrades; Erosion control; Youth Conservation Core; Loon Preservation Committee; Lake level management; Beaver control; South River Dam controls; http://provincelake.org/ ;Edge Lake Farm;


1:12:36

LIBRARY TRUSTEE REPORT: Chair donation; Library railing paint; Flags; VFW; Transfer Station;


1:17:40

PUBLIC INPUT: Taxes; Ordinance proposal; Firelane signage; Firelane ordinance; Handicap signage; NFPA101;


1:23:13

MOTION: Meisner, to move into non public session #1 per RSA 91-A:3 II (a) The dismissal, promotion, or compensation of any public employee or the disciplining of such employee, or the investigation of any charges against him or her, unless the employee affected (1) has a right to a meeting and (2) requests that the meeting be open, in which case the request shall be granted.


NOTE: 4:45 pm session;


SECOND: __


ROLL CALL VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


1:23:53

MOTION: Cahalane, to come out of non public session #1 per RSA 91-A:3 II (a) and SEAL NOTE: 4:55 pm


SECOND: Meisner/ Fuller


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y; 2/3 voted to SEAL


1:25:22

MOTION: Meisner, to accept manifest: $49,979.60


SECOND: Cahalane


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


1:25:34

MOTION: Meisner, to approve public selectmen 9/10/19 minutes.


SECOND: Cahalane


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


1:25:52

MOTION: Meisner, to approve public work session 9/11/19 minutes.


SECOND: Cahalane


VOTE: Meisner NO VERBAL VOTE; Cahalane NO VERBAL VOTE; Fuller Y;


1:26:53

ROAD MAINTENANCE REPORT: Meisner: Culverts; Cold patch; West Range culvert;


1:28:10

REGIONAL AMBULANCE CONTRACT UPDATE: Cahalane: Town of Freedom; 9/23/19;


1:28:32

GREEN MOUNTAIN RD.: Center line splits; Drainage;


1:32:56

MOTION: Cahalane, to move into non public session #2 per RSA 91-A:3 II (c) Matters which, if discussed in public, would likely affect adversely the reputation of any person, other than a member of the public body itself, unless such person requests an open meeting. This exemption shall extend to any application for assistance or tax abatement or waiver of a fee, fine, or other levy, if based on inability to pay or poverty of the applicant.


SECOND: Meisner


ROLL CALL VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


1:35:03

MOTION: Cahalane, to move out of non public session #2 per RSA 91-A:3 II (c)


SECOND: Fuller


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;


1:35:16

MOTION: Cahalane, to SEAL non public session #2 per RSA 91-A:3 II (c);


SECOND: Fuller


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y; 2/3 vote to SEAL


1:35:53

WORK SESSION: Transfer station training; Tables; Signage; Speed bumps; Post office boxes; Personnel policy; Earned time; Part time employee; Employee retention; Full time employee; Sergeant MacMillan; Employee vacation; Service time frames; Compensatory time; Elected official departments; Catch basin vacuuming; Dry wells; Green Mountain Rd. flooding history; Champion Hill Rd.; Culvert recertification classes; Ron Evans; Contract violations; Carroll County Dispatch; Culvert purchases; Water industries; Culvert cost: $2,351.00; $58.20 per foot;


2:06:28

WORK SESSION: Treasure; Account transfers; 9/19 $90,000.00 transfer; School tax payments; Ossipee school tax payments; Junk yard ordinances; Zoning enforcement Officer; RSA 236:12; Citizen Bank account totals; Motor vehicle excise tax; State charges; Town charges; Subsurface training; Administrative warrants; Health officer authority;


2:27:23

MOTION: Meisner, to adjourn: 7:20 pm


SECOND: Fuller


VOTE: Meisner Y; Cahalane Y; Fuller Y;

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